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Quick Revision: Government Schemes: Target UPSC: Part 1
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#TargetUPSC : Government Schemes Revision

Vaibhav Shivade
Unacademy Top Educator I Master in Politics | Teaching Experience | SET Qualified | CSE Aspirant |

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NOISE STANDARDS FOR FIRE-CRACKERS (i) The manufacture, sale or of fire-crackers generating noise level exceeding 125 dB(AI) of 145dB(C) at 4 metres distance from the point of bursting shall be prohibited. (ii) For individual fire-cracker constituting the series (joined fire-crackers), the above mentioned limit be reduced by 5 log10 (N) dB, where N= number of crackers joined together.
  1. 1.27. KRISHI VIGYAN KENDRAS Salient features Intended beneficiary Objective . To be a frontlineRura youth,Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has created extension in agriculture, farm women a network of 645 Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) in the and to serve as a single window mechanism for(skill addressing the technologydevelopment needs of farmers To demonstrate location specific technologies and build capacity of farmers. and Farmerscountry and 106 more KVKs will be established. . Directorate of Extension in State Agriculture Universities also helps KVKs in its activities. training) KVKs lay strong emphasis on skill development training of rural youth, farm women and farmers Provide latest technological inputs like seeds, planting materials and bio-products.

  2. 1.28. AGRI UDAAN Objectives Salient Features To bring start-upt is a food and Agriculture Accelerator announced by ICAR-NAARM and IIM-A's revolution in agriculture whichIt focuses on catalyzing scale-up Food & Agribusiness start-ups through rigorous has been mostlymentoring, industry networking and Investor pitching. concentrated inThe main idea is to attract rural youth and train them to add value to agriculture and incubator centres Services sector farmer's produce

  3. 2.2. OTHER SCHEMES Scheme Mission madhumeha Salient Features . To provide cost-effective treatment and control of non-communicable disease of Diabetes. Launched in 2016, it will be implemented throughout the country through a specially designed National Treatment Protocol for effective management of Diabetes through Ayurveda Swasthya Raksha programme- To promote health, health education in villages, awareness about cleanliness of domestic surroundings and environment. Mass campaigning through rallies, Nukkad Nataks focussing on personal, environmental and social hygiene are being undertaken for creating awareness about hygiene and health

  4. 3.3.2. SUVIDHA Objective . To ensure achievement Salient features It is an affordable sanitary napkin launched to ensure Swachhta, Swasthya and of government's vision of Affordable andIt has been manufactured by Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertaking of India. Quality Healthcare for . The Sanitary Pad is 100% biodegradable as a special additive has been added All. Suvidha' for the underprivileged Women of India. which makes it biodegradable when reacted with Oxygen after use. . It has been launched on World Women's Day and is currently available at 3200 Janaushudhi Kendras.

  5. (UNLOCKINGThe app aims to ensure transparency and efficiency in coal quality monitoring TRANSPARENCY BY THIRD process and bring coal governance closer to people. The app provides coverage PARTY ASSESSMENT OFof Third Party Sampling which includes information on production, dispatch and quantity sampled of coal. It has interactive map based view to provide holistic coverage of coal quality across subsidiaries on quality parameters such as declared Gross Calorific Value (GCV), analysed GCV and coverage parameters UTTAM MINED COAL) app such as location and quantity sampled.