UP Defence and Aerospace Unit and Employment Promotion Policy

On August 16, 2022, Uttar Pradesh cabinet gave nod to “Uttar Pradesh Defence and Aerospace Unit and Employment Promotion Policy-2022”. This policy would make the existing policy more flexible and lucrative. It will attract more investments in defence and aerospace ..



Cabinet approves Ken-Betwa River interlinking project

On December 6, 2021, Union Cabinet approved the Ken-Betwa River interlinking project, ahead of elections to major North Indian states. Key Points Ken-Betwa River Interlinking project is worth Rs 44,605-crore project. This project promises to address the issue of water ..


Jal Shakti Ministry & UN tie-up for Jal Jeevan Mission

The Jal Shakti Ministry has signed a pact with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the government of Denmark on March 22, 2021 in order to bring the tap water connections to the 11 water-scarce districts of ..


Ken-Betwa: First River Linking project

The Congress leader, Jairam Ramesh, has expressed his fear regarding the interlinking the Ken-Betwa rivers linking project. The minister said that the interlinking of the rivers will destroy the Panna Tiger Reserve located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Background ..


Orchha site of Madhya Pradesh included in tentative list of UNESCO World heritage sites

The architectural heritage of Orchha town in Madhya Pradesh has been included in UNESCO’s tentative list of world heritage sites following a proposal sent by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to the U.N. body. According to the rules, to ..

2019 World Heritage Day (WHD)

The World Heritage Day (WHD) is celebrated every year on April 18 to promote the cultural heritage across the world. The 2019 theme is ‘Rural Landscapes’. It is also a day of international solidarity in favor of strengthening and safeguarding ..