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National Conference On Criminal Activities And Radicalization In Jails

  • The Bureau of Police Research and Development(BPR&D) is organizing a two-day National Conference on ‘Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails: Vulnerability of Inmates and Jail Staff and their Protection’ on 12th and 13th September.

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana

Recently, the Prime Minister launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana (PM-KMDY) at Ranchi, Jharkhand.


Second Multi-Modal Terminal Dedicated To Nation

  • On 12th September, 2019, Prime Minister launched and dedicated to nation the second riverine multi-modal terminal (MMT) built at Sahibganj, Jharkhand on National Waterway-1(NH-1).

Augmenting Nature By Green Affordable New-habitat (ANGAN)

On 9th September, 2019, a three day international conference on Augmenting Nature by Green Affordable New-habitat (ANGAN) focused on Energy Efficiency in Building Sector commenced in New Delhi.


First Mega Food Park In Telangana Inaugurated

  • Recently, the first Mega Food Park (MFP) in Telangana located in the village Lakkampally, Nandipet Mandal of Nizamabad district was inaugurated making it the 17thoperational food Park in the country.

Eastern Economic Forum

  • Recently, the Indian Prime Minister attended the 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) held between 4 -6 September in Vladivostok, Russia.

India Identifies 130 Wetlands For Priority Restoration

On 7th September, 2019, theGovernment identified 130 wetlands for priority restoration in the next five years.


Reducing Food Loss And Waste

  • On 3rd September, 2019, the World Resources Institute (WRI) with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation published a report - Reducing Food Loss and Waste: Setting a Global Action Agenda, highlighting the current scenario of food loss and waste across the globe.

SC Issues Notice For Establishing Community Kitchens

  • Recently, the Supreme Court (SC) agreed to examine a plea that starvation deaths continue to eat into the right to life and dignity of social fabric and a “radical” new measure like community kitchens need to be set up across the country to feed the poor and the hungry.

UN Conference On Desertification

  • On 2nd September, 2019, the 14th Conference of Parties (COP-14) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) started in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh with the theme ‘Restore Land to Sustain life’.

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