Page-5 of Current Affairs - June, 2022

Performance Grading Index for Districts (PGI-D)

On June 27, 2022, Department of School Education and Literacy (DoSE&L) of Ministry of Education (MoE) released the “Performance Grading Index for Districts (PGI-D)” report for the year 2018-19 and 2019-20. What is PGI-D report? PGI-D assesses the performance of school education system at District level by formulating an index for comprehensive analysis. As per ..

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NITI Aayog Report on Gig and Platform Economy

NITI Aayog recently published its report titled “India’s Booming Gig and Platform Economy”. Key recommendations of the report In its report, NITI Aayog has proposed fiscal incentives for companies, such as tax breaks or start-up grants. It proposed to provide incentives for companies having one-third of their workforce people with disabilities and women. This move was ..

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SBI Ecowrap report on Income Inequality

The State Bank of India published its Ecowrap report on Income Inequality in India. Findings of the report According to Ecowrap report, income inequality in India has been declining since Financial Year 2017. India also did well during covid-19 pandemic, with respect to navigating income shocks across population. There is a progressive growth in output, ..

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IISc: New algorithm to study brain connectivity

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed a new Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) based machine learning algorithm. About the New Algorithm The new Algorithm is called RaAl-LiFE (Regularized, Accelerated, Linear Fascicle Evaluation). It can help scientists in understanding and predicting connectivity between different regions of brain, in a better manner. It can rapidly analyse the ..

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G7: India’s invite to invest in clean energy

On June 27, 2022 Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the G7 Summit in Germany and asked the Group of Seven (G7) countries to consider investing in and promoting the emerging market for clean energy technologies in India. Highlights German Chancellor Olaf Scholz invited PM Modi for attending G7 Summit 2022 as a partner country. Apart ..

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