United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) designated the two coastal villages Venkatraipur and Noliasahi of Odiaha as “Tsunami Ready” for their overall preparedness to face the tsunami. Odisha became the first state in India to achieve the status of “Tsunami ready”
Satyendra Nath Bose National Centre For Basic Sciences (SNBNCBS), Kolkata developed non-contact and non-invasive spectrometry based technique for measurement of neonatal bilirubin level.
Atal Innovation Mission has launched AIM iCREST with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wadhwani Foundation together. iCREST stands for Incubator Capabilities enhancement program for a Robust Ecosystem, focused on creating high performing Startups. Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) (launched in 2016)is a flagship initiative by NITI Aayog’s to promote a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship … Read more
Haryana has launched ‘Parivar Pehchan Patra’ with 8-digit Unique Identity Card number to the eligible families and announced that welfare schemes of all departments would be linked with the PPP within the next three months.
It is in news with regard to insurgency movement in Mizoram. Mautam is the cyclic ecological phenomenon that occurs every 50 years, in the Northeastern India (Manipur, Mizoram etc) where wild bamboo forests cover a large land area. During this period, Melocanna baccifera, a species of bamboo flower occurs rampantly and is followed by a … Read more
HEFA was launched on 31st May 2017. This is a joint venture of Ministry of HRD and Canara Bank. Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) is registered under the Companies Act 2013 as a Union Govt company and as Non–deposit taking NBFC with RBI. The Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) was launched to enable India’s premier … Read more
Aarhus Convention is in news with regard to EIA notification. It is the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters was adopted on 25th June 1998 in the Aarhus,Denmark.The convention was adopted at the Fourth Ministerial Conference in the … Read more