Category PIB

Mausam Mobile App

• Union Minister for Earth sciences launched MoES-Knowledge Resource Centre Network (KRCNet) and mobile App “Mausam” for India Meteorological Department (IMD). ‘Mausam’ Mobile App: • This ‘Mausam’ Mobile App for India Meteorological Department (IMD) is designed to communicate the weather…

Tuting-Tidding Suture Zone (TTSZ)

• A study in the Tuting-Tidding Suture Zone (TTSZ) in the Eastern Himalayas, Arunachal Pradesh, has revealed that the area is generating moderate earthquakes at two different depths. About: • The study is led by the Wadia Institute of Himalayan…

Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana

• The Union Home Minister distributed to under the 100 electric potter wheels 100 trained artisans Kumhar Sashaktikaran Yojana. About: • It is an initiative of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC). • Its targeted beneficiaries are potters from several…

Vriksharopan Abhiyan

• Union Home Minister launched the Tree Plantation Campaign “Vriksharopan Abhiyan” of the Ministry of Coal in the presence of Union Minister of Coal in Delhi. About: • Vriksharopan Abhiyan is being organized by the Ministry of Coal involving all…

India ideas summit 2020

• PM to deliver keynote address at India Ideas Summit on 22 July. • The Summit is being hosted by the US-India Business Council. Key highlights: • The Summit will witness discussions on areas including India-US cooperation and future of…

Zoram Mega Food Park

• A mega food fark set up at the cost of Rs 75 crore in Mizoram will create 5,000 and will benefit 25,000 farmers. About: • The Zoram Mega Food Park (MFP) in Mizoram will provide direct and indirect employment…