10 March 2019

National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage
~Mission will finalise and implement strategies for transformative mobility and Phased Manufacturing Programmes (PMP) for electric vehicles, their components and batteries.
•The Mission will have a ‘Make in India’ strategy for EV components as well as battery technologies.
India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP)
~The overarching goal is to provide sustainable cooling and thermal comfort for all while securing environmental and socio-economic benefits for the society
•India is the first country in world to develop such a document (ICAP) 
•Assessment of cooling requirements across sectors in next 20 years and the associated refrigerant demand and energy use
Monster Salary Index Report;-{titled ‘Women of India Inc’}
~It was prepared by Monster India in collaboration with Paycheck.in with IIM-Ahmedabad as a research partner.
•Women in India earn 19% less than their male counterparts and 60% working women in India feel that discrimination at work๐Ÿ‘️
Guidelines For White Label ATMs
•White-Label ATM (WLA)~>ATMs set up, owned and operated by non-bank entities are called “White Label ATMs” (WLAs)
~WLAs would allow non-banking companies to set up and run their own ATMs, under a pact with a sponsor bank and a network provider. 
[WLA operators can also earn extra revenue through advertisements and value-added services]
India’s Official Secrets Act,1904;-{enacted during the time of Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India from 1899 to 1905.}
~secrecy law broadly deals with two aspects — spying or espionage, which is dealt with in Section 3 of the Act, and disclosure of other secret information of the government, which is dealt with in Section 5
•Under Section 5, both the person communicating the information, and the person receiving the information, can be punished by the prosecuting agency
Idukki’s "Marayoor Jaggery" gets GI tag View— uploads.disquscdn.com 
View — uploads.disquscdn.com 
~The Jaggery is produced in Marayoor, a town in Idukki district of Kerala. It is made from sugarcane and no chemicals are added during the manufacturing process.


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