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29th DECEMBER, 2016 DAILY SUMMARY & ANALYSIS OF PIB BY YASMIN GILL
HISTORY,CULTURE & GEOGRAPHY
Random Collections . In India -move was initiated by Dr. Annie Besant, Dr. G.S. Arundale, who foresaw the need of Scouting for the benefit of Indian boys State Government of Kerala and the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram- hosting this year's session of the Indian History Congress. .
SOCIETY AND RELATED ISSUES
Cleanliness Related Efforts Swachh SwasthSarvatra- joint initiative -Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Objective-build on complementary programmes Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) and Kayakalp of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and Ministry of Health and FamilyWelfare, respectively. Kayakalp-one Primary Health Centre in each district awarded for meeting quality standards Three key components of SwachhSwasthSarvatra: Community Health Centres in ODF blocks supported to achieve Gram Panchayat of Kayakalp Primary Health Centres prioritized to Training in WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) of CHC/PHC Kayakalp certification become ODF nominee
In first phase, CHCs that have been declared ODF and Gram Panchayats/Nagar Panchayats within which the Kayakalp PHCs of are located will be covered Such CHCs and PHCs would be designated as SwachhRatna CHC and SwachhRatna PHC .Swasth Bacche Swasth Bharat- between Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Human Resource Development
Tribal Affairs Ministry of Tribal Affairs -first ever National Tribal Carnival 2016 Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi . National Resource Centre on Tribal Livelihood (Vanjeevan): Launched in Bhubaneshwar
POLITY AND GOVERNANCE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA
Promoting Arbitration High level committee to review Institutionalization of Arbitration Mechanism . Under Ministry of Law and Justice . . Mr. Justice B N Srikrishna as Chairman
ARYA: Attracting and Retaining Youth in Agriculture Mera Gaon- Mera Gaurav -to promote direct interface of scientists of ICAR Institutes and State Agricultural Universities with farmers Pandit Deendayal Unnat Krishi Shiksha Yojana - training programmes on organic farming/natural farming and cow based economy RaS first Agriculture Minister Dr. Rajendra Prasad. Jai Kisan-Jai Vigyan Week-during 23rd to 29th December-birth anniversaries of Ch. Charan Singh and Shri Atal Bihari Vajpaye .
Skill Development Efforts 1st Indian Institute of Skills: In Kanpur based on Singapore model . IndiaSkills-national competition steered by MSDE and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) - select the best talent who will lead India's participation at biennial WorldSkills International Competition. Upcoming WorldSkills International Competition -Abu Dhabi in 2017 . Pradhan MantriKaushalVikas Yojana- outcome-based skill training scheme of MSDE. India's largest skill certification scheme .
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Space Tech NaviC'-Independent regional navigation satellite system - in Indian region and 1500 km around Indian mainland Two types of services -Standard Positioning Services (SPS) provided to all users and Restricted Services (RS) - provided to authorised users only .Reusable Launch Vehicle Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD) Scramjet Engine Technology- Fourth country to demonstrate flight testing of Scramjet Engine GSLV-F05/INSAT-3DR Mission: Equipped with indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage Weather satellite
SCATSAT-1 satellite-carrying a scatterometer for wind vector measurement into required polar Sun Synchronous Orbit in its PSLV- C35 mission Unique achievement -placing satellites in 2 different orbits+ Longest of the missions -more than 2 hrs 15 mins after lift-off RESOURCESAT-2A -intended to ensure data continuity for land and waterresources applications cameras, viz., LISS-IV, LISS-lll and an Advanced Wide Field Sensor ASTROSAT- India's first multi-wavelength observatory Configured with 3-tier imaging capability consisting of three solid-state
Which among them is true? A. Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease B. It can be transferred to humans via airborne agents as well C. Human to human transmission is also common D, It is a viral disease A,C,D: A,C; A,B,D; A,B