Incredible India Tourist Facilitator Certification Programme (IITFC).

Incredible India Tourist Facilitator Certification Programme (IITFC): On the occasion of World Environment Day (5th June), the Tourism Minister appreciated the Incredible India Tourist Facilitator Certification Programme (IITFC). IITFC Programme is a digital initiative of the Ministry of Tourism (MoT), for the citizens of India to become a part of the booming Tourism Industry. It […]

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Anniversary 2020

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj: On the occasion of the anniversary of Maratha king’s coronation day (6th June), the Goa government has released a short film on Chhatrapati Shivaji. He was born on 19th February, 1630 at Shivneri Fort in District Pune in the present-day state of Maharashtra. He was born to Shahaji Bhonsle, a Maratha general […]

What is Project 75 of India

Project 75 India: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the issuance of a Request For Proposal (RFP) for the construction of six conventional submarines under Project-75I (India). RFP is a project announcement posted publicly by an organization indicating that bids for contractors to complete the project are sought. This project envisages indigenous construction of […]

What are Green Railways?

Green Railways: Indian Railways (IR) is working in mission mode to become the “largest Green Railways” in the world and is moving towards becoming a “net zero carbon emitter” before 2030. Railway Electrification which is environmentally friendly and reduces pollution has increased nearly ten times since 2014. Railways have planned to electrify balance Broad Gauge […]

Chemical Weapons Against Syria

Chemical Weapons: Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has told the United Nations Security Council that it investigated 77 allegations against Syria, and concluded in 17 cases chemical weapons were likely or definitely used. Syria was pressed to join the chemical weapons convention in 2013 by its close ally Russia after a deadly […]

Citizenship Under The Citizenship Act, 1955

Citizenship Under The Citizenship Act, 1955: Migrants belonging to six non-Muslim minority communities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who came to India on long term visa (LTV) before 2014 are eligible to apply online for citizenship under the Citizenship Act, 1955 from any part of the country, Home Ministry said. The six communities are Hindus, […]

Market Based Economic Despatch (MBED)

Market Based Economic Despatch (MBED): Ministry of Power has circulated discussion Paper on Market Based Economic Despatch (MBED) on 1st June 2021 to all concerned stakeholders for obtaining their inputs and comments. Power despatch meaning: Since electricity cannot be stored in power lines, the entity operating the power grid must continuously adjust the output of […]

National Council Of Science Museums (NCSM)

National Council Of Science Museums (NCSM): National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) is collaborating with the Science Museum Group, London for an international traveling exhibition ‘Hunt for the Vaccine’. The exhibition will tell the story of the global effort to find new ways to develop vaccines and look at vaccinations more broadly with a historical […]