- World Bank Signs $500 Million Project to Develop Green, Resilient and Safe Highways in India
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News: The Government of India and the World Bank has signed a $500 million Green National Highways Corridors Project.
Objective: To demonstrate safe and green National Highway corridors in selected States and enhance the institutional capacity of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in mainstreaming ...
- Women in science
Context: The new Science, Technology and Innovation Policy is currently being drafted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST)
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Its aim will be to increase the participation of women in science.
The DST will incorporate a system of grading institutes depending on the enrolment of women and the advancement of the careers ...
- Women workforce
Context – Declining female labour force participation.
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Year 2020 marked as-
The nearly fifty years since the Committee on the Status of Women in India (CSWI) submitted the report ‘Towards Equality’ to the United Nations (UN).
It focused on women-sensitive policymaking in India, providing a fresh perspective on gender equality.
The 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform ...