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Sep 26, 2020

International Day of Yoga 

International Day of Yoga

  • The 193 member UNGA approved Indian Prime Minister՚s proposal of adopting an International Day of Yoga at the 69th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 27,2014.
  • Consensus with a record 177 cosponsoring countries, a resolution to e…

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HealthGovernment Schemes/ProjectsBased on Yojana

Sep 16, 2020

Swasth Vayu 

  • A Non-Invasive BiPAP Ventilator in a record time of 36 days to treat COVID-19 patients.
  • BiPAP Non-Invasive ventilator is a microcontroller-based precise closed-loop adaptive control system.
  • A built-in biocompatible “3D printed manifold & coupler” with HEPA filter (Highly Efficient …

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S&T Based Innovative Solutions 

  • Several S&T based innovative solutions have been identified by the National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF) , an autonomous body of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) .
  • A campaign which was running from 31 March to 10 May 2020 through the Challenge COVID-19 Competi…

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Science & TechnologyHealthBased on Yojana

Sep 14, 2020

MSME Champions 

MSME Champions

  • The Union Ministry of MSME has launched CHAMPIONS portal www.champions. gov. in.
  • A technology-driven Control Room-Cum-Management Information System.
  • Utilizing modern ICT tools is aimed at assisting Indian MSMEs march into big league as National and Global Champions.
  • St…

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Aug 28, 2020

Untold Labour of Care 

Untold Labour of Care

  • Nursing ethics highlights the “caring” role of nurses as relational and context-specific interventions that stresses upon affective bonds as against medical approaches.
  • Traditional nursing ethics can be hardly termed as feminist deploying gender oppressive nor…

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EconomicsHealthBased on Yojana

Aug 20, 2020

Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and Telemedicine 

Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ)

  • A prescription medicine.
  • Sale is totally prohibited without a valid prescription by a doctor.
  • May have adverse effects on health if consumed without prescription.
  • Procurement for the following categories:
  • Patients who have been clinically advised.
  • Health worker…

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HealthGovernment Schemes/Projects

Empowering Front Line COVID-19 Warriors with IGOT E-Learning Platform 

Empowering Front Line COVID-19 Warriors with iGOT E-Learning Platform

  • The Department of Personnel and Training.
  • A learning platform (IGOT Government Website) to combat COVID-19 for all front-line workers.
  • To equip them with the training and updates in coping with Pandemic.
  • iGOT platf…

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Science & TechnologyHealth

E-Learning Sees Upsurge During COVID-19 

E-Learning Sees Upsurge During COVID-19

  • Ministry of Human Resource and Development.
  • Continued access to learning.
  • Recorded lectures.
  • Online chat sessions with students to answer any queries that they may have.
  • Various modes of online classes and sharing of study materials.
  • Structured o…

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Science & TechnologyHealth

Aug 18, 2020

COVID-19 Disinfection Process 

COVID-19 Disinfection Process

  • Defence Research and Development organization (DRDO) .
  • Developing several solutions from its existing arsenal of technologies and experience.
  • DRDO has introduced two products which can enhance the operations at public places during the pandemic.


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Science & TechnologyEconomicsHealth

Aug 16, 2020

COVID-19: the Novel Threat 

  • A novel virus.
  • A highly contagious disease.
  • First case in December 2019 from Wuhan, Hubei province of China.
  • Treatment available is not very specific.
  • Some antivirals, some anti-parasitic drugs are under trial.
  • Declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on 30 January,…

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