Page-50 of Current Affairs - March, 2022

Jharokha- Compendium of Indian Handicrafts

Jharokha-Compendium of Indian handicraft/ handloom, art, and culture programme is being organized by the Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Textiles to celebrate the traditional Indian handlooms, handicrafts, and art & culture. Overview: It is a PAN India celebration and will be held in 13 states and UTs at 16 locations. Under this programme, the ..

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BBIN Motor Vehicle Agreement

The Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal (BBIN) Motor Vehicle Agreement (MVA) was signed by all four BBIN countries in 2015 but has not yet been implemented. About BBIN MVA The BBIN Motor Vehicles Agreement (MVA) was signed at the BBIN transport ministers meeting in Thimpu, Bhutan in June 2015. BBIN MVA will allow the four countries ..

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India’s Largest Reclining Statue of Lord Buddha

The largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha in India is being built in Bodh Gaya, Bihar. India’s Buddhist pilgrimage circuit is being proactively revived and Bodh Gaya is an integral part of it. Hence, the site of Gautam Buddha’s enlightenment will soon be home to his largest reclining statue. Overview: This statue is being built ..

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Dalit Bandhu Scheme

Dalit Bandhu is the Telangana government’s flagship programme. It is a welfare scheme for empowering Dalit families of the state and enabling entrepreneurship among them through a Rs 10 lakh direct benefit transfer per family. Overview: The Telangana government in its state budget allocated Rs 17,700 crore for the Dalit Bandhu scheme for the year ..

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What are ‘Karewas’?

Karewas are highly fertile alluvial soil deposits found in the Kashmir valley. About Karewas In the Kashmiri dialect, Karewas means “elevated table-land.” Godwin-Austin (1859) was the first one to use the term karewa to refer to a sequence of an unconsolidated to semi – consolidated sand-clay-conglomerate. Karewa sediments are found above the Paleozoic-Mesozoic sediments of ..

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