Page-40 of Current Affairs - March, 2019

Yuvashree Arpan Scheme of West Bengal

The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee has unveiled a new scheme Yuvashree Plan II or Yuvashree Arpan to encourage entrepreneurship among youth. Under the Yuvashree Arpan  Scheme around fifty thousand Youths who have passed out of ITI or other polytechnic institutes will be eligible to get financial support of Rs One Lakh from the state ..

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Ajit Kumar Mohanty Appointed Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

The Ministry of Personnel has notified the appointment of Ajit Kumar Mohanty as Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre for the period of three years. Currently, he is the Director, Physics Group in BARC and Director, Saha Institute Institute of Nuclear Physics. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre The Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is India’s premier nuclear research facility headquartered ..

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PM-STIAC Identifies Nine Missions

The Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Council (PM-STIAC) has identified nine national missions to address major scientific challenges to ensure India’s sustainable development. Through the nine missions, the PM-STIAC aims to facilitate collaboration to solve complex problems. Nine Missions Identified Natural Language Translation Through a combination of machine and human translation, the mission aims to ..

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Japanese architect Arata Isozaki wins Pritzker Prize

Japanese Architect Arata Isozaki has received the Pritzker Prize 2019. He is the 46th laureate and eighth architect from Japan to win the Pritzker Prize. Arata Isozaki will be awarded the prize of $100,000 (£76,000) and a bronze medallion in May at a ceremony at the Château de Versailles in France. Some of his major works include Museum of ..

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Swachh Survekshan Awards 2019

Swachh Survekshan Awards are given by the Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs based on the survey which covered all urban local bodies in the country. The Survey was the largest such cleanliness survey in the world. Swachh Survekshan Awards 2019 Indore was adjudged India’s cleanest city for the third straight year. The second ..

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