Latest Current Affairs on 12 Feb 2021
Latest Current Affairs on 12 Feb 2021: Today there will be 5 Latest current affairs and news analysis. Get Latest Current Affairs on ALatestNews.
- ISRO has Adopted “Atal Tinkering Labs” (ATL)
- (MOVCDNER) Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region
- (NBHM) aims to Achieve goal for Sweet Revolution for Aatmnirbhar Bharat
- (AMRUT) Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation.
- India is the Fastest in COVID-19 Vaccine, Provides More than 70 lakhs within 26th days.
1. ISRO has Adopted “Atal Tinkering Labs” (ATL)
- Dr. Jitendra Singh said that ISRO has adopted “Atal Tinkering Labs” (ATL) in the field of students
- Dr. Jitendra Singh is the Indian Minister of Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space. He is a member of Loksabha since 2014.
- Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL): It is a program that runs by the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) under Niti Ayog. ATL is adopted by ISRO which will help the whole country in the field of space education and technology. It will run in 2 phase, the first phase there will be 45 labs and in the 2nd phase, there will be 55 labs. These labs will help the student to increase their ability toward science, technology, and space. Also, these labs will create curiosity in students for research and development (R&D).
2. (MOVCDNER) Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region
MOVCDNER: MOVCDNER which stands for Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region, this scheme is aiming for a sustainable future, has covered 74,880 ha area in the last 5 years.
- The scheme was started in 2015 for a sustainable future and the government invested in Rs. 134 crore average in the last 5 years.
- But for making it the more strong government has decided to invest Rs. 200 crores annually in 3 upcoming years.
- The amount has increased from Rs. 134 crore to Rs. 200 crores annually for covering 1 lakh ha areas in the coming 3 years.
Mission and Goal of (MOVCDNER) are:
MOVCDNER Scheme has been implemented in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura under the 12th plan period. Aiming for
“The scheme aims at the development of certified organic production in a value chain mode to link growers with consumers and to support the development of entire value chain starting from inputs, seeds, certification, to the creation of facilities for collection, aggregation, processing marketing, and brand building initiative.” According to the momamanipur
3. (NBHM) aims to Achieve the goal for Sweet Revolution for Aatmnirbhar Bharat
- NBHM stands for National Beekeeping & Honey Mission aiming for achieving “Sweet Revolution” which is a part of Aatmnirbhar Abhiyaan.
- The Indian government has allowed Rs. 500 crore for NBHM from 3 years that is (2020-21 to 2022-23).
- Beekeeping comes under the IFS (Integrated Farming System) model.
- IFS Model is an interdependent type of agriculture among animals and plants.
- NBHM is implemented by NBB (National Bee Board) to generate revenue for the country, for getting employment by combining Agriculture with Horticulture.
- There are 11 projects of Rs. 2560 lakhs have been sanctioned under NBHM, these will help for spreading awareness, the capacity of beekeeping.
- It will help the farmer as well because bee-keeping is an agro-based work.
4. (AMRUT) Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation.
AMRUT stands for Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation.
Launched on 25 June 2015, in 500 cities across the country.
Mission and goal of Amrut:
- Sewerage and septage management
- Stormwater drainage
- Non-motorized urban transport
- Development of green spaces and parks
Under AMRUT Scheme:
- Rs. 78,910 crores amounting project are grounded under AMRUT
- There are 97 lakh water tap connections provided.
- And 62 lakh sewer household connections provided.
5. India is the Fastest in COVID-19 Vaccine, Provides More than 70 lakhs within 26th days.
- India has vaccinated more than 70 lakhs people including health workers within 26 days which is the fastest speed of vaccinating in the world.
- More than 70 lakhs people have been vaccinated in 17 states and union territories within 26 days which is the fastest speed in the world.