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26th DECEMBER, 2016 DAILY SUMMARY & ANALYSIS OF PIB BY YASMIN GILL
HISTORY,CULTURE & GEOGRAPHY
Special stamp on treedom fighter Shri Gaya Prasad Katiyar Born at Jagadishpur (UP),he joined Hindustan Socialist Republican Association in 1925 Participated in Lahore Conspiracy Case and was arrested IE Joined hunger strike at Lahore Jail with his co prisoners Later transported to Cellular jail in Andaman and again participated in hunger strike there Was repatriated in 1937 but again arrested and transported to cellular jail from where he was released in 1946
Hardayal Municipal Heritage Public Library Situated in heart of Chandni Chowk One of very few oldest buildings that have been able to withstand The library was set up in 1862. .This is one of the few Libraries in the world with a collection of at least 8,000 rare books.
SOCIETY AND RELATED ISSUES
Health Sector Efforts-2016 National Deworming Day-_Ministry of Health & Family Welfare-10 February 2016. Largest ever single-day public health campaign in the world targeting children aged 1-19 year throughout the country .Administered Albendazole tablet Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI) .Largest study on older population in country. International Institute for Population Sciences,Mumbai in collaboration with Harvard School and University of Southern California USA Under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Funded -Ministry of Health, US's National Institute on Ageing, an UN Population Fund-India
Centre for Integrative Medicine and Research at AIIMS For convergence of contemporary and ancient medicine ANMOL-tablet-based application -ANMs to do data keeping Kilkari Delivers free, weekly, time-appropriate 72 audio messages about pregnancy, child care directly to families' mobile phones from the second trimester of pregnancy until the child is one year old Launched in Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and High Priority Districts (HPDs) of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in the first phase
Mobile Academy - free audio training course to refresh knowledge of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) M-Cessation-reaching out to those willing to quit tobacco use Bedaquiline -part of the RNTCP .For treatment of MDR-TB Specifically targets Mycobacterial ATP synthase, an enzyme essential for supply of energy to Mycobacterium tuberculosis Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana Creation of tertiary healthcare capacity in medical education
Q:-In context of depleting learning levels and rising indiscipline, MHRD has decided to do away with Section 16 of RTE Act that provides for No-Detention Policy.Give your views on the same.
Efforts for North East Arun Prabha Project-channel for NE .DONER Ministry -Bamboo Summit in New Delhi .DoNER -implementing World Bank assisted North East Rural Livelihood Project in four States namely Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura "A story of sagacity and success" -Northeast coffee table book prepared byN
Trade Related Efforts India -1st BRICS Trade Fair at India Trade Promotion Organisation New Delhi INNOPROM-largest Industrial Trade Fair in Russia held annually in Yekaterinburg India participated in INNOPROM 2016 as a "Partner Country"
Consumer Affairs Cash Transfer for foodgrains under Direct Benefit Transfer scheme implemented in 3 UTs namely Chandigarh, Puducherry and Dadra & Nagar Haveli (in urban areas) 50th Session of Meeting of International Sugar Organisation held in London on 2nd Dec, 2016 . Unanimously decided for India to Chair a Working Group constituted to study, examine and recommend the new role to be played by ISO in the sugar economy
Green Fiats Do pollution taxes work? NGT-ban on burning wastes in open places with violators to pay a heavy compensation of Rs 25000/5000 MUD is contemplating making a parking space certificate compulsory for car buyers Done to tackle CONGESTION and GARBAGE DISPOSAL NGT -passed a similar order on burning in 2015 too but repeated fines by MC's did little Requires a collaborative approach of business associations, individual households and private garbage disposal agencies Remember - aspiration for automobiles is a sign of rising middle class A robust public transport system can be a way forward . .