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Daily News Digest:30 July 2021

ODF PLUS MANUALS UNDER SWACHH BHARAT MISSION (GRAMEEN) PHASE -2

On 28th July 2021, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Minister of Jal Shakti, released the ODF Plus Manuals under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) Phase-2. The key components of ODF Plus Manuals are Faecal Sludge Management, Grey Water Management, Biodegradable Waste Management and Plastic Waste Management.

TELANGANA’s DALIT BANDHU SCHEME

A large number of Dalit families in Telangana may finally get proper ownership documents of alloted lands and grama kantam lands as the government has chosen to determine all issues under the Telangana Dalita Bandhu Scheme.

Dalit Bandhu Scheme is the recent flagship programme of the Telangana government seen as a welfare scheme for empowering Dalit families. The scheme allows entrepreneurship among Dalits through a direct benefit transfer of Rs 10 lakh per family.

LIMITED LIABILITY PARTNERSHIP (LLP) ACT OF 2008 - AMENDMENTS

The Cabinet approved amendments to the Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) Act for decriminalising offences under the law as the government looks to improve ease of doing business and encourage start-ups. 12 offences are selected to be decriminalised and one provision (Section 73) entailing criminal liability is to be omitted. The 12 decriminalised offences will then get moved to an internal adjudication mechanism to assist unclog criminal courts from routine cases.

NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020

On 29 July 2020, the National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020) was approved by the Union Cabinet of India. It focuses on the vision of India's new education system.

NEP 2020 replaced the National Policy on Education, 1986. The policy is a framework for elementary education to higher education and vocational training in rural and urban India. The policy aims at transforming India's education system by 2040.

14 TIGER RESERVES OF INDIAN HAVE RECEIVED THE GLOBAL CONVERSATION ASSURED

India’s 14 Tiger Reserves have got the Global Conservation Assured | Tiger Standards (CA|TS) accreditation.

The 14 tiger reserves are:

  • Pench in Maharashtra
  • Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar
  • Sunderbans in West Bengal
  • Bandipur Tiger Reserve of Karnataka
  • Annamalai and Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu.
  • Parambikulam in Kerala
  • Orang, Manas and Kaziranga in Assam
  • Kanha, Panna and Satpura in MP
  • Dudhwa in UP

SECURED LOGISTICS DOCUMENT EXCHANGE PLATFORM (SLDE) LAUNCHED BY GOI

On 28th Oct 2021, the government of India launched a secured logistics document exchange platform (SLDE) for the digital exchange of logistics-related papers and a calculator for greenhouse gas emissions for choosing the sustainable and right mode of transport for freight movements.

SLDE will improve logistics efficiency, reduce logistics costs, and promote multi-modality and sustainability in a big way. It will enable the generation, storage, and interchange of logistics-related documents digitally using Aadhaar and blockchain-based security protocols for data security and authentication.

WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS: 30TH JULY

Every year on July 30, the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is observed.

The 2021 theme for World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: “VICTIMS’ VOICES LEAD THE WAY”

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, CBSE AND INTEL LAUNCHED 'ÁI For All' INITIATIVE

On 29th July 2021, Intel, in collaboration with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Ministry of Education announced the launch of the ‘AI For All’ initiative. It has been launched with the purpose of creating a basic understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) for everyone in India.

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