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Daily News Digest:01 March 2021

NARENDRA MODI TO BE AWARDED THE “GLOBAL ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT LEADERSHIP AWARD” BY CERAWEEK

The Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi will be awarded the “Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award” by CERAWeek.

‘E-DAAKHIL’ PORTAL LAUNCHED

The ‘E-Daakhil’ portal launched by the Union Government is associated with Consumer Grievance Redressal. The central government has recently made the platform operational in 15 States/Union Territories (UTs).

ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY OBSERVED ON 1ST MARCH

Zero Discrimination Day is observed on 1st March annually. It aims to underscore the need to take action to bring an end to the inequalities around age, class, disability, drug use, ethnicity, gender identity, health status, income, occupation, race, religion, sex and sexual orientation that exist across the world.

‘E-PARIVAHAN VYAVASTHA’ SCHEME LAUNCHED

The state government of Himachal Pradesh has launched the ‘e-Parivahan Vyavastha’ scheme. The scheme has been launched by the Transp[ort Department of the State and offers digital services to citizens with respect to Driving Licence, Registration Certificates, Permits, etc.

LIST OF ‘SWACHH ICONIC PLACES’ (SIP) UNDER PHASE IV OF THE PROJECT RELEASED

The Ministry of Jal Shakti has released the list of ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ (SIP) under Phase IV of the project. The ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ Project falls under the Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin (SBM-G).

The new list of the ‘Swachh Iconic Places’ (SIP) comprises 12 ‘Swachh Tourist Destinations’ which aims to provide a boost to the promotion of tourism in India. Some of the sites included under the list are Ajanta Caves, Dal lake, Golconda Fort, Jaisalmer fort, Sanchi Stupa, Sun temple, etc.

PRODUCTS FOR ONE DISTRICT ONE FOCUS PRODUCT (ODOFP)

The products for One District One Focus Product (ODOFP) are finalized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The government has identified products from agricultural, animal, fisheries and aquaculture, horticultural, marine, milk and poultry sectors. The products have been identified for 728 districts throughout India.

‘NATIONAL PROTEIN DAY’ 2021 OBSERVED

The theme of ‘National Protein Day’ 2021 is Powering with Plant Protein and is observed on 27 February annually, since 2020. 

Protein Day is an annual awareness day observed on February 27th, that aims to rally towards the mission of protein awareness and sufficiency in India.

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