Category PIB

Challenges Faced by Nomadic Tribes

• Nomads and Semi-Nomads are social groups who undertakes a fairly frequent, usually seasonal physical movement as part of their livelihood strategy and moves from one place to another. • Denotified tribes are those that were notified under the Criminal…

National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal

• This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs in the Lok Sabha recently. About the portal: • National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal is a citizen-centric initiative under the Ministry of Home Affairs that will enable citizens…

Agroforestry in Silk Sector

• The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare signed a MoU with the Central Silk Board on a convergence model for the implementation of Agroforestry in the silk sector under the ongoing Sub-Mission on Agroforestry (SMAF) Scheme. About: • This…

Ease of Living Index 2020

• Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs announced the release of the final rankings of Ease of Living Index (EoLI) 2020. About: • The EoLI aims to measure the well-being of Indian citizens in 111 cities, across the pillars of…

CSIR Floriculture Mission

• Recently, CSIR Floriculture Mission has been approved for implementation in 21 States/UTs wherein available knowledgebase in CSIR Institutes will be utilized and leveraged to help Indian farmers and industry re-position itself to meet the import requirements. About: • Floriculture,…

Merchant Digitization Summit 2021

• FICCI and UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance hosted Merchant Digitization Summit 2021. • Towards Atma Nirbhar (Self Reliance) Bharat with a special focus on Himalayan Regions, North East Regions and Aspirational Districts of India. Key highlights: • The Summit…

Global Bio-India 2021

• Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) are organizing Global Bio-India 2021. • It is a mega international congregation of biotechnology stakeholders, including international bodies, regulatory bodies, Central and State Ministries, SMEs, large industries, bioclusters, research…

Swachh Iconic Places

• The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti has announced the selection of the 12 iconic sites under Phase IV of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP). About: • Under Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) initiative of Swachh…