Current Affairs – February, 2019

Portal Santusht launched: To implement policies of Labour Ministry at grass root level

The Portal Santusht is an Implementation Monitoring Cell that was launched by the Ministry of Lobour and Employment in January 2020. The portal addresses delivery of public services, their transparency, accountability, schemes and policies at grass root level. Highlights The portal aims to address the speedy redressal of grievances of workers ans employers. It monitors Read More…

NITI Aayog, Adobe Partner to Enhance Digital Literacy and Creativity Skills

Atal Innovation Mission and software major Adobe have signed a Statement of Intent to collaborate on enhancing digital literacy and creativity skills.  Under the agreement, Adobe would implement the Digital Disha Programme across 100 schools under Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) initiative. Teachers and Children across these 100 schools would benefit from the creative learning resources via free access to Adobe Read More…

Tata Steel recognised as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies

Tata Steel has been recognised as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for 2019. Ethisphere Institute is a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. For the eighth time, Tata Steel has got the recognition eight times in the ‘Metals, Minerals and Mining’ category. Tata Steel is one Read More…

2nd edition of Indian Sign Language Dictionary Launched

The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot launched the 2nd Edition of Indian Sign Language (ISL) Dictionary in New Delhi. ISL Dictionary The Dictionary was brought about by Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. Read More…

Assam launches PRANAM Commission to protect parents of govt employees

The Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal has announced a PRANAM Commission to look after the issues related to the Parents Responsibility and Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Bill. PRANAM Bill The bill makes it mandatory for state government employees to look after their parents and unmarried differently abled siblings who do not have Read More…