COVID 19 pandemic Current Affairs, GK & News

ONORC Scheme Operational in Entire Country

With the adoption of “One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) in Assam, this scheme has become operational in entire India. Key Points Assam became the 36th state to adopt One Nation One Ration Card food security scheme. With the addition of Assam, all the 36 states and union territories have now started issuing ration cards ..

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75th Edition of the World Health Assembly

From 22nd to 28th May 2022, the 75th World Health Assembly is being held in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the first in-person Health Assembly since the COVID-19 pandemic began. What is the theme of this year’s health assembly? “Health for peace, peace for health” is the theme for this year’s assembly. The COVID-19 pandemic along ..

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Global Food Security Call to Action Meeting

Antony Blinken, the United States Secretary of State, has chaired a “Global Food Security Call to Action” meeting of foreign ministers from around 30 countries with the aim of reviewing the urgent development and humanitarian needs and identifying steps to address the challenges of global nutrition, food security, and resilience. This meeting has been held ..

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WTO Projection on Global Trade Growth

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has revised its global trade growth forecast this year from 4.7 percent to 3 percent due to the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war. The WTO has also warned about a potential food crisis that might be caused price surges. Overview: This WTO report has stated that the conflict which is ..

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World Bank on India’s Learning Poverty

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the education sector was one of the many sectors that took a massive hit. India and many other countries had to shut down colleges and schools while encouraging online classes. But, during the pandemic, there were irregularities and its effects were felt by the students especially the ones from the marginalized ..

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