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Swachh Survekshan -2021 awards

President Ram Nath Kovind is set to honour around 342 cities that have been conferred star rating for being garbage-free and clean in ‘Swachh Survekshan 2021’. Key Points Union ministry of housing & urban affairs (MOHUA) has been organising “Swachh Amrit Mahotsav” to felicitate the cities. Event will be organised at Vigyan Bhawan in the ..

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Odisha’s School Transformation Programme-Key Facts

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik, inaugurated 130 reconstructed schools as a part of school transformation programme on November 16, 2021. Highlights Schools were inaugurated on the fourth day of ‘school transformation programme’. 7 schools inaugurated in Nuapada, 25 in Sambalpur, 83 in Ganjam, 7 in Rayagada, 8 in Nayagarh and 7 in Rayagada. In all, ..

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Land handed over for first LIGO project in India

Hingoli income division handed around 225 hectares of land right in Maharashtra to the authorities of Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) venture. Key Points The land was handed over in order to organise primary facility within the nation. There are currently few such labs in the United States, at Hanford in Washington and Livingston in Louisiana. ..

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West Bengal launches ‘Duare Ration’ scheme

Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, inaugurated the “Duare Ration Scheme” on November 16, 2021. Highlights The Duare Ration (ration at doorstep) scheme is going to benefit around 10 crore people of the state. Government has also decided to enhance commission for ration dealers from Rs75 to Rs 150 per quintal of food grains. Under the scheme, ..

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CNG, LNG, 98 other advanced techs included under auto PLI scheme

The Union government added more than 100 advanced technologies, including alternate fuel systems like compressed natural gas (CNG) & Liquified natural gas (LNG) under the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme for automobiles. Key Facts Now the scheme will also cover Bharat Stage VI compliant flex fuel engines, advanced driver assist system, e-quadricyle and electronic control units ..

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