Daily Prelims Bits

PRELIMINARY INACTIVATED VIRUS VACCINE Researchers from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) have embarked upon developing an inactivated virus vaccine for the dreaded novel coronavirus.  Inactivated vaccines are known for their safety and easy production. Vaccination is thought to be the most...

Daily Prelims Facts – 17th April 2020

PRELIMINARY INACTIVATED VIRUS VACCINE Researchers from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) have embarked upon developing an inactivated virus vaccine for the dreaded novel coronavirus.  Inactivated vaccines are known for their safety and easy production. Vaccination is thought to be the most...

PRELIMINARY INTEGRATED GEOSPATIAL PLATFORM The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, has created an Integrated Geospatial Platform out of available geospatial datasets, standards-based services, and analytic tools to help decision making during the current COVID-19 outbreak and aid devising area-specific strategies to...

Daily Prelims Facts – 16th April 2020

PRELIMINARY INTEGRATED GEOSPATIAL PLATFORM The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, has created an Integrated Geospatial Platform out of available geospatial datasets, standards-based services, and analytic tools to help decision making during the current COVID-19 outbreak and aid devising area-specific strategies to...

PRELIMINARY   DekhoApnaDesh Due to COVID 19, tourism as a sector is naturally hugely impacted with no movement happening either domestically or from across the border. But owing to technology, it is possible to visit places and destinations virtually and plan our travels for...

Daily Prelims Facts – 15th April 2020

PRELIMINARY   DekhoApnaDesh Due to COVID 19, tourism as a sector is naturally hugely impacted with no movement happening either domestically or from across the border. But owing to technology, it is possible to visit places and destinations virtually and plan our travels for...

PRELIMINARY CollabCAD Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog and National Informatics Centre (NIC) today jointly launched CollabCAD, a collaborative network, computer enabled software system, providing a total engineering solution from 2D drafting & detailing to 3D product design. CollabCAD is an indigenous three dimensional...

Daily Prelims Facts – 14th April 2020

PRELIMINARY CollabCAD Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog and National Informatics Centre (NIC) today jointly launched CollabCAD, a collaborative network, computer enabled software system, providing a total engineering solution from 2D drafting & detailing to 3D product design. CollabCAD is an indigenous three dimensional...

PRELIMINARY   YUKTI   Union Minister for HRD has launched a web-portal YUKTI (Young India Combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation).  It’s a unique portal and dashboard  to monitor and record the efforts and initiatives of MHRD. The portal intends to cover the different...

Daily Prelims Facts – 13th April 2020

PRELIMINARY   YUKTI   Union Minister for HRD has launched a web-portal YUKTI (Young India Combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation).  It’s a unique portal and dashboard  to monitor and record the efforts and initiatives of MHRD. The portal intends to cover the different...

PRELIMINARY   BHARAT PADHE ONLINE A week long ‘Bharat Padhe Online’ campaign has been launched for Crowd sourcing of Ideas for Improving Online Education ecosystem of India. This campaign aims to invite all the best brains in India to share suggestions/solutions directly with HRD...

Daily Prelims Facts – 11th April 2020

PRELIMINARY   BHARAT PADHE ONLINE A week long ‘Bharat Padhe Online’ campaign has been launched for Crowd sourcing of Ideas for Improving Online Education ecosystem of India. This campaign aims to invite all the best brains in India to share suggestions/solutions directly with HRD...

PRELIMINARY   WEBINAR FOR TRIBAL GATHERERS TRIFED today launched through a Webinar, Virtual training to its Trainers and Self Help Groups (SHGs) on basic orientation on Covid-19 response and key preventive measures to ensure tribal gatherers carry on their work safely.  It is aimed...

Daily Prelims Facts – 10th April 2020

PRELIMINARY   WEBINAR FOR TRIBAL GATHERERS TRIFED today launched through a Webinar, Virtual training to its Trainers and Self Help Groups (SHGs) on basic orientation on Covid-19 response and key preventive measures to ensure tribal gatherers carry on their work safely.  It is aimed...

PRELIMINARY   MADHUBAN GAJAR Madhuban Gajar, a biofortified carrot variety with high β-carotene and iron content developed by Shri Vallabhhai Vasrambhai Marvaniya, a farmer scientist from Junagadh district, Gujarat.  the average yield of this is 40-50 t/ha, has become the main source of income...

Daily Prelims Facts – 9th April 2020

PRELIMINARY   MADHUBAN GAJAR Madhuban Gajar, a biofortified carrot variety with high β-carotene and iron content developed by Shri Vallabhhai Vasrambhai Marvaniya, a farmer scientist from Junagadh district, Gujarat.  the average yield of this is 40-50 t/ha, has become the main source of income...

PRELIMINARY   WORLD HEALTH DAY   Every year, April 7 is celebrated as World Health Day to spread awareness about maintaining good health and a balanced lifestyle.   From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the...

Daily Prelims Facts – 8th April 2020

PRELIMINARY   WORLD HEALTH DAY   Every year, April 7 is celebrated as World Health Day to spread awareness about maintaining good health and a balanced lifestyle.   From its inception at the First Health Assembly in 1948 and since taking effect in 1950, the...

PRELIMINARY   CENTRAL ZOO AUTHORITY   The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) is the body of the Government of India responsible for oversight of Zoos. It is an affiliate member of the World Associations of Zoos and Aquariums. (WAZA). The CZA was formed to bring Indian zoos up to international standards. Before the CZA was...

Daily Prelims Facts – 7th April 2020

PRELIMINARY   CENTRAL ZOO AUTHORITY   The Central Zoo Authority (CZA) is the body of the Government of India responsible for oversight of Zoos. It is an affiliate member of the World Associations of Zoos and Aquariums. (WAZA). The CZA was formed to bring Indian zoos up to international standards. Before the CZA was...