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What is Species Recovery Programme?

Species Recovery Programme:   The National Board for Wildlife and Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change last month included the caracal, a medium-sized wildcat found in parts of Rajasthan and Gujarat, in the list of critically endangered species. The recovery programme for critically endangered species in India now includes 22 wildlife species. Caracal – […]

What is Purple Revolution? Under Aroma Mission

Purple Revolution Under Aroma Mission: Around 500 farmers across villages in Doda district in Jammu had their incomes quadrupled after shifting from maize to lavender cultivation which is being called the purple revolution. It was possible due to initiatives taken under Aroma Mission. Purple Revolution (Under Aroma Mission): First-time farmers were given free lavender saplings […]

NDC Synthesis Report : UNFCCC | Paris Agreement

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Synthesis Report:   The UNFCCC, in its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Synthesis Report, has called for more ambitious climate action plans by the countries in order to achieve the Paris Agreement target of containing global temperature rise to 2°C (ideally 1.5°C) by the end of the century. The report was sought […]

How Does Registration Of Political Parties Takes Place?

Registration Of Political Parties: Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of section 29A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. A party seeking registration under the said section with the Commission has to submit an application to the Commission within a period of 30 days following the date of its formation […]

Engineering Research Policy of Karnataka

Engineering Research Policy: Karnataka has launched the country’s maiden Engineering Research & Development (ER&D) Policy. According to industry apex body Nasscom, ER&D has the potential to become a $100-billion industry in the country in the next five years. The ER&D sector in the country is the fastest growing industry with a CAGR of 12.8%. Meanwhile, […]

Merchant Digitization Summit 2021 : Highlights

Merchant Digitization Summit 2021 The Government of India, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), and UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance hosted Merchant Digitization Summit 2021: Towards Atma Nirbhar (Self Reliance) Bharat. The Summit brought together leaders from the public and private sectors to accelerate responsible digitization of merchants in India’s North-Eastern and […]

Central Revenues Control Laboratory (CRCL) : Regional Customs Laboratory (RCL)

Central Revenues Control Laboratory (CRCL):   Central Revenues Control Laboratory (CRCL), New Delhi was recognized as a Regional Customs Laboratory (RCL) of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) for the Asia-Pacific Region. Central Revenues Control Laboratory (CRCL), New Delhi is under the administrative control of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs. Established in 1939, […]