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Household Consumption Expenditure Survey

Household Consumption Expenditure Survey: The government released the broad findings of the All India Household Consumption Expenditure Survey carried out between August 2022 and July 2023. Household Consumption Expenditure Survey is usually conducted by the National Statistical Office (NSO) every five years. This survey aims at generating estimates of household Monthly Per Capita Consumption Expenditure […]

Sub-national Climate Fund

Sub-national Climate Fund: A delegation from the World Bank has arrived in Goa for talks with the state govt to set up the first sub-national climate resilient green fund. Sub-national Climate Fund is a global blended finance initiative to develop mid-size climate-resilient infrastructure & nature-based solutions. Mission is to invest in subnational climate-smart infrastructure and […]

Hanooman : Series Of Large Language Models

Hanooman : Series Of Large Language Models In collaboration with the BharatGPT ecosystem led by IIT Bombay, Seetha Mahalaxmi Healthcare (SML) has introduced ‘Hanooman,’ a suite of Indic large language models trained across 22 Indian languages. It is a series of large language models (LLMs) that can respond in 11 Indian languages like Hindi, Tamil, […]

Nihang Sikhs

Nihang Sikhs: Amid the recent standoff between the protesting farmers and the government, Nihang Sikh warriors have joined the protest, extending support to farmers facing off with security forces Nihangs, originally known as Akalis or Akali Nihangs, are a distinct warrior order within the Sikh community, known for their martial traditions, unique attire, and adherence […]

Pigeonpea : Development Of Improved Varieties

Pigeonpea : Development Of Improved Varieties A new fast-breeding protocol has been developed by scientists at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to accelerate the development of improved varieties of pigeonpea, an essential legume crop for nutritional security in drylands. Traditionally, developing a new pigeonpea variety takes around 13 years, but […]