PIB 16th April 2021

DEEN DAYAL UPADHYAYA-GRAMEEN KAUSHALYA YOJANA Focus: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Why in news? Alumni meets organized across the country under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), commemorating 75 years of Independence. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya – Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY) DDU-GKY is a placement linked skill development program which allows skilling in a PPP […]

PIB 15th April 2021

AIM PRIME Focus: Government policies and Intervention Why in news? Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog launched AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers on Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship), an initiative to promote and support science-based deep-tech start-ups & ventures across India. Details: In this regard, AIM has joined hands with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to […]

PIB 14th April 2021

DR. B.R AMBEDKAR Focus: GS I- Personalities in news Why in news? The President of India has greeted fellow-citizens on the eve of the birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar About B R Ambedkar He was born into a caste that was considered untouchable, he faced many injustices and discrimination in society. He was […]

PIB 13th April 2021

SHANTIR OGROSENA-2021 Focus: GS III- Defence Why in news? Exercise SHANTIR OGROSENA-2021, a 10 day long multinational military exercise, which started on 04 April 2021, culminated at Bangabandhu Senanibas (BBS), Bangladesh. About SHANTIR OGROSENA-2021: The aim of the exercise was to strengthen defence ties and enhance interoperability amongst neighbourhood countries to ensure effective peace keeping […]

PIB 12th April 2021

E-DAAKHIL PORTAL Focus: GS II-Polity and Governance Why in news? E-Daakhil portal for Consumer grievance redressal is now operational in 15 States/UTs. Department of Consumer Affairs is now proactively following up with the states to launch e-filing portal at their ends. About E-Daakhil portal: It is launched by National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission. The e-daakhil […]

PIB 10th April 2021

HOMEOPATHY Focus: GS II- Health Why in news? Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) under Ministry of AYUSH  is organizing a conference on Homoeopathy – Roadmap for Integrative Medicine  Key Points: The objective for this conference would be exchange of experience by policy makers and experts to identify strategic actions towards an effective and efficient […]

PIB 9th April 2021

GURU TEGH BAHADHUR Focus: GS I- History Why in news? Prime Minister chaired the meeting of the High Level Committee to commemorate 400th Birth Anniversary (Prakash Purab) of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji. The meeting was organised via video conferencing. Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621–1675) Guru Tegh Bahadur was the ninth of ten Gurus of the […]

PIB 8th April 2021

WORLD HEALTH DAY Focus: GS II- Health Why in news? April 7 of each year marks the celebration of World Health Day. Background: From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the celebration has aimed to create awareness of a specific health theme to highlight a priority […]

PIB 7th April 2021

AZADI KA AMRIT MAHOTSAV Focus: GS I-Modern History Why in news? The Vice President graced the colourful closing ceremony of the 25-day long commemorative Dandi Padyatra as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav near National Salt Satyagraha Memorial , Dandi, Gujarat.  Key points: On 12 March 1930 Gandhiji launched the historic civil disobedience movement in […]

PIB 6th April 2021

EXERCISE LA PEROUSE Focus: GS III- Defence, Prelims Why in news? Indian Navy Ships INS Satpura and INS Kiltan along with P8I Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft are participating, for the first time; in multi-lateral maritime exercise La Pérouse, being conducted in the Eastern Indian Ocean Region from 05 to 07 Apr 2021. About Exercise La […]