GoI sets up Expert Panel to redefine DRDO

On August 26, 2020, the Government of India set up an expert panel to redefine the roles and responsibilities of Defence Research Development Organization. Highlights The panel is being set up to fulfil the aim of GoI to reduce Indian military dependence on imports. This is because, currently India is the second largest arms importer Read More…

Russia released testing video of the largest ever Hydrogen bomb blast

On August 27, 2020, Russia released a 40-minute video of detonation of the world’s most powerful hydrogen bomb. The bomb was called the Tsar Bomb. It is believed to be 3,333 times more destructive than that of the Hiroshima Nagasaki Atom bombs Little Boy and Fat Man. Highlights The Hydrogen bomb was first tested over Read More…

Rs 1,200 crore plan to link Ladakh with National Grid

The Government of India is implementing Rs 1,200 crore project to link the regions of Ladakh and Leh with the National Power Grid. These regions due to their isolated locations remain power deficit regions receiving only 5 hours of power supply from diesel generators and very few micro hydel projects. Highlights The Srinagar-Leh transmission line Read More…

GoI to deliver services of UMANG Application through Common Service Centres

On August 27, 2020, the National E-Governance Division and the Common Service Centres (CSC) signed a pact to facilitate the delivery of UMANG application services through CSCs. By this, the services of the application will reach the citizens easily as the network of Common Service Centres are strong with more than 3.75 lakhs connected together. Read More…

National Health Authority releases Draft Health Data Management Policy

On August 26, 2020, the National Health Authority released the Draft Health Data Management Policy under the National Digital Health Mission. Highlights The main objective of the policy is to provide adequate guidance and set framework to secure processing of personal and sensitive personal data of individuals. The National Digital Health Mission was announced by Read More…