Summit on Leadership for Industry Transition On the sidelines of COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, India and Sweden hosted the Leadership for Industry Transition (LeadIT) Summit. Following the summit, the LeadIT Summit Statement 2022 was made public in the India Pavilion at COP27. What a
Pathway to "low emissions" in India At the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, India recently announced its long-term strategy to transition to a "low emissions" pathway. More information on LT-LEDs (Long Term-Low Emission Developm
Eat Right Station Certification Bhopal Railway Station was recently awarded a 4-star 'Eat Right Station' certification for providing passengers with high-quality, nutritious food. The 4-star rating indicates that the station is fully compliant in providing safe and sanitary food to p
National Press Day Every year on November 16th, India celebrates National Press Day to commemorate the establishment of the Press Council of India. About India's Press Council It was founded in 1966 under the Indian Press Council Act, 1965, on the recommendations of the first Press C
The Indian Tea Industry A Union Minister recently spoke at the International Small Tea Grower's Convention of the Indian Tea Association (ITA). The ITA is the oldest and most prestigious association of Indian tea growers, having been established in 1881. It has had a multifaceted impact
Assessment of the Dynamic Ground Water Resource, 2022 The Dynamic Ground Water Resource Assessment Report for the entire nation for the year 2022 was just released by the Union Minister of Jal Shakti. What are the Assessment's Findings? The annual groundwater extraction is 239.16 BCM
National Geoscience Awards -2022 The Ministry of Mines is seeking nominations for the National Geoscience Awards (NGA)-2022 for contributions to fundamental/applied geosciences, mining, and related fields. The Earth Sciences are collectively referred to as geoscience. Atmospheric sciences, g
Form Waste-to-Energy The Central Government recently released rules for implementing its waste-to-energy program, opening the door for businesses to produce biogas, bio CNG, and electricity from trash and leftovers from urban, industrial, and agricultural sources. About the Waste-to-Energy
Ganga Utsav 2022 The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Ministry of Jal Shakti recently organised Ganga Utsav—The River Festivals 2022. What is the 2022 Ganga Utsav? To improve the Public - River Connection, the NMCG celebrates the event each year. The Nat
India Chem 2022 India Chem 2022, the 12th Biennial International Exhibition and Conference, was recently opened in New Delhi's Pragati Maidan. "Vision 2030: Chemicals and Petrochemicals Build India" is the topic of India Chem 2022.
Performance Grading Index 2020-21 The Ministry of Education recently released its Performance Grading Index (PGI). About the Index: Previous Editions: The PGI report for 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2019-20 has been released by the department. Objective: PGI's primary goal is
First Floating Financial Literacy Camp in India In order to promote financial literacy "By the women, for the women," India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) recently held India's First Floating Financial Literacy Camp in Srinagar, J&K. What is The Niveshak Didi Initiative?
National Unity Day 2022 The Union Home Minister of India paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on National Unity Day in 2022, the 147th anniversary of his birth, noting that through his foresight, the latter was able to realize the dream of a powerful and united India. Why Do We Ce
Global Tuberculosis Report 2022: WHO Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its 2022 version of the Global TB report. It provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB epidemic, and of progress in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the disease, a
Explained: Self Reliant India The Prime Minister recently emphasised the importance of promoting indigenous products and self-sufficiency. More on the news Self-sufficiency:Promoting indigenous products and self-sufficiency is important for prosperity, and by adopting them, one can k
Kashi-Tamil Sangamam - Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat The Government of India recently launched the 'Kashi-Tamil Sangamam,' a month-long initiative designed to "strengthen" and "rekindle" the cultural and civilizational tie between Tamil Nadu and Varanasi. T
India -Africa Defence Dialogue In conjunction with DefExpo 2022, the second India-Africa Defence Dialogue (IADD) was conducted in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. About The India-Africa Defence Dialogue: Adopting a strategy to enhance and synergize defence and security cooperation is the theme.
Compressed Biogas (CBG) According to the Union Petroleum Minister, Compressed BioGas (CBG) is essential, and the government is taking all appropriate measures to advance the CBG ecosystem. About: In Lehragaga, Sangrur in the province of Punjab, the Union Minister of Petroleum & N
Heli-India Summit 2022 In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the Minister of Civil Aviation recently launched the 4th Heli-India Summit 2022. Theme: Helicopters for Last Mile Connectivity. What are the Summit's Highlights? When announcing the accomplishments in th
Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North East Region (PM-DevINE) A new programme known as the Prime Minister's Development Initiative for the North East Region was recently authorised by the Union Cabinet (PM-DevINE). In the Union Budget 2022–23, PM-DevINE was introd
India: world’s largest producer of sugar now Due to the record production of more than 5000 LMT of sugarcane, India has just become the world's largest producer and consumer of sugar as well as the second-largest exporter. What Factors Affect Sugar Production Well?
Sustainable Finance for the Future A Committee on Sustainable Finance, appointed by the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), has submitted its report on Sustainable Finance, which includes recommendations for the development of the carbon market, among other things.
Very Short-Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) Recently, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO )conducted two successful test flight of Very Short Range Air Defence System (VSHORADS) missile from a ground-based portable launcher at the Integrated Test Ran
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