Day July 14, 2021

Awas Par Samvaad

• Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U) has launched Awas Par Samvaad – series of 75 seminars and workshops to take ahead the Prime Minister’s vision of ‘Housing for All’. About: • Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA)…

Right to repair movement

• In recent years, countries around the world have been attempting to pass effective ‘right to repair’ laws. About: • US President Joe Biden signed an executive order calling on the Federal Trade Commission to curb restrictions imposed by manufacturers…

Lightning deaths

• At least 30 people were killed in separate incidents of lightning in various parts of the country in the past 24 hours. How common are deaths by lightning? • As a whole, India sees 2,000-2,500 lightning deaths every year…