GS-3 6. MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS EVALUATION (MEE) Environment Minister releases Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE) of 146 National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries (2018 – 19). MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS EVALUATION (MEE) MEE is the assessment of how well protected areas such as national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, conservation reserves, community reserves and tiger reserves are …Read More »
Daily Archives: January 12, 2021
Indian Culture Will Cover the Salient Aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture From Ancient to Modern Times.
GS-1 5. KHADI PRAKRITIK PAINT Khadi Prakritik Paint has been launched by Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute, Jaipur (a KVIC unit). ABOUT KHADI PRAKRITIK PAINT: It is an eco-friendly, non-toxic paint with anti-fungal, anti-bacterial properties. Based on cow dung as its main ingredient, the paint is cost-effective and odourless, and …Read More »
GS-2 4. NORTH EAST VENTURE FUND (NEVF) IMPORTANT POINTS: It is the first and the only dedicated Venture Fund for the North Eastern Region. The Venture Fund Scheme launched by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) intended to promote growth of business ventures and skill development in …Read More »
Security Challenges and Their Management in Border Areas – Linkages of Organized Crime With Terrorism.
GS-3 SEA VIGIL-21 The second edition of the biennial pan-India coastal defenceexercise ‘Sea Vigil-21’ will be conducted for two days in January 2021. ABOUT EX SEA VIGIL: The exercise is conducted by the Indian Navy and involves maritime stakeholders, including the Coast Guard, Customs, fisheries, fishing and coastal communities in …Read More »
GS-3 2. SINGLE WINDOW CLEARANCE PORTAL OF MINISTRY OF COAL Union Home Minister launches Single Window Clearance Portal of Ministry of Coal. Important points: The newly launched portal is a unified platform that facilitates grant of clearances and approvals required for starting a coal mine in India. Currently, about 19 …Read More »
GS-2 1.PRIME MINISTER’S NATIONAL RELIEF FUND (PMNRF) PM approves an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh each from PMNRF for the next of kin of those who have lost their lives due to hospital fire in Maharashtra. ABOUT PMNRF: PMNRF was established in 1948 by Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. The initial purpose …Read More »
Inspire Faculty Fellow’s Engineering to Produce Heat-Tolerant Wheat Varieties Resulting in Improved Grain Yield
We may soon have a wheat variety that does not lose its productivity under heat stress. Heat stress causes a dramatic reduction in yield and quality loss of wheat, the food crop that nurtures more than one-third of the world population. In order to address this challenge, Department of Science …Read More »