Foreigner’s Tribunals

Foreigners’ Tribunals: Assam government’s Political Department has issued a notification ordering the State police’s Border wing not to forward any case against Gurkhas to the Foreigners’ Tribunals under the Foreigners’ Act of 1946. The Border wing is tasked with identifying people of doubtful citizenship and serving them notices for a Foreigners’ Tribunal — a quasi-judicial […]

National Intellectual Property Awards 2020

National Intellectual Property Awards 2020: Minister of Commerce and Industry conferred the National Intellectual Property Awards 2020 to the winners at an event. Addressing the event , Shri Goyal said the key achievements of his Ministry includes Granting of 28,391 patents in 2020-21 as compared to 4,227 grants during 2013-14 (572% growth. Reduction in Time […]

Amrit Mahotsav Shri Shakti Innovation Challenge 2021

Amrit Mahotsav Shri Shakti Innovation Challenge 2021: On the occasion of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, MyGov under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, and UN Women jointly launched the Amrit Mahotsav Shri Shakti Innovation Challenge 2021, to encourage technology solutions developed by Women Entrepreneurs that facilitate Women’s Safety and Empowerment. The aim of the […]

United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC)

United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC): The Global Geospatial Information Community was sensitized about the second United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC) to be organized by India in October 2022. The United Nation Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) organizes the United Nations World Geospatial Information Congress (UNWGIC) every four […]

Student Entrepreneurship Program (SEP 3.0)

Student Entrepreneurship Program (SEP 3.0): Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) NITI Aayog in collaboration with La Fondation Dassault Systemes in India launched the third series of the ‘Student Entrepreneurship Program’ (SEP 3.0) for the young innovators of Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL). The theme of SEP 3.0 is based on the ‘Made in 3D – Seed the […]

Financial Inclusion Index 2021 : RBI

Financial Inclusion Index: The Reserve Bank of India has created a composite Financial Inclusion Index (FI-Index) to capture the extent of financial inclusion across the country. The announcement regarding the creation of the Financial Inclusion Index was made in the first Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2021-2022 on 17 April. The annual FI-Index for the […]