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Elderly abuse a growing concern in India

• Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) is a national survey of scientific investigation of the health, economic, and social determinants and consequences of population aging in India. Key highlights of report include: • At least 5% India’s elderly population…

Draft of National Strategy on Blockchain

• Document provides an insight on the strategies for metamorphosing Indian Blockchain ecosystem to harness the benefits of Blockchain technology. Strategy suggests: • Creating National Level Blockchain Framework to encourage adoption of blockchain technology across a variety of public use-cases.…

Pulse Polio Programme for 2021

• National Immunization Day (NID) commonly known as Pulse Polio Immunization programme was launched in India in 1995, and is conducted twice in early part of each year. • In these campaigns, children in the age group of 0-5 years…

Global Climate Risk Index 2021

• Index analyses to what extent countries and regions have been affected by impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves, etc.). Key Highlights: • India was the seventh worst-hit country due to extreme weather events in 2019 (Mozambique…