NammaKPSC Current Affairs - November 2022

  • Measles

    Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to depute three high-level multi-disciplinary 3-member teams to Ranchi ,Ahmedabad and Malappuram to take stock of the upsurge in cases of Measles.

  • Tribal hut replicas

    In a first-of-its-kind bid to showcase the heritage of tribal communities, especially those of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs), the Anthropological Survey of India (AnSI) has recreated the huts of several communities at its different regional centres.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - October 2022

  • High infant, maternal mortality rates

    Worried over rising Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) and Maternal Mortality rate (MMR) in Karnataka compared with other states, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai directed deputy commissioners and zilla panchayat chief executives to take necessary measures

  • Modhera

    In a significant step towards promoting clean energy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared Modhera, a village in the Mehsana district of Gujarat as India’s first solar-powered village

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - July 2022

  • YESHASWINI SCHEME

    Five months after Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announced the reintroduction of Yeshaswini health scheme for farmers, there is still no clarity on how the scheme will be made available in a new form.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - June 2022

  • TALAQ-E-HASAN

    A public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to invalidate Talaq-e-Hasan, the prescribed Islamic way of divorce, has been filed in the Supreme Court.

  • THE GLOBAL REFUGEE CRISIS

    The United Nations has designated June 20 as World Refugee Day to honour forcibly displaced people all around the world and celebrate their strength and courage.

  • HEALTH CENTRE OF WAYANAD TRIBAL PANCHAYAT

    The Noolpuzha Family Health Centre (FHC), which caters to the health care of the State’s second largest tribal grama panchayat, has been selected for the National Quality Assurance Certification (NQAC) process for the second consecutive time.

  • NATIONAL PROJECT TAG FOR UPPER KRISHNA

    The State Government has decided to demand national project tag for Upper Krishna.

  • SCHOOL WEATHER STATIONS

    The State-level inauguration of the school weather station project of the Samagra Shiksha was held at Kollam School Kerala

  • RESEARCH INITIATIVE ON TRIBAL HEALTH

    A five-year-long research initiative on tribal health was launched in Chamarajanagar district.

  • WEST NILE FEVER

     A man from Kerala’s Thrissur reportedly succumbed to West Nile fever

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - May 2022

  • PM CARES FOR CHILDREN

    Prime Minister releases PM CARES benefits for ‘COVID orphans’

  • JAL JEEVAN MISSION

    Jal Jeevan Mission Achieves 50% Completion Milestone

  • NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT SURVEY (NAS) 2021 REPORT

    Ministry of Education released the National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021 report

  • AYUSHMAN BHARAT HEALTH ACCOUNT

     National Health Authority (NHA) under its flagship scheme of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) announced the launch of a revamped Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) mobile application

  • MID-DAY MEAL/PM POSHAN SCHEME

    Centre approves Karnataka move to keep eggs in school meals in 7 districts under Mid Day meal scheme

  • ASHA WORKERS

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has honoured India’s more than one million Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) for connecting people with healthcare services through World Health Organisation Director-General’s Global Health Leaders Awards

  • AYUSHMAN BHARAT – PRADHAN MANTRI JAN AROGYA YOJANA

    More than 18 crore health cards have been issued under the Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) scheme so far and over 3.2 crore people have availed the hospital facilities, as per recent statistics

  • PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN ANNA YOJANA

    Central Government reduced the wheat allocation to some states and UTs under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) till September. However, the reduced wheat quota will be replenished with rice to keep the overall figure intact.

  • E SHRAM

    Union Labour and Employment Ministry is working on a mechanism to process accident insurance claims by unorganised workers registered on the e-Shram portal

  • PRADHAN MANTRI UJJWALA YOJANA

    Ujjwala Diwas celebrated to commemorate launching of PM Ujjwala Yojana

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - April 2022

  • NATIONAL CURRICULUM FRAMEWORK

    Union Education Minister released the ‘Mandate Document: Guidelines for the Development of the National Curriculum Framework (NCF)’ at a function held at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru recently

  • MSME SUSTAINABLE (ZED) CERTIFICATION SCHEME

    Ministry of MSME launched MSME sustainable (zed) certification Scheme , an extensive drive to enable and facilitate MSMEs adopt Zero Defect Zero Effect (ZED) practices

  • KHELO INDIA UNIVERSITY GAMES

    Second edition of Khelo India University Games recently begun at Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru

