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Action Covid-19 Team launched in India: First of its kind in the world

The Action COVID Team was launched by top fund mangers of private sector and blue-chip venture capital firm. Significance The Team gained its popularity lately as Rs 1 crore was bagged by the Mylab  from the fund set up by the team. Mylab is the first Indian firm to get permission to make and sell ..

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New E-NAM Features launched by the Agricultural Ministry

On April 2, 2020, the Union Ministry of Agriculture launched new features of National Agriculture Market. This aims to strengthen agricultural marketing of farmers. The main objective of the features are to reduce the congestion at mandis that will help fight against COVID-19. Features The Ministry has launched new software modules on the E-NAM platform. ..

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New features to be launched on e-NAM platform

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is to launch several new features on the e-NAM platform to strengthen agriculture marketing in times of the pandemic. e-NAM E-NAM or Electronic National Agriculture Market is a pan India electronic trading platform that was launched on 14th April 2016. It connects more than 580 mandis across the ..

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Arogya Setu: Mulit-Lingual Mobile Application launched by GoI to track COVID-19

On April 2, 2020, National Informatics Center operating under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has developed an application “Arogya Sethu”. The app alerts the person whenever he comes in contact within six feet of COVID-19 infected person. Key Features of the App The application uses Bluetooth and GPS of a smart phone to inform ..

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Punjab Village and Small Towns Act invoked in Panchkula

A British era law was recently invoked in Panchkula to help with enforcing the quarantining and social distancing measures. About the Act The Punjab Village and Small Towns Act was enacted during the British colonial period in India in 1918. It was enacted to make provisions for ‘the performance of nightly patrol duty by the ..

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