Month

November 2020

November 27, 2020

Vice P. M. Venkaiah Naidu today called mass movement?

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu today called for a mass movement to promote digital literacy in the country.

Virtually launching Adi Shankara Digital Academy at Kaladi in Kerala, the birthplace of Adi Shankaracharya, Mr Naidu said that information is the main commodity in the present-day knowledge society and whoever has quick access to information has the advantage.

He called ‘digitalisation as the medium of access to such information. Drawing attention towards the unprecedented disruptions caused by Covid-19 pandemic, he said that it has forced millions of students out of classrooms due to closure of schools and the world community is …

November 24, 2020

PM MODI Meet All Cm fight against Covid 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned against complacency in fight against Covid 19. Emphasising the need to increase covid tracing and testing, Mr Modi said India fought Covid bravely. During his virtual meeting with Chief ministers of States and Union Territories to review the coronavirus situation in the country, the Prime minister said, seeing good recovery rates, many think that virus is weak. He cautioned this has led to rampant carelessness. He said, those working on vaccine are doing it but there is a need to focus on ensuring that people are alert and transmission is curbed.

Mr Modi stressed the …

November 22, 2020

PM MODI stone of rural drinking water&supply Mirzapur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Vindhyachal region of Uttar Pradesh this morning through video conferencing.

Mr Modi will also interact with Village Water and Sanitation Committee or Paani Samiti Members during the event. Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath will also be present on the occasion.

The projects will provide household tap water connections in all rural households of 2 thousand 9 hundred 95 villages and will benefit about 42 lakh population of these districts.

water&supply Mirzapur

Village Water and Sanitation Committees or …

November 22, 2020

National Cadet Corps (NCC) celebrate 72nd Raising Day

National Cadet Corps (NCC), the largest uniformed youth organisation in the world, will celebrate its 72nd Raising Day today.

The raising day function was marked by paying homage at the National War Memorial to the fallen heroes who made the supreme sacrifice of their lives. Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar and DG NCC Lt. Gen Rajeev Chopra laid wreaths on behalf of the entire NCC fraternity.

NCC

Defence Secretary said the NCC cadets have contributed by participating selflessly during the COVID-19 pandemic as Corona warriors to spread awareness about measures to fight against the pandemic.

The cadets and Associate NCC Officers …

November 21, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi G20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today termed the COVID-19 pandemic as an important turning point in history of humanity and the biggest challenge the world is facing since the World War II.

He called for decisive action by G20, not limited to economic recovery, jobs and trade, but focusing on preserving Planet Earth. He was speaking at the 15th G20 Summit convened by Saudi Arabia in a virtual format.

Mr Modi called for a new Global Index for the Post-Corona World that comprises four key elements.

G20

These are – creation of a vast Talent Pool, ensuring that Technology reaches …

November 20, 2020

Minister for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman today G20

Minister for Finance Nirmala Sitharaman today virtually participated in the G20 Finance Ministers meeting in New Delhi.

G20

Finance Ministers of the G20 countries gathered to discuss their views on the global economic outlook and downside risks in wake of the COVID-19 crisis and how G20 could carry forward the collective global action initiated during the crisis.

During the meeting, Mrs Sitharaman emphasized the need for further efforts by the G20 members to end the crisis and highlighted affordability and accessibility of vaccines for Covid-19 for all as a crucial step in this direction.

Highlighting the Debt Service Suspension Initiative …

November 20, 2020

Ministry of Information Technology Aarogya Setu App???

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has released the backend code of Aarogya Setu App in open domain.

Aarogya Setu App

The source code of the Android and iOS versions were released earlier and the backend source code is also being,

released as per the policy of Government of India to share all code repositories with developer community.

Ministry of Electronics and IT in a statement said that Aarogya Setu has proved to be very useful in India’s fight against COVID19 and release of the source code of the

Aarogya Setu App is a step in the direction of reaffirming …

November 20, 2020

Fisheries is celebrating the ‘World Fisheries Day’

The Department of Fisheries is celebrating the ‘World Fisheries Day’ tomorrow at NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi.

World Fisheries Day

World Fisheries Day is celebrated on 21st November every year to demonstrate solidarity with all fisher folk, fish farmers and concerned stakeholders throughout the world.

According to the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, during the event, for the first time in Fisheries Sector, the Government will award best performing States for 2019-20.

This year, on 10th September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi a launched the “Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana” (PMMSY) at an estimated investment of 20 …

November 20, 2020

PM Narendra Modi will lay the foundation??

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Vindhyachal region of Uttar Pradesh on 22nd November through video conferencing.

Narendra Modi

The total estimated cost of the projects is over five thousand 555 crore rupees.

The projects are planned to be completed in 24 months.

The projects will provide household tap water connections in all rural households of 2,995 villages and will benefit about 42 lakh population of these districts.

Village Water and Sanitation Committees and Paani Samiti have been constituted in all these villages, who will …

November 20, 2020

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

The Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine candidate shows a strong immune response in adults in their 60s and 70s, according to researchers, raising hopes that it can protect age groups most at risk from the virus.

Covid-19

Researchers say the Lancet phase two findings, based on 560 healthy adult volunteers, are encouraging.

Three vaccines – Pfizer-BioNTech, Sputnik and Moderna – have already reported good preliminary data from phase three trials, with one suggesting 94% of people over 65 could be protected from Covid-19.

Older people’s weaker immune systems generally mean vaccines do not tend to function as well as they do …