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  • 09 Mar 2023
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Madhya Pradesh Switch to Hindi

Many Important Decisions Taken for the Upliftment and Welfare of Women

Why In News?

  • On March 8, 2023, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted on International Women's Day and said that many important decisions have been taken for the upliftment and welfare of all women of the state.

Key points

  • Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that on International Women's Day, women employees will be given additional casual leave of 7 days, which they can use as per their requirement.
  • He told that after class 10th, daughters will be taught lessons for financial literacy in higher, secondary and college, which will be women oriented.
  • The Chief Minister informed that special training and job fairs will be organized for the purpose of providing employment to the girl students studying in technical educational institutions of the state. Apart from this, 60 to 80 hours of training will be given to girl students in digital and financial literacy, English, communication and work readiness.
  • He said that skill training will also be arranged for girls, which will include training in handloom, embroidery, traditional folk arts.
  • Women handloom and handicraft artisans of the state will be provided training in modern designs and advanced technology through NID and NIFT institutes.

Madhya Pradesh Switch to Hindi

Establishment of Dharampal National Honors and Awards

Why In News?

  • On March 7, 2023, Madhya Pradesh Culture, Tourism and Religious Trust and Religious Trust and Religious Affairs Minister Usha Thakur informed that the State Culture Department is establishing one Dharampal National Award of Rs 5 lakh and three Dharampal National Awards for Rs 2 lakh each under Dharampal Shodh peeth under the Directorate of Swaraj Sansthan.

Key points

  • It is noteworthy that this decision has been taken on the birth centenary year of renowned thinker, historian and thinker Dharampal under the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence.
  • State's Culture, Tourism and Religious Affairs Minister Usha Thakur said that a person/institution will be honoured for the remarkable work and contribution made for the presentation of Indian history, education and thoughts of Dharmapala in Dharmapala National Award.
  • Apart from this, individuals active in the field of fundamental work on the political, social and economic history of modern India, conservation of historical documents, preservation, documentation, translation, propagation and implementation of Indian ideas like Gram Swaraj, rural development, social concern and Swadeshi And institutions can be rewarded with Dharampal National Awards.
  • Usha Thakur said that in the year 2022-23, 5 senior fellowships of Rs 6 lakh and seven junior fellowships of Rs 4 lakh 32 thousand have also been announced.
  • Proposals invited for five Senior Fellowships include 18th Century India, India and Europe, Historicity of India's International Relations, Society and Polity in the Indian Tradition, Freedom from Colonialism and Indian Independence, Social Structure, Interrelationships and Community Cultures of India, History of India's Panchayati system, district education system of India, pastoral-culture (cow culture) and Indian economy, life-culture of nomadic (liberated and semi-nomadic) communities, etc. are included.
  • Proposals invited for seven Junior Fellowships include: Spatial Storytelling Traditions and Oral Histories of Central India, Science and Technological Skill Traditions in Central India, Language Families of Central India and Their Identity, Ethnic Skills in Central India: Arts, Crafts, Science, Local medicinal and medical knowledge tradition in central India, indigenous medicinal knowledge wealth of central India, contribution of nomadic communities in nation-building, forest life-culture and heritage of central India, etc. have been included.

Haryana Switch to Hindi

Comprehensive Cashless Health Insurance Scheme (CCHIS)

Why In News?

  • On March 7, 2023, Haryana Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal informed in a meeting that a comprehensive cashless health insurance scheme (CCIS) has been prepared by the Haryana Health Department, which will soon be presented to the Chief Minister for approval.

Key points

  • Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal informed that the scheme is expected to benefit about 3.35 lakh families (about 14.30 lakh persons) employees including boards and corporations.
  • In addition, 3.05 lakh families of pensioners (6.10 lakh persons), 1200 families of recognized media persons (about 4800 persons), 424 families of Azad Hind Fauj soldiers (848 persons), 186 families associated with Hindi movement (372 persons), 555 families (1,110 persons) jailed during Emergency and 614 families (1228) jailed during Second World War will be benefited from this scheme.
  • A total of 6 lakh 52 thousand families (20.48 lakh individuals) are expected to be covered under this comprehensive cashless health insurance scheme.
  • Prabhjot Singh, Special Secretary, Health Department said that comments and suggestions have been sought from various departments, boards and corporations regarding this scheme. Apart from these, suggestions were also taken from various employees and pensioner unions of departments, universities, boards, corporations, ministerial education employees.
  • It is noteworthy that the draft power point presentation of this scheme and the proposal was also placed on the website of the Chief Secretary for wider discussion.

Jharkhand Switch to Hindi

Chief Minister Special Scholarship Scheme

Why In News?

  • Recently, Director of Jharkhand Education Project Council, Kiran Kumari Pasi told that general category students studying in government schools of Jharkhand from class 1st to 12th will be given the benefit of 'Chief Minister's Special Scholarship' scheme.

Key points

  • State Project Director Kiran Kumari Passi said that 1,47,928 students of the state have been selected for the 'Chief Minister's Special Scholarship' scheme. They will be paid the scholarship amount in March itself.
  • Under the scheme, Rs 500 will be given to those studying in class 1st to 4th, Rs 1000 to those studying in class 5th and 6th, Rs 1500 to students of class 7-10 and Rs 2300 to intermediate students.
  • Kiran Kumari Passi said that this facility will be made available to the general category students studying in class 1st to 12th, who are not getting the benefit of any other scholarship.
  • From the financial year 2022-23, efforts are being made by the state government to provide scholarship amount to the students through online app. Funds will be made available for scholarship to the students through PFMS-DBT.

