Government approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PM-GKAY) from July 2021 to November 2021

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1. Israel successfully tests Hawaii high-powered laser
The Israeli army said an air high power laser ( Airborne High-Power Laser has been successfully tested) which is capable of killing the drone. Israel already has a large and state-of-the-art air defense system, Iron Dome . The system had a 90% interception rate against thousands of rockets fired from Gaza during the 11-Day War of May 2021. The laser Elbit Systems ( Elbit Systems have been developed with). It was mounted on a civilian aircraft and in a recent test conducted over the Mediterranean Sea it successfully shot down a drone.
2. Fourth Tiger Reserve of Rajasthan
Recently, the National Tiger Conservation Authority ( NTCA ) Technical Committee Rajasthan ‘s Ramgarh Visdhari Wildlife Sanctuary ( Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary ) the tiger reserve is approved to build. With this, Ramgarh Vishdhari Wildlife Sanctuary will become the fourth Tiger Reserve/Tiger Sanctuary of Rajasthan . Here India’s 52nd Tiger ReserveWill happen. This sanctuary is 45 km from Bundi town near Ramgarh village in Bundi district of Rajasthan. It is situated on Bundi-Nainwa road. It was notified as a wildlife sanctuary in the year 1982 and is spread over an area of ​​252.79 square kilometres. The other three tiger reserves in Rajasthan are Ranthambore Tiger Reserve ( RTR ) in Sawai Madhopur , Sariska Tiger Reserve ( STR ) in Alwar and Mukundra Hills Tiger Reserve ( MHTR ) in Kota with more than 90 tiger population. Global Tiger Day is celebrated every year on 29 July which is an annual event marked to raise awareness about tiger conservation.
3. New Zealand became the first Test champion
New Zealand clinched their first World Test Championship ( WTC ) title by defeating India by eight wickets with committed innings from two of their most experienced batsmen, Ross Taylor and captain Kane Williamson . Due to rain on the first and fourth days, the match dragged on to the sixth day, which was kept as a safe day by the International Cricket Council (ICC). New Zealand took full advantage of this. First his bowlers bundled out India for 170 in the second innings and later created history by scoring 140 for two with excellent innings by Taylor (47 not out off 100 balls) and Williamson (52 not off 89 balls).
4. Odisha is the only state with all three species of crocodiles.
Recently , the natural habitat of a critically endangered species of gharial has been observed in the Mahanadi of Odisha . With this, Odisha has become the only state in India, where all three species of crocodile are present. Reptiles in these three species are the freshwater crocodile , the crocodile crocodile and the saltwater crocodile.Are included. Gharials are a critically endangered species and were first introduced to Odisha in the year 1975, this is the first time these species have been naturalized in Odisha. Alligator eggs require incubation for about 70 days, and alligators stay with the mothers for several weeks or months. Alligators, however, are different from crocodiles and they do not harm humans, although many people mistake them for crocodiles and consider them harmful. The gharial’s natural habitat is under threat due to activities such as encroachment and fishing. When caught in a fishing net, they are either killed or the front part of their body is amputated. The gharial is given full protection under local laws and is listed under Schedule-I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
5. Assam signs MoU with Survey of India to implement Swamitva
Assam government of state -owned plan for implementing the Survey of India ( Survey Of India signed a memorandum of understanding) with (MOU). When ownership plan in rural areas Verification Integrated Property Solutions ( Integrated Property Validation Solution) to provide. The scheme will be implemented by the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj and the Department of Revenue and Disaster Management, Government of Assam in collaboration with Panchayat and Rural Development. Survey of India is the technology partner. It will take steps to survey rural land by drones and set up ground based control stations that will enable a detailed spatial database of properties in rural areas. The scheme is expected to reduce property disputes and legal matters in rural areas.
6. Diploma in Meditation and Yoga Sciences
On the occasion of International Yoga Day-2021 , Delhi Government has awarded one year diploma on ‘ Meditation and Yoga Sciences ‘The course has been announced. According to the Delhi government, around 450 candidates have enrolled themselves in this course. The primary objective of introducing this course is to make ‘Yoga and Meditation’ related activities door-to-door. It is worth noting that the course has been started at the ‘Delhi Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research University’, although many centers will also be set up in schools in this city, which will conduct yoga sessions thrice a week for two hours. After completion of this diploma program students will be able to teach yoga as a professional yoga instructor. In this way, the number of yoga instructors in Delhi will also increase through this program.
7. Delhi government launched ‘Chief Minister COVID-19 Family Financial Assistance Scheme’
Delhi Government has launched “ Mukhyamantri COVID-19 Parivar Sahayak Sahayata Yojana ” to provide financial assistance to the families who have lost a member due to the COVID-19 pandemic . As per the notification of the Social Welfare Department, an ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 will be provided to each family who loses a member amid the pandemic. A pension of Rs 2,500 per month will also be given to those families who have suffered from COVID-19. The sole breadwinner has been lost due to the pandemic. The government will also consider enrolling a single member of the affected family as a civil defense volunteer. The government will also meet the health and education needs of dependent children.
