15.12.21 Daily MPPSC Current affairs

 

MADHYA PRADESH

Indore’s Daanpatra gets place in World Book of Records

It is a matter of great pride for our Indore that “Daanpatra” of Indore has been awarded the Certificate of Commitment for Social Work by “World Book of Records” (Switzerland). The “Daanpatra” team was honored with this award by the National Secretary of “World Book of Records” Sanjay Panjwani ji, other members of “World Book of Records” were also present on the occasion.

Daanpatra” is an online free platform, with the help of which unused items like clothes, toys, books, shoes, utensils, electronic items, furniture and other items are collected and delivered to needy families by making them usable. This platform was started on March 10, 2018, due to which help has been provided to approximately 11 lakh needy families by doing service work and more than 1 lakh Indore residents have joined this platform, more than 7,000 volunteers have joined this platform. those who cooperate by giving their time, people from Indore as well as abroad are donating goods because of the transparency of the “Daanpatra”.

Through “Daanpatra” any person can donate goods sitting at home on just a phone call or by making a request in the “Daanpatra” app .On receiving the request, the members of the “Daanpatra” team go home and collect the goods and then it is recycled and sent to the needy families. Along with this, his photo, video is uploaded by visiting the social media pages of “Daanpatra” so that whoever has donated the goods can see to which needy family his goods has reached.

 

INTERNATIONAL

 

First Time in World Dubai Is 100% Paperless

 

Dubai has evolved to be the world’s first government to turn 100 percent paperless.

Highlights:

Dubai became the world’s first government to show 100% paperless.

The United Arab Emirate (UAE) prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, announced.

It’ll save around 3 billion Dirham (USD 350 million) and 14-million-man hours.

The digitization will provide all the government services to customers & reduce paper consumption by quite 336 million papers.

 

 

NATIONAL

 

Swarnim Vijay Parv Was Launched ByDefence Minister

 

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has Launched Swarnim Vijay Parv.

Highlights:

Swarnim Vijay Parv commemorated the 50 years of India’s victory within the 1971 war.

He inaugurated ‘Wall of Fame -1971 Indo-Pak War’ at the inaugural ceremony.

Swarnim Vijay Parv is an occasion commemorating the valor & professionalism of the soldiers and their contribution to the liberation of Bangladesh within the Indo-Pak 1971 war, at India Gate Lawns in New Delhi on December 12, 2021.

The event marks the completion of year-long festivities of fifty years of India’s victory in 1971.

 

National Helpline Against Atrocities On SCs, STs

  1. Virendra Kumar, Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, has launched the National Helpline against atrocities on SCs, STs.

    Highlights

The target of the Helpline, reportedly, is to create awareness about the Act’s provisions are aimed toward ending discrimination and providing protection to all or any.

The Helpline will be open 24-7 on toll-free number – 14566.

This Service will be functional in Hindi, English, and Regional languages of the States.

The target of this Helpline is to spread awareness about the supply of the Scheduled Castes and, therefore, the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

 

 

Solar Hamam

 

A  locally designed and a branded heating system called Solar Hamam gained popularity in Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

Highlights:

Solar Haman aims to provide clean energy keys to households across mountainous regions.

It seeks to preserve forests, free women from collecting fuelwood and mitigate carbon emissions.

The evolution of this technology is vital because households within the mountains rely upon natural resources to urge fuel, fodder, health, nutrition, agriculture, livelihood, and employment.

Effect of clear and cost-effective solar water & space heating plant was started in 2004 for rural households.

Solar Hamam

In 2008, an artisan-fabricated prototype, the Solar Hamam, was developed.

Solar Hamam was considered for performance, safety and maintenance across rural households.

So far, quite 1,200 Solar Hamam systems have been established in Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Uttarakhand.

 

Unnati Launched By Delhi Police

It was launched under the Delhi Police’s flagship scheme, ‘YUVA’, at the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) Auditorium, New Delhi.

Each Year, over 1.5 lakh people are arrested by the Delhi Police for various crimes. Quite 85 percent of them are first-timers, and only 10-15 percent are repeat offenders.

Unnati is an e-learning and certificate endeavor by the Delhi Police-South West District to educate youths and impart skill training to high school dropouts from the weaker sections of society.

 

SMART Launched By India

 

India successfully launched Supersonic Missile Assisted Release of Torpedo System (SMART)  On 13 December from Abdul Kalam Island, off the Odisha coast

Highlights:

The mission successfully demonstrated the full range capability of the missile.

The SMART system has been developed to improve anti-submarine warfare power past traditional torpedo ranges.

This was a textbook launch, in which the entire course of the test was observed by the electro-optic telemetry system and several range radars, which includes downrange instrumentation & down range ships.

SMART carried a torpedo, escape mechanisms and parachute delivery system.

It was established from a ground mobile launcher and can cover a range of distances.

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has designed the weapon for the Indian Navy.

 

 

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