23.06.21 Daily MPPSC Current Affairs

MADHYA PRADESH

Madhya Pradesh government to set up 9,200 schools with smart classrooms, labs

The state cabinet decided to start 9,200 fully-equipped, high quality schools in the state. Briefing the media after the cabinet meeting on Tuesday, home minister Narottam Mishra said, “The cabinet has taken a decision that could prove to be a milestone in the field of education. It gave nod to start a fully-equipped school of excellence in a radius of 15 kms from every habitation.”

Mishra said that the government wants to improve the quality of education in the state and hence these schools upto Class XII, will be started in the next three years. He said that in the first phase 350 schools will be started at district headquarters and block development headquarters. “The school education department will start 254 such schools in the first phase while the department of SC/ST welfare will start the remaining 96 schools,” the home minister said. The rest 8,850 schools will be started in the coming years.

These schools will have smart classrooms, laboratories and libraries. Students will get education in art, singing, sports and each school will have transport service. School buses will pick up students within the 15 km radius. The cabinet also approved Rs 6,952 crore for setting-up of these schools.

The government has decided to lift the prohibition on transfers of state employees from July 1. Narottam Mishra said that transfers will be allowed on administrative and humanitarian grounds. In another decision, cabinet approved extending six posts of inspector general of police for two years. The cabinet also agreed to have 33 new posts of assistant prosecutors in the special courts under the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act 1989.

 

INTERNATIONAL

International Olympic Day 23rd June

 

The International Olympic Day is designated on June 23 each and every year. The day is celebrated to motivate greater human beings to participate in the Olympic Games and unfold recognition about the event and promote the Olympic Movement.

Based on the three pillars (move, learn and discover), the National Olympic Committees are deploying sports, cultural and educational things to do to inspire participation regardless of age, gender, social background, or carrying ability.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) authorized to have a look at Olympic Day in January 1948 to commemorate the advent of the International Olympic Committee on 23 June 1894.

International Widows Day 23rd June

 

International Widows Day is designated on 23rd June each and every year worldwide. The day is extensively regarded to draw attention to the voices and experiences of widows and to impress the unique assist that they have. Several women round the world after dropping her lifestyles accomplice faces challenges and do long-term hostilities for basic needs, their human proper and dignity.

 

NATIONAL

Indian Certification of Medical Devices Plus Scheme

 

The Indian Certification of Medical Devices (ICMED) Plus Scheme was launched by the Quality Council of India (QCI).

About ICMED Plus Scheme:

The QCI and the Association of Indian Manufacturers of Medical Devices (AiMeD) have enhanced the ICMED Scheme, which was launched in 2016.

The new scheme is known as ICMED 13485 PLUS.

The scheme will verify the quality, safety, and efficacy of medical devices.

ICMED 13485 Plus has been designed to integrate the Quality Management System components and product-related quality validation processes via witness testing of products against defined product standards and specifications.

This is the world’s first scheme in which quality management systems and product certification standards are integrated with regulatory requirements.

This scheme will be an end-to-end quality assurance scheme for India’s medical device sector.

 

National Internet Exchange of India – NIXI

 

The 18th anniversary of the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) was celebrated.

NIXI will provide each IN user with a personalized email with 10GB of space.

This email will be provided on demand. Users can visit www.registry.in to get free personalized emails.

The domain, which began with five languages, is now available in all 22 official languages. India is the only country that offers domain names in all 22 official Indian languages.

 

NIXI was founded in 2003 as a non-profit organisation under Section 8 of the Companies Act of 2013.

NIXI was created to allow ISPs (internet service providers) to peer with one another in order to route domestic traffic within the country rather than sending it all the way to the US/abroad.

This results in improved service quality (lower latency) and lower bandwidth charges for ISPs by saving on international bandwidth.

 

Ease of Living Index by CSE

 

Bengaluru has been named as the most liveable metropolitan city of India, in the Ease of Living Index 2020, released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

The Ease of Living Index 2020 is a phase of the report titled State of India’s Environment 2021. Bengaluru is followed by means of Chennai, Shimla, Bhubaneshwar, and Mumbai, as the pinnacle five quality cities respectively.

The report targeted four parameters to decide the ease of dwelling index rating of each city, which are: great of life, financial ability, sustainability and citizens’ perceptions.

Each town was once rated out of one hundred in all parameters.

The Ease of Living Index 2020 is the 2nd edition of the index after the first one was once launched in 2018.

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