8. Government approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PM-GKAY) from July 2021 to November 2021
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved maximum 81.35 crore beneficiaries covered under National Food Security Act ( NFSA ) (Antyodaya Anna Yojana and Priority Families) under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana ( Phase IV ) , including Direct Benefit Transfer. (DBT) for a further period of five months i.e. from July to November, 2021Approved the allocation of free additional food grains at the rate of 5 kg per person per month up to Rs. In 2020, the Government of India has extended the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-PMAY) to all beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA) as part of the PM Garib Kalyan Package for the poor for the period April-November 2020. GKAY) was announced.
9. NTPC organizes two day BRICS Green Hydrogen Summit
NTPC Limited , India’s largest energy integrated company under the Ministry of Power , organized a two-day BRICS Summit on Green Hydrogen , one of the most popular and sought-after sectors at present and considered to be the next vehicle of energy . Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa in this online program Participated by leading experts from (BRICS countries) who shared their insights and professional views on the subject and the latest developments in their countries in the area of ​​Green Hydrogen. NTPC is playing a leading role in green hydrogen initiatives in India. NTPC is also conducting extensive studies, experiments in the areas of Carbon Capture and Hydrogen and has also announced some pilot projects on Green Hydrogen for the same. Green hydrogen is a matter of great topical interest to all countries including BRICS as it has great potential to ensure sustainable energy supply, increase the level of energy availability and reduce the negative impact on the environment.
10. World’s first GM rubber planted in Assam
The Rubber Board has started field trials of the world’s first GM ( Genetically Modified ) Rubber in the state of Assam . The GM rubber Puthuplli , Kottayam in India Rubber Research Institute ( Rubber Research Institute Of India) was developed in the Biotechnology Laboratory. It was planted at the Rubber Board’s Sarutari Research Farm in Guwahati. A decade after the Kerala government refused permission for it due to its adverse environmental impact, the Rubber Board began field trials of GM rubber in Assam. GM rubber is the second genetically modified crop for which field trials have started after Bt cotton. The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) granted permission to start field trials of GM rubber at Thombikandom, Chechakkal, Kottayam in 2010.
11. Mizoram announces incentive to have more children
Mizoram Sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte (Robert Romawia Royte) has to have more children Rs 1 lakh announced cash incentives. Demographically Small Mizo Communities1 lakh will be given to the surviving parents with maximum number of children in the minister’s constituency to encourage population growth between The announcement was made at a time when many Indian states are advocating for a population control policy. That person will also get a certificate and a trophy. The cost of the incentive will be borne by a construction consultancy firm owned by Royte’s son. The minister made this announcement because there has been an increase in the infertility rate and a decrease in the growth rate among the Mizo population which has become a matter of serious concern. Due to the gradual decline in population in Mizoram, many areas have less than optimal number of people to achieve development.
12. UN releases annual report on children and armed conflict
The United Nations published the ” Annual Report of Secretary-General on Children & Armed Conflict ( CAAC )”. According to the report, the boys 2020 and approximately including girls 19,300 children egregious ( Grave Violations) has been the victim of one or more incidents. According to this report, 26,425 serious violations were committed against children in 2020, including attacks on schools and hospitals. In 2020, approximately 19,300 children affected by war were victims of grave violations such as murder, disability or rape. According to this report, the recruitment and use of children were the most prevalent serious violations against children with disabilities and children with disabilities, followed by There is a lack of human access and kidnapping. Crimes of kidnapping have increased by 90%, incidents of rape and other forms of sexual violence have increased by 70% in 2020. The war of adults killed millions of boys and girls in 2020 has been taken away.
13. Yellow Gold 48 : Yellow Watermelon Commercially Introduced in India
German agrochemicals company Bayer ( Bayer ) by Seminis ( Seminis ) “in India under the brand Yellow Gold 48 ” called yellow melon is introduced commercially. Yellow watermelon has been developed from improved germplasm as part of Bayer’s global research and development efforts. The yellow watermelon variety has been introduced commercially in India after two years of local trials. Yellow Gold 48 has increased yield potential, improved disease and pest tolerance and higher returns that can benefit watermelon growers. Yellow Gold 48 variety is best suited for cultivation during October to February. It can be harvested from April after which it will be available in the market till mid-July.
14. Indian and US navies to conduct passage exercise
India and the US in June, 2021 in the last week of passage naval exercises ( Passage Naval Exercise ) are being held. Indian Navy US Navy Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group) will lead the maritime patrol frigates and aircraft to participate in practice. Passex is part of regular exercises between the Indian and US navies. This bilateral and multilateral format underscores the shared values ​​of both the navies in ensuring their commitment to an open, inclusive and rules-based international order.
