Sustainable Urban Plastic Waste Management In New Delhi: NITI Ayog

Sustainable Urban Plastic Waste Management In New Delhi: NITI Ayog: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has launched the NITI Aayog – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Handbook on Sustainable Urban Plastic Waste Management in New Delhi. It provides a comprehensive overview of managing plastic waste by representing and discussing components of the entire plastic […]

River Ranching Programme

River Ranching Programme: Nationwide River Ranching Programme was recently launched in Uttar Pradesh. Along with Uttar Pradesh, other 4 states namely, Orissa, Uttarakhand, Tripura and Chhattisgarh also participated in the launch of ‘nationwide River Ranching program’. 3 lakhs fingerlings were ranched at 3 sites in UP, namely, Brijghat, Tigri, Meerut, Garhmukteshwar and Bijnor. River Ranching […]

DigiSaksham

DigiSaksham: Union Minister for Labour and Employment launched DigiSaksham – a digital skills programme to enhance the employability of youth by imparting digital skills that are required in an increasingly technology driven era. This joint initiative with Microsoft india is an extension of the Government’s ongoing programs to support the youth from rural and semi-urban […]

National Snakebite Awareness Summit

National Snakebite Awareness Summit: National Snakebite Awareness Summit was recently organised in virtual mode by the Integrated Health and Wellbeing Council, New Delhi. The summit was held on the eve of the International Snakebite Awareness Day, observed on 19 September every year. India is registering an alarming number of deaths due to snakebite. Most of […]

G-20 Agriculture Meet 2021

G-20 Agriculture Meet 2021: India’s Agriculture Minister addressed the G20 Agriculture meeting virtually. It is one of the ministerial meetings organised as part of the G20 Leaders Summit 2021 to be hosted by Italy in October 2021. Highlights of the Meet: Signed a final statement named the “Florence Sustainability Charter”. It will strengthen cooperation between […]

Planetarium Innovation Challenge

Planetarium Innovation Challenge: MyGov India, under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), has launched the Planetarium Innovation Challenge for Indian start-ups and tech entrepreneurs. The challenge invites applications from start-ups and tech entrepreneurs to develop state-of-the-art technology for our Planetariums. The challenge aims to bring together the tech firms and Start-ups (based out […]