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Some Important Bills, Passed By Houses Of Parliament In Monsson Session 2020

The Monsoon Session, 2020 of Parliament which commenced on 14th September, 2020 was scheduled to culminate on 1st October, 2020 but due to COVID-19 pandemic risks after transaction of essential ...

Nrityanjali – An Online Film Festival On Indian Classical Dance And Maestros

‘Nrityanjali’, an online film festival on Indian Classical Dance and Maestros is scheduled to be showcased from 23rd to 25th September, 2020. The first part of ‘Nrityanjali’ will showcase 10 films ...

Krishna-Godavari (KG) Basin: An Excellent Source Of Methane Hydrate

The Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin holds a massive reserve of methane hydrate and a rich source of cleaner natural gas, claims a study by the Pune-based Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) of ...

CSCAF 2.0 And ‘Streets For People Challenge’ Launched

CSCAF 2.0The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched the Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework (CSCAF) 2.0, along with the ‘Streets for People Challenge’ under the Smart Cities Mission. ...

India Post Launched ‘Five Star Villages’ Scheme

The Department of Posts has launched a scheme called Five Star Villages, to ensure universal coverage of flagship postal schemes in rural areas of the country. The scheme is being launched ...

Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) In Electricity

On 1st September the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy launched pan-India Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in electricity. It will accelerate renewable penetration pan-India also compliment Government of India’s target ...

One-Step Laser-Based Fabrication To Prevent Rusting

Scientists from International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy & New Materials (ARCI) have brought out a single-step method to develop super-hydrophobic functional surfaces that have ability to repel water. ...

“Hampi- Inspired By The Past; Going Into The Future”

The Ministry of Tourism organised their latest webinar titled ‘Hampi- Inspired by the past; Going into the future’ on 29th August 2020 under Dekho Apna DeshWebinar series. Dekho Apna Desh Webinar ...

Digitally-Enabled Water Supply Infrastructure Under Jal Jeevan Mission

The Ministry of Jal Shakti has decided to create a smart rural water supply eco-system to measure and monitor the service delivery of the water supply in rural areas under ...

“Chunauti”- Next Generation Start-up Challenge Contest

On 28th August 2020, the Ministry of Electronics & IT has launched “Chunauti”- Next Generation Start-up Challenge Contest. Aim The programme aims to identify around 300 startups working in identified areas to ...

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