Category PIB

Ecologically Sensitive Area of Western Ghats

• Union Minister of Environment interacted with Chief Ministers & State Government Officers of six states viz, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu to discuss issues relating to notification of Ecologically Sensitive Area (ESA) pertaining to the Western…

Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

• The Union Cabinet has given its approval for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) – a scheme to bring Blue Revolution through sustainable and responsible development of fisheries sector in India. About: • The Scheme will…

Special Liquidity Scheme for NBFCs/HFCs

• The Union Cabinet has approve the proposal of the Ministry of Finance to launch a new Special Liquidity Scheme for Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) and Housing Finance Companies (HFCs) to improve liquidity position of the NBFCs About: • A…

National Test Abhyas

• Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister launched a new mobile app called the ‘National Test Abhyas’. About: • The AI-powered mobile App has been developed by National Testing Agency (NTA) to enable candidates to take mock tests for upcoming…

73rd World Health Assembly

• Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health participated in the 73rd World Health Assembly (WHA) through Video Conference. About: • At the assembly, more than 100 countries including India backed a resolution drafted by the European Union calling for…

Shekatkar Committee recommendations

• Government has accepted and implemented three important recommendations of the Committee of Experts (CoE) under the Chairmanship of Lt General D B Shekatkar (Retd) relating to border Infrastructure. About: • Government has implemented recommendations of CoE to outsource road…

International Museum Day

• International Museum Day 2020 was celebrated on May 18 under the theme of “Museums for Equality: Diversity and Inclusion”. About: • International Museum Day (IMD) is an international day held annually on 18 May to create awareness about the…