PIB – 2 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: INDIA-ITU JOINT CYBERDRILL 2021 NATIONAL RURAL LIVELIHOOD MISSION WORLD AIDS DAY PM MEGA INTEGRATED TEXTILE REGION AND APPAREL (PM MITRA) PARKS INDIA-ITU JOINT CYBERDRILL 2021 Focus: GS Paper – 3: Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, Challenges to Internal Security through Communication Networks Why in news? Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) have […]

PIB – 1 DECEMBER 2021

CONTENTS: ANAEMIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE COUNTRY PROGRAMME TO UPSKILL STREET FOOD VENDORS NATIONAL JAL JEEVAN MISSION (NJJM) NATIONAL EDIBLE OIL MISSION-OIL PALM (NMEO-OP) LITHIUM ANAEMIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE COUNTRY Focus: GS Paper 2: Health, Government Policies & Interventions, Welfare Schemes, Issues Related to Women Why in news? As per recently released […]

Reverse migration puts focus on ARYA scheme

Why in news? The massive reverse migration of people from urban areas to villages ever since lockdown was imposed due to COVID-19 has put focus on the Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture (ARYA) scheme of the Centre with several experts suggesting that time is now ideal to go for full-fledged implementation of the ambitious scheme. Details: […]

Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana

The Van Dhan Scheme is an initiative of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED.  It was launched on 14th April, 2018 and seeks to improve tribal incomes through value addition of tribal products. Highlight of the scheme: The Van Dhan Scheme is an initiative of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED. It was launched […]

A MIX INDIAN HEALTHCARE CAN DO WITHOUT

Why in news? Ayushman Bharat entails diverting limited resources towards wasteful areas, ignoring productive fields in public health Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS),  aims to provide insurance cover to nearly 50 crore poor Indians. Government is keen in identifying the fraud beneficiaries which could divert the resources. Recently, 171 hospitals were reported to have […]

YOUTH CO:LAB -NATIONAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE

Why in news? Atal Innovation Mission & UNDP hosts 3 day Youth Co:Lab National Innovation Challenge Details: Youth Co: Lab launched in collaboration by AIM and UNDP in India, aims at fostering technology, promoting youth leadership and social entrepreneurship in India Co-created in 2017 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Citi Foundation, […]

ALL BENEFITS REACHING RIGHT PERSONS: PM

Why in news? Every penny dispatched from Delhi was reaching its rightful beneficiary said the Prime Minister in Bundelkhand, where he had been to lay the foundation stone for the Bundelkhand Expressway. Details of the announcement Over 50,000 crore had been directly deposited into the bank accounts of around 8.5 crore farmer families in the […]

BLUE REVOLUTION

India, one of the major fish producing nations in the world stands 2nd in aquaculture production in the world. The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying is implementing various schemes/programmes for development of fisheries sector with a view towards enhancement of fish production. The schemes and facilities provided to small and medium farmers for […]

NATIONAL AYUSH MISSION

Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the National Ayush Mission (NAM), a centrally sponsored scheme in 2014. It was launched with the basic objective of promoting Ayurveda, Yoga, Siddha & Unani and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) medical system through cost effective services, strengthening of educational systems, sustainable availability of ASU & H raw-materials […]

Integrated Government Online training’ (iGOT)

Why in news? Government of India has launched a training module for management of COVID-19 named ‘Integrated Govt. Online training’ (iGOT) portal For What purpose? For the capacity building of frontline workers to handle the pandemic efficiently Where? On Ministry of HRD’s DIKSHA platform Details: Courses on iGOT have been launched for Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, […]