  • SMART CITIES MISSION

    Recently, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has announced that all 100 smart cities will have Integrated Command and Control Centers (ICCCs), under Smart Cities Mission (SCM)

  • ONE NATION ONE RATION CARD

    The Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD) gets Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration, 2020 for the ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme

  • BATTERY SWAPPING

    NITI Aayog has prepared draft battery swapping policy

  • SAANS CAMPAIGN

    Karnataka government launched ‘Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully’ (SAANS), a campaign to ensure greater awareness and early detection of pneumonia in children under five

  • PARABOILED RICE

    Central government has expressed its desire to stop the purchase of excess parboiled rice

  • HUNAR HAAT

    Recently, the 40th edition of the ‘Hunar Haat’ was inaugurated in Mumbai under the theme Vocal for Local and “Best from Waste

  • MALNUTRITION – A CASE STUDY IN BELAGAVI

    Deficiencies, excesses or imbalances in a person’s intake of energy and/or nutrients is called Malnutrition

  • PRIME MINISTER’S AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

    Civil Aviation Ministry’s “UDAN” scheme selected for Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Public Administration

  • VIDYA SAMIKSHA KENDRA

    PM visited Vidya Samiksha Kendras in Gujarat

  • AYUSHMAN BHARAT – HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTRES

    4th Anniversary celebrations of Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres was recently observed

  • E-DETAILED ACCIDENT REPORT

    The Ministry of Roads, Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has developed the  portal named ‘e-DAR’ (e-Detailed Accident Report) to speed up accident compensation claims

  • RASHTRIYA GRAM SWARAJ ABHIYAN

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved continuation of the revamped Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) till 2026

  • SVANIDHI SE SAMRIDDHI

    NEWS The Union Government has launched the ‘SVANidhi se Samriddhi’ program DETAILS Additional program of PM SVANidhi Scheme Launched by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Implemented by Quality Council of India (QCI) AIM Provide social security benefits to street vendors for their holistic development and socio-economic upliftment Socio-economic profiling of PM SVANidhi beneficiaries and […]

  • RICE FORTIFICATION

    The Union Cabinet approved a scheme to distribute fortified rice under government programmes

  • PM AWAS YOJANA

    As per Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is taking rapid strides to fulfill the government’s vision- ‘Housing for all by 2024’, with over 3 crore pucca houses already constructed under the program.

  • PRADHAN MANTRI MUDRA YOJANA

    Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana completes 7 years

  • DRAFT GUIDELINES FOR MEDICAL REGISTRATION

    National Medical Commission (NMC) put out a set of three draft regulations on the registration of doctors to the National Medical Register recently

  • MISSION INTEGRATED BIO-REFINERIES

    Government of India launched Mission Integrated Bio-refineries

  • STAND-UP INDIA

    Stand-up India scheme was launched by the Indian government completed six years recently

  • DARLONG COMMUNITY

    Darlongs – a small community of around 11,000 people in Tripura – was officially included in the list of Scheduled Tribes after the Lok Sabha passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2022.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - March 2022

  • COVID-19 IMPACT ON LIVELIHOOD

    The impact of the pandemic on livelihood has persisted far beyond the lockdowns , found a survey by the Azim Premji University, in collaboration with nine civil society organisations

  • OPEN DEFECATION-FREE (ODF) PLUS VILLAGES

    The milestone of having 50,000 open defecation-free (ODF) Plus villages has been crossed by the country.

  • PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN ANNA YOJANA

    Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) for 6 months

  • ONE STATION, ONE PRODUCT’ SCHEME

    The KSR Bengaluru Railway Station will market ‘Channapatna toys’ under the ‘One Station, One Product’ (OSOP) scheme

  • CASTE-BASED NREGS WAGES PAYMENT

    Parliament’s Standing Committee on Rural Development and Panchayati Raj has asked the government to roll back the system of caste-based wages, under which NREGS workers are paid based on whether they belong to a Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, or Others

  • PRADHAN MANTRI FASAL BIMA YOJANA

    Maharashtra has decided to withdraw from the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY) if changes to it are not carried out

  • ONE RANK – ONE PENSION

    The Supreme Court upheld the Centre’s one rank, one pension (OROP) scheme for the armed forces

  • INDIA-JAPAN ACT EAST FORUM

    India and Japan held the sixth joint meeting of the India-Japan Act East Forum (AEF) recently

  • NATIONAL VACCINATION DAY/NATIONAL IMMUNISATION DAY

    National Vaccination/Immunisation Day is observed every year on March 16 to convey the significance of vaccination as well as its role in public health

  • NATIONAL POLICY FOR MEDICAL DEVICES, 2022

    The government of India is proposing National Policy for Medical Devices, 2022 to reduce India’s dependence on import of high-end medical devices

  • TOTAL FERTILITY RATE

    As per recently released economic survey , Karnataka State’s Total Fertility Rate falling faster than national trend.

