Category PIB

Population versus Planet Conference

• Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare participated in WION and Zee Media’s ‘Population versus Planet’ Conference which is a part of its year-long campaign called ‘Mission Sustainability: Population Vs Planet’. Key highlights: • World population has witnessed an…

Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship

• The Union Minister of Skill Development rolled out the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship (MGNF). About: • The fellows under MGNF will acquire academic expertise and technical competency in understanding the overall skill ecosystem along with being attached to District…

National Monsoon Mission

• National Monsoon Mission (NMM) under the Ministry of Earth Science was launched in 2012 to develop a state-of-the-art dynamical prediction system for monsoon rainfall. • Prediction models include models for short to medium range (1-10 days), extended-range (10 days…

Mission Innovation

• The Union Minister of Science and Technology addressed the beginning of Mission Innovation 2.0. • The objective is to reflect on progress, set the scene for the discussions towards an ambitious next phase of Mission Innovation. About: • The…

Lithium Reserves in Karnataka

• Atomic Minerals Directorate issues a clarification on media reports about Lithium Reserves in Karnataka. About: • Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy and Geological Survey of India are two…

Lithium Reserves in Karnataka

• Atomic Minerals Directorate issues a clarification on media reports about Lithium Reserves in Karnataka. About: • Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy and Geological Survey of India are two…

National Monsoon Mission

• Minister of Earth Science informed Rajya Sabha about National Monsoon Mission. About: • Under the Monsoon Mission, Ministry has developed the state-of-the-art weather and climate prediction models, which are now in operational use. • These models include models for…

Pre and Post Matric Scholarship Schemes

• Department of Social Justice and Empowerment informed Lok Sabha about the Modifications in Pre and Post Matric Scholarship Schemes. The scheme wise important changes introduced are as follows: • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC students: The funding pattern under the…