Day September 13, 2021

Oriental White- backed Vultures

• In October 2020, eight critically endangered Oriental white-backed vultures were released into the wild for the first time in India from the Jatayu Conservation and Breeding Centre (JCBC) situated at the Bir Shikargah Wildlife Sanctuary in Shivalik ranges of…

Eklavya Model Residential Schools

• The Centre has decided to set up 7 new Ekalavya Vidyalayas in Assam. About EMRS: • The scheme of Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) was introduced in the year 1997-98 with an objective to provide quality middle and high-level…

National Meet on SVAMITVA Scheme

• Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Shri Giriraj Singh inaugurated the National Meet on SVAMITVA Scheme. About the scheme: • SVAMITVA (Survey of villages and mapping with improvised technology in village areas) scheme is a collaborative effort…