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National Highway Authority of India to rank roads in the country

The National Highway Authority of India is to rank roads based on their quality. The ranking is to done to improve quality and also provide higher service to the highway commuters. Highlights The ranking and assessment exercises are to be conducted under the supervision of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. The exercise is to ..

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Indian Railways to become Net Zero Carbon Emission Mass Transportation Network by 2030

Indian Railways is to utilize solar energy and become a complete “Green Mode of Transportation” by 2030. Highlights The present demand of the Indian Railways is to be fulfilled by the solar projects being deployed. In order to achieve this, the Indian Railways have already floated tenders for 2 GW of solar projects on unutilized ..

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Weavers Samman Yojana launched by Karnataka

On July 6, 2020, the state Government of Karnataka launched the “Weavers Samman Yojana”. Under the scheme, 19,744 handloom weavers will be assisted financially. Highlights The State Government under the new scheme will transfer Rs 2,000 to the weavers’ accounts through Direct Benefit Transfer. In order implement the scheme, the state government has allocated Rs ..

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Facts Box: Atma Nirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge

PM Modi recently launched the Atma Nirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. The challenge was launched in partnership with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission. The challenge is an initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. Highlights The challenge was launched to explore vibrant startup and technology ecosystem of India to create world class “Made ..

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FAO issues Locust alert to India

On July 5, 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of United Nations issued locust alert for India. According to the organization, India should remain on “high alert” for the next four weeks. Highlights India is currently under the worst locust attack in 26 years. Rajasthan is the most affected state due to locust attack. ..

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