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  • 06 Dec 2022
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100 Aanchal Cafes will be Opened in the State

Why In News?

  • On December 5, 2022, Dairy Development Minister Saurabh Bahuguna inaugurated 'Aanchal Cafe' at MDDA Complex at Ghantaghar in Dehradun and announced the opening of 100 such Aanchal Cafes across the state for marketing and employment of products made from Aanchal milk.

Key Points

  • Minister Saurabh Bahuguna said that the department will set up an Aanchal Cafe, which will operate on a commission basis. Priority has been given to the dependents of martyrs, state agitators, differently-abled, women, youth in the allocation of Aanchal Cafe.
  • Apart from milk, other milk products including ice cream, yogurt, lassi, shake, ghee, cheese will be available to people at Aanchal Cafe.
  • The department minister said that the first cafe of Aanchal has been allotted to Kanchani Devi, wife of martyr Jagdish Prasad. Within two months, 10 more Aanchal Cafes will be set up at important places in Dehradun.
  • He said that to promote milk production, the government has decided to give 50 percent subsidy on straw.

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International Masters Athletics Championship

Why In News?

  • Archana Bisht of Dehradun won gold medal in shotput (javelin throw) at the International Masters Athletics Championship held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 3-4, 2022.

Key Points

  • Archana Bisht, working as Assistant Superintendent in ONGC, is the younger sister of senior BJP leader and State Minister Mahila Morcha Vandana Bisht.
  • Apart from sports, Archana Bisht also does social work and gives free coaching to economically weak children.
  • It is noteworthy that Archana Bisht had earlier participated in Australia in 2016. Archana Bisht is also a Level One Coach of the International Association of Athletic Federations. The children prepared by them had performed better this year while participating in the National Athletics Competition in Guwahati.

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