Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) launches Telecom Technology Development Fund scheme

Source: The post is based on the article “Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) launches Telecom Technology Development Fund scheme” published in PIB on 1st October 2022. What is the News? Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), a body under the Department of Telecommunications, officially launched Telecom Technology Development Fund (TTDF) Scheme. What is the reason for launching… Continue reading Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) launches Telecom Technology Development Fund scheme

National Clean Air Programme: Centre aims at 40% reduction in particulate matter by 2026

Source: The post is based on the article “National Clean Air Programme: Centre aims at 40% reduction in particulate matter by 2026” published in The Hindu on 1st October 2022. What is the News? The Government of India has set a new target of a 40% reduction in particulate matter concentration in cities covered under… Continue reading National Clean Air Programme: Centre aims at 40% reduction in particulate matter by 2026

Directorate General of Training (DGT) launches Bharat Skills Forum, a digital knowledge-sharing platform for the ITIs’ trainees, trainers and industry

Source: The post is based on the article “Directorate General of Training (DGT) launches Bharat Skills Forum, a digital knowledge-sharing platform for the ITIs’ trainees, trainers and industry” published in PIB on 1st October 2022. What is the News? A new feature called the Bharatskills Forum has been added to the Bharatskills learning platform that… Continue reading Directorate General of Training (DGT) launches Bharat Skills Forum, a digital knowledge-sharing platform for the ITIs’ trainees, trainers and industry

CBI launches ‘Operation Garuda’ against illicit drug trafficking

Source: The post is based on the article “CBI launches ‘Operation Garuda’ against illicit drug trafficking” published in Livemint on 1st October 2022. What is the News? The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) has launched a multi-phase ‘Operation Garuda’ against an illicit drug trafficking network. What is Operation Garuda? Launched by: Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) Aim:… Continue reading CBI launches ‘Operation Garuda’ against illicit drug trafficking

Centre extends Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) for another three months

Source: The post is based on the article “Centre extends Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) for another three months” published in PIB on 28th September 2022 What is the News? Union Cabinet has approved the extension for the  Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY-Phase VII) for a further  period of 3 months… Continue reading Centre extends Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) for another three months

Union Cabinet informed about progress under National Health Mission (NHM) – 2020-21

Source: The post is based on the article “Union Cabinet informed about progress under National Health Mission (NHM) – 2020-21” published in PIB on 28th September 2022 What is the News? The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister was informed about the progress under the National Health Mission(NHM) during FY 2020-21. What is the… Continue reading Union Cabinet informed about progress under National Health Mission (NHM) – 2020-21

Nutrition rating stars set to appear soon on food pack labels

Source: The post is based on the article “Nutrition rating stars set to appear soon on food pack labels” published in Indian Express on 26th September 2022 What is the News? The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India(FSSAI) has issued a draft notification on front-of-package labelling which proposes “Indian Nutrition Rating”(INR) on food packets.… Continue reading Nutrition rating stars set to appear soon on food pack labels

Operation Megh Chakra: 50 under CBI scanner over child pornography

Source: The post is based on the article “Operation Megh Chakra: 50 under CBI scanner over child pornography” published in The Hindu on 25th September 2022 What is the News? The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) has conducted an operation code-named “Megh Chakra”. What is Operation Megh-Chakra? Operation Megh Chakra ​​is a pan-India drive against the… Continue reading Operation Megh Chakra: 50 under CBI scanner over child pornography

MoHUA to launch ‘Swachh Toycathon’, a unique competition to make toys from ‘Waste’

Source: The post is based on the article “MoHUA to launch ‘Swachh Toycathon’, a unique competition to make toys from Waste” published in PIB on 25th September 2022. What is the News? Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs(MoHUA) has launched the “Swachh Toycathon” under the Swachh Amrit Mahotsav. What is Swachh Toycathon? Swachh Toycathon is… Continue reading MoHUA to launch ‘Swachh Toycathon’, a unique competition to make toys from ‘Waste’

Cabinet approves modifications in “Programme for Development of Semiconductors and Display Manufacturing Ecosystem in India”

Source: The post is based on the article “Cabinet approves modifications in Programme for Development of Semiconductors and Display Manufacturing Ecosystem in India” published in PIB on 21st September 2022. What is the News? Government of India has approved several changes in an existing scheme named ‘Programme for Development of Semiconductors and Display Manufacturing Ecosystem… Continue reading Cabinet approves modifications in “Programme for Development of Semiconductors and Display Manufacturing Ecosystem in India”