National Health Policy, 2017 (NHP) – Important Features, Points & Highlights

National Health Policy, 2017 (NHP) - Important Features, Points & Highlights

National Health Policy, 2017 (NHP) – Salient Features, Important Points and Major Highlights The Union Cabinet of India has approved the National Health Policy, 2017 on 15th March, 2017. Government of India formulated the Draft National Health Policy and placed it in public domain on 30th December, 2014. Thereafter Read More …

National Steel Policy, 2017 (NSP) to Enhance Domestic Consumption & Production

National Steel Policy, 2017 (NSP) to Enhance Domestic Consumption and Production

National Steel Policy, 2017 (NSP) to Enhance Domestic Steel Consumption & Production The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for National Steel Policy(NSP) 2017 on 3rd May, 2017. Background of the New National Steel Policy, 2017: Steel is one of the Read More …

Key Initiatives & Programs of NITI Aayog – Highlights and Important Points

Key Initiatives and Important Programs of NITI Aayog - Highlights and Important Points

Key Initiatives and Important Programs of NITI Aayog – Highlights and Important Points NITI Ayog, The National Institution for Transforming India, was formed via a resolution of the Union Cabinet on January 1, 2015. NITI Ayog has emerged as the premier policy ‘Think Tank’ of the Read More …

SATH – Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital – by NITI Aayog

SATH - Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital - Program by NITI Aayog

SATH – Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital Programme – Launched by NITI Aayog Furthering the agenda for cooperative federalism, NITI Aayog has launched SATH, a program providing ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ with the State Governments. The vision of the program is to Read More …

Beijing Declaration on Education, 2017 Adopted by BRICS Nations

Beijing Declaration on Education by BRICS Nations

Beijing Declaration on Education, 2017 – BRICS Nations Commitment to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education BEIJING DECLARATION ON EDUCATION was adopted in the 5th Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Education in Beijing, China, on July 5th, 2017. Following is the text of Beijing Declaration on Education: “We, Read More …

Preference to ‘Make in India’ in Government procurements – Current Affairs

Preference to Make in India in Government procurements - Current Affairs Local Content

Preference to ‘Make in India’ in Government procurements – Current Affairs and Government Policies The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved a policy for providing preference to ‘Make in India’ in government procurements on 24th May, 2017. The new Read More …

‘Darwaza Bandh’ Campaign of Swachh Bharat Mission – Current Affairs

Darwaza Bandh Toilet Usage Campaign Swachh Bharat Mission

‘Darwaza Bandh’ Toilet Usage Campaign of Swachh Bharat Mission – Current Affairs and Government Programmes For promotion of toilet usage across the country’s villages, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has come out with an aggressive new campaign called Darwaza Bandh starting from May 30th, Read More …

Mango Showers or Blossom Showers or Kalbaisakhi – Pre-Monsoon Rains in India

Mango Showres Blossom Showres Kalbaisakhi Pre-monsoon Rainfall India April Rains

Mango Showers or Blossom Showers or Kalbaisakhi – Pre-Monsoon Rains – Indian Geography and Climate Mango showers, or Mango Rains or Blossom Showers, is a colloquial term to describe the occurrence of pre-monsoon rainfall. They occur mainly during the March- May months, i.e., before the Read More …

Implementation of Bharat Stage -6 (BS-VI) Emission Standards in India

Bharat Stage Emission Standards -6 BS -IV Implementation and Schedule

Implementation of Bharat Stage -6 (BS-VI) Emission Standards in India and Its Schedule In a bid to curb vehicular pollution, the government decided to implement stricter emission norms of Bharat Stage -6 (BS -VI) from April 1, 2020 by skipping Bharat Stage -V norms altogether. Read More …