Chhattisgarh Switch to Hindi

School Education Department Received Mbillionth Award

Why In News?

  • On March 6, 2023, at a program held in New Delhi, the School Education Department was awarded the Competence Award for teaching in the field of school education in Chhattisgarh through 'Niklar App'.

Key points

  • It is worth mentioning that in South Asia, the Ambilionth Award honors the innovations being done in the direction of making life easier by using technology to the general public through mobile, which was started in 2010, this is the 12th series of the award.
  • In Chhattisgarh, the School Education Department and NIC have also developed the Nickler app by doing long research to ease the assessment related work of teachers.
  • This technology is used to ease the work of teachers. To use the app, one must first go to the Google Play Store and download the Nickler app.
  • On the basis of U-Dice of the school, the students have to download the QR code cards from the portal and paste it in a booklet. In this way, a unique card has to be given for each student with his name. It should not be interchanged. It should remain with him throughout the session in the name of that child.
  • If you want to ask questions after teaching a topic, you can ask the available questions related to that text in the Nickler app or you can give your own questions. There should be four options for the question to be asked. Children have to be taught how to hold the card based on the right choice.
  • The presence of children can also be taken using the Nicker app. You can also ask questions by creating audio of various questions asked through this app. If there is any problem in the use of the app, technically expert teachers help them by making help videos from among the teachers, which has made it easier to implement it in the classroom.
  • Samagra Shiksha is constantly providing necessary support for the use of this app. This year, budget has also been made available to all schools for internet. Teachers have also been trained to use the Niklar app.
  • It is known that in the 'Sugghar Padhvaiya' Scheme launched by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on November 14, 2022, schools can also be assessed in a very short time through the Niklar app. Teachers are also being prepared for this.

Uttarakhand Switch to Hindi

Cath Lab will open in All Medical Colleges of Uttarakhand

Why In News?

  • On March 7, 2023, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami announced the setting up of Cath Labs in all government medical colleges of the state at a program organized at main Seva Sadan in Dehradun on Jan Aushadhi Diwas.

Key points

  • Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said that complete arrangements for MRI and CT scan will be made in all the districts and medical colleges and hospitals of the state. With this, the shortage of technicians will be met.
  • In the program, the Chief Minister felicitated Dr. Puneet Dhamija, who did excellent work in the field of Jan Aushadhi in 2022-23, Mukul Agarwal, who did excellent work as Jan Aushadhi Mitra, and Kusum Goyal, who did excellent work in the field of Jan Aushadhi Jyoti. awarded to.
  • On this occasion, State Health Minister Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat told that the government is giving assistance of five lakh rupees in all the Jan Aushadhi Kendra's being opened in the state. 225 Jan Aushadhi Kendra's have been opened and the state has yet achieved the target of opening 400 Jan Aushadhi Kendras.
  • He informed that all 670 Nyay Panchayats opened in co-operative societies inone Jan Aushadhi Kendra will be of the state.
  • The Chief Minister said that at present Jan Aushadhi Yojana has become a powerful medium of both service and employment. This scheme has benefited not only men but also women. There are more than one thousand Jan Aushadhi Kendra's across the country, which are run only by women. This scheme is also emphasizing the self-reliance of daughters.
  • So far, 70 health and wellness centers have been established in the state with the help of the central government under the Ayushman Yojana. Along with all the services related to Yoga, Ayurveda, Panchakarma, facilities like lab testing and Jan-Aushadhi Kendra have also been added to these centers for the medical facilities of the general public.


Uttarakhand Switch to Hindi

Chief Minister Single Women Empowerment Self Employment Scheme

Why In News?

  • On March 7, 2023, Uttarakhand's Women Empowerment and Child Development Minister Rekha Arya said that the Chief Minister has announced 'Mukhyamantri Ekal Mahila Sashakt Swarozgar Yojana' to make single women self-reliant and empowered, to give them self-employment in the village itself.

Key points

  • Women Empowerment and Child Development Minister Rekha Arya said that women from minimum 25 years to maximum 45 years will be eligible for ' Mukhyamantri Ekal Mahila Sashakt Swarozgar Yojana' and Uttarakhand native, permanent resident, single, widow, abandoned, divorced, Crime and acid victim's women will also be eligible for this scheme.
  • The objective of this scheme is to strengthen the economic status of women and improve their standard of living by providing them social security. For this, a corpus fund of Rs 50 lakh has been created, which will be proposed in the Cabinet to increase it.
  • Minister Rekha Arya said that the monthly income of the eligible woman should not exceed Rs 6000 per month. Apart from this, he should not be working in any organized service, non-government, government undertaking etc. They do not receive state, family pension. However, widows, disabled etc. women who get pension from welfare schemes will also be eligible for the scheme.
  • Under the 'Mukhyamantri Ekal Mahila Sashakt Swarozgar Yojana', women will be given 50 percent subsidy on projects ranging from Rs 50,000 to Rs 2 lakh. Before the start of the project, 50 percent loan and 25 percent grant money will be given as the first instalment, while the repayment instalment of 50 percent loan will start three months after the start of work on the project.
  • The Minister for Women Empowerment and Child Development informed that after successful repayment of 12 months, loans at the rate of one percent interest for 25 percent subsidy will be given in the form of second instalment.
  • Single women can start horticulture, agriculture, poultry, sheep, goat, animal husbandry, fisheries, horticulture, fruit, food processing and other businesses for self-employment.

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