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“iGOT”-An Online Training Portal launched on DIKSHA platform of MHRD

The Government of India has launched an online training module called “iGOT” portal. iGOT is Integrated Government Online Training portal. It has been launched on DIKSHA platform of Ministry of Human Resources Development. Highlights The main aim of the portal is to increase the capacity building of the frontline workers. The workers are engaged in ..

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Three types of Health Care Facilities to be set up to manage COVID-19 cases

On April 8, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced that the hospitals and health facilities have been classified to deal with COVID-19 cases in the country. There are three types of COVID-19 health centres to be set up in the country. Highlights According to the ministry, all the centres will have separate, ..

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Smart Cities Mission: Integrated Command and Control Centres to be used for COVID-19

The Municipalities are now using the Integrated Command and Control Centres built under “Smart Cities” mission as war rooms of COVID-19. Highlights The smart cities in India such as Pune, Varanasi, Surat, Bengaluru and other cities have started to use the Integrated Command and Control Centres built under the Smart Cities Mission to fight against ..

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Project Prana: Indigenous ventilators developed by IISc Bengaluru scientists and students

The students and scientists of IISc Bengaluru have developed indigenous ventilators under “Project Prana”. Highlights The ventilator was made using pressure sensor that widely finds its application in automobile industry. Apart from the sensor, the scientists also used Reverse Osmosis Water Filters. The pressure and flow parameters in the ventilator are controlled by using PLC ..

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April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

Every year, the World Autism Awareness Day is observed on April 2 by the members of United Nations. The day is observed to take measures to increase awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder. Highlights In all there are 7 health specific UN days. World Autism Awareness Day is one among the seven. This is being observed ..

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