  • AMRUT 2.0

    Government of India launched ‘India Water Pitch-Pilot-Scale Start-up Challenge’ under AMRUT 2.0 which will select 100 start-ups through this challenge and provide Rs.20 lakh each as funding support

  • WOMEN AT WORK

    Karnataka government has launched Women@Work (W@W) programme.

  • POUSHTIKA KARNATAKA

    The Food and Civil Supplies Department will start the distribution of fortified rice from April 1 in 14 districts of the state under ‘Poushtika Karnataka’ (Nutrition Karnataka) programme to eradicate malnutrition

  • KANYA SHIKSHA PRAVESH UTSAV

    Union ministry of women and children launched Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav campaign

  • SAMARTH INITIATIVE

    Government of India launched a Special Entrepreneurship Promotion Drive for Women – “SAMARTH” on the occasion of International Women’s Day 2022

  • “DONATE A PENSION” SCHEME

    The Union Labour and Employment Ministry launched the “donate a pension” scheme allowing any citizen to pay the premium amount on behalf of an unorganised worker under the Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Scheme.

  • RIGHT TO FAIR COMPENSATION ACT, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh government announced that ₹5 lakh per acre financial package would be given to the farmers who parted with their lands for the Polavaram irrigation project prior to the enactment of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013.

  • RELIEF AND REHABILITATION OF MIGRANTS AND REPATRIATES’ SCHEME

    Under “Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates scheme”, Central Government has approved the proposal for continuation of seven existing sub schemes for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26.

  • PRE-NATAL DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES (REGULATION AND PREVENTION OF MISUSE) ACT 1994

    NEWS Only the appropriate authorities notified by the State Government can initiate criminal prosecution against health facilities for violation of provisions of the Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Act 1994, ruled the Karnataka High Court. THE CASE AND RULING HC passed the order while quashing a criminal proceeding initiated against Dhondiba Anna […]

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - February 2022

  • IMMIGRATION VISA FOREIGNERS REGISTRATION TRACKING (IVFRT) SCHEME

    The Government of India has approved the continuation of the Immigration Visa Foreigners Registration Tracking (IVFRT) Scheme for a period of five years to 2026

  • NIRBHAYA KENDRA

    Nirbhaya Kendra for distressed women, kids opened in Bengaluru.

  • MGNREGA

    Ombudsman App for MGNREGA was recently released for smooth categorization and reporting of grievances

  • NATIONAL WASH CONCLAVE-2022

    NEWS National WASH Conclave-2022 was organized recently DETAILS WHO ORGANIZED – National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) COLLOBARATIONS – Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Panchayati Raj, UNICEF, WaterAid and other development partners THEME – “WASH Forward: Advancing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Panchayats” CONCLAVE OBJECTIVES Bringing Government and WASH sector players […]

  • PM KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI YOJANA

    NEWS Celebration of 3rd Anniversary of PM-Kisan Scheme DETAILS LAUNCHED –  24th February, 2019 AIM –  Supplement financial needs of land holding farmers WHAT IS IN IT –  Financial benefit of Rs 6000/- per year in three equal instalments, every four month is transferred into the bank accounts of farmers’ families across the country through […]

  • PM CARES FOR CHILDREN

    PM CARES for Children Scheme Extended

  • PRADHAN MANTRI AWAAS YOJANA – GRAMIN

    Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAYG) Dashboard was recently launched

  • RASHTRIYA UCHCHATAR SHIKSHA ABHIYAN

    Government has approved the scheme of Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) for continuation till 31.03.2026 or till further review, whichever is earlier.

  • PRADHAN MANTRI AWAS YOJANA-URBAN

    Project proposals for more than 60,000 houses were approved for construction in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan at the 58th meeting of Central Sanctioning and Monitoring  Committee (CSMC) under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) recently

  • RASHTRIYA VAYOSHRI YOJANA

    • Camp for free Assistive Devices distribution organized for Divyangjan and Senior Citizens in Tikamgarh (M.P) under ‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana’ (RVY Scheme) of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

  • CAPACITY BUILDING COMMISSION

    Capacity Building Commission (CBC) and Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) to the Government of India jointly called for a virtual session involving S&T departments and councils of all states to discuss the need for working knowledge of new-age technologies, process improvements, reskilling or upskilling and human resource development.

  • NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION FRAMEWORK

    University Grants Commission (UGC) has developed a draft National Higher Educational Qualification Framework (NHEQF), which is part of a set of reforms that the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 envisages.

  • DEEN DAYAL ANTYODAYA YOJANA

    Street vendors selling food in BBMP jurisdiction will be able to ply their trade only after they undergo mandatory training and receive certification as per the new guidelines of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM)

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - January 2022

  • NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR WOMEN

    30th National Commission for Women (NCW) Foundation Day was recently celebrated

  • NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR SAFAI KARAMCHARIS

    Cabinet approves extension of tenure of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis for three years

  • E SHRAM PORTAL

    Union Labour and Employment Minister said special camps would be organised to register brick kiln, plantation, forestry and other unorganised sector workers on the Centre’s e-Shram portal.

  • INSTITUTE FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHANGE

    Institute for Social and Economic Change celebrates mark its golden jubilee

  • NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR PROTECTION OF CHILD RIGHTS

    NEWS National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has recommended that the Delhi government must suspend its flagship ‘Desh ke Mentor’ programme DESH KE MENTOR Launched in October 2021 Aimed at connecting students in classes IX to XII with voluntary mentors. People between the ages of 18 and 35 can sign up to be […]

  • NATIONAL COUNCIL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING

    The committee to select the next director of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) held interactions with a few shortlisted candidates recently

  • NEAT INITIATIVE

    Ministry of Education recently launched the National Educational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) 3.0.

  • SWACHH VIDYALAYA PURASKAR2021 – 2022

    Union Education Ministry launched the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar (SVP) 2021 – 2022.

  • WATER AWARDS

    Union Jal Shakti Minister Announces 3rd National Water Awards

  • NEAT 3.0

    Union Education Minister and Skill Development Minister launched NEAT 3.0, a single platform to provide the best-developed ed-tech solutions and courses to students of the country.

  • YUVA INITIATIVE OF DELHI POLICE

    Success of Yuva initiative of Delhi police is being discussed

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - December 2021

  • CONSUMER PROTECTION RULES

    Centre notifies rules for Consumer Protection (Jurisdiction of the District Commission, the State Commission and the National Commission) Rules, 2021

  • ONE NATION ONE RATION CARD (ONORC) SCHEME

    The One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) scheme has been rolled out in 34 states and Union Territories covering 75 crore beneficiaries by the Union Ministry of Food and Public Distribution

  • RYTHU BANDHU

    The total funds disbursed under Rythu Bandhu, Telangana government’s direct benefit transfer scheme for farmers, will soon touch Rs 50,000 crore

  • NAAC ACCREDITATION

    The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has accredited city-based Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous) with A++ grade. It is the second institution in the country and the first in Karnataka to have achieved the highest CGPA

  • SHE-BOX

    Karnataka ranked among the top states for the highest disposal rates of workplace sexual harassment cases filed against government officials. Complaints were registered at the Sexual Harassment Electronic Box (SHe-Box), the online complaint system mandated under the ‘The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

  • HAPPINESS CURRICULUM

    On the lines of Delhi, preparations are underway to implement the ‘happiness curriculum’ in primary schools of Uttar Pradesh under a pilot project

  • PRADHAN MANTRI KRISHI SINCHAYEE YOJANA (PMKSY)

    The Cabinet has given its approval to extend Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana for another five years till 2026

  • NDPS ACT

    The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was passed by Lok Sabha

  • ATMANIRBHAR HASTSHILPKAR SCHEME

    NEDFI Announces Atmanirbhar Hastshilpkar Scheme for the Artisans under Ministry of Doner.

