What is Kritagya Hackathon?

Kritagya (Krishi-Raknik-Gyan) Hackathon was launched by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICMR) on September 23, 2020 under the National Agricultural Higher Education Project. It was launched with an objective to promote Farm Mechanisation specially women friendly equipment’s. Key Facts Students from any university and college can apply and participate in the event. The event will Read More…

World Maritime Day is Being observed on September 24.

The World Maritime Day is observed on September 24 by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and other international organizations . The day is celebrated on the last Thursday of the September every year. Theme for this year is Sustainable Shipping for a Sustainable Planet. Key Facts The World Maritime Day was celebrated for the first Read More…

Tuberculosis in India- Challenges and Elimination

Dr Harsh Vardhan, while addressing Ministers of Member Nations of WHO, Heads and Representatives of UN Agencies on September 23, 2020 said that India has accorded high priority for ending tuberculosis by 2025. India would achieve this target five years ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals. About Tuberculosis It is an infectious disease caused by Read More…

DRDO test fired the Laser-Guided Anti-Tank Missile

DRDO has successfully test fired an indigenously developed laser-guided anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) at the firing range in Maharashtra. Key Facts The weapon has a range of up to 4 km. It was test fired from an MBT Arjun Tank at KK Ranges in Armored Corps Centre and School (ACC&S). It is a laser-guided anti-tank Read More…

Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana to be Launched in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh government is going to launch the ‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana’ by following the path of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi which is an initiative of the central government. Highlights Existing beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi who are getting Rs. 6,000 per annum, will also be getting additional financial assistance of Read More…