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Daily News Digest:11 July 2020

ASEEM portal launched by Government to help people find opportunities for livelihood

The Aatamanirbhar Skilled Employee-Employer Mapping (ASEEM) web portal was launched by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship on 10 July 2020 to assist individuals in finding sustainable opportunities of livelihood. Mapping of the demand of the local industry and the details of workers on the basis of regions will be done, that will help in bridging the gap in supply and demand of skilled workforce throughout the sectors.

Webinar for sensitization of MPs on GOAL project held by Facebook and Ministry of Tribal Affairs

A webinar for the sensitisation of Members of Parliament from Scheduled Tribe (ST) Constituencies on Going Online As Leaders (GOAL) Project was hosted by Facebook and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. 

The Going Online As Leaders (GOAL) is an online initiative that aims to engage well-known experts and leaders in domains ranging from arts and entrepreneurship to business, education, politics, and health among others for the mentorship and skilling of scheduled tribe youths throughout the country using digital methods.

NSE refiner standards for BIS – Standard Gold launched by National Stock Exchange

The launch of NSE Refiner Standards (NRS) for Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)– Standard Gold was announced by the leading stock exchange of India, the National Stock Exchange on 10 July 2020. The gold bars that are produced in India by the domestic refiners will be facilitated by the NSE Refiner standards for BIS for acceptance to settle gold futures contracts that are traded on the NSE platform. The NSE Refiner Standards for BIS will come into effect from 10 July 2020.

Eye gaze controlled computer interface designed by IISc for people

A computer interface controlled by eye gaze has been designed at the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing in the Indian Institute of Sciences based in Bengaluru. The computer interface has been developed for individuals that have severe Speech and Motor Impairment, SMI, a condition which results from disorders like cerebral palsy. The robotic arm controlled by eye-gaze can be manipulated by the movement of the eye to facilitate the use of the computer and mechanical tasks using eye gaze.

Independent Panel for the evaluation of global COVID-19 response initiated by WHO

The Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has announced the begining of the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPR) on 9 July 2020 for the assessment of the global COVID-19 response. The panel will be co-chaired by the former President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Govt. announces establishment of Fish Cryobanks in various parts of the country

The central government has announced the establishment of Fish Cryobanks in various parts of the country on 10 July 2020 that will ensure the availability of fish sperms of the required species of fish to the fish farmers. The initiative will be implemented by the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries and was announced by the Minister on National Fish Farmers Day on 10 July 2020. The establishment of the Fish Cryobank is the first in the world.

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