Category PIB

Seekho Aur Kamao scheme

• Minister of Minority affairs informed Rajya Sabha about the Seekho Aur Kamao scheme. About: • Seekho Aur Kamao is a skill development scheme for youth of 14 – 35 years age group and aiming at providing employment and employment…

Ujjwala 2.0

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Ujjwala 2.0 (Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana – PMUY) by handing over LPG connections, at Mahoba Uttar Pradesh on 10th August, 2021. Ujjwala 1.0: • During Ujjwala 1.0 launched in 2016, a target was…

Technical Group on Population Projections

• Details of steps taken by the Government to stabilize population growth in last five years are given below: About: • Mission Parivar Vikas has been introduced for substantially increasing access to contraceptives and family planning services in 146 high…

National Handloom Day

• Union Minister of Textiles has said that steps needs to be taken to increase the production capacities of handloom sector from existing 60,000 crore rupees to over one lakh 25,000 crore rupees within three years. About: • The minister…

Sabki Yojna Sabka Vikas

• Government launched ‘Sabki Yojna Sabka Vikas’ campaign for inclusive and holistic preparation of Gram Panchayat Development Plan (GPDP). About: • Under Article 243 G of Constitution, Panchayats have been mandated for preparation and implementation of plans for economic development…

Deep Ocean Mission

• Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State of the Ministry of Science and Technology, said that the Government has approved the Deep Ocean Mission at a total budget of Rs. 4077 Cr for 5 years. What is it? • It…

Coal Mines commercialisation

• Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Pralhad Joshi gave details about commercial coal mining in India in a written reply in Rajya Sabha recently. Background • In 2020, as a part of the announcements made under the Atmanirbhar…

Controller General of Accounts

• The Government appointed Mr. Deepak Das as the new Controller General of Accounts. Who is a Controller General of Accounts (CGA)? • A CGA is the Principal Advisor on Accounting matters to the Union Government. • He is responsible…

SAANS Campaign

• The Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare provided details about the SAANS campaign recently. What is Pneumonia? • Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. • The air sacs…