PIB 5th April 2021

NATIONAL POLICY FOR RARE DISEASES 2021 Focus: GS II- Health Why in news? Union Health & Family Welfare Minister approved the “National Policy for Rare Diseases 2021”. What is a rare disease? A rare disease, also referred to as an orphan disease, is any disease that affects a small percentage of the population. Most rare […]

PIB 3rd April 2021

PRIME MINISTER EMPLOYMENT GENERATION PROGRAMME Focus: Government Policies and Interventions Why in news? In a year marred by the economic despair surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has just recorded its best ever performance in job creation under the Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program (PMEGP).  Prime Minister Employment Generation Program (PMEGP) […]

PIB 2nd 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 1st April 2021

PRODUCTION LINKED INCENTIVE SCHEME FOR FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in news? The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the Central Sector Scheme – “Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry (PLISFPI)” to support creation of global food manufacturing champions commensurate with India’s natural resource endowment and support […]