COVID 19 pandemic Current Affairs, GK & News

COVID 19 pandemic  Current Affairs, GK & News

Digital India Awards, 2020: Bihar wins in Pandemic category

The Chief Minister Secretariat of Bihar, National Informatics Centre and the Disaster Management Department have been jointly chosen as winners in “Pandemic Category” in Digital India Awards, 2020. Earlier the Uttar Pradesh Food and Civil Supplies Department won the Digital India Award, 2020 under the “Excellence in Digital Governance” category. It was selected for its ..

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Global Smart City Index: Indian cities slip; Singapore tops

On September 17, 2020, the Institute for Management Development along with Singapore University released the Smart City index for the year 2020. The report says that the Indian cities declined in their technological updates. Key highlights According to the report Indian cities slipped in their rankings. Hyderabad was at 85th position. The city was at ..

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PMGKP Insurance Scheme Extended for another Six Months

Six months extension have been made to the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme. The Scheme was announced for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19 on 30th March 2020 under the flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016.  Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) Insurance Scheme The scheme provides health insurance to the staff working ..

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IPFT develops new Disinfectant Sprays

Institute of Pesticide Formulation Technology (IPFT) has developed two new technologies namely “Disinfectant spray for surface application” and “Disinfectant spray for Vegetables & fruits” at a time when Covid-19 pandemic has created a lot of damage globally. Disinfectant spray for surface application It contains ‘botanical anti-microbial substance’ which can be an effective formulation to prevent ..

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The Portable Optical Cavity Sterilization Unit

Scientists have developed a portable sterilisation unit using a new technology called the hybrid sterilization system. It can decontaminate personal protective equipment (PPE) necessary for combating COVID 19, easily and rapidly, allowing them to be used multiple times. Key Facts It can be used by health professionals and other COVID warriors for whom PPEs are ..

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