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Indian Biological Data Center (IBDC)

Union Minister of state for Science and Technology Jitendra Singh recently dedicated Indian Biological Data Center (IBDC) to the nation. What is Indian Biological Data Center? The Indian Biological Data Center is India’s first national repository for life science data. It will store all life science data generated from publicly funded research in the country. ..

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Cauvery South Wildlife Sanctuary

The Cauvery South Wildlife Sanctuary was notified recently by the state government of Tamil Nadu. The state government had earlier notified Kazhuveli Bird Sanctuary, Nanjarayan Bird Sanctuary, Kadavur Slender Loris Sanctuary and Dugong Conservation Reserve. About the Cauvery South Wildlife Sanctuary An area in the reserve forests of Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri have been notified as ..

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Odisha Government’s Jaga Mission

The Odisha Government and TATA Steel Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to implement the Jaga Mission across 5 municipal corporations in the state. What is Jaga Mission? The state government of Odisha launched the Jaga Mission in 2017. Also known as the Odisha Liveable Habitat Mission, it is the world’s largest slum titling ..

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Plan to Promote Millet Exports

The Union Ministry of Commerce, via its apex agricultural export promotion body, Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), has formulated a plan to promote millet export from India from December 2022. What are the key features of the plan? Promotion of participation of exporters, farmers and traders in 16 international trade expos ..

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Guidelines for Uplinking and Downlinking of Television Channels in India, 2022

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Guidelines for Uplinking and Downlinking of Television Channels in India, 2022, which replaces those that have been operational since 2011. The recent changes were taken due to the technological advancements over the years. The guidelines were first introduced by the Indian Government in 2005. What are the key features ..

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Transport 4 All Challenge Stage-2

Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry launched the “Transport 4 All Challenge” Stage-2 recently. What is “Transport 4 All Challenge”? The “Transport 4 All Challenge” is an initiative implemented by the Union Urban Affairs Ministry to ease the mobility experience of Indian citizens. The challenge seeks to promote digital innovation in formal as well as ..

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