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India Innovation Index - 2019

Recently, the NITI Aayog in collaboration with the Institute for Competitiveness as the knowledge partner released the first ever India Innovation Index (III) 2019.


20th Livestock Census Released

Recently, the Department of Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying released the 20th Livestock Census report.


Global Hunger Index – 2019

On 16th October, 2019, annual Global Hunger Index (GHI), a report jointly published by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German NGO Welthungerhilfe was published.


One Nation One Tag – FASTag Scheme Launched

Recently, ‘One Nation One Tag – FASTag’ was launched by theUnion Ministry of Road Transport and Highways at the Indian Mobile Congress held in New Delhi in order to roll out the process for having a unified electronic system across the country.


Second Phase Of LOTUS-HR Project Launched

On 14th October, 2019, India and Netherlands launched the second phase of the Local Treatment of Urban Sewage streams for Healthy Reuse(LOTUS-HR) plant as a part of joint collaboration in New Delhi.


WHO Launches First World Report On Vision

  • Recently, World Health Organisation (WHO) released its first world report on vision, addressing the increasing eye problems across the globe.

Assam Tea Labour Rights Violation

On 10th October, Oxfam India released a report titled - Addressing the Human Cost of Assam Tea, highlighting the issues of violation of labour rights in the tea estates of Assam.


Country Cooperation Strategy 2019–2023

On 9th October, 2019, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare launched the ‘WHO India Country Cooperation Strategy 2019–2023: A Time of Transition’.


Task Force To Prepare National Action Plan On Human Rights

Recently, the government decided to constitute a task force to prepare a National Action Plan on Human Rights (NAPHR) as mandated under the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) Universal Periodic Review (UPR).


Information Fusion Centre - Indian Ocean Region

The Information Fusion Centre – Indian Ocean Region (IFC-IOR), launched in December, 2018, started working in India linking all the coastal radar chains of the countries bordering the Indian Ocean.


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