Delta Variant Sub-Lineage AY.12 – COVID 19

Delta Variant Sub-lineage AY.12: According to a report by the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG), a new sub-lineage AY.12 of the Delta variant of Covid-19 that was recently classified in Israel is now being reported in many parts of India. INSACOG is a multi-laboratory, multi-agency, Pan-India network to monitor genomic variations in the SARS-CoV-2 by […]

37th Pragati Meeting

37th Pragati Meeting: The Prime Minister (PM) chaired the 37th edition of Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) – the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based multimodal platform, involving Central and State governments. The PM reviewed various projects worth Rs 1,26,000 crores along with the ‘One Nation – One Ration Card’ (ONORC) scheme’. The ONORC […]

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine For Infants – Andhra Pradesh

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) Immunisation Drive For Infants.: The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh has launched Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) immunisation drive for infants. Earlier in December 2020, India’s first fully indigenously developed pneumococcal conjugate vaccine “Pneumosil” was launched. It prevents pneumococcal disease. It can protect both children and adults from pneumococcal disease. The vaccine […]

Key Indicators For Asia And The Pacific 2021 – Asian Development Bank

Key Indicators For Asia And The Pacific 2021: Asian Development Bank (ADB) released a report titled as the Key Indicators for Asia and the Pacific 2021. The report demonstrated that the region made substantial progress in the last two decades with respect to several development targets. It presents comprehensive economic, financial, social and environmental statistics […]

SAMRIDH Programme

SAMRIDH Programme.: Minister of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) launched Startup Accelerators of MeitY for pRoduct Innovation, Development and growth (SAMRIDH) programme. SAMRIDH will create a conducive platform for Indian software product startups to enhance their products and secure investments for scaling their business. The programme is being implemented by MeitY Start-up Hub (MSH). Government […]

EASE 4.0 – Important Points

EASE 4.0: Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today unveiled the fourth edition of the Public Sector Bank (PSB) Reforms Agenda ‘EASE 4.0’ for 2021-22 – tech-enabled, simplified, and collaborative banking She also unveiled the annual report for the PSB Reforms Agenda EASE 3.0 for 2020-21. Public Sector Banks have reported […]

SUJALAM – 100 Days Campaign

‘SUJALAM’, A ‘100 Days Campaign: The Ministry of Jal Shakti began ‘SUJALAM’, a ‘100 days campaign’ to create more and more ODF Plus villages by undertaking waste water management at village level particularly through creation of 1 million Soak-pits and also other Grey water management activities. The key activities that will be organised in the […]