Year: 2018

National IPR Policy

December 31, 2018

The National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy 2016 was adopted on 12.5.2016 as a vision document to guide future development of IPRs in the country. This has led to the following achievements:- Strengthening of Institutional Mechanism The administration of Copyright Act, 1957 and Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Act, 2000 has been transferred to Department of […]

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Promotion of sports among rural youth

December 31, 2018

‘Sports’ is a State subject and promotion of sports in the country, including promotion of Sports among rural youth is primarily the responsibility of the State Governments and the National Sports Federations (NSFs) concerned. The Central Government complements/supplements the efforts of the State Governments and the NSFs. Government is already running several schemes to increase […]

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UGC and AICTE have taken up Several initiatives to improve teaching quality in Higher Education

December 31, 2018

Government is serious about improving the quality in teaching in higher education. In this regard, University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) have taken various initiatives. Some of these initiatives are as under: (i) Diksha- It is a platform for teachers which enables capacity building of all categories of teachers. […]

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Wistleblowers Act

December 31, 2018

The Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2011 (No. 17 of 2014) has been notified on 12th May, 2014. In terms of section 1(3) of the Act, the provisions of the Act shall come into force only on such date, as the Central Government may notify. The said Act requires some amendments aimed at safeguarding against disclosures […]

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Missing children across the country on Track Child and KhoyaPaya

December 31, 2018

The details of missing children across the country (as reported by the police on TrackChild portal) during the last three years, State/UT-wise is as follows: No. of Children missing across the country during last three years on KhoyaPaya(2nd June 2015 to 21st December 2018) Track Child S. No. Name of the State/UT No. of Cases […]

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Khelo India Scheme to achieve mass participation and promotion of excellence in sports

December 31, 2018

The revamped Khelo India Scheme was launched during the financial year 2017-18 with a view to achieving the twin objectives of mass participation and promotion of excellence in sports. The vision of the revamped Khelo India is to infuse sports culture and achieve sporting excellence in the country. The mission as stated in the revamped […]

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Live Electronic Exchange of data between Courts and Police

December 31, 2018

eCourts has now become interoperable with other pillars of the criminal justice delivery system. In a landmark achievement, a pilot was inaugurated on 15th December, 2018 by Hon’ble Mr. Justice Madan B. Lokur, Chairman of Inter-operable Criminal Justice System (ICJS) and Judge-In-Charge eCommittee, Supreme Court of India through Video Conferencing, in the State of Telangana […]

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Mahila Police Volunteer Scheme

December 31, 2018

The Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs has envisaged engagement of Mahila Police Volunteers (MPVs) in the States/UTs who will act as a link between police and community and help women in distress. All Chief Secretaries of States/UTs were requested to adopt this initiative in their respective […]

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‘Drone Olympics’ event at Aero India – 2019

December 31, 2018

Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman launched a newly designed web page for ‘Drone Olympics’ (https://aeroindia.gov.in/Drone), scheduled to be held at Aero India – 2019 at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru. The web page is open for registration of UAV players interested in taking part in the maiden event of the Aero India. It will not […]

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Nilgiris 2018 Tour

December 31, 2018

The Tour of Nilgiris (TfN), an eight-day-long cycling expedition through 950 km across Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, was flagged off on 30/12/2018 in Mysuru. One hundred and ten cyclists will pedal across Hassan, Kushalnagar, Sulthan Bathery, Udhagamandalam (Ooty) and Kalpetta before returning to Mysuru on December 16. The participants, including a total of 23 […]

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