New Development Bank (NDB)

New Development Bank (NDB): Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has urged the New Development Bank (NDB) to consider working closely with India’s new development financing institution for funding infrastructure. NDB has so far approved 18 projects in India, including emergency loans of $2 billion to support health spending and economic recovery in the […]

UNITAR : Important Points to Remember

UNITAR: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed gratitude to UN Institute for Training & Research (UNITAR). UNITAR has commended India’s remarkable progress in reducing premature mortality from Non-Communicable Diseases. The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a dedicated training arm of the United Nations system. UNITAR provides training and capacity development activities […]

United Nations Office For Project Services (UNOPS)

United Nations Office For Project Services (UNOPS): United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) entered into a partnership with the Government of Denmark to support the Union Government’s flagship programme, Jal Jeevan Mission in Uttar Pradesh The purpose of partnership between the Government of Denmark and UNOPS is to provide strategic technical support to Jal […]

National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI)

National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI): Union Minister of Science & Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the new Advanced High-Resolution Microscopy Facility at National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI). He also Unveiled the 4 Star GRIHA Certification of Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (CIAB) Lab and Admin Building at Mohali in Punjab. Both NABI & CIAB […]

Stop TB Partnership Board : Chairman | Headquarter

Stop TB Partnership Board: Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare has been appointed Chairman of the Stop TB Partnership Board.The Union Health Minister will serve a three-year term, commencing July 2021, as the Chair of the Board of Stop TB Partnership. Established in the year 2000, the ‘Stop TB Partnership’ is […]

What is Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)?

Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU): The President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) addressed Members of Parliament at the Central Hall of the Indian Parliament. IPU is an international organization of national parliaments. It was established in 1889 in Paris. It was founded by statesmen Frédéric Passy of France and William Randal Cremer of the United Kingdom. It […]

DWBDNC : Key Points

Development And Welfare Board For Denotified, Nomadic, And Semi-Nomadic Communities (DWBDNCs): In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment stated that a Development and Welfare Board for Denotified, Nomadic, and Semi-Nomadic Communities (DWBDNCs) was constituted for the development and welfare of Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities in […]

Central Revenues Control Laboratory (CRCL) : Regional Customs Laboratory (RCL)

Central Revenues Control Laboratory (CRCL):   Central Revenues Control Laboratory (CRCL), New Delhi was recognized as a Regional Customs Laboratory (RCL) of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) for the Asia-Pacific Region. Central Revenues Control Laboratory (CRCL), New Delhi is under the administrative control of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs. Established in 1939, […]

Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) : Key Points | Ministry

The Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) Celebrated Its 9th Foundation Day: The Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) celebrated its 9th Foundation Day today at its headquarters in New Delhi. It is a statutory body (created through the Land Ports Authority of India Act, 2010). Founded in: 2012. Parent ministry: Ministry of Home Affairs. […]

Global Association For Physicians Of Indian Origin (GAPIO) : Key Points

Global Association For Physicians Of Indian Origin: Union Minister for Health addressed the Global Indian Physicians Congress, organized by the Global Association for Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO), through video conference. GAPIO is a non-profit organization established in 2011. Padma Vibhushan, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman of Apollo Hospitals Group is the Founder President of […]