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PIB Summaries 28 June 2022


  1. Performance Grading Index for Districts
  2. Ethanol blending

Performance Grading Index For Districts

Focus: GS II- Government policies and Interventions

Why in News?

The Ministry of Education has released the Performance Grading Index for Districts (PGI-D) for 2019 which studied 83 indicators grouped in six categories.

What is PGI-D?

  • The PGI for District (PGI-D), which comprises 83 indicators, was created to assess how well each district is performing in terms of education.
  • Through an internet portal, districts enter the data.
  • A district’s areas for improvement are shown by the indicator-by-indicator PGI score.
  • There are 83 indications totaling 600 points in the PGI-D framework.

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Ethanol Blending

Focus: GS III- Environment and Ecology, GS-III: Industry and Infrastructure

Why in News?

Recently, India has achieved the target of 10 percent ethanol blending, 5 months ahead of schedule

What is Ethanol fuel?

  • Ethanol fuel is ethyl alcohol, the same type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, used as fuel.
  • It is most often used as a motor fuel, mainly as a biofuel additive for gasoline.
  • Ethanol is commonly made from biomass such as corn or sugarcane.

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November 2022