Tag National

National Crèche Scheme

• The Ministry of Women and Child Development has announced that the number of functional creches in the country under the National Creche Scheme during the last three years (2017¬-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20) was 18040, 8018 and 6458 respectively. Key…

Vernacular Innovation Program

• Niti Aayog has launched the first of its kind Vernacular Innovation Program under the Atal Innovation Mission which aims to enable innovators and entrepreneurs to have access to the innovative ecosystem in 22 mother tongue languages. • By providing…

Geographical indication tag

• The Ministry of Textiles has announced that so far, 72 handloom products and 06 product logos are registered under GI Act to protect them from imitation or their unauthorized use by others. About GI Tag: • A geographical indication…

National Social Assistance Programme

• The Ministry of Rural Development conducted a nationwide review of the National Social Assistance Programme recently. About NSAP: • Launched in 1995, the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) is a welfare programme being administered by the Ministry of Rural…

Life expectancy lower for urban poor

• Azim Premji University in collaboration with 17 regional NGOs across India has recently released a report titled ‘Health Care Equity in Urban India’. • The report explores health vulnerabilities and inequalities in cities in India. It also looks at…

Remote Education

• Only 20% of school-age children in India had access to remote education during the crisis, of whom only half participated in live online lessons, according to a new national sample survey by ICRIER and LIRNEAsia, a think tank focused…

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…