PIB – 20 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: ‘AGNI P’- BALLISTIC MISSILE GOLDEN PEACOCK ENVIRONMENT MANAGEMENT AWARD ‘AGNI P’- BALLISTIC MISSILE Focus: GS Paper – 3: Achievements of Indians in Science & Technology, Defence Technology, Indigenization of Technology Why in news? Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested the new generation nuclear capable ballistic missile ‘Agni P’ from Dr APJ Abdul […]

PIB – 18 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: NATIONAL DIGITAL DRUGS DATABANK ULIP HACKATHON-LogiXtics NATIONAL DIGITAL DRUGS DATABANK Focus: GS 3 : Indian Economy & Related Issues, Science & Technology Why in news? Competition Commission of India has released a report titled “Market Study on the Pharmaceutical Sector in India: Key Findings and Observations”, wherein it has been recommended to create a […]

PIB – 17 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: TUBERCULOSIS CYBER SURAKSHIT BHARAT REPORT ON STATE OF FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY AND NUMERACY IN INDIA TUBERCULOSIS Focus: GS Paper – 2: Health, Government Policies & Interventions, Important International Institutions Why in News? The Ministry of Women and Child Development today organized a National Conference on Women winning against Tuberculosis at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Key […]

PIB – 16 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: KOLKATA DURGA PUJA DIGITAL PAYMENT ECOSYSTEM INDIA SEMICONDUCTOR MISSION (ISM) PRADHAN MANTRI KRISHI SINCHAYEE YOJANA KOLKATA DURGA PUJA Focus: GS Paper – 1, GS Paper – 2, Conservation, Important International Institutions Why in news? UNESCO inscribes ‘Durga Puja in Kolkata’ on the Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Key points: The Intergovernmental […]

PIB – 15 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: MOU FOR COOPERATION IN LIVESTOCK SECTOR GRAM UJALA SCHEME MOU FOR COOPERATION IN LIVESTOCK SECTOR Focus: GS Paper – 1, GS Paper – 3: Agricultural Resources, Growth & Development, Economics of Animal-Rearing Why in news? An MoU was signed between the Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation […]

PIB – 13 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: PINAKA-ER INTERNATIONAL SOLAR ALLIANCE SWARNIM VIJAY PARV PINAKA-ER Focus: GS Paper – 3: Defence Technology Why in news? The Pinaka-ER Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher System was successfully tested at Pokharan range.  Key points: The system is jointly designed by laboratories of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) – Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), […]

PIB – 14 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: LOKPAL ONLINE GREEN HYDROGEN CHILDREN VULNERABLE TO INFECTIOUS DISEASES NATIONAL HELPLINE AGAINST ATROCITIES LOKPAL ONLINE Focus: GS Paper – 2: Transparency & Accountability,Issues Arising Out of Design & Implementation of Policies, Statutory Bodies Why in news? Chairperson, Lokpal of India inaugurated’ a digital Platform for Management of Complaints called ‘LokpalOnline’ here that can be accessed […]

PIB – 11 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: GLOBAL METHANE INITIATIVE (GMI) ATMANIRBHAR HASTSHILPKAR SCHEME WE THINK DIGITAL PROGRAMME GLOBAL METHANE INITIATIVE (GMI) Focus: GS Paper – 2, GS Paper – 3:Important International Institutions, Conservation, Environmental Pollution & Degradation Why in news? India co-chairs Global Methane Initiative -Steering Leadership Meeting. This global initiative informed the participants about the work being carried out […]

PIB – 10 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: G20 INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR REVAMPED DISTRIBUTION SECTOR SCHEME G20 INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR Focus: GS Paper – 3:Groupings & Agreements Involving India and/or Affecting India’s Interests Why in News? Nirmala Sitharaman participated virtually from New Delhi in the G20 International Seminar hosted in Bali by the G20 Presidency of Indonesia. Key points: Theme: “Recover Together, Recover Stronger” […]

PIB – 9 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: PRADHAN MANTRI AWAAS YOJANA-GRAMIN (PMAY-G) KEN-BETWA INTERLINKING OF RIVERS PROJECT FORTIFIED RICE BRAHMOS SUPERSONIC CRUISE MISSILE PRADHAN MANTRI AWAAS YOJANA-GRAMIN (PMAY-G) Focus: GS Paper – 2, Poverty, Welfare Schemes, Government Policies & Interventions, Issues Relating to Development Why in news? Cabinet approves continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) beyond March 2021 […]