SMILE-75 Initiative

SMILE-75 Initiative: The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has launched the “SMILE-75 Initiative”. SMILE (Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise Scheme) is aimed at making cities/towns and municipal areas begging-free and comprehensive rehabilitation of the persons engaged in the act of begging. Under the initiative, seventy-five (75) Municipal Corporations in collaboration with […]

Pre-Summit Meeting Of Tiger Range Countries

Pre-Summit Meeting Of Tiger Range Countries: India has hosted the Pre-Summit meeting of Tiger Range Countries (TRCs). The Tiger Range Countries Summit is scheduled to be held at Vladivostok, Russia on 5th September 2022. In January 2022, the 4th Asia Ministerial Conference on Tiger conservation was held. India’s National Tiger Conservation Authority has also decided […]

Chabahar Day Conference

Chabahar Day Conference: Union Shipping Minister Sarbanand Sonowal inaugurated the Chabahar Day conference in Mumbai. Dignitaries from Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Afghanistan were present on the occasion. In May 2016, India and Iran signed a bilateral agreement in which India would refurbish one of the berths at Shahid Beheshti port, and reconstruct […]

Suryamitra Skill Development Programme

Suryamitra Skill Development Programme: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing Suryamitra Skill Development Programme through National Institute of Solar Energy, Gurugram since Financial Year 2015-16. Objective is to train youth of age above 18 years as solar PV technicians for installation, operation and maintenance of solar power projects. Up to June 2022, a […]

Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam

Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Akhil Bharatiya Shiksha Samagam at Varanasi. The Samagam is being organized by the Education Ministry in association with University Grants Commission and Banaras Hindu University. The three-day event will bring together over 300 Vice-Chancellors and Directors from public and private universities, educationists, policymakers, as […]

First National Conference Of Chief Secretaries

First National Conference Of Chief Secretaries: Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the First National Conference of Chief Secretaries at HPCA Stadium in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. The National Conference of Chief Secretaries was held from 15th to 17th June 2022. More than 200 people participated in the conference, representing the Central Government, all States/ UTs and […]