In a bid to enhance domestic shipbuilding sector, the Government of India could make the use of domestically manufactured barges mandatory for coastal and inland waterways movement. Let us have a look as the 111 National Waterways in the country.
National Statistical Office (NSO) published a report on 'Household Social Consumption: Education', surveying 1.13 lakh households spread over 8,000 villages and 6,000 urban blocks. The report is based on the data collected between 2017-18 and is for the age group 7 or above.
Gir National Park (Gujarat) is the only place in the world where lions are found roaming in the forest. The Government had notified the large area of Sasan Gir as a wildlife sanctuary on 18th September 1965 in order to conserve the Asiatic Lion.
The Jim Corbett National Park was named after the Edward James Corbett a British hunter, tracker, naturalist, and author. This national park is located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. Read this article to know many facts about this park.
The Bhil tribe has been living in India since a very old time. Presently, this tribal community with a population of 1.7 crore is demanding a separate Bhil region. Let us know in this article that people of which place are demanding this separate Bhil Pradesh?
In the month of May 2020 the Foundation for Media Professionals and Jammu Kashmir Private School Association have appealed to the Supreme Court that 2G services are causing problems in running a business and the online education of children. So 4G internet service should be restored in Jammu and Kashmir.
K.Chengalaraya Reddy of Congress was the first Chief Minister (1947 to 1952) of the Karnataka state. B. S. Yeddyurappa of BJP was sworn in as the current Chief Minister of Karnataka on 26 July 2019. Read this article to know the full list of all Chief Ministers of Karnataka.
At present, India is the union of 28 states and 8 Union Territories. There are 31 Chief Ministers in India which includes 28 Chief Ministers from states and 3 from Union territory of Delhi, Puducherry and Jammu and Kashmir.
Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) is illegally occupied by Pakistan in 1947. Pakistan has divided POK into 2 parts i.e. Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. The population of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir(Azad Kashmir+Gilgit Baltistan) is Approx. 52 lac in 2020.
Universal Basic Income (UBI): In the Economic Survey 2016-17, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley advocated Universal Basic Income scheme (UBI) in place of various social welfare schemes in the country, in an effort to reduce poverty and income inequality in the country.