GS-2 5.NORTH EAST VENTURE FUND The Ministry of Development of North-East Region has recently given an update on the scheme North East Venture Fund. IMPORTANT POINTS: Set up by North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Limited(NEDFi) in association with the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region(M-DoNER), the North East Venture …Read More »
Daily Archives: January 19, 2021
GS-2 4.CROWDFUNDING FOR RARE DISEASES Recently, the Delhi High Courthas ordered the Ministry of Health and Family Welfareto explore Crowdfundingto help two children, who are suffering from a Rare Diseaseknown as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Constitutional Provision Involved: The HC held that ‘Right to Health and Healthcare’is a fundamental rightwhich has …Read More »
GS-3 3.ROOFTOP SOLAR SCHEME Recently, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has released an advisory on the rooftop solar scheme. Objective: To generate solar power by installing solar panelson the roof of the houses, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is implementing Grid-connectedRooftop Solar Scheme (Phase II). …Read More »
Awareness in the Fields of It, Space, Computers, Robotics, Nano-Technology, Biotechnology and Issues Relating to Intellectual Property Rights.
GS-3 2.MEITY QUANTUM COMPUTING APPLICATIONS LAB The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) will establish a Quantum Computing Applications Lab in the country, in collaboration with AWS. Quantum computing is an emerging field that harnesses the laws of quantum mechanics to build powerful tools to process information. It has …Read More »
GS-2 1.EXERCISE DESERT KNIGHT-21 Indian Air Force and French Air and Space Force (Armée de l’Airet de l’Espace) will conduct a bilateral Air exercise, Ex Desert Knight-21 at Air Force Station Jodhpur from 20 to 24 Jan 2021. The exercise is unique as it includes fielding of Rafale aircraft by …Read More »
Context: DST INSPIRE faculty from Chennai working on alternative anti-cancer therapy using transgenic zebrafish Scientists are exploring an alternative anti-cancer therapy that involves targeting tumor generated the formation of new blood vessels which allow the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the body’s tissues, technically called angiogenesis. Angiogenesis is critical …Read More »