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Swachhta Saarthi Fellowships

The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India under its “Waste to Wealth” Mission launched the “Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship” to recognize students, community workers/self-help groups, and ...

City Innovation Exchange (CiX) Launched For Fostering Innovation In Urban Ecosystem

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched City Innovation Exchange (CiX) platform.The City Innovation Exchange (CiX) will connect cities to innovators across the national ecosystem to design innovative ...

12 Sites Will Be Developed In Phase-IV Of Swachh Iconic Places

For transforming iconic heritage, spiritual and cultural places in the country as ‘Swachh Tourist Destinations’ under Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) initiative of Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen (SBM-G), the Department of ...

Fishery Sector In Budget 2021-22

Finance Minister has allocated an amount of Rs. 1220.84 crores for the Department of Fisheries, which is the highest ever annual budgetary support for the Department. This marks a 34% ...

Nuclear Energy Production & India

There are presently 22 reactors with a total capacity of 6780 MW in operation and one reactor, KAPP-3 (700 MW) has been connected to the grid on January 10, 2021.In ...

Strategic Crude Oil Reserves Facilities In India

Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve Limited (ISPRL), a Government of India Special Purpose Vehicle, has established Strategic Petroleum Reserves (SPR) facilities with total capacity of 5.33 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) at ...

Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) 2.0

During her Budget speech, the Finance Minister announced that Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) 2.0 will be launched under the “Health and Wellbeing” vertical.In this mission, focus will be on complete ...

National Non-Communicable Disease Monitoring Survey (NNMS)

Union Health Minister released the ‘National Non-communicable Disease Monitoring Survey (NNMS)’, the largest comprehensive national Survey on risk factors and health systems preparedness of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).NNMS was conducted during ...

New Ant Species Discovered From Kerala

Two new species of a rare ant genus have been discovered in India.The species of the ant genus Ooceraea found in Kerala, and Tamil Nadu add to the diversity of ...

51st IFFI: Awards And Accolades

The 51st edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) held its coveted award ceremony on the closing day of the festival in Goa at Shyama Prasad Mookerjee Stadium.While Danish ...

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