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Daily Quick Revision 23 May 2020

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana(PMUY)~It aims to provide LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections to poor households [identified through the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) ]•A report from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare places Household Air Pollution (HAP) as the second leading risk factor contributing to India’s disease burden【A deposit-free LPG connection is given to the […]

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Sweet Revolution and Atma Nirbhar Bharat

●Sweet Revolution and Atma Nirbhar Bharat•A webinar was conducted by the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) on the theme “Sweet Revolution and Atma Nirbhar Bharat”.•The objective was to popularize scientific beekeeping as source of livelihood for landless rural poor, small and marginal famers to supplement agricultural income, as also as tool to enhance agriculture and […]

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WHO Executive Board

●WHO Executive Board•It is one of the WHO’s two decision making bodies. [The other one is the World Health Assembly]•Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan is set to take charge as chairman of the WHO Executive Board at its 147th session.[Vardhan would succeed Dr Hiroki Nakatani of Japan, currently the Chairman of the 34-member WHO […]

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Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)

●Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)•The scheme was introduced as a social measure that guarantees “the right to work”.[Local government will have to legally provide at least 100 days of wage employment in rural India to enhance their quality of life]•The Ministry of Rural Development (MRD), Govt of India is monitoring the entire implementation […]

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Daily Quick Revision 22 May 2020

International Day for Biological Diversity : 22nd May•The year 2020 is a reflection, opportunity and solutions for biodiversity issues.The year will witness:1. The final period for the 2011-2020 Strategic Plan on Biodiversity and its 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets.2. The end of the 2011-2020 United Nations Decade on Biodiversity, and start of other new pivotal biodiversity […]

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