SAMPANN Project

SAMPANN Project: Over one lakh people have received pensions directly in their bank accounts through the SAMPANN (System for Accounting and Management of Pension) project. It was launched in 2018. It is a seamless online pension processing and payment system for Department of Telecommunications pensioners. It provides direct credit of pension into the bank accounts […]

RATS-SCO: India assumed the Chairmanship

Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure Of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS-SCO): India assumed the Chairmanship of Council of Regional Anti-Terrorist Structure of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (RATS-SCO) in 2021 for a period of one year. In pursuance of this, the National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS) in association with Data Security Council of India (DSCI), organized a Seminar on Securing […]

Protests In Balochistan

Protests In Balochistan: Over the last few weeks,there have been continuous protests in Gwadar, Balochistan against mega development plans of the port city as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. The protesters have sought to draw attention to marginalisation of the local people in the development of the port. Pakistan claims that India has been […]

Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE)

Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer Or IXPE: NASA launched a new mission named Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer or IXPE Onboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, it was sent to its orbit from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. IXPE observatory is a joint effort of NASA and the Italian Space Agency. The mission will study “the most […]

Saryu Canal National Project

Saryu Canal National Project: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Saryu Canal National Project in Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh. The project involves interlinking of five rivers – Ghaghara, Saryu, Rapti, Banganga and Rohin. The Saryu Canal National Project starts from the Saryu Barrage at Bahraich. The main canal is 318 km long and […]

Inclusion Of Ladakh Under The Sixth Schedule Of The Constitution

Inclusion Of Ladakh Under The Sixth Schedule Of The Constitution: Various civil society groups in Ladakh have been demanding inclusion of Ladakh under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. The demand for Sixth Schedule started after they felt that the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) in current form can no longer protect the interest […]

UNGA Now Observer to International Solar Alliance (ISA)

International Solar Alliance (ISA): The UN General Assembly has conferred Observer Status on the International Solar Alliance (ISA), a historic decision which India said would help provide for a well-defined cooperation between the alliance and the UN that would benefit global energy growth and development. UN confers Observer Status on Solar Alliance The ISA was […]

Summit For Democracy

Summit For Democracy: Democracies should jointly deal with social media and cryptocurrencies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a virtual address at the Summit for Democracy, hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden. The Summit for Democracy was a virtual summit hosted by the United States “to renew democracy at home and confront autocracies abroad” on […]