  • SAMPANN PROJECT

    More than One Lakh pensioners are currently being serviced by Principal Controller of Communication Accounts/ Controller of Communication Accounts offices all over India via SAMPANN

  • BETI BACHAO-BETI PADHAO SCHEME

    The performance of Centre’s Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Scheme in the states has not been up to the mark, the Committee on Empowerment of Women has said in its latest report

  • PMAY-RURAL

    Cabinet extends PMAY-Rural plan till March 2024

  • PM KUSUM SCHEME

    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) issues advisory for the General Public on PM Kusum Scheme

  • SMART CITIES MISSION

    The Centre has extended the timeline for the implementation of the Smart Cities Mission to June 2023. Reason cited being Pandemic. It was launched by MOHUA in 2015 for Developing citizen-friendly and self-sustainable urban settlements

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - November 2021

  • PRODUCTION LINKED INCENTIVE (PLI) SCHEME FOR THE PHARMACEUTICAL SECTOR

    The PLI Scheme for Pharmaceuticals is based on the strategy of “Atmanirbhar Bharat- Strategies for enhancing India’s manufacturing capabilities and enhancing exports in ten sectors”, which had been approved by the Union Cabinet

  • SMART CITIES PROJECT

    Government begins finalizing proposals on PM’s action plan for Smart Cities initiative

  • NITI AAYOG’S MULTIDIMENSIONAL POVERTY INDEX

    The first multi-dimensional poverty index (MPI) was released by NITI Aayog

  • NATIONAL FAMILY HEALTH SURVEY (NFHS)

    The results from the second phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) was recently released

  • PRADHAN MANTRI GARIB KALYAN ANNA YOJANA

    • Acknowledging that poor families still need food security support in the middle of a recovering economy, the Centre has decided to extend its free ration scheme, Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), for another four months, until March 2022. Eligible beneficiaries will receive 5kg of foodgrains and 1 kg Gram per month.

  • MID DAY MEAL SCHEME

    Taking note of the rise in the number of children who are malnourished and anaemic in north Karnataka, the Department of Public Instruction has decided to provide eggs to students in government and aided schools in seven districts from December under Mid-Day meal scheme

  • SWACHH SURVEKSHAN AWARDS

    The President of India conferred awards to 342 cleanest cities of India at the ‘Swachh Amrit Mahotsav’ as part of Swachh Bharat Mission – Urban 2.0 by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs

  • SOCIAL AUDIT

    The concept of social audit is being extended to more departments and the Government schemes in Rajasthan

  • COVID’S IMPACT ON LEARNING

    The 16th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2021 (Rural) was released by Pratham foundation

  • PNEUMOCOCCAL CONJUGATE VACCINE PROGRAMME

    Under the universal immunisation programme, the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) programme was launched in the Bengaluru  on the occasion of ‘World Pneumonia Day’.

  • HUNAR HAAT

    32nd edition of “Hunar Haat” was inaugurated  in Lucknow

  • VAN DHAN KENDRAS

    Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs has provided an opportunity to open Vana Dhana Vikas Kendra to provide a market to the minor forest products collected by tribals in Madikeri district

  • DEENDAYAL ANTYODAYA YOJANA – NATIONAL RURAL LIVELIHOOD MISSION

    Flipkart, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Rural Development of the Government of India (MoRD), for their ambitious Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM) program, to help empower local businesses and self-help groups (SHGs) – especially those that are led by women – by bringing them into the e-commerce fold.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - October 2021

  • COTPA 2003

    The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has urged the central and state governments to increase the minimum legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21

  • MTECH IN MINDS

    IIT-Delhi announced the launch of M.Tech in Machine Intelligence & Data Science (MINDS) to be offered by the School of Artificial Intelligence (ScAI)

  • AYUSHMAN BHARAT HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURE MISSION

    Prime Minister is set to inaugurate Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission , what is being touted as “India’s largest scheme to scale-up health infrastructure”.

  • NIPUN BHARATH

    Govt panel chaired by Union Education Minister is all set  to oversee NIPUN Bharat progress

  • INNOVATIONS FOR YOU

    NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has launched – “Innovations for You” an attempt to showcase the success stories of Atal Innovation Mission’s Startups in different domains. These startups have worked to create new, disruptive and innovative products, services, and solutions that can pave a path for a sustainable future.

  • UDAN DAY

    Government of India celebrated UDAN day on October 21

  • GLOBAL HUNGER INDEX

    By : Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German organisation Welt Hunger Hilfe

  • MEDICAL TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2021

    The government has notified new rules under which the gestational limit for termination of a pregnancy has been increased from 20 to 24 weeks for certain categories of women under newly amended Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Act, 2021

  • WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME

    In a interview the representative and country director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Bishow Parajuli, said Eliminating social taboos with regard to food diversification is crucial for improving nourishment levels among the Indian population

  • PM MITRA PARK

    Union Cabinet has given its approval,  to set up seven PM MITRA parks, accomplishing the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to establish Atmanirbhar Bharat.

