PIB 15th February 2021

Contents Initiatives under National Food Security Mission (NFSM) INITIATIVES UNDER NATIONAL FOOD SECURITY MISSION (NFSM) Context: To achieve the objective of “harkhetkopani” & “Per Drop More Crop”, more than 2.5 lakh pump sets, 1.2 lakh sprinklers and around 764 lakh metres of water carrying pipes were distributed under NFSM from 2014-15 to 2019-2020 according to […]

PIB 14th February 2021

Contents FASTag declared mandatory from 16th February 2021 FASTag declared mandatory from 16th February 2021 Context: Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has decided that all lanes in the fee plazas on National Highways shall be declared as “FASTag lane of the fee plaza” w.e.f midnight of 15th/16th February 2021. As per NH Fee Rules […]

PIB 12th & 13th February 2021

Contents National e-Governance Plan in Agriculture (NeGPA) Status of Skilled Youths in India Punjab: 13th State to complete ONORC NATIONAL E-GOVERNANCE PLAN IN AGRICULTURE (NEGPA) Context: The National e-Governance Plan in Agriculture (NeGPA) Scheme initially launched in 2010 in 7 pilot states, has been extended up to March of 2021. NeGPA has been continued now […]

PIB 11th February 2021

Contents Goa completes Urban Local Bodies (ULB) reforms Maritime India Summit (MIS) 2021 MOVCDNER Scheme for Organic Farming in North East GOA COMPLETES URBAN LOCAL BODIES (ULB) REFORMS Context: Goa has become the 6th State in the country to successfully undertake Urban Local Bodies (ULB) reforms stipulated by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance. […]

PIB 10th February 2021

Contents Parliament passes Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 Progress of Gaganyaan Mission World Pulses Day PARLIAMENT PASSES MAJOR PORT AUTHORITIES BILL, 2020 Context: Parliament passed the Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020 and now the Bill will go to the President of India for his assent. Relevance: GS-III: Industry and Infrastructure […]

PIB 9th February 2021

Contents Lalandar “Shatoot” Dam in Afghanistan National Monsoon Mission (NMM) Strengthening of Police System LALANDAR “SHATOOT” DAM IN AFGHANISTAN Context: A signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Afghanistan took place, for the construction of the Lalandar “Shatoot” Dam in Afghanistan. While signing the agreement, President Ghani thanked India and PM […]

PIB 4th February 2021

Contents Initiatives for Women and Children Schemes to promote Textile Industry Micro Irrigation Fund (MIF) for ‘Per Drop More Crop’ IOR Defence Ministers’ Conclave ‘KAPILA’ for patent awareness INITIATIVES FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN Context: The Ministry of Women and Child Development in order to promote and enable women to access education, health and financial services, […]

PIB 3rd February 2021

Contents Steps taken to promote entrepreneurship in North-Eastern Region State Reform Action Plan (SRAP) rankings released Lithium deposits in Mandya, Karnataka Workshop to control Orobanche in mustard STEPS TAKEN TO PROMOTE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN NORTH-EASTERN REGION Context: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) said that the Government has initiated and […]

PIB 2nd February 2021

Contents World Wetlands Day: India’s first CWCM National Mental Health Survey (NMHS) WORLD WETLANDS DAY: INDIA’S FIRST CWCM Context: On the occasion of the World Wetlands Day on 2nd February 2020, the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change announced the establishment of India’s first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management (CWCM). Relevance: […]

PIB 1st February 2021

Contents National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” Fifteenth Finance Commission (XVFC)’s 4 volume report Mega Investment Textiles Parks (MITRA) scheme NATIONAL TRIBAL FESTIVAL “AADI MAHOTSAV” Context: National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” was inaugurated at Dilli Haat in New Delhi on 1st February 2021. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice Dimensions of the Article: What is “Aadi Mahotsav”? Who […]