Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty: India- Poland

Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty: India- Poland The Union Cabinet has approved the Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Government of India and Poland. Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLATs): The MLATs in criminal matters are the bilateral treaties entered between the countries for providing international cooperation and assistance. These agreements allow for […]

Green Hydrogen Microgrid Project

Green Hydrogen Microgrid Project: NTPC Limited announced that India’s first Green Hydrogen Microgrid Projects will be set up at Simhadri near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The projects will be a precursor to large-scale hydrogen energy storage projects and would be useful for studying and deploying multiple microgrids in various off-grid and strategic locations of the […]

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has today approved implementation of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) for 2021-26 with an outlay of Rs.93,068 crore. The CCEA has approved central support of Rs.37,454 crore to States and Rs.20,434.56 crore of debt servicing […]

Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana

Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana: Maharashtra has topped the list of states with maximum number of beneficiaries under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY), followed by Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. It was launched in November 2020 to boost employment in the formal sector and incentivize creation of new employment opportunities during the Covid-19 recovery phase under […]

Parker Solar Probe: NASA

Parker Solar Probe: NASA The Parker Solar Probe, launched by NASA, has become the first spacecraft to fly through the outer atmosphere of the Sun- ‘Corona’. The spacecraft flew through Corona and sampled magnetic fields and particles there. The achievement would help scientists discover critical information about the sun and its influence on our solar […]

RBI Allows Payments Banks, Small Finance Banks To Conduct Govt Agency Business

RBI Allows Payments Banks, Small Finance Banks To Conduct Govt Agency Business: It will be subject to the condition that the concerned bank is not under the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework or moratorium. The choice of accrediting an agency bank (including scheduled private sector agency bank) for any particular government agency business rests solely […]

Durga Puja Enters UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Durga Puja Enters UNESCO’s ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ List: The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage has inscribed ‘Durga Puja in Kolkata’ on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. This inscription will offer encouragement to the local communities that celebrate Durga Puja, including all the traditional craftspeople, designers, […]