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Daily News Digest:21 September 2021

CENTRE HAS SIGNED MODEL MoU WITH CSC e-GOVERNANCE SERVICES INDIA LIMITED

The Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD) under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution entered into a model MoU with CSC e-Governance Services India Limited (CSC). This Mou has been signed to increase the business opportunities and revenue of Fair Price Shops through the delivery of CSC services to interested vendors through interested Fair Price Shop (FPS) dealers.

INDIA RANKED 46TH IN THE GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2021

India has been ranked at 46th place in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2021 released by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Switzerland has got the top rank.

NATIONAL SNAKEBITE AWARENESS SUMMIT IN NEW DELHI

The National Snakebite Awareness Summit was recently organized by the Integrated Health & Wellbeing (IHW) Council, in New Delhi. The conference was held on the eve of International Snake Awareness Day, which is celebrated on 19 September every year.

SAMUDRA SHAKTI - EXERCISE BETWEEN INDIA AND INDONESIA

On 18 Sep 21, Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt arrived at Jakarta, Indonesia to participate in the 3rd edition ‘Samudra Shakti’ with the Indonesian Navy scheduled off the approaches to Sunda Strait from 20 Sep to 22 Sep 21.

BRO INDUCTS A LARGE NUMBER OF WOMEN AT KEY POSTS

The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has over the years also included a large number of women in its work, right from officers to the level of commercial pilot license holders. Over the last 6 decades, in a steady manner, the BRO has increased the number of women employed in various roles and duties of road construction.

PROGRESS OF INDIAN AGRICULTURE PRESENTED IN THE G-20 AGRICULTURE MINISTERS’ MEETING

Union Minister Shri Tomar unveiled Indian agricultural progress at the G-20 Agriculture Ministers' meeting. The theme of this session was "Working together to achieve the Zero Hunger goal: successful projects implemented by the Ministries of Agriculture".

3RD STATE FOOD SAFETY INDEX RELEASED

Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare released the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)’s 3rd State Food Safety Index (SFSI) to measure the performance of States across five parameters of food safety.

Among the larger states, Gujarat is the top-ranking state, followed by Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Among the smaller states, Goa stood 1st followed by Meghalaya and Manipur. Among UTs, Jammu & Kashmir, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and New Delhi secured top ranks.

SAUDI FOREIGN MINISTER IN INDIA

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud is in India on a 3-day visit to discuss Afghanistan affairs. Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud arrived in New Delhi on a three-day tour.

Saudi Arabia is officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is a country in Western Asia. It is the largest country in the Middle East and the 2nd-largest country in the Arab world. Its capital is Riyadh.

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