  • PRADHAN MANTRI JAN AUSHADI PARIYOJANA

    Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices Bureau of India (PMBI), the implementing agency of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) has completed the target of opening of 8,300 Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs) for the FY 2021-22 before end of September, 2021.

  • GOOD SAMARITANS SCHEME

    Ministry of road, transport & highways launched a scheme for “Good Samaritans”

  • SVAMITVA SCHEME

    Prime Minister interacted with the beneficiaries of SVAMITVA scheme in Madhya Pradesh

  • AYUSHMAN BHARAT

    The National Health Authority (NHA), the apex body for implementing Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY), has revised the Health Benefit Package (HBP) Master under the scheme.

  • 40TH INDIA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR 2021

    40th India International Trade Fair 2021 to be held from November 14-27 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi

  • PEOPLE’S PLAN CAMPAIGN 2021

    Panchayati Raj Ministry launched People’s Plan Campaign 2021- Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas along with the Vibrant Gram Sabha Dashboard.

  • AMRUT 2.0 & SWACHH BHARAT MISSION 2.0

    Prime Minister launched the second phases of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban and the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation.

  • FOREIGN CONTRIBUTION (REGULATION) ACT (FCRA), 2010

    The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has extended the deadline till December 31 for NGOs to apply for renewal of their Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) registration certificates.

  • SACRED PORTAL

    Ministry of Social Justice launched Senior Able Citizens for Re Employment in Dignity (SACRED) Portal

  • DIGI-SAKSHAM

    Ministry of Labour and Employment launched DigiSaksham – a digital skills programme to enhance the employability of youth by imparting digital  skills  that are required in an increasingly technology driven era.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - September 2021

  • PM POSHAN SHAKTI NIRMAN

    The mid-day meal scheme will now be known as PM POSHAN

  • जनCARE

    Aim is to Identify 75 innovations in Telemedicine, AI, Digital Health & BIG Data by Start-ups and Entrepreneurs

  • SWACHH SURVEKSHAN

    Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched the seventh consecutive edition of Swachh Survekshan.

  • AYUSHMAN BHARATH DIGITAL

    Prime Minister launched Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

  • PM KUSUM

    The Union Minister of Power, New and Renewable Energy recently reviewed the progress of the PM-KUSUM scheme and reaffirmed the government’s commitment to accelerating solar pump adoption

  • ARTICLE 30

    The right of an institution, whether run by a majority or minority community, to get government aid is not a fundamental right. Both have to equally follow the rules and conditions of the aid, the Supreme Court held in a judgment.

  • ODISHA’S FIRST SILK YARN CENTER

    Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has set up Odisha’s first ever tussar silk yarn production centre at Choudwar in Cuttack district

  • SAUBHAGYA SCHEME

    SAUBHAGYA completes FOUR years of successful implementation.

  • QS GRADUATE EMPLOYABILITY RANKINGS 2022

    The Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Bengaluru, and six Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are among 12 Indian institutions that have figured in the top 500 universities in QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022

  • VAYOSHRESHTA SAMMAN

    Kerala has bagged the Vayoshreshta Samman instituted by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment for geriatric care. It is a award to eminent senior citizens and institutions in recognition of their services towards the cause of elderly persons, especially indigent senior citizens by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

  • PROJECT FULWARI

    Nothern Coalfields Ltd (NCL),a Singrauli based Coal India arm under the Ministry of Coal is all set to start 75 “FulwariCenters” in the Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh.

  • DISTRICT COMMITTEES ON POWER

    Recently, the Ministry of Power has issued an order for the setting up of District Level Committees to improve the quality of electricity supply in the country.

  • SPIN SCHEME

    Khadi and Village Industries Commission launched SPIN scheme to Facilitate potters to get easy loans. Bank loans will be provided under Pradhan Mantri Shishu Mudra Yojana.

  • RAIL KAUSHAL VIKAS YOJANA

    Indian Railways took a leap in advancement of Skill India Mission by launching the “Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana (RKVY)” under the aegis of “Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)”.

  • CONNECT KARO 2021

    Recently, the Union Home Minister addressed the ‘Connect Karo 2021’ – Towards Equitable, Sustainable Indian Cities’ Event.

  • CYBERCRIMES IN BENGALURU

    Data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 2020 shows that among the 19 metro cities in the country, Bengaluru has the ignominy of recording the maximum number of cybercrimes against children.

