PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
About PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana
PM KISAN is an initiative by the Government of India to which all farmers will get up to. 6,000 per year as minimum income support.
The Scheme is in effect from 01.12.2018. The scheme was officially launched on 24th February 2019. It was announced in the 2019 Interim Budget.
The scheme has a cost? 75,000 crore per annum. It is a new Central Sector Scheme.
History of PM KISAN Scheme
World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day
Observing the 3rd World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Day on 30th Jan 2022, as a key moment to highlight the global community’s commitment to ending NTDs, India joined close to 40 other nations to illuminate the iconic New Delhi Railway Station in purple and orange hues, which is one of the busiest railway stations in the country in terms of train frequency and passenger movement.
NTDs are caused mostly by a variety of pathogens incl
Ramsar sites and Wetlands in India
Context: A wetland is a place where the land is covered by water. Marshes, ponds, the edge of a lake/ocean, the delta at the mouth of a river, low-lying areas that frequently flood — all of these are wetlands. Wetlands of international importance are also known as Ramsar sites.
Wetlands are areas where water is the primary factor controlling the environment and the associated plant and animal life. They occur where the water table is