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National Testing Agency Launched Mobile App NATIONAL TESTING AGENCY Excellence in Assessment .Context: National Testing Agency (NTA) has launched a 'mobile app' through which students can practice or take mock tests on their own computers or smart phones.
Benefits: In order to ensure that no student is disadvantaged due to lack of resources, NTA has established a network of more than 4000 Test Practice Centres (TPCs) to acquaint the aspirants, especially those from rural areas with Computer Based Tests (CBTs) Students across the country can register themselves online at NTA Website or 'NTA Students App' for visiting the TPCs. All these services are provided to the students free of cost. . . So far, more than one lakh students have registered at these TPCs and more than one crore students have benefited from these 'App & Web' services.
About NTA: In pursuance of the Budget Announcement 2017-18, the Union Cabinet, in November 2017, approved creation of the National Testing Agency (NTA) as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for Higher Education Institutions (HEls) in the country Composition: It will be chaired by an educationist who will be appointed by the MHRD. The agency will have a board of governors who will represent the member institutions
Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS Context: The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports is implementing Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) within overall ambit of National Sports Development Fund (NSDF) for providing financial assistance to elite athletes included in TOPS for their customized training in world class training institutes/academies within the country and abroad.
About the National Sports Development Fund: Established in 1998, under Charitable Endowments Act 1890, vide Government of India Notification dated 12th November 1998. Functions: The NSDF supports sportspersons to excel in the field by providing opportunities to train under coaches of international repute with technical, scientific and psychological support and also in getting exposure to international competitions. Financial assistance is also provided to specific projects for promotion of sports and games sponsored by reputed Organizations/Institutes, provided the facilities so created are made available to a sizeable population of the area/region
The Council: The Fund is managed by a Council constituted by the Central Government. Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports is the Chairperson of the council The Members of the Council include senior officers in the Department of Sports/Sports Authority of India. The representatives of the Apex industry organizations namely, FICCI, Cll and ASSOCHAM have been included in the Council as members. The representatives of Sports Promotion Boards of reputed organizations are also members of the Counci Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports is the ex-officio Member Secretary of the Council. . . . .
Target Olympic Podium Scheme TOPS Launched by Ministry of Sports within the ambit of National Sports Development Fund (NSDF). It aims at identifying and supporting potential medal prospects for upcoming Olympic Games. It will provide selected sportspersons customized training at institutes having world class facilities and also other necessary support is being provided to the elite athletes. It will also provide a benchmark for selection of athletes on par with international standards. Under it, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and federations, which are members of Mission Olympic Cell (MOC), will be nodal agencies for disbursal for fund. They will make payments directly to beneficiary person and institution concerned on behalf of athletes. .
National Service Scheme About National Service Scheme INSS It is an Indian government-sponsored SERVICE public service program conducted by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports of the Government of India. .The scheme was launched in Gandhiji's Centenary year in 1969.
Draft National River Ganga Bill, 2018 What the Bill envisages Create a superviso- vertical to check health of the 2,500 km-long river The BIil Lays down a host of restrictions to ensure uninterrupted flow of the river The proposed legislation specifes that "unauthorlsed activities that cause ....obstruction or dis- continuity of water in the Ganga... due to engineered diversion of water or stoppage of water... could be lable to a prison term of 3 years or fines upto 50 crore, dean-up plan: People washing clothes on the banks of the Ganga or both near the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, U.P.
Pre-Departure Orientation Proaramme Context: Given the need to orient potential migrant workers with regard to language, . culture, Pre-Departure Orientation Seminar (PDOS) do's and don'ts in the destination country, .the emigration process and welfare measures, a Pre-Departure Orientation Training (PDOT) programme has been launched.
About NSDC: National Skill Development Corporation India (NSDC), established in 2009, is a not- for-profit company set up by the Ministry of Finance. NSDC aims to promote skill development by catalyzing creation of large, quality and for-profit vocational institutions. Functions: .It provides funding to build scalable and profitable vocational training initiatives. . Its mandate is also to enable support system which focuses on quality assurance, information systems and train the trainer academies either directly or through partnerships .It also develops appropriate models to enhance, support and coordinate private sector initiatives