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Daily KAS Reading Material – NATIONAL BIOPHARMA MISSION

NATIONAL BIOPHARMA MISSION Why in News? The Union Government has entered into agreement with World Bank for flexible financing arrangement to accelerate research towards early development for biopharmaceuticals under National Biopharma Mission. About National Biopharma Mission (NBM) The National Biopharma Mission (NBM) is an industry-academia...

Daily KAS Reading Material – NATIONAL BIOPHARMA MISSION

NATIONAL BIOPHARMA MISSION Why in News? The Union Government has entered into agreement with World Bank for flexible financing arrangement to accelerate research towards early development for biopharmaceuticals under National Biopharma Mission. About National Biopharma Mission (NBM) The National Biopharma Mission (NBM) is an industry-academia...

Daily KAS Reading Material – GOKADDAL

GOKADDAL Why in news? World’s first Digital Solutions Exchange cloud launched in India The cloud-based platform is created to help the customers realize their digital transformation vision by bringing them the right solutions with the right tools and right providers. About GOKADDAL GOKADDAL is...

Daily KAS Reading Material – GOKADDAL

GOKADDAL Why in news? World’s first Digital Solutions Exchange cloud launched in India The cloud-based platform is created to help the customers realize their digital transformation vision by bringing them the right solutions with the right tools and right providers. About GOKADDAL GOKADDAL is...

Daily KAS Reading Material – VIGYAN JYOTI

VIGYAN JYOTI Why in news? On March 8, 2020, TIFAC operating under Ministry of Science and Technology launched Vigyan Jyoti. The scheme was announced to celebrate International Women’s Day. About Vigyan Jyoti The Vigyan Jyoti was launched by the Central Government to promote STEM...

Daily KAS Reading Material – VIGYAN JYOTI

VIGYAN JYOTI Why in news? On March 8, 2020, TIFAC operating under Ministry of Science and Technology launched Vigyan Jyoti. The scheme was announced to celebrate International Women’s Day. About Vigyan Jyoti The Vigyan Jyoti was launched by the Central Government to promote STEM...

Daily KAS Reading Material – NATIONAL TECHNICAL TEXTILE MISSION

NATIONAL TECHNICAL TEXTILE MISSION Why in news? The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the setting up of a National Technical Textiles Mission. It will be chaired by the Prime Minister. Technical Textiles Technical textiles are functional fabrics that have applications across...

Daily KAS Reading Material – NATIONAL TECHNICAL TEXTILE MISSION

NATIONAL TECHNICAL TEXTILE MISSION Why in news? The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the setting up of a National Technical Textiles Mission. It will be chaired by the Prime Minister. Technical Textiles Technical textiles are functional fabrics that have applications across...

Daily KAS Reading Material – POSHAN ABHIYAAN

POSHAN ABHIYAAN Why in news? The second anniversary of the Central Scheme Poshan Abhiyaan was celebrated on 8 March 2020. About the Scheme POSHAN Abhiyaan: Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition (POSHAN) Abhiyaan It was earlier known as National Nutrition Mission. It was...

Daily KAS Reading Material – POSHAN ABHIYAAN

POSHAN ABHIYAAN Why in news? The second anniversary of the Central Scheme Poshan Abhiyaan was celebrated on 8 March 2020. About the Scheme POSHAN Abhiyaan: Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition (POSHAN) Abhiyaan It was earlier known as National Nutrition Mission. It was...

Daily KAS Reading Material – JEEVAN KAUSHAL SCHEME

JEEVAN KAUSHAL SCHEME Why in news? The University Grants Commission (UGC) has developed Jeevan Kaushal (life skills) curriculum for undergraduate students at Universities and Colleges. About the Scheme It is aimed to enhance an individual’s ability to be fully self-aware by helping oneself to...

Daily KAS Reading Material – JEEVAN KAUSHAL SCHEME

JEEVAN KAUSHAL SCHEME Why in news? The University Grants Commission (UGC) has developed Jeevan Kaushal (life skills) curriculum for undergraduate students at Universities and Colleges. About the Scheme It is aimed to enhance an individual’s ability to be fully self-aware by helping oneself to...

JAN AUSHADHI DIWAS CONTEXT: In a press release from Prime Minister’s Office it has stated that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi shall participate in Jan Aushadi Diwas celebrations on 7th March 2020 through Video Conference from New Delhi. The Prime Minister will interact with...

Daily KAS Reading Material – JAN AUSHADHI DIWAS

JAN AUSHADHI DIWAS CONTEXT: In a press release from Prime Minister’s Office it has stated that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi shall participate in Jan Aushadi Diwas celebrations on 7th March 2020 through Video Conference from New Delhi. The Prime Minister will interact with...

Daily Blog – 5th March 2020 Genome India Project Why in news? The Department of Biotechnology operating under Ministry of Science and Technology has cleared Genome India Project. What is Genome? Genome is the sequence of DNA. It contains all the hereditary information of...

Daily KAS Reading Material – Genome India Project

Daily Blog – 5th March 2020 Genome India Project Why in news? The Department of Biotechnology operating under Ministry of Science and Technology has cleared Genome India Project. What is Genome? Genome is the sequence of DNA. It contains all the hereditary information of...

National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA) Recently, the Central Government has decided to constitute the National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA) to implement projects for linking rivers. What is National River Linking Project? The ILR Programme seeks to transfer water from surplus areas to...

Daily KAS Reading Material – National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA)

National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA) Recently, the Central Government has decided to constitute the National Interlinking of Rivers Authority (NIRA) to implement projects for linking rivers. What is National River Linking Project? The ILR Programme seeks to transfer water from surplus areas to...

CLIMATE REFUGEES (Environmental Migrants) Why in News? From the statistics on environmental migrants from the World Migration Report, 2020, the climate crisis is creating more refugees. Major Issues The irreversible damage we are causing our environment, and there is a rise in climate refugees....

Daily KAS Reading Material – CLIMATE REFUGEES (Environmental Migrants)

CLIMATE REFUGEES (Environmental Migrants) Why in News? From the statistics on environmental migrants from the World Migration Report, 2020, the climate crisis is creating more refugees. Major Issues The irreversible damage we are causing our environment, and there is a rise in climate refugees....