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‘Padhe Bharat’ Campaign

On January 1, 2022, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched a 100-day Reading Campaign called ‘Padhe Bharat’. Key Points Padhe Bharat Campaign was launched to improve learning levels of students. It marks a significant step to improve learning levels because it develops creativity, critical thinking, vocabulary as well as ability to express in writing & verbal ..

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19th Tranche of Electoral Bonds Approved

Central government approved the issuance of 19th tranche of electoral bonds on December 31, 2021, ahead of assembly elections in five states. Highlights Sale of electoral bonds will be open from January 1 to 10, 2022. State Bank of India (SBI) has been authorised to issue and encash the bonds through its 29 Authorized Branches. ..

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India Semiconductor Mission – Key Facts

Information Technology Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw, launched India Semiconductor Mission on December 29, 2021. Highlights Under the scheme, interested companies which seeks to tap the Rs 76,000-crore incentives earmarked by Central government for developing semiconductors and displaying manufacturing ecosystem in India will be able to start applying for it from January 1, 2022. A portal for ..

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Tamil Nadu State New Policy for Women 2021

State of Tamil Nadu has released its “New Policy for Women 2021” on December 29, 2021. This policy will be implemented for more than five years. Key Provisions of the new policy New policy provides for martial arts training for school and college girls. It talks about 50 more person-days for all single-headed household and ..

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Recent Milestone in Gram Ujala programme

Under the Flagship Gram Ujala Programme, the state-owned CESL has achieved a milestone to distribute 50 lakh LED bulb. This milestone was achieved under the Project Crore of the Gram Ujala Programme. Highlights CESL started this programme under the leadership of Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy R K Singh, in March ..

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What are reasons for Unnatural Death of Elephants in India?

According to data given by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, 600 elephants have died due to electrocution across India, in between 2009 and 2019. Key Points Out of total deaths, 116 took place in Karnataka, 117 in Odisha while 105 in Assam. Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Maharashtra are the only states ..

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