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Integrated Low-Cost Sanitation Scheme

Integrated Low-Cost Sanitation Scheme is correctly seen as an important solution to the dehumanizing practice of carrying night soil. With this in concept, the Scheme envisages to convert dry latrines into low-cost sanitation units of two pit pour flush latrines and to construct low-cost sanitation units to EWS households who have no latrines in the …

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Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has notified “Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012”, centering Indian Safety Standards for the notified goods under the registration scheme notified by BIS issued under the ambit of BIS Act, 1986. As per the scheme of the order, the manufacturers of notified products …

Special Economic Zone

With a view to overcoming the shortcomings experienced on account of the multiplicity of controls and clearances; absence of world-class infrastructure, and an unstable fiscal regime and with a point to attract larger foreign investments in India, the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) Policy was launched in April 2000. SEZs in India functioned from 1.11.2000 to …

Swavalamban - the Co-contributory Pension Scheme

Swavalamban Scheme, a co-contributory Pension Scheme, set up in September 2010 to encourage people from the unorganized sector to voluntarily save for their retirement. The Central Government would contribute an amount of Rs. 1,000 in each National Pension System (NPS) account opened under the Scheme where the subscriber is able to save Rs.1,000 to Rs.12,000 …

India Post Bank

India Post Payments Bank is a public limited company with the government holding a 100% stake by the Department of Posts. The company incorporated on 17th August 2016 is providing doorstep banking. The bank has 650 branches and 3250 customer access points. The organization already organizes 995 ATMs across the country. Doorstep banking is the …

Mann ki Baat Program

Mann Ki Baat is an Indian programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he addresses the people of the nation on All India Radio, DD National and DD News. It is a unique step of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to reach the masses across the country. the Prime Minister from his …

Aadhar card from your Mobile Number

With the Supreme Court declaring Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act as unconstitutional, bank account-holders, e-wallet or mobile wallet users and mobile subscribers are no longer required to use their Aadhaar number. those who have already linked their Aadhaar number with a bank account and mobile numbers can delink it. How you can delink your …

Indian Space Research Organisation, formed in 1969, succeeding the erstwhile INCOSPAR. Vikram Sarabhai, having identified the function and importance of space technology in a Nation’s development, provided ISRO the necessary direction to function as an agent of development. ISRO then embarked on its mission to give the Nation space-based services and to develop the technologies …

Air India

Air India airline is the flag carrier of India. It is posses by Air India Limited, a government-owned enterprise, and operates a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft serving 94 domestic and international destinations. The airline has its axis at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, alongside several focus cities across India. Air India is the biggest international carrier out of India with an …

Modi’s Sagar Mala Project

On 25 March 2015, the Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, shows the final nod to proceed with the Sagarmala Project and prepare the idea and institutional framework. It was an important development in India’s growth story. Taking ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s dream project forward, Modi has correctly identified Sagarmala as a crucial …

What is eBasta

eBasta is a framework to create school books accessible in digital form as e-books to be read and used on tablets and laptops. The important idea is to bring various publishers (free as well as commercial) and schools together on one platform. Besides the portal, a back-end framework to help the organization and easy management of …

What is DigiLocker: Features, Benefits, and Safety

DigiLocker is one of many programmes by Government of India in furthering the Digital India initiatives. Primarily a DigiLocker is a digital repository which helps you store important documents (like Aadhaar, mark sheets CBSE, ICSE, ISC, Driving License, Registration certificate, gas connection copy etc) from 36 different issuers in a cloud-based application for safe and …