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Rhinos without borders .International boundaries will not come in the way of conservation of rhinos. The New Delhi Declaration was adopted during the second meeting of the Asian rhino range countries. Experts had noted that trans-boundary collaboration is needed between India, Nepal, and Bhutan for the conservation and protection of the greater one-horned rhino. . WITHOUT BORDERS .There are no rhinos in Bhutan, but some from the Manas National Park in adjoining Assam or Buxa Tiger Reserve in West Bengal are known to cross over occasionally
Software product policy 2019 The Union Cabinet approved the National National Policy on Software Products 2019 Policy on Software Products 2019. It aims to help the industry grow at CAGR of 40% to reach $70-80 billion by 2025, while creating employment opportunities for 3.5 million people. Initially an outlay of 1,500Crore is being planned for various schemes under in policy in the next seven years. Further, the policy proposes to create a 5,000 crore fund with industry participation to promote emerging technology such as Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Big Data and robotics. Of this, government contribution will be F 1,000crore. Digital lodie . Boost to Indian Software Product Industry For the first time Policy recognizes soffware as a product . JAVA PHP Aims to boost revenue from $7.1 billion to $70-80 billion by 2025 Aims to boost export of software products . Aims to create 3.5millionjobs by 2025. .
Significance of the Policy Promoting ecosystem "Software Product Development Fund' will participate in venture funds having objectives aligned to this policy and so can leverage private investments targeted to promote software product ecosystem. . .The SPDF will be financially managed by a professional financial institution. .Presently, total revenue of IT-ITeS industry in India is pegged at about $168 billion (including e-commerce), with revenue of about $7.1 billion from software product industry, of which $2.3 billion is from exports. Tenfold rise tenfold, pitches for nurturing of 10,000 technology start-ups in software product industry, .The policy, which aims to increase share of Indian software products in global market by including 1,000 such start-ups in tier-ll and tier-IlIl towns. It also proposes up-skilling of 10 lakh IT professionals as well specialise 10,000 professionals to "provide leadership.
Cabinet clears voluntary use of Aadhaar as identity proof Cabinet approved the promulgation of an Ordinance to allow voluntary submission of Aadhaar as identity proof for use by private entities such as banks, telcos and fintech firms. The Ordinance also gives a child an option to exit from Aadhaar on attaining 18 years of age. The amendment also provides for civil penalties for violations of the Aadhaar Act and provisions by entities in the Aadhaar ecosystem It permits the entities to perform authentication only when they are compliant with the standards of privacy and security specified by the authoritv. . . AADHAAR .
Fires are a crucial component of some forest systems, says group of scientists According to the scientists, forest fires have been occurring in India from at least 60,000 years ago, ever since modern humans appeared here They added that "forests that we think are natural and 'pristine' have often been created by anthropogenic burning for thousands of years." . . Some scientists said several native trees and plants in these landscapes have "co-evolved" with fire: fire helps revive dormant seeds of many species. Another study revealed that fires, along with seasonal droughts, should not be painted as problematic and need to be considered important drivers of dry deciduous tracts across Andhra Pradesh- Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. More evidence points to fires even suppressing invasive species.
Mukti, an alliance to combat bonded labour Over 60 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) from across Karnataka came together to form Mukti Mukti is an alliance to end bonded labour and human trafficking. . DED LABAATION F The alliance is an excellent example of how various institutions of government, civil society, and concerned citizens have come together to collaborate and address the issue.
Order on surveillance meant to protect privacv, govt. tells SC .The Centre told the Supreme Court that its December 20, 2018 notification allowing 10 central agencies to snoop on people is in fact a measure to protect citizens' privacy The Order on surveillance allows central agencies, from the Intelligence Bureau to the Central Board of Direct Taxes to the Cabinet Secretariat (RAW) to the Commissioner of Delhi Police, to intercept, monitor and de-crypt "any information" generated, transmitted, received or stored in "any computer resource" The order is based on Section 69 (1) of the Information Technology Act of 2000 and Rule 4 of the Information Technology 2009 Rules (Procedure and Safeguards for Interception, Monitoring and Decryption of Information) Rules, 2009 . .
What the government says? .Government has said that the very purpose of the order is to ensure that surveillance is done as per due process of law - any interception, monitoring, decryption will be done only by authorised agencies and with approval of competent authority .Right to privacy of citizen will not be violated as it prevents unauthorized use of these powers by any agency, individual or intermediary Surveillance is necessary "in the modern world where modern tools of information communication, including encryption, is used Surveillance is done only in the defence of India, to maintain public order, etc There are grave threats to the country from terrorism, radicalisation, cross border terrorism, cyber-crime, drug cartels and these cannot be ignored or under-stated. . .There is a need for "speedy collection of actionable intelligence" to counter threat to national interests.
Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS) The scheme aims to provide coverage of gakh per family annually and benefiting more than 10 crore poor families in the country. AB-NHPM will subsume the on-going centrally sponsored schemes - Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) and the Senior Citizen Health Insurance Scheme (SCHIS)
A defined transport allowance per hospitalisation will also be paid to the beneficiary. Also, benefits of the scheme are portable across the country and a beneficiary covered under the scheme will be allowed to takee cashless benefits from any public/private empanelled hospital across the country AB-NHPM will be an entitlement based scheme with entitlement decided on the basis of deprivation criteria in the SECC database
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