Bal Gangadhar Tilak UPSC Notes | Latest Current Affairs

Bal Gangadhar Tilak was an Indian nationalist and an independence activist mentioned as the first leader of the Indian Independence Movement The British colonial authorities called him “The father of the Indian unrest.” He was also conferred with the title of “Lokmanya“, which means “accepted by the people (as their leader)”. Mahatma Gandhi called him “The Maker of […]

Mission Indradhanush UPSC Notes | Latest Current Affairs

Mission Indradhanush Mission Indradhanush is a health mission of the government of India. The scheme seeks to drive towards 90% full immunization coverage of India and sustain the same by the year 2020. Vaccination is being provided against eight vaccine-preventable diseases nationally, i.e. Diphtheria, Whooping Cough, Tetanus, Polio, Measles, a severe form of Childhood Tuberculosis […]

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana UPSC Notes | Current Affairs

PMKVY – Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana Details PMKVY (Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana) is a skill development initiative scheme of the Government of India for recognition and standardization of skills. It is a flagship program of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) implements it with the help of […]

Sagarmala Project Details | Latest Current Affairs

The Sagarmala Programme is an initiative by the government of India to enhance the performance of the country’s logistics sector. The Sagarmala Project envisages unlocking the potential of waterways and the coastline to minimize infrastructural investments required to meet these targets. The Sagarmala is a series of projects to leverage the country’s coastline and inland […]