‘Umang’, ‘Rain Alarm’ And ‘Damini’.

‘Umang’, ‘Rain Alarm’ And ‘Damini’.: Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah called for giving maximum publicity to various mobile apps related to weather forecasting like ‘Umang’, ‘Rain Alarm’ and ‘Damini’. The Damini app monitors the lightning occurrence all over India and alerts the user of lightning near them by a GPS notification under 20km and […]

Sankalp Se Siddhi – Mission Van Dhan

Sankalp Se Siddhi – Mission Van Dhan: Minister for Tribal Affairs launches the tribal livelihoods initiative “Sankalp Se Siddhi – Mission Van Dhan” TRIFED now plans to expand its operations through the convergence of various schemes of different Ministries and Departments and launch the various tribal development programs in Mission Mode under “Sankalp Se Siddhi […]

WHO Global Tuberculosis Programme

WHO Global Tuberculosis Programme: A virtual high-level event on ‘Global Drive to Scale-up TB Prevention’ was recently organized by WHO Global Tuberculosis Programme. The purpose of this special high-level event was to discuss key actions needed at the global and country-level to scale up TB prevention strategies and drive progress towards achieving the 2022 UN […]

Corporatization Of Ordnance Factory Board

Corporatization Of Ordnance Factory Board: The Union Cabinet approved a plan to corporatise the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). New Structure: 41 factories across the country will be dissolved into seven new Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSU). The newly created entities will be 100% owned by the government. These entities will be responsible for different verticals […]

Children And Digital Dumpsites: WHO Report

Children And Digital Dumpsites: WHO Report:   The World Health Organization (WHO) in its recent report “Children and Digital Dumpsites” has underlined the risk that children working in informal processing are facing due to discarded electronic devices or e-waste. There are as many as 18 million children (as young as five years) and about 12.9 […]

Deep Ocean Mission Approved by Cabinet

Deep Ocean Mission: The Union Cabinet has approved the long-pending Deep Ocean Mission. The mission proposes to explore the deep ocean similar to the space exploration started by ISRO about 35 years ago. The focus of the mission will be on deep-sea mining, ocean climate change advisory services, underwater vehicles and underwater robotics-related technologies. The […]