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PEDA inks pact with CESL for EV charging stations

Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Convergence Energy Services Limited (CESL) for installing public charging station for electric vehicles in Punjab. Key points CESL is a subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL). MoU was signed by chief executive officer of PEDA, Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa. Significance of ..

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Sero Survey: 90% of people in Mumbai have COVID-19 antibodies

A new sero survey was conducted in between August 12 to September 9, 2021 in the anticipation of a third wave of covid-19 infection. This is the firth sero survey by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Highlights This study was conducted on the 8,674 samples. These samples were collected thorough systematic random sampling from all the ..

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MyGov India launches Planetarium Innovation Challenge

MyGov India has launched the “Planetarium Innovation Challenge” for Indian start-ups and tech entrepreneurs. Highlights This Planetarium challenge was launched with the aim of bringing together the tech firms and Start-ups, that are based out of India, with the potential to build an indigenous planetariums system software. This system software must be built by using ..

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3 NIELIT centres of Northeast State inaugurated

Union minister of state for electronics & information technology, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, inaugurated three National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT) centres of northeast states on September 16, 2021. Highlights One of the NIELIT centres was inaugurated in Churachandpur district of Manipur, physically. While, two other centres were inaugurated in Kokrajhar and Tezpur districts of ..

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Cabinet approves Eklavya Model Residential School

State Cabinet has approved the transfer of 15 acres of government land in favour of the Tribal welfare Department for construction of Eklavya Model Residential School, in Visakhapatnam district. Key points Eklavya Model Residential School will be constructed at the Majjivalasa village of Araku Valley mandal in Visakhapatnam district. Cabinet has also decided to allot ..

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