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16TH DECEMBER, 2016 DAILY SUMMARY & ANALYSIS OF PIB BY YASMIN GILL
HISTORY,CULTURE & GEOGRAPHY
World Confluence of Humanity, Power and Spirituality Organized by ASSOCHAM, Srei Foundation and the Times Group Theme of this convention, "Sach Bharat: Spirituality at Work"
Random Collections Birth centenary of Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya and 350th Birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Also it has been decided to commemorate 200th Birth Anniversary of Satguru Ram Singh Satguru Ram Singh was a great leader of Kuka Movement and Namdhari Sikh Sect., Social Reformer and a prominent Freedom fighter. He was born in the year 1816.
SOCIETY AND RELATED ISSUES
Swasthya Raksha Programme launched by the AYUSH Ministry Initiated through Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences, Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine , Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy and Central Council for Research in Siddha Aims To organize Swasthya Rakshan OPDs. Swasthya Parikshan Camps etc. Awareness about cleanliness of domestic surroundings incidental support in f Colonies/villages
** All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi for Post-graduate education North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Homoeopathy, Shillongg Ministry of AYUSH has decided to set up a Cancer Research Institute in Ayurveda in Mumbai in coordination with Tata Cancer Hospital
Swachh Bharat Efforts Govt to deploy 600 young professionals in districts to boost Swachh Bharat Tata Trusts in collaboration with Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanifafion fo provide Lila Swachh Bharaf Preraks one in each district, for a period of one year. This cadre will be funded and recruited by the Tata Trusts, at no extra cost to the State government or the Ministry Q:-In wake of health crisis faced by the country and the enormity of the issue,is GOl right in thinking that PPP Model for health services is the way forward? Comment
Digital India Awards 2016 In order to promote more innovative e-governance Earlier known as Web Ratna Awards Were instituted under the Ambit of National Portal of India Web Ratna awards were biennial awards
Notification of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rules, 2016 Obiective: Make pet shops accountable and prevent cruelty inflicted on animals kept in such pet shops Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change -mandate to implement Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 Every pet shop owner to submit yearly report to State Board regarding animals, sold, traded, bartered, brokered, given away, boarded etc Non-compliance-cancellation of registration of pet shop and pet animals so confiscated, shall be handed over to an Animal Welfare Organisation,
Action Plan for Life Style Diseases National Programme for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases and Stroke (NPCDCS) Interventions up to district level-screening, early detection etc Focus -on breast, cervical and oral cancer Operational guidelines for prevention, control and screening of Diabetes, Hypertension and common Cancer (Cervix, Breast and Oral) Electronic and Print media for health awareness for cancer
National Programme on Tuberculosis Newer diagnostic tools -Line Probe Assay and CBNAAT in Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP) In addition, Indian Council of Medical Research is evaluating new technologies like True Nat
Contribution to Political Parties Contributions to political parties are governed by Section 182 of the Companies Act, 2013 A company that is not a Government company and which is in existence for at least last three financial years may contribute up to 7.5% of its average net profits during the last three years to a political party/parties A company can also make contributions within the above limits and restrictions to 'Electoral Trust Companies' The provisions are not applicable to foreign companies.
Urban Plus approach Asia Pacific countries account for over 55% of global urban population Resolved to adopt 'Urban Plus' approach taking urban planning and development beyond city limits to prevent unmanageable and unsustainable urban expansion Strongly recommended formulation of National Human Settlement Policies- inclusive, safe, resilientsettlements New Delhi Declaration-planning for urban and adjoining rural areas in an integrated manner
6th BRICS Health Ministers Meet at Delhi
Start-up Initiative Fund of Funds" -to Support Innovation Driven Start-Ups - Managed by Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) The fund will invest in SEBI registered Alternative Investment Funds (AlFs) which, in turn, will invest in Start-ups . . New trading platform called "Institutional Trading Platform (ITP)" introduced making it easier for companies, including the Start-ups, to get listed either pursuant to a public issue or otherwise.
Defence Production by MSME MSMEs granted relaxation in registration and profitability criteria Public Procurement Policy for Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) Order, 2012 under which a minimum of 20% of the total annual procurement is made mandatory from Micro & Small Enterprises by Central Ministries / Departments /Public Sector Undertakings w.e.f. 1st April 2015
Priority sector lending 40 %-Total priority sector 18 %-Agriculture 7.5 %-Micro Enterprises 10 %-Advances to Weaker Sections
US-India Clean Energy Finance Facility Initiative Help in unlocking financing and mobilize public and private capital to expand access to distributed clean energy projects . U.S.-India Clean Energy Finance facility ("USICEF") -distributed solar projects are focused upon .