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The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Council (NEC) will set up new Bamboo Technology parks in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh Union Territories. The nodal agency CBTC (Cane and Bamboo Technology Centre) under the Ministry of NEC will implement the project. Highlights The model of bamboo cultivation, harvesting and utilization that is existing in ..
The World Teachers Day is commemorated by UNESCO since 1994. It is on this day the Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers was adopted in 1966. In 1997, Status of Higher – Education Teaching Personnel was adopted. SDG 4 adopted on Education recognizes teachers as a key to the achievement of Education 2030 agenda. Since ..
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The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released the 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index. The report states that of the 101 countries assessed across 31 low income, 68 middle income and 2 high income, about 1.3 billion people are “multi-dimensionally poor. Where does India Stand? With the incidence of multidimensional poverty at 27.5%, multidimensional poverty has almost ..
Topics: Jharkhand • Kerala • Madhya Pradesh • multidimensional poverty • Multidimensional Poverty Report • Multidimensional Poverty Report 2019 • Muslims • Nagaland • Poverty • Scheduled Tribes • Standard of living • UN Development Programme • UNDP • Uttar Pradesh
The Women Sangams (groups) of Deccan Development Society (DDS) were honoured with Equator Prize 2019 by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for their contribution to ecology and innovations in rainfed millet cultivation. Key Highlights The Equator Prize 2019 was awarded to six women farmer belonging to Deccan Development Society (DDS) sanghams. They became only Indian ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Climate change • DDS Sangams • Equator Initiative • Equator Prize • Equator Prize 2019 • NGO • Non-governmental Organisation • Sangareddy district • Telangana • UNDP • United Nations • United Nations Development Programme • Women Sangams of Deccan Development Society
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has come out with a Fiscal Performance Index to assess the quality of budgets presented by the Centre and state governments. Fiscal Performance Index Fiscal Performance Index (FPI) is an innovative tool which uses multiple indicators to examine the quality of Budgets at the Central and State levels. It ..
Topics: Budget • Capital Expenditure • CII • Confederation of Indian Industry • fiscal deficit • Fiscal Performance Index • fiscal prudence • FPI • FRBM Act • GDP • Human Development Index • interest payments • Pensions • revenue deficit • revenue expenditure • Subsidies • UNDP