Daily Prelims Bits

PRELIMINARY WORLD BANK TO SUPPORT GANGA REJUVENATION World Bank will provide 400 million dollars to enhance support for rejuvenating the Ganga. The World Bank and the Government signed a loan agreement in this regard.  The Second National Ganga River Basin Project will help stem...

Daily Prelims Facts – 8th July 2020

PRELIMINARY WORLD BANK TO SUPPORT GANGA REJUVENATION World Bank will provide 400 million dollars to enhance support for rejuvenating the Ganga. The World Bank and the Government signed a loan agreement in this regard.  The Second National Ganga River Basin Project will help stem...

Daily Prelims Facts – 7th July 2020

PRELIMINARY EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAMME FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES The World Bank and the Government of India signed the $750 million agreement for the MSME Emergency Response Programme to support increased flow of finance into the hands of micro, small, and medium enterprises...

Daily Prelims Facts – 7th July 2020

PRELIMINARY EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROGRAMME FOR MICRO, SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES The World Bank and the Government of India signed the $750 million agreement for the MSME Emergency Response Programme to support increased flow of finance into the hands of micro, small, and medium enterprises...

PRELIMINARY   ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT APP INNOVATION CHALLENGE   Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has urged the tech community to participate in the Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation challenge which will run in two tracks: promotion of existing apps and development of new...

Daily Prelims Facts – 6th July 2020

PRELIMINARY   ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT APP INNOVATION CHALLENGE   Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has urged the tech community to participate in the Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. Aatmanirbhar Bharat App Innovation challenge which will run in two tracks: promotion of existing apps and development of new...

Daily Prelims Facts – 4th July 2020

PRELIMINARY ARCHIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA The Archaeological Survey of India is an Indian government agency attached to the Ministry of Culture that is responsible for Archeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in the country.  It was founded in 1861 by Alexander Cunningham who also became its first Director-General. The...

Daily Prelims Facts – 4th July 2020

PRELIMINARY ARCHIOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA The Archaeological Survey of India is an Indian government agency attached to the Ministry of Culture that is responsible for Archeological research and the conservation and preservation of cultural monuments in the country.  It was founded in 1861 by Alexander Cunningham who also became its first Director-General. The...

Daily Prelims Facts – 3rd July 2020

PRELIMINARY DHAMMA CHAKRA DAY The International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) in partnership with Ministry of Culture, Government of India, is now celebrating the upcoming Asadha Poornima on July 4, 2020 as Dharma Chakra Day. It will be the annual flagship event of IBC. In keeping with...

Daily Prelims Facts – 3rd July 2020

PRELIMINARY DHAMMA CHAKRA DAY The International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) in partnership with Ministry of Culture, Government of India, is now celebrating the upcoming Asadha Poornima on July 4, 2020 as Dharma Chakra Day. It will be the annual flagship event of IBC. In keeping with...

PRELIMINARY   ACCELERATE VIGYAN   To provide a single platform for research internships, capacity building programs, and workshops across the country, the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has launched a new scheme called ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ (AV).  AV has already called for applications under...

Daily Prelims Facts – 2nd July 2020

PRELIMINARY   ACCELERATE VIGYAN   To provide a single platform for research internships, capacity building programs, and workshops across the country, the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) has launched a new scheme called ‘Accelerate Vigyan’ (AV).  AV has already called for applications under...

PRELIMINARY PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN ANNA YOJANA Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the nation and announced the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till the end of November. Prime Minister observed that the enormity of the decision to provide free...

Daily Prelims Facts – 1st July 2020

PRELIMINARY PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN ANNA YOJANA Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the nation and announced the extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till the end of November. Prime Minister observed that the enormity of the decision to provide free...

PRELIMINARY MOBILE SOIL TESTING LAB   To give further boost to the Soil Testing facility in the country for promoting appropriate use of fertilizers, NFL has launched five Mobile Soil Testing Labs for testing the soil samples at the doorstep of farmers free of...

Daily Prelims Facts – 30th June 2020

PRELIMINARY MOBILE SOIL TESTING LAB   To give further boost to the Soil Testing facility in the country for promoting appropriate use of fertilizers, NFL has launched five Mobile Soil Testing Labs for testing the soil samples at the doorstep of farmers free of...

Daily Prelims Facts – 29th June 2020

PRELIMINARY MALANKARA MAR THOMA SYRIAN CHURCH      Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, addressed  the 90th birth anniversary of Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan. The Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church, also known as the Mar Thoma Church, is one of the ancient, indigenous...

Daily Prelims Facts – 29th June 2020

PRELIMINARY MALANKARA MAR THOMA SYRIAN CHURCH      Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, addressed  the 90th birth anniversary of Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thoma Metropolitan. The Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church, also known as the Mar Thoma Church, is one of the ancient, indigenous...

PRELIMINARY MAAREECH Anti – Submarine Warfare capability of the Indian Navy has received a major boost with the conclusion of a contract for Advanced Torpedo Decoy System Maareech capable of being fired from all frontline warships.  Design & Development of this anti-torpedo decoy system has...

Daily Prelims Facts – 27th June 2020

PRELIMINARY MAAREECH Anti – Submarine Warfare capability of the Indian Navy has received a major boost with the conclusion of a contract for Advanced Torpedo Decoy System Maareech capable of being fired from all frontline warships.  Design & Development of this anti-torpedo decoy system has...