  • ADARSH GRAM YOJANA

    Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana will be restarted in 36000 villages of India with focus on ST

  • ‘SAATH’ INITIATIVE

    Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor launched the Rural Enterprises Acceleration Programme called ‘Saath’ for Self Help Group (SHG) women

  • ACADEMIC BANK OF CREDIT AND GLUE GRANT SCHEME

    Forty Central universities will kick off implementation of innovative measures such as the academic credit bank and the glue grant meant to encourage multidisciplinarity

  • POSHAN MAAH

    Union Ministry of Women and Child Development has decided to celebrate the POSHAN MAAH throughout the month September

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - August 2021

  • WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP PLATFORM

    The NITI Aayog and US-based tech giant, Cisco launched the next phase of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP)

  • SAMARTH SCHEME

    According to the Textiles Ministry, that more than 1,500 artisans have been benefitted by training in 63 Samarth Training Centres

  • E-SHARM PORTAL

    The labour ministry is set to launch a National Database for Unorganised Workers (NDUW) or e-Sharm portal

  • SANSKRIT WEEK

    Sanskrit Week is being celebrated from August 19 to August 25, 2021

  • JAN SHIKSHAN SANSTHAN

    The Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), a Union government initiative for skill development in rural areas, has brought high-speed internet to some of the remotest tribal hamlets deep inside the Nilambur jungle in Kerala.

  • PRASHAD SCHEME

    Recently  Prime Minister has inaugurated various projects in Somnath, Gujarat under PRASHAD (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive) scheme

  • FEATURED ARTICLE-RICE FORTIFICATION

    Rice fortification is a process of adding micronutrients to regular rice.

  • BIJU SWASTHYA KALYAN YOJANA

    Odisha government announced that his government will provide smart health cards under Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana.

  • SONCHIRAIYA

    Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, today launched ‘SonChiraiya’ – (A brand and logo)- for marketing of urban Self-Help Group (SHG) products.

  • SCHEDULED TRIBES IN ARUNACHAL

    Union Cabinet approved a proposal to amend the list of Scheduled Tribes in Arunachal Pradesh, Parliament last week passed the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill 2021

  • HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

    The Delhi government is set to implement a world-class Health Information Management System (HIMS) soon in line with its bid to bring a transformation in the healthcare system of the Capital.

  • MINORITY INSTITUTIONS AND RTE: NCPCR SURVEY

    The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has released a report — The “Impact of Exemption under Article 15 (5) with regards to Article 21A of the Constitution of India on Education of Children in Minority Communities”

  • WATER PLUS PROTOCOL

    Indore, India’s cleanest city, has now been declared as the country’s first ‘water plus’ city under the Swachh Survekshan 2021

  • UJJWALA – 2

    Prime Minister is set to launch the second edition of the government’s free LPG connection scheme called Ujjwala.

  • SEEKHO AUR KAMAO

    SEEKHO AUR KAMAO aims at providing employment and employment opportunities, improving the employability of existing workers, school dropouts etc.

  • SAANSAD ADARSH GRAM YOJANA

    Recently, the Union Minister of State for Rural Development has informed in Rajya Sabha about the various steps taken by the government for implementation of the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

  • GRAMIN DIGITAL SAKSHARTA ABHIYAN SCHEME

    Government announced  that approximately five crore beneficiaries have been enrolled and four crores have been trained under Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan Scheme till date.

  • PM-DAKSH

    Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment  launched ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App recently.

  • STEPS TAKEN BY THE GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE ONLINE EDUCATION TO STUDENTS

    A comprehensive initiative called PM Evidya has been initiatedas part of AtmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan on 17th May, 2020, which unifies all efforts related to digital/online/on-air education to enable multi-mode access to education.

  • SAMAGRA SHIKSHA SCHEME

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, has given its approval for continuation of the revised Samagra Shiksha Scheme for a period of five years till 2026

  • SABKI YOJNA SABKA VIKAS

    The success of Sabki Yojana Sabka Vikas scheme was recently discussed in Parliament.

