Assam: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Kokrajhar Cancer Centre
Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated Kokrajhar Cancer Centre from Dibrugarh along with Barpeta, Darrang, Jorhat, Lakhimpur and Tezpur Cancer Centres, after physically inaugurating the Dibrugarh Cancer Centre along with Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and a host of dignitaries.
Indonesia banned palm oil exports
Indonesia, which ships about a third of the world’s edible oil supplies, has just imposed a sweeping ban on palm oil exports to protect its domestic market. The decision comes in at a time of rampant global inflation.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022
Every day workers and employees spend the majority of their time in the organisation where they work to earn money. It is important to maintain healthy standards at the workplace so, that any kind of mishappening, work-related injury etc. can be avoided. To create awareness among people World Day for Safety and Health at Work is celebrated. Annually it is observed on 28 April. The theme of World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022 is Participation And Social Dialogue In Creating A Positive Safety And Health Culture.
India, Maldives Plans Interconnection For Transfer Of Renewable Power
India and Maldives plan to set up a transmission interconnection for the transfer of renewable power between the two countries. The proposal was discussed during the meeting between Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh and Maldives' Environment, Climate Change and Technology Minister Aminath Shauna in the national capital on Tuesday. Singh appreciated the resolve of the Maldives government to achieve a net-zero emission target by 2030, according to a power ministry statement.
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 successfully completes four years
Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, UBA 2.0 has completed 4 years on 25 April was launched in 2018, with the vision of transformational change in rural development processes. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan is a flagship programme of the Education Ministry that aims to link the Higher Education Institutions with a set of at least five villages so that these institutions can contribute to the economic and social betterment of these village communities using their knowledge base. Its objective is also to engage the faculty and students of Higher Educational Institutions in understanding rural realities. Currently, 748 Institutions are participating under the scheme. In phase -2 of the scheme, 605 institutions have been selected. Out of these 313 are Technical Institutions and 292 are Non-Technical Institutions.