Children: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Who are conferred with ‘Pradhan Mantri Bal Shakti Puraskar’ award?

Published: August 28, 2020

Recently, the nominations of the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar for the year 2021 have been invited by the Ministry of Women and Child Development from children, individuals, and institutions. The award The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar is the highest civilian honor which is given for exceptional achievement under the age of 18. It ..

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Operation Muskaan launched

Published: July 14, 2020

On July 14, 2020, Operation Muskaan was launched in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Highlights The operation aims at tracing missing children, prevent child labour and bonded child labour and rescue children engaged as domestic helps. Operation Muskaan The operation is conducted by the police of Andhra Pradesh. Police force was joined by Juvenile Welfare, ..

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‘A Future for the World’s Children’ report released

Published: February 21, 2020

A report titled ‘A Future for the World’s Children’ was recently released by a World Health Organization (WHO) Commission, UNICEF and the Lancet journal. The report included a new ‘Global Flourishing index’, which compares the countries in measures of child survival and well-being. Out of the total of 180 countries assessed, India is placed at ..

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February 10: National Deworming Day

Published: February 10, 2020

Every year National Deworming Day is observed twice on February 10th and August 10th. The event is observed by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The implementing agency under the ministry is National Health Mission. The worms mainly spreads from the faeces of people who defecate in open. Highlights On the Deworming Day, the deworming ..

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Prince Charles launches children’s protection fund for India

Published: February 6, 2020

The Prince of Britain, Charles has recently unveiled a new children’s protection fund for India. This fund is a part of the charity founded by him in 2007, the British Asian Trust. The trust was founded to fight poverty in South Asia. Noted American singer Katy Perry was named as the ambassador of the new ..

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