  • BREASTFEEDING THE NEW-BORN

    The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has promised in its manifesto that maternity as well as paternity leave in Tamil Nadu would be extended to 12 months.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - July 2021

  • I-MESA

    The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated a scheme, namely Information-Monitoring, Evaluation and Social Audit (I-MESA)

  • EDUCATION CRISIS IN PANDEMIC

    According to a study by the Azim Premji Foundation, in January 2021, covering more than 16,000 children in the age group six to 11 years, and across five States, 92% of children on average have lost at least one specific language ability from the previous year across all classes; the figure is 82% when it comes to mathematical ability

  • VAN DHAN YOJANA

    NITI AAYOG -TRIFED join hands for successful implementation of  Van Dhan Yojana in Tribal Clusters of Aspirational Districts of India

  • SAAGARMALA PROGRAMME

    Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways undertook third party evaluation of the schemes / funded projects which included the pillar of Coastal Community Development projects under Saagarmala scheme.

  • PRASHAD SCHEME

    Prime Minister inaugurated various development projects in Varanasi which includes Tourist Facilitation Centre and operation of Cruise Boat from Assi Ghat to RajGhat under the Project “Development of River Cruise in Varanasi under PRASHAD Scheme”.

  • UTTAR PRADESH POPULATION POLICY

    Uttar Pradesh  launched the State’s population policy for 2021-2030. Decreasing the total fertility rate of UP from 2.7 to 2.1 by 2026 and 1.7 by 2030

  • BHARATH NET

    The Union Cabinet approved a viability gap funding support for the implementation of the BharatNet project through Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model in 16 States.

  • AATMANIRBHAR BHARAT ROJGAR YOJANA

    The Union Cabinet has given its approval for extending the terminal date for registration of beneficiaries for availing the benefit under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (ABRY) for another nine months

  • HAR GHAR JAL

    Haryana State is making significant contribution towards the success of Jal Jeevan Mission, a path breaking scheme of the Central Government which aims to provide potable drinking water to every rural household of the country by 2024.

  • SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS

    Radio Vishwas, a Community Radio Station (CRS) in Nashik, Maharashtra has bagged two awards at the 8th edition of the National Community Radio Awards instituted by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

  • NammaKPSC Current Affairs - June 2021

  • ONE NATION ONE RATION CARD

    The Supreme Court directed all states and Union Territories to implement the One Nation, One Ration Card (ONORC) system, which allows for inter- and intra-state portability, by July 31.

  • ODISHA – WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME PARTNERSHIP

    Odisha government and United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have partnered to improve household food and nutritional security.

  • INDIA SMART CITIES AWARD CONTEST

    The India Smart Cities Award Contest (ISAC) is organized under the Smart Cities Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India.

  • COCHIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

    Cochin International Airport (CIAL) won Airport Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence honour in Airport Service Quality.

  • “e-PGS”

    Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has launched a centralized web-based workflow-based IT platform called “e-PGS”.

  • CUSTOMIZED CRASH COURSE PROGRAMME FOR COVID 19 FRONTLINE WORKERS

    Prime Minister launched ‘Customized Crash Course programme for Covid 19 Frontline workers’ recently. The programme aims to skill and upskill over one lakh Covid warriors across the country.

  • SILVERLINE PROJECT

    Kerala cabinet gave the green light to begin acquiring land for SilverLine, its flagship semi high-speed railway project aimed at reducing travel time between the state’s northern and southern ends

  • QS WORLD RANKINGS 2022

    Quacquarelli Symonds popularly called as QS World Rank of universities was recently released for the year 2022. Jawaharlal Nehru University has entered the top 1 ,000, as its new undergraduate engineering programme now makes it eligible for the rating

  • NEW NORMS FOR DIGITAL CONTENT

    The Education Ministry has laid down new guidelines for producing digital education resources for children with disabilities, after a year in which the COVID-driven shift to online education has spotlighted the lacunae in such resources.

  • SENIOR CARE AGEING GROWTH ENGINE (SAGE) PROJECT

    Social Justice and Empowerment Minister launched Senior care Ageing Growth Engine or SAGE project. Launched to select, support and create “one-stop access” of elderly care products and services provided by credible start-ups.

  • PENSION RULES-1972

    With a notification dated May 31, the Centre has amended its CCS Pension Rules-1972 putting new restrictions of officials of intelligence and security organisations after retirement

  • MISSION KARMAYOGI

    Recently, a three-member task force has been formed to help the government in bringing major bureaucratic reforms through its ambitious “Mission Karmayogi”.

  • COVID 19 – ESIC

    The pension coverage under the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) scheme has been extended to all registered dependents of those who died due to Covid-19.

  • BAL SWARAJ

    The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). The portal will be used to track children who have lost both their parents during COVID-19.

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