15 Mar, 2021
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|GS-II||Quad Virtual Summit-2021||International Relations|
|Prime Minister Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY)||Government policies and interventions|
|PT Pointer||ISRO-JAXA Virtual Meeting||S&T|
|Lingaraja Temple||Art and Culture|
|Small Finance Banks||Economic Issues|
|Agglomeration Effect||Economic Issues|
|Committee for Studying Saraswati River||Art and Culture|
|Flowering of Bamboos in Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve||Biodiversity & Environment|
|Deep Ocean Mission||Government policies and interventions|
|National Institutes of Food Technology Bill, 2019 Passed by Rajya Sabha||Economic Issues|
Details of the summit
The outcomes include a vaccine initiative and joint working groups to cooperate on critical technology as well as climate change.
China and the Quad nations
In the Budget speech of FY 21-22, ‘Prime Minister AtmanirbharSwasth Bharat Yojana’ (PMASBY) scheme has been announced on 1st February, 2021, with an outlay of about Rs.64,180 Cr over six years (till FY 25-26). This will be in addition to the National Health Mission.
The main interventions under the scheme to be achieved by FY 25-26 are:
ISRO and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) held a virtual meeting.
Key Takeaways :
About LUPEX Mission:
India’s Space Cooperation with other countries:
About Finance Banks:
Scope of activities of SFBs
Criteria for setting up SFBs
What can Small Finance Banks do?
What Small Finance Banks can’t do?
The Central Government reconstituted an advisory committee for studying the mythical Saraswati river for the next 2 years.
Advisory Committee on Saraswati River:
About Saraswati River:
About Archaeological Survey of India:
The gregarious flowering of bamboo inside the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and the nearby Mudumalai Tiger Reserve and Gudalur forest division in Tamil Nadu.
The life cycle of bamboo:
National Bamboo Mission:
NSDA is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship that anchors the National Skill Qualifications Framework and allied quality assurance mechanisms for synergizing skill initiatives in the country.
The major objectives proposed under Deep Ocean Mission are as follows:
Rajya Sabha passed the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2019.
Institutions of National Importance:.
According to Researchers from Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad the Blueberries in India and “Martian Blueberries” share similar characteristics.
What are Martian Blueberries?
Composition of Martian blueberries:
Similar Haematite Concentrations on Earth
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