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Ministry of Culture to organize first of its kind Global Summit on ‘Reimagining Museums in India’

Newdelhi:8/2/22:Ministry of Culture, Government of India will organize a first of its kind, 2-Day Global Summit on ‘Reimagining Museums in India’, on 15-16 February 2022. The summit is being organized under the aegis of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, the flagship program to mark 75th anniversary of India’s independence and celebrate the glorious history of its people, culture and achievements. The ...

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Scientists develop new technology platform to detect SARS-CoV-2 by fluorescence readout

Newdelhi:8/2/22:A team of scientists has developed a new technology, platform for fluorometric detection of pathogens such as viruses by measurement of fluorescent light emitted. The potential of the new technology has been demonstrated for the detection of SARS-CoV-2. This technology platform can also be used to detect other DNA/RNA pathogens such as HIV, influenza, HCV, Zika, Ebola, bacteria, and other ...

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More than 71 lakh subscribers enrolled under Atal Pension Yojana upto 24.01.2022

Newdelhi:8/2/22:As per information received from Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), 71,06,743 subscribers have been enrolled under Atal Pension Yojana (APY) up to 24.01.2022, during the financial year 2021-22. This was stated by Union Minister of State for Finance Dr. Bhagwat Kisanrao Karad in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha. Giving more details, the Minister stated ...

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NITI Aayog and USAID Collaborate to Accelerate Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship in India

New Delhi:8/2/22: Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a new partnership under the Sustainable Access to Markets and Resources for Innovative Delivery of Healthcare (SAMRIDH) initiative, which will improve access to affordable and quality healthcare for vulnerable populations in tier-2 and tier-3 cities, and rural and tribal regions. In 2020, USAID, ...

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Financial Implication under PMAY-G

Newdelhi:8/2/22:The Union Cabinet in its meeting held on 8th December 2021 had approved the continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana- Gramin (PMAY-G) beyond March 2021 till March 2024 for completion of remaining houses within the cumulative target of 2.95 crore houses under PMAY-G. It is proposed to complete the total target of 2.95 crore houses by March 2024. The total ...

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Ayush Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal launches dedicated storefront for Ayurveda products on Amazon.in

Newdelhi:8/2/22:A dedicated storefront for Ayurveda products on Amazon. in marketplace was launched by  Union Minister for YUSH, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, at a virtual event today. This event was also attended by MoS for Ayush Shri Munjpara Mahendrabhai and other dignitaries. The event started with a short video film on Ayurveda and its advantages. This Ayurveda product storefront will enhance visibility ...

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NCPCR organizes National level meeting on Identification, Rescue and Rehabilitation of Children in Street Situations

New Delhi:8/2/22: National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) organized a National level meeting, here today, on the Identification, Rescue, and Rehabilitation of Children in Street Situations with NGOs/CSOs and UN agencies for seeking assistance from them. The meeting was organized in connection with Hon’ble Supreme Court’s directions on the issue of identification and rehabilitation of Children in Street ...

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Upper House adjourned for one hour as mark of respect to Nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar

Newdelhi:7/2/22:Rajya Sabha has been adjourned for one hour till 11:05 AM as a mark of respect to legendary singer and former member of the House Lata Mangeshkar who passed away yesterday. When the House met this morning, it paid tribute to Lata Mangeshkar by observing silence. Making an obituary reference, Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu said, the nation has lost a ...

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya launches immunisation programme

Newdelhi:7/2/22:Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya today launched the Intensified Mission Indradhanush 4.0 in New Delhi to protect children and pregnant women from severe diseases. It is a special drive to ensure full immunization coverage in the country. Talking to reporters, Dr. Mandaviya said, this Mission will give impetus to the vaccination coverage. He said, as of now the immunization coverage ...

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Power Minister Launches Powerthon-2022 for Enabling Advanced Technology in Power Distribution

Newdelhi:7/2/22:Union Minister for Power and MNRE Shri R K Singh virtually launched today Powerthon-2022, a hackathon competition under RDSS to find technology-driven solutions to solve the complex problems in power distribution and to ensure quality and reliable power supply. In his keynote address, Shri R K Singh said that this program is much needed in the power sector. We will ...

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