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 […]

What is One Nation One Standard Mission?

One Nation One Standard Mission: Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal has stressed on the need for ‘One Nation One Standard’ to bring uniformity and said labs testing in India should be of global standards. The minister said this while reviewing the work of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). What is One Nation One Standard […]

Intensified Mission Indradhanush 3.0 Launched

Intensified Mission Indradhanush 3.0 The Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan, has launched the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) 3.0. The mission will be conducted in two rounds. The first round will start on February 22, 2021 while the second phase will start on March 22, 2021. It will run across 250 districts or urban areas […]

Certified Jute Seed Distribution Plan : Key Points

Certified Jute Seed Distribution Plan: The Ministry of Textiles has launched a Certified Jute Seed Distribution Plan under Jute ICARE Program. Jute Corporation of India (JCI) had in 2019, signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with National Seeds Corporation for commercial distribution of 1,000 Metric Tonne certified jute seeds for the year 2021-22. Certified Jute […]

Production-Linked Incentive Scheme For The Telecom Sector

Production-Linked Incentive Scheme For The Telecom Sector: The Union Cabinet has approved the production-linked incentive scheme for the telecom sector with an outlay of ₹12,195 crore over five years. The implementation scheme will start on April 1, 2021. The scheme is expected to encourage the production of equipment worth Rs 2.44 lakh crore and create […]

What is Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan Project?

Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a Pilot Pey Jal Survekshan under Jal Jeevan Mission- Urban, JJM-U. It will be conducted in cities to ascertain the equitable distribution of water, reuse of wastewater, and mapping of water bodies with respect to quantity and quality of water through a challenging […]

e-Chhawani Portal Launched : For Cantonment Areas

e-Chhawani Portal Launched: The Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh, has launched the e-Chhawani portal With the launch of this portal, the residents of Cantonment areas can now register their complaints with respect to civic issues. The portal would also help in resolving the complaints regarding the civic issues from home. This portal will work […]

One Nation One Ration Card Scheme : Punjab Becomes 13th State To Complete The Reform

One Nation One Ration Card scheme: One Nation One Ration Card scheme, Punjab becomes 13th State to complete the One Nation One Ration Card scheme reform The State has become eligible to mobilize additional financial resources of one thousand five hundred and sixteen crore rupees through Open Market Borrowings. About the scheme: One Nation One […]