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Daily News Digest:07 October 2021

PSA OXYGEN PLANTS NTPC DADRI AND NTPC BOGAINGAON INAUGURATED

On 7 Oct 2021, the PSA Oxygen Plant at NTPC Dadri and NTPC Bogaingaon have been inaugurated. This inauguration was done as per the guidelines from the Ministry of Power (MOP) and in series of dedications of PSA Oxygen Plant in each state and UT to Nation, funded by PM CARES by Hon’ble Prime Minister through virtual inauguration from AIIMS Rishikesh.

LASER-BASED CLAD COATING TECHNOLOGY (LCCT)

Indian scientists have developed a unique laser-based clad coating (LCCT) technology that provides advanced protection to the boiler parts in thermal power plants. It can extend the life of parts of the boiler by 2- 3 times compared to the technology currently in use.

UPDATED GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES FOR PM CARES FOR CHILDREN SCHEME

Recently, the Ministry of Women and Child Development released detailed guidelines for the PM CARES for Children Scheme. The aim is to ensure the full care and protection of children who have lost their parents to the COVID epidemic, in a sustainable manner, empowering their well-being through health insurance, equipping themselves with education and equipping them to earn enough money to support 23 years of age.

DELHI’S HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (HIMS) PROJECT

Recently, the Delhi Cabinet gave a financial nod to its ambitious Health Information Management System (HIMS) project. Under this project, each citizen will have a health card, which will be a repository of their medical information.

PRADHAN MANTRI BHARTIYA JANAUSHADI PARIYOJANA (PMBJP) ACHIEVES THE TARGET OF FY 2021-22

Before the end of September 2021, the Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Bureau of India (PMBI), the implementing agency of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) has completed the target of opening 8,300 Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs) for the FY 2021-22. All the Indian districts have been covered under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP).

13TH EDITION OF ‘DESIGN AND ENGINEERING SUMMIT’ ORGANISED BY NASSCOM

The 13th edition of ‘Design and Engineering Summit’ organized by NASSCOM with the theme ‘Engineering the next’ has been organised on 6th-7th October 2021. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Minister of State for Electronics and IT, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, virtually attended the Summit.

PM MITRA

Recently, the Centre has approved the setting up of 7 new mega textile parks or Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel Parks (PM MITRA) (पीएम मित्र) parks across India. These will be set up to help to further the growth of the textile sector in the economy and position India strongly on the Global textiles map.

ONLINE MEETING OF CENTRAL ASIAN FLYWAY (CAF)

A 2-day Online Meeting of 30 range countries of Central Asian Flyway (CAF) started with a resolve to strengthen the conservation actions for migratory birds and their habitats in the Central Asian Flyway.

Central Asian Flyway (CAF) covers a large area of Eurasia between the Arctic and Indian Oceans and the associated island chains. The flyway covers 30 countries of North, Central and South Asia and Trans-Caucasus.

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PM MITRA

PM MITRA Context: Recently, the Centre has approved the setting up of 7 new mega textile parks or Mega Integrated Textile Region and Apparel Parks (PM MITRA) (पीएम मित्र) parks acros ...

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13TH EDITION OF ‘DESIGN AND ENGINEERING SUMMIT’ ORGANISED BY NASSCOM

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9 months ago

PRADHAN MANTRI BHARTIYA JANAUSHADI PARIYOJANA (PMBJP) ACHIEVES THE TARGET OF FY 2021-22

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DELHI’S HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (HIMS) PROJECT

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UPDATED GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES FOR PM CARES FOR CHILDREN SCHEME

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