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  • 13 Oct 2021
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Amit Khare

Why in News

  • On October 12, 2021, the order regarding the appointment of Amit Khare as Advisor to the Prime Minister was issued by the Union Ministry of Personnel.

Key Points

  • Amit Khare, a 1985 batch IAS officer of Bihar/Jharkhand cadre, retired from the post of Higher Education Secretary on 30 September this year.
  • His major achievements/contributions are as follows-
    • Exposing Bihar's fodder scam.
    • Significant contribution in reshaping the country's National Education Policy, 2020.

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Diarrhea Outbreak in Bihar

Why in News

  • Recently, after Aurangabad in Bihar, West Champaran district has seen a sharp increase in the cases of diarrhea.

Key Points

  • According to the World Health Organization, diarrhea leads to a state of dehydration.
  • A variety of bacteria, viruses and parasitic microorganisms are responsible for diarrhea, for example rotavirus and norovirus.
  • Diarrhea infection is the result of eating contaminated food, drinking polluted water and person to person filth and uncleanliness.
  • Diarrhea can be treated by drinking clean water, maintaining hygiene, oral rehydration etc.

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