Published on: December 2, 2021
SNIPPETS – 2 DECEMBER 2021
- Karnataka Forest Department has deployed a sniffer dog to detect wildlife crimes in Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple (BRT) Tiger Reserve in Chamarajanagar. The German Shepherd named Jhansi underwent a seven-month training at Chandigarh by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force.
- The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday quashed the State Government’s 2019 notification of handing over Yelahanka Puttenahalli Lake Bird Conservation Reserve to the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for maintenance. Court is of the opinion that Chief Wildlife Warden is the competent authority to control, manage and maintain the bird conservation reserve who is appointed under Wildlife Protection Act
- Gujarat has pipped Maharashtra to emerge the largest manufacturing hub in the country
- ‘Grama One’ service was launched in 100 villages in Karnataka’s Davanagere district as a pilot project and now it is expected to be launched in more villages by the e-governance department and revenue department. It is Envisaged to be a single-point assistance centre for all citizen-centric activities at the village level which include G2C services, banking services, RTI queries and so on
- The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated a scheme “SMILE – Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise”, which includes sub-scheme – “Comprehensive Rehabilitation of persons engaged in the act of Begging”. This scheme covers several comprehensive measures including welfare measures for persons, who are engaged in the act of begging. The focus of the scheme is extensively on rehabilitation, provision of medical facilities, counseling, basic documentation, education, skill development, economic linkages and so on.
- As part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ – to celebrate 75 years of Independence, REC Limited, a public infrastructure finance company under the Ministry of Power organized a ‘Bijli Utsav’ yesterday in Sonapur village of Kamrup district and adjoining villages in Assam
- Lionel Messi won Ballon d’Or award. The Ballon d’Or – “Golden Ball”- is an annual football award presented by French news magazine France Football that is one of the oldest and generally regarded as the most prestigious individual award for football players
- World AIDS Day is observed across the globe on 1st December every year since 1988.