The Indian Government launched the National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) in 2010 to prevent and control major non-communicable diseases. It focuses on strengthening infrastructure, human resource development, early diagnosis, health promotion ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
A green signal has been given by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for tendering a Rs 1000 crore project to clean up Pune’s rivers, Mula, Mutha, and Mula-Mutha. Overview: The sewage of the city is thrown into the Mula ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
The Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged a contract worth Rs 1390 crore for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. This project is India’s first such project. L&T has bagged the contract for the project from the National High-Speed Rail Corporation ..
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $200 million financing deal with the Reliance Bangladesh LNG and Power Limited to build and operate a 718-megawatt combined-cycle-gas-fired power plant in Bangladesh. Highlights As per the Asian Development Bank, the project ..
On March 27, 2020, the JICA (Japanese International Cooperation Agency), a funding agency of the Japanese Government signed an agreement with GoI for 3 mega rail infrastructure projects. The project cost has been estimated as Rs 15,295 crores Highlights According ..
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb launched the Sustainable Catchment Forest Management (SCATFORM) project which is undertaken with the assistance of JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency). Sustainable Catchment Forest Management (SCATFORM) project The SCATFORM project aims to address issues such as forest cover loss ..