United State International Anti-Corruption Champions Award: An Indian social activist, Anjali Bhardwaj, who works on issues of transparency and accountability has been selected for the “United State International Anti-Corruption Champions Award” along with the other 11 anti-corruption champions. These names were announced by the Joe Biden administration. Biden administration is of the view that these […]
Tag: 24th Feb 2021
World’s Largest Stadium In Gujarat : Key Points
World’s Largest Stadium In Gujarat: The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, has inaugurated the world’s largest Stadium at Motera, in Gujarat on February 24, 2021. The Motera stadium was later renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium. This stadium has surpassed the Melbourne Cricket Ground and became the largest stadium in the world. This stadium […]
PM KISAN Scheme Completed Two Years : Significance
PM KISAN Scheme Completed Two Years: The flagship scheme of the central government, Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM KISAN) has completed its two years on February 24, 2021. The PM-KISAN Scheme was formally launched by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on February 24, 2019. The scheme was launched at Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. The scheme was […]
What is India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX)?
India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX): Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX). The India Urban Data Exchange has been developed in partnership between the Smart Cities Mission and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru. IUDX serves as a seamless interface for data providers and data users, including […]
What is National Urban Digital Mission?
The National Urban Digital Mission: The National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) has been launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. The National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) will create a shared digital infrastructure for urban India, working across the three pillars of people, process, and […]
Draft National Migrant Labour Policy: NITI Aayog
Draft National Migrant Labour Policy: NITI Aayog, along with a working subgroup of officials and members of civil society, has prepared a draft National Migrant Labour policy. Earlier in December 2020, the Indian government decided to create a database of migrant workers, including workers in the informal economy. Migration is the movement of people away […]
6 Years Of UJALA And SLNP Scheme – Achievements
6 Years Of UJALA And SLNP: The UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All) and SLNP (Street Lighting National Programme) completed six years of successful implementation. The two programs revamped household and public lighting systems across the country. Both schemes have been implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs […]
What Is Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA)?
Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA): Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog (RKA) had recently canceled its “indigenous cow science” examination after widespread criticism about its promotion of fake claims and pseudoscience. Now, the Animal Husbandry Department has said that RKA had “no mandate” to conduct such an examination. The RKA had announced a national “Kamdhenu Gau Vigyan Prachar Prasar […]
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) : Trade Ties with Sri Lanka
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he was looking forward to enhancing trade ties with Sri Lanka through the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The CPEC is the flagship project of the multi-billion-dollar Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a pet project of Chinese President Xi Jinping, aimed at […]
22nd Meeting Of The Central Employment Guarantee Council
22nd Meeting Of The Central Employment Guarantee Council: The 22nd Meeting of the Central Employment Guarantee Council was held on 23.02.2021 under the Chairmanship of Union Minister of Rural Development. The Central Employment Guarantee Council has been constituted under Section 10 of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (Mahatma Gandhi NREGA), 2005. […]