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23rd DECEMBER, 2016 DAILY SUMMARY & ANALYSIS OF PIB BY YASMIN GILL
HISTORY,CULTURE & GEOGRAPHY
Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna .PM lay foundation stone of ambitious Chardham Maha marg Vikas Pariyojna at Dehradun. Aim-connectivity to the Char Dham pilgrimage centres in the Himalayas, making journey safer, faster and more convenient .Chardham projectincludes developing national highways in Uttarakhand The entire length of the highways will be two-laned
SOCIETY AND RELATED ISSUES
Performance on Healthh Outcomes Spearheaded by NITI Aayog along with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare NITI Aayog launches the National Index for Performance on Health Outcomes Meant to capture annual incremental improvements by States, rather than focus on historical achievements
India-Kazakhistan FTA between Eurasian Economic Union & India . Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan & Russia "Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-lran"railway-eastern branch of Since all members of INSTC, except India and Oman, were International North South Transport Corridor (INSTC) International North-South Transport Corridor signatories to TIR Convention(Convention on International Transport of Goods), documentation issues could be quickly resolved if India signed the TIR Convention Deeper OIL reservoirs in Satpayev Block
Consumer Affairs Ministry of Consumer Affairs , Food and Public Distribution is celebrating the National Consumer Day this year . Theme "Alternate Consumer Disputes Redressal" On 24th December, 2016 On this day, the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 .
Resolving issue of co-operatives Government directs Amul to ensure 100% milk producers accounts to be opened by 30th December, 2016 . Co-operatives have been directed to ensure the opening of 100% accounts of milk producers/farmers by 30th January, 2017 Eventually, transparency ,saving habits, financial enclosure etc. would be benefiting milk producers
Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi- Dhan Vyapar Yojona To promote digital payment methods among consumers & merchants . Winners on a daily and weekly basis under Lucky Grahak Yojanda and weekly basis under Digi-Dhan Vyapar Yojana respectively 14th April 2017-a mega draw .Draws in 100 different cities around the country, in a fair called DigiDhan Mela Will alementeaby Natilonal Payments Coporaton of Indio Only those transactions that take place through RuPay Cards, USSD, UPI and AEPS are eligible for these schemes.
Communication Related Efforts Community radio Movement - I&B Minister -increased subsidy from 50 % to 90% in NE States and 75% in others, subject to a maximum limit of Rs. 7.5 lakhs . Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival, Children's Film Festival and the Patriotic Film Festival with theme Azaadi 70 Saal, Yaad Karo Qurban
Power Related Efforts 24x7 power across the country by 2019. Power System Development Fund for operationalization of stranded gas based generation Remote Village Electrification Programme (RVEP) Under Ministry of New & Renewable Energy in various States to provide basic lighting through Renewable Energy Sources Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) Quality and reliable 24x7 power supply in urban area All India Short Code 1912 for Consumer Connect n Discoms All India Short Code 1912' for Consumer Connect in Discoms
National LED Programme-two components Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme and Street Lighting National Programme . Unnat Jyoti by affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) -LED bulbs . . PAT Il cycle -three more sectors included - Railways, DISCOMs and Refineries. 100% FDI under automatic route-power generation (except atomic energy), transmission, distribution & trading FDI up to 49% in Power Exchanges
Grameen Vidyutikaran (GARV) app help citizens track rural electrification under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana VIDYUT PRAVAH app -real time information of electricity price and availability URJA (Urban Jyoti Abhiyaan) App - -Urban Power Distribution Sector to enhance Consumer Connect
. E E-Tarang app -monitoring real time Status of Transmission System E-Trans app -better price discovery in respect of Inter State Transmission projects Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR), Dhanbad
River Cleaning Efforts "Cabinet-Hybrid Annuity based PPP model under Namami Gange First company of Ganga Task force Battalion -deployed at Garhmukteshwar. . Clean Ganga Fund" -contributions from Resident Indians, Non- Resident Indians, Persons of Indian origin, Institutions, and corporates National Mission for Clean Ganga with IIT, Kanpur -Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies ,New Delhi . . Ministry of Water Resources-committee to prepare draft Ganga Act. Justice Shri Girdhar Malviya (Retd.) -Chairman
NAVAL SAILING VESSEL MHADE All-women crew to participate in the "Cape to Rio 2017" race held by Royal Cape Yacht Club (RCYC), Cape Town . Skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi .Set to attempt 1st Indian all women circumnavigation of globe in 2017. Circumnavigation -boat sails at least 21,600 nautical miles crossing the equator, every meridian and finishes in same port Madhei-Commander Dilip Donde -first Indian to solo circumnavigafe the globe Naval Officer Lieutenant Commander Abhilash Tomy -first Indian to do non-stop solo circumnavigation of the globe- again onboard Mhadei Boat, built in Goa, derives her name from a deity revered by sea farers. .
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