Ads Top

Daily Quick Revision Current Affairs || 10 October 2019

The WHO India Country Cooperation Strategy 2019–2023 : A Time of Transition’ has been launched.
•The India CCS is one of the first that fully aligns itself with the newly adopted WHO 13th General Programme of Work and its ‘triple billion’ targets, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and WHO South-East Asia Region’s eight Flagship Priorities.
•The strategy document builds on other key strategic policy documents including India’s National Health Policy 2017, the many pathbreaking initiatives India has introduced — from Ayushman Bharat to its National Viral Hepatitis programme and promotion of digital health amongst others.
▫️WHO ‘Triple Billion’ targets:
•It is a strategic plan for the next five years.
1.One billion more people to be benefitted from Universal Health Coverage (UHC)
2.One billion more people to be protected from health emergencies
3.One billion more people to be covered for better health and well-being.
Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme
•Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launches Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme with IIM Bangalore.
•It is a two-year fellowship programme to boost skill development at the district level.
•Designed under Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP).
•It aims to address the challenge of non-availability of personnel for implementation of various programmes at national, state and district levels
•Eligibility: Eligible fellows for the programme have to be in 21-30 years age-group, have a graduation degree from a recognized university and be citizens of India. Proficiency in official language of state of fieldwork will be mandatory.
•Fellows will receive a stipend of Rs. 50,000 in the first year and Rs. 60,000 in the second year
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi;-{PM-KISAN}
•Under this programme, vulnerable landholding farmer families, having cultivable land upto 2 hectares, will be provided direct income support at the rate of Rs. 6,000 per year
•income support will be transferred directly into the bank accounts of beneficiary farmers, in three equal installments of Rs. 2,000 each
•Cabinet approves relaxation of Aadhaar seeding of data of the beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan).[it has not been possible to get 100% Aadhaar seeding for release of funds as per the prescribed time schedule before release of instalments after 1st August, 2019.]
Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) Hide — uploads.disquscdn.com
Thumbnail

•It is a NASA mission to the moon within the Lunar Precursor and Robotic Program (LPRP) in preparation for future manned missions to the moon and beyond (Mars).
•LRO is the first mission of NASA’s `New Vision for Space Exploration’.
•Provide measurements to characterize future robotic explorers, human lunar landing sites and to derive measurements that can be used directly in support of future Lunar Human Exploration Systems
•ISRO is attempting to figure out what happened to Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram with the help of NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO)
Rehabilitation package to 5,300 J&K displaced families
•In the aftermath of partition of the country in 1947, thousands of families from Pakistan occupied areas of Jammu and Kashmir migrated to Jammu and Kashmir. Subsequently, during Indo-Pak Wars of 1965 and 1971, a large number of families were displaced from Chhamb Niabat area of Jammu and Kashmir
•Cabinet has approved Inclusion of 5,300 Displaced Persons (DP) families of Jammu & Kashmir in the Rehabilitation Package approved by the Cabinet on 30.11.2016 for Displaced Families of Pakistan-occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) and Chhamb under the PM’s Development Package 2015 for Jammu & Kashmir.
[These families initially opted to move outside the State of Jammu & Kashmir but later on returned and settled in the state]
World Mental Health Day 2019:October 10 every year
•It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global mental health organization with members and contacts in more than 150 countries.
•It aims to mobilize efforts in support of mental health and provides an opportunity for everyone to talk and discuss mental health issues, and what more needs to be done.
•Theme: ‘Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention.’
Gagan Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation and Information (GEMINI) device
•It is a device that used for seamless and effective dissemination of emergency information and communication on disaster warnings, Potential Fishing Zones (PFZ) and Ocean States Forecasts (OSF) to fishermen. 
•The device will help to provide information related to disaster warnings when fishermen move away from the coast beyond 10 to 12 kilometres

No comments:

Owned by Hemant Satwaliya. Powered by Blogger.