15. India’s growth rate to be 9.6% for 2021: Moody’s
Moody’s Investors Service ( Moody’s Investors Service ) has lowered India’s growth forecast for 2021 to 9.6% is made, which was 13.9% in the first. According to this, the growth rate in 2022 will be limited to 7%. According to this report, high-frequency economic indicators show that the second wave of COVID-19 in India has badly hit the economy in April and May. The report highlights that restrictions are now in place. The easing is now being done. Rapid immunization progress will be critical in limiting the economic loss to June 2021. It further said, the resurgence of the virus has increased uncertainty in India’s growth forecast for 2021. But it is likely that the economic damage will be limited for the April-June quarter.
16. In the virtual meeting of the G20 Education Ministers, India reiterated its resolve to remove inequality from the education sector.
India has pledged to address educational disparities at the meeting of education ministers of G-20 countries held virtually in Italy . Addressing the meeting, Minister of State for Education, Sanjay Dhotre reiterated the country’s resolve to remove the problems like educational deprivation, inequalities and leaving school education incomplete. Regarding the National Education Policy 2020, the Minister said that it aims to give special attention to the education of socially and economically marginalized sections, especially the girl child, so that inclusive education can be promoted.
17. National Company Law Tribunal approves Jet Airways’ reform plan
National Company Law Tribunal – SNC MLT by Jet Airways has approved revival plans. The scheme has been introduced by a consortium of London-based CalRock Capital and UAE- based businessman Murari Lal Jalan . The NCLT has given 90 days to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Ministry of Civil Aviation to allot the slots to the debt-ridden Jet Airways. The CalRock-Jalan consortium has proposed a payment of Rs 12 billion to banks, financial institutions and employees over the next five years. The consortium plans to establish Jet Airways as a full service airline with 30 aircraft.
18. Enforcement Directorate transfers 9,371 properties of Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi to public sector banks
ED has against damage by fraud banks owned by Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi of 9 Rs 371 crore of assets transferred over, attach and seize. They have caused a total loss of Rs 22 thousand 585 crore to the banks by embezzling money through their companies . The Enforcement Directorate has so far attached assets worth more than Rs 18,170 crore, which includes their overseas assets worth Rs 975 crore. The quantum of property attached and confiscated is 80.4-5 per cent of the total loss of the bank.
19. Announcement of policy for the next four years regarding electric vehicles in Gujarat
In Gujarat , the state government has announced a policy regarding electric vehicles for the next four years. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani accordance with the policy said the next four years to two million electric vehicle production is targeted.
20. Karnataka CM to launch state study system
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyappa will launch the State Learning System to promote digital learning in higher education . During this, the Chief Minister will also inaugurate two thousand five hundred smart classes. They will allot computers to one lakh 55 thousand students through virtual medium. Smart Study Management System will be implemented in 430 first class government colleges, 87 government polytechnics and 14 government engineering colleges. Study material will be made available to the students through the system. They will be able to communicate with the teachers through online and offline mode. Evaluation of students and teachers can also be done through digital medium.
21. Great Barrier Reef should be listed as ‘in danger’: UN
UN Committee on the Great Barrier Reef ( Great Barrier Reef ), the ” at risk ” World Heritage Sites is recommended to add to the list. However, Australia has opposed this recommendation. The recommendation was made by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) committee. This committee comes under UNESCO. According to this committee, the world’s largest coral reef system should be added to the list ‘at risk’ due to the effects of climate change.
22. international olympic day
International Olympic Day is organized every year on 23 June to promote the importance of sports and health in military activities . This day in the year 1894Marks the founding of the International Olympic Committee. The primary objective of organizing this day is to encourage sports among the common people and to spread the message of making sports an integral part of life. It is to be known that the beginning of the modern Olympic Games is inspired by the ancient Olympic Games held in Olympia (Greece) from 8th century BC to 4th century AD. It was held in Olympia, Greece in honor of Zeus (the supreme god of Greek religion). Baron Pierre de Coubertin established the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the year 1894 and laid the foundation for the Olympic Games. It is a non-profit independent international organization committed to building a better world through sport. It ensures the regular holding of the Olympic Games, Supports all affiliated member organizations and promotes the values ​​of the Olympics in appropriate ways. The idea of ​​organizing International Olympic Day was presented at the meeting of the International Olympic Committee in the year 1947 and the proposal was given official approval in the year 1948.
23. United Nations Public Service Day
United Nations Public Service Day is celebrated every year on 23 June as a mark of respect and gratitude for civil services around the world.’ is organized. This day recognizes the work of public servants, emphasizes their contribution in the development of the society and motivates the youth to make a career in the public sector. On 20 December 2002, the United Nations General Assembly declared 23 June as United Nations Public Service Day. In order to increase awareness about this day and the importance of public service, the United Nations started the ‘United Nations Public Service Awards’ (UNPSA) program in the year 2003, which was awarded in the year 2016 according to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. was updated. The ‘United Nations Public Service Awards’ program promotes and rewards innovation and quality in public services by recognizing the innovative achievements and services of public institutions, which promote more efficient and friendly people in countries around the world in favor of sustainable development. Contributing to the administration.