Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship

Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship: The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India under its “Waste to Wealth” Mission launched the “Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship” Aim of the fellowship to recognize students, community workers/self-help groups, and municipal/sanitary workers who are engaged in tackling the enormous challenge of waste management, scientifically and sustainably. The Waste […]

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan : Recent Development

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan: The Union Education Minister chaired a review meeting on Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA). Highlights of the Meeting: Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER): Need to draw plans on educating additional 3.5 crore students to increase GER to 50% by 2035. India’s higher education enrollment is calculated in terms of GER, which is […]

3rd Jan Aushadhi Diwas 2021 : Key Points

3rd Jan Aushadhi Diwas Celebrations: The 3rd Janaushadhi Diwas 2021 celebrations starting from 1st March to 7th March It will be a weeklong celebration starting from 1st March to 7th March 2021. Jan Aushadhi kendras conducted Health Checkup Camps across the country. These health check-up camps included Blood Pressure checkups, Sugar level checkups, free doctor […]

Production-Linked incentive (PLI) Schemes For Pharmaceuticals And IT Hardware

Production-Linked incentive (PLI) Schemes For Pharmaceuticals And IT hardware: The Union Cabinet has cleared Production-Linked incentive (PLI) schemes for pharmaceuticals and IT hardware, including laptops, which would cost the government as much as Rs. 22,350 crore. Earlier, the government had announced the PLI scheme for medical devices, mobile phones, and specified active pharmaceutical ingredients, with […]

Phase IV Of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) : 12 Iconic Sites Announced

Phase IV Of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP): The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti has announced the selection of the 12 iconic sites under Phase IV of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP). Under Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) initiative of Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen (SBM-G), aim is to transform the iconic heritage, […]

PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Scheme : Details

PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Scheme: The Prime Minister talked about the need to address health issues in a holistic manner and to adopt a four-pronged strategy for a healthy India that includes implementing the PM Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat scheme. Four-Pronged Strategy for a Healthy India: Prevention of illness and promotion of wellness including measures such […]

PM KISAN Scheme Completed Two Years : Significance

PM KISAN Scheme Completed Two Years: The flagship scheme of the central government, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM KISAN) has completed its two years on February 24, 2021. The PM-KISAN Scheme was formally launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on February 24, 2019. The scheme was launched at Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. The scheme was […]

What is National Urban Digital Mission?

The National Urban Digital Mission: The National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) has been launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. The National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) will create a shared digital infrastructure for urban India, working across the three pillars of people, process, and […]

6 Years Of UJALA And SLNP Scheme – Achievements

6 Years Of UJALA And SLNP: The UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) and SLNP (Street Lighting National Programme) completed six years of successful implementation. The two programs revamped household and public lighting systems across the country. Both schemes have been implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs […]

What Is SmartCode Platform?

What Is SmartCode Platform: Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the SmartCode Platform. SmartCode is a platform that enables all ecosystem stakeholders to contribute to a repository of open-source code for various solutions and applications for urban governance. It is designed to address the challenges that urban local bodies (ULBs) face in […]