The Great Reset – It is the Way to Build Great World?

This newscard is an excerpt from the original article published in The Indian Express and is articulated by C. Raja Mohan. The Great Reset is a proposal by the World Economic Forum (WEF) to rebuild the economy sustainably following the COVID-19 pandemic. It was unveiled in May 2020 by the United Kingdom’s Prince Charles and

Green Tax | How it is Approved For Old Vehicles?

The Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways has approved a proposal to levy a ‘green tax’ on old vehicles. Green Tax: Best Things to Know Personal vehicles will be charged a tax at the time of renewal of Registration Certification after 15 years. The policy will come into effect from April 1, 2022. The

Global Climate Risk Index 2021

India was ranked the seventh worst-hit country in 2019 in the Global Climate Risk Index 2021. The GCRI is released annually by the environmental think tank and sustainable development lobbyist Germanwatch. It analyses to what extent countries have been affected by the impacts of weather-related loss events (storms, floods, heat waves, etc.). It pushes for

Elephant Counting through Satellite Images

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Bath have developed technology to count elephants by the use of satellite imagery. Elephant Counting through Satellite Images: How It is Possible? This technology was first employed in Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa using images from the Maxar satellite. Satellite counting is the

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAWK-i) Aircraft

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited achieved a major milestone by successfully test firing a Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) from the Hawk-i aircraft off the coast of Odisha. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited: About The SAAW is an accurate strike weapon that can be used to spot enemy airfield assets such as radars, bunkers, taxi tracks, and runways. It

Faster Adoption And Manufacturing Of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles-II (Fame)

The government adopted the Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Hybrid and EV (FAME) scheme in 2015 with an outlay of INR 8.95 billion (USD 130 million), which provided subsidies for electric 2- and 3-wheelers, hybrid and e-cars, and buses. The scaled up FAME II, effective from April 2019, has an outlay of INR 100 billion

Crime And Criminal Tracking Network And System (CCTNS)

Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) is a planning scheme conceived in the light of the experience of a non-plan scheme namely – Common Integrated Police Application (CIPA). CCTNS is a Mission Mode Project under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) of Govt. of India. About Crime & Criminal Tracking Network & System (CCTNS):

Border Area Development Programme (BADP)

The main objective of the BADP is to meet the special developmental needs and well being of the people living in remote and inaccessible areas situated near the international border and to saturate the border areas with the entire essential infrastructure through convergence of Central/State/ BADP/Local schemes and participatory approach. About Border Area Development Programme(BADP):

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