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PIB Summaries 16 May 2022


  1. GatiShakti Sanchar Portal
  2. BRICS
  3. National Gallery of Modern Art

GatiShakti Sanchar Portal

Focus: GS II- Government policies and Interventions

Why in News?

The Union Minister for Communications, Electronics & IT recently launched the “GatiShakti Sanchar” portal.

About GatiShakti Sanchar portal:

  • This will provide a robust mechanism to achieve the goal of “Broadband for All” as envisaged in the National Digital Communication Policy-2.
  • It aims to provide for Centralised Right of Way (RoW) approvals.
  • The portal will enable applicants form various Telecom Service providers (TSPs) as well as Infrastructure providers (IPs) to apply at a common single portal for Right of Way permissions to lay down Optical Fibre Cable and for erecting mobile towers to State/UT Governments and local bodies.

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Focus: GS II- International Relations

Why in News?

Recently, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, participated in the BRICS High Level Meeting held virtually.


  • The minister highlighted the relevance of the forum to jointly address climate change, to explore approaches to accelerate low-carbon and resilient transition, and to achieve sustainable recovery and development.
  •  Union Minister, in his address, underscored India’s commitment to strong climate action including the promotion of sustainable lifestyles based on mindful consumption and reduction of waste.

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National Gallery of Modern Art

Focus: GS I- Art and culture

Why in News?

National Gallery of Modern Art to organize a host of educational activities and programs under the theme of ‘Power of Museums’ during week long celebrations of International Museum Day from 16th-20th May

About National Gallery of Modern Art

  • Founded in 1954, as the premier museum of modern art of a newly independent nation, the National Gallery Modern Art, New Delhi, houses and showcases masterpieces of the changing art forms of modern India spanning more than one hundred and fifty years.
  • The museum continues to reaffirm its role as a repository of modern and contemporary visual, plastic and new media arts.

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