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“Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge”

On 18th August 2020, Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, launched “Swadeshi Microprocessor Challenge- Innovate Solutionsfor #Aatmanirbhar Bharat” to provide ...

Journey Of India’s Independence Struggle Through The Galleries And Cells Of Cellular Jail

As India gears up to celebrate its 74thIndependence Day celebrations , the Ministry of Tourism’s DekhoApnaDesh Webinar Series presented the webinar titled “Cellular Jail : Letters , Memoirs & Memories ...

Himalayan Geothermal Springs Release Huge Amount Of Carbon Dioxide In The Atmosphere

The Himalayan geothermal springs which cover about 10,000 square km in the Garhwal region of Himalaya, show a significant discharge of Carbon dioxide (CO2) rich water. This was found by Wadia ...

MoD's Big Push To Atmanirbhar Bharat Initiative

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in his address to the Nation on May 12, 2020 had given a clarion call for a self-reliant India based on the five pillars, i.e., Economy, Infrastructure, ...

Developmental And Regulatory Policy Measures By RBI

On 6th August 2020, the Reserve Bank of India has announced a set of additional developmental and regulatory policy measures to improve flow of money and provide further support to ...

Localized Strain And Partial Melts In Shear Zones May Control Seismicity In Kumaun Himalaya

o        Most research on seismic and landslide hazards in the Himalaya focus on geophysical and geomorphological characteristics. However, in many instances, the inherent cause of these natural disasters may lie ...

NashaMukt Bharat: Annual Action Plan (2020-21)

NashaMukt Bharat: Annual Action Plan (2020-21) for 272 ‘Most Affected Districts’ was e-launched by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment on the occasion of “International Day Against Drug ...

Niti Aayog Panel To Develop Job Platform For Migrant Labours

Government think tank Niti Aayog, under the leadership of its CEO, Amitabh Kant has formed a panel including top officials of tech companies to develop a job platform for migrant ...

Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched its flagship “KumharSashaktikaran Yojana” in Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan. The KVIC distributed 80 electric potter wheels to 80 potter families ...

SWADES Scheme

The government has launched a new initiative SWADES (Skilled Workers Arrival Database for Employment Support) to conduct a skill mapping exercise and provide employment opportunities to the returning citizens under ...

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