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Maharashtra govt. clears action plan to protect heritage trees

Maharashtra govt. clears action plan to protect heritage trees The State will also bring about amendments in the Maharashtra (Urban Area) Protection and Preservation of Trees Act. It passed an action plan to protect and preserve trees older than 50 years in urban areas by terming them heritage trees. The plan includes the Concept of heritage tree and plan of action for conservation; Method to define age of the tree; Compensatory plantation; Rules to be followed

11 June, 2021 State related legislation

UNDP urges to replicate Aspirational Districts programme of India

UNDP urges to replicate Aspirational Districts programme of India Aspirational Districts are those districts in India, that are affected by poor socio-economic indicators. It has a vision of Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas. It was launched in 2018. The 117 districts were identified from 28 states, at least one from each state. At the Government of India level, the programme is anchored by NITI Aayog. In addition, individual Ministries have assumed responsibility to drive the progress of distr

11 June, 2021 Government Schemes & Programmes

FCRA amendments- Foreign contribution and COVID-19

FCRA amendments- Foreign contribution and COVID-19 Details of the amendments The amendments to the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) enacted last year that among others made it compulsory for NGOs to open a bank account in Delhi has crippled the work of many organisations who are unable to receive foreign funds. Registered NGOs can receive foreign contribution for five purposes — social, educational, religious, economic and cultural. An F

10 May, 2021 Government policies and interventions

Right to Freedom of Movement- FASTag

Right to Freedom of Movement- FASTag GS-Paper-2: Governance– UPSC PRELIMS – Mains Application Context: The Union government told the Bombay High Court that making FASTag mandatory for all vehicles plying on the national highways (NHs) doesn’t breach a citizen’s fundamental right to freedom of movement in any way. FASTag ensures seamless traffic movement, cut travel time short, and that all decisions had been taken in accordance with the Central Motor Vehicle

29 April, 2021 Laws

DSIR-PRISM Scheme

DSIR-PRISM Scheme DSIR-PRISM Scheme will be aligned with three National Initiatives like Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA), Smart India Hackathon (SIH) and Rural Technology Action Group (RuTAG), IIT Delhi. Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research - Promoting Innovations in Individuals, Startups and MSMEs (DSIR-PRISM) scheme supports individual innovators enabling inclusive development of India. It aims at transforming an innovator into a technopreneur by promoting and funding implementable

01 April, 2021 Government Schemes & Programmes

AIM-PRIME

AIM-PRIME AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers on Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship) aims to translate science-based deep-tech research to startups & ventures across India. Partners - Atal Innovation Mission has joined hands with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to launch this initiative, which will be implemented by Venture Center, a technology business incubator. Beneficiaries - The program is open to technology developers (early-stage deep t

02 April, 2021 Government Schemes & Programmes

National Policy for Rare Diseases 2021 Released

The Union Health Ministry recently released the policy. Rare Diseases: WHO defines a rare disease as a lifelong disease or disorder that often highly weakens an individual. It has a prevalence of 1 or less per 1000 population. Example: Haemophilia, Thalassemia, Sickle cell anaemia, auto-immune diseases among others. However, every country has its own definition for rare diseases. The US defines rare diseases as a disease or condition that affects fewer than 200,000 patients i

04 April, 2021 Government policies and interventions

Lab on Wheels Programme by Delhi Technological University

Delhi Education Minister inaugurated Delhi Technological University (DTU) Lab on Wheels programme. About Lab on Wheels Programme: The Programme aims to impart education in the fields of Mathematics and Science. Especially to the students from marginalised and poor economic backgrounds. The programme aims to stimulate their interests in these subjects while pursuing higher education. The programme becomes mutually beneficial, if some of these students decide to take admission in

13 April, 2021 Government Schemes & Programmes

PLI scheme: 'National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules'

PLI scheme: 'National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV Modules' The Cabinet has approved the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy's proposal for implementation of the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme 'National Programme on High Efficiency Solar PV (Photo Voltic) Modules' for achieving manufacturing capacity of Giga Watt (GW) scale in high efficiency solar PV modules with an outlay of Rs.4,500 crore. Analysis of PLI Scheme on Solar PV Modules

04 April, 2021 Government Schemes & Programmes

PLI Scheme for White Goods

PLI Scheme for White Goods Taking another important step towards the vision of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for White Goods (Air Conditioners and LED Lights) with a budgetary outlay of Rs. 6,238 crore. The prime objective of the PLI scheme is to make manufacturing in India globally competitive by removing sectoral disabilities, creating economies of scale and ensur

04 April, 2021 Government Schemes & Programmes

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