June 2019

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)

◆The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) •It was set up in March 2007 under the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005.•It works under the administrative control of the Ministry of Women & Child Development.•The Child is defined as a person in the 0 to 18 years age group.

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Go Tribal Campaign

◆Grievance Against Misleading Advertisements” (GAMA) Portal•Government has launched an online portal called (GAMA) where complaints relating to misleading advertisements can be lodged.◆Go Tribal Campaign:•TRIFED has organized this event to institutionalize collaborations and partnerships with different organizations to promote tribal products

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National Mission on Natural Language Translation

◆Article 370•It is a ‘temporary provision’ which grants special autonomous status to J&K•Indian citizens from other states cannot purchase land or property in J&K•Centre has no power to declare financial emergency under Article 360 in the state◆National Mission on Natural Language Translation•It aims to make science and technology accessible to all by facilitating access to teaching and researching material bilingually — in English and in one’s native Indian language•The Ministry… Read More »National Mission on Natural Language Translation

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First Resilient Kerala Program

◆First Resilient Kerala Program•GoI, Government of Kerala and the World Bank have signed a Loan Agreement of USD 250 million for the First Resilient Kerala Program to enhance the State’s resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change. •The Program will focus on strengthening the State’s institutional and financial capacity to protect the assets and livelihoods of poor and vulnerable groups through an inclusive and participatory approach

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EQUIP project

◆EQUIP project•Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has finalized and released a 5-year Vision Plan titled as Education Quality Upgradation and Inclusion Programme (EQUIP)•EQUIP is meant to bridge the gap between policy and implementation. The project is made to bring transformation in the higher education system in the upcoming 5 years

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Van Dhan Yojana

◆Van Dhan Yojana•The initiative aims to promote MFPs-centric livelihood development of tribal gatherers and artisans.•It mainstreams the tribal community by promoting primary level value addition to MFP at grassroots level.•The scheme will be implemented through Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED 

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban

◆Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban;-{launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MoHUPA)}•Mission seeks to address the housing requirement of urban poor including slum dwellers through following programme verticals•government is providing an interest subsidy of 6.5% on housing loans which can be availed by beneficiaries for 15 years from start of loan date

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One Stop Centre Scheme

◆One Stop Centre Scheme•to support women affected by violence•Popularly known as Sakhi, Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) has formulated this Centrally Sponsored Scheme.•Under the scheme, One Stop Centres are being established across the country to provide integrated support and assistance under one roof to women affected by violence, both in private and public spaces in phased manner

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SMART’ policing

◆SMART’ policing•PM Modi had first called for making the police force ‘SMART’ — strict and sensitive, modern and mobile, alert and accountable, reliable and responsive, techno-savvy and trained•The Kalu police station in Rajasthan’s Bikanercame first rank in the country for having recreational facilities for police personnel, and a helpdesk for women besides being equipped with wi-fi servers•Rahimatpur police station in Satara district in western Maharashtra has emerged as the State topper… Read More »SMART’ policing

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TrackChild” and “Khoya-Paya” web portals

◆TrackChild” and “Khoya-Paya” web portals: by MoWCD•to track the missing and found children.•The TrackChild Portal is implemented in association with various stakeholders including Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Ministry of Railways, State Governments/UT etc.

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