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Apiary on Wheels :(for migration of Bee Boxes)

●Apiary on Wheels :(for migration of Bee Boxes) Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com •The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has flagged off ‘Apiary on Wheels’.•‘Apiary(मधुमक्खियों) on Wheels’ is a unique concept designed by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) for the easy upkeep and migration of Bee Boxes having live Bee colonies•Apiary on Wheels is a platform which can carry 20 Bee Boxes from one place to another without any difficulty.[It is… Read More »Apiary on Wheels :(for migration of Bee Boxes)

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Arth Ganga Project

●Arth Ganga Project•In simple terms, ‘Arth Ganga’ implies a sustainable development model with a focus on economic activities related to Ganga•During the first meeting of the National Ganga Council in Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) in 2019, the Prime Minister urged for a holistic thinking process where ‘Namami Gange’ evolves to ‘Arth Ganga’•As part of this process, farmers will be encouraged to engage in sustainable agriculture practices, including zero budget farming, planting… Read More »Arth Ganga Project

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Conservation Plan for Konark Temple

●Conservation Plan for Konark TempleHide — uploads.disquscdn.com •The Union Government has decided to restore and preserve the nearly 800-year-old Konark Sun Temple, Odisha.[Earlier, the monument had entered into controversy over allegations that the stone carvings on the outer surface were being replaced with plain blocks of stones causing irreplaceable loss to the uniqueness of the temple.]•Konark Temple was built by King Narasimhadeva I (1238-1264AD) in the 13th century and is located… Read More »Conservation Plan for Konark Temple

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RBI planning a pan-India New Umbrella Entity(NUE) for Retail Payment Systems

●RBI planning a pan-India New Umbrella Entity(NUE) for Retail Payment Systems•The new pan-India new umbrella entity(NUE) or entities will focus on retail payment systems with a minimum paid-up capital of Rs 500 crore.•It will set up, manage and operate new payment systems especially in the retail space consisting of ATMs,white label PoS, Aadhaar-based payments and remittance services, develop payment methods among others•RBI has also disallowed any single promoter or group… Read More »RBI planning a pan-India New Umbrella Entity(NUE) for Retail Payment Systems

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The Future of Earth 2020 Report

●The Future of Earth 2020 Report•Released by The South Asia Future Earth Regional Office, the Divecha Centre for Climate Change and the Indian Institute of Science(IISc)•The report has been prepared with the aim of reducing carbon footprint and halting global warming below 2 degree Celsius by 2050•The five years from 2014 to 2018 were the warmest recorded over land and ocean since 1880•Humans have significantly altered 75% of the planet’s land… Read More »The Future of Earth 2020 Report

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