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Daily News Digest:25 May 2020

Mizoram has accorded Industrial status to sports to generate employment

The state government of Mizoram has accorded industrial status to sports, with the objective of generating employment. Granting industry status to the sector will help in meeting the sportspersons requirements and others involved in the sector. This will also benefit the investors and promoters of Sports apart from giving the largest benefit to the sportspersons.

Researchers at IIT-M develop solar ‘Parabolic Trough Collector’

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras has developed a ‘Parabolic Trough Collector’ that is equipped with enhanced features to serve the needs of the industries. The new trough collector is lightweight, cost-effective and efficient and can function in different climatic conditions.

A ‘Trough Collector’ is a device which focuses energy on a small area, which in turn is absorbed and utilised for heating and generating energy.

World Steel Report 2020

The World Steel Report 2020 has been released by the World Steel Association on 24 May 2020. The report depicts the decline in the production of crude steel by 65 percent to 3.13 million tonnes due to the nationwide lockdown that was imposed to contain the spread of Coronavirus pandemic. India had produced 9.02 million tonnes of steel in the same time period in the year 2019.

Sports Authority of Gujarat signs MoU with TCLL

The Sports Authority Gujarat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Times Centre for Learning Limited (TCLL) for imparting training to aspiring athletes throughout Gujarat for personality and skill development. Under the partnership, over 2000 young and aspiring athletes will be trained across Gujarat initially in areas such as Anand, Tapi, Nadiad, Porbandar, Nagar Himmat and Surat.

Abhas Jha appointed to World Bank Key position in South Asia

The World Bank has appointed Indian Economist Abhas Jha to a key position on climate change and disaster management in South Asia. Abhas Jha as the Practice Manager for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management for South Asia will enable, encourage and assist the team of Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change of South Asia Region (SAR) to collaborate and connect with Global Practice boundaries.

8.21 lakh enrolments witnessed in ESIC Social Security Scheme in March 2020

Approximately 8.21 lakh new members have joined the social security scheme run by Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) in March 2020, compared to 11.83 lakh in February. The report was titled 'Payroll Reporting in India: An Employment Perspective - March 2020'. The report highlighted that during September 2017 to March 2020, around 3.83 crore new subscribers joined the social security scheme of ESIC.

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