Category PIB

East Asia Summit

• The fifth East Asia Summit Conference on Maritime Security Cooperation is set to begin in Kolkata. About: • The East Asia Summit (EAS) is a unique Leaders-led forum of 18 countries of the Asia-Pacific region formed to further the…

Central Consumer Protection Authority

• As part of celebrations of 75 years of Independence – ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the Central Consumer Protection Authority has initiated a country-wide campaign to prevent sale of spurious and counterfeit goods that violate Quality Control Orders published by…

Panchayats Extension to Scheduled Areas Act

• The Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda and the Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh jointly inaugurated the one-day National Conference on provisions of the Panchayats Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) Act 1996 (PESA)…

Shakti

• Advanced Electronic Warfare (EW) System ‘Shakti’ has been designed and developed by Defence Electronics Research Laboratory (DLRL) Hyderabad a laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for Capital Warships of the Indian Navy for the interception, detection, classification,…

Sustainable Development Efforts

• Union Ministry of Coal of India has moved forward with a comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan. About: • A full-fledged Sustainable Development Cell (SDC) in Ministry of Coal has been established to advice, mentor and plan action to minimise the…

G N Bajpai Committee

• The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), with an objective to develop the financial products and services International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) has constituted an Insurance Committee under the Chairmanship of Mr. G.N. Bajpai, former Chairman LIC and SEBI,…

Tech NEEV

• Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh today inaugurated “Tech NEEV/ नींव @75” as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and interacted with successful start-ups including those from the tribal communities on the occasion of Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas. About: • The…

Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana–Gramin

• Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is set to transfer the first installment of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) to more than 1.47 lakh beneficiaries of Tripura on 14th November, 2021. About PMAY-G: • The Pradhan Mantri Awaas…

National Achievement Survey

• National Achievement Survey (NAS) to be held on 12th November 2021 across the country. About: • The Government of India has been implementing a rolling programme of sample-based National Achievement Survey (NAS) aimed at classes III, V, VIII and…