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  • 22 Sep 2021
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Uttar Pradesh Switch to Hindi

Medical College in Bijnor

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  • On September 21, 2021, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath laid the foundation stone of a new medical college in Bijnor, fulfilling the long standing demand of the local people.

Key Points

  • Announcing the name Mahatma Vidur of this medical college to be built at a cost of Rs 281 crore, the Chief Minister said that this medical college would be ready in 18 months.
  • On this occasion, the Chief Minister said that after the formation of this medical college, the youth of Bijnor would not have to travel to Delhi, Lucknow and Meerut for medical studies. In addition, it will provide modern healthcare to a large population of Bijnor and its surrounding areas.

Rajasthan Switch to Hindi

Vanijya Utsav

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  • On 21st September, 2021, Industries Minister Parsadi Lal Meena launched the 'Vanijya Utsav' under the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi at Jawahar Kala Kendra and also visited the exhibition of handicraft products put up by Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH).

Key Points

  • On this occasion, the Industries Minister said that the Industries and Commerce Department would lay the foundation stone of 75 industrial areas simultaneously to make the festival memorable.
  • Meena said that the Mission 'Be an Exporter' has been started by the Industries and Commerce Department with the aim of promoting exports from the state, under which people are being made aware about the activities related to exports.
  • Ashutosh A.T., Secretary to the Government of Industry and Commerce and Managing Director of RIICO. Pednekar said that 'Vanijya Saptah' is being organized across the country to increase the export activities under the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi.
  • He said that RIPS-2019 has been successful in attracting unexpected investments in the state. So far, investment proposals worth Rs 1 lakh crore have been received under the scheme.
  • Chandrakant Mishra, Joint Director General of Foreign Trade said that after the 'Be an Exporter' mission run by the Industries Department, the number of people taking new IEC codes has increased. He said that this is probably the first such mission in the country, under which the government itself is saying that ‘you become an exporter, we will help you’.

Madhya Pradesh Switch to Hindi

Narmada Parikrama Ek Antaryatra

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  • On September 21, 2021, Bharti Thakur, the founder of Nimar Abhyudaya Rural Management and Development Association, presented her book 'Narmada Parikrama Ek Antaryatra' to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Key Points

  • In this book, the experiences related to nature, its different beautiful forms, the cooperation received from the tribal brothers and the curiosity of the displaced due to the dam have been gathered while doing the Narmada Parikrama.
  • Nimar Abhyudaya Rural Management and Development Association was established in 2010 by Bharti Thakur on completion of Narmada Parikrama. This organization arranges free education for poor children from kindergarten to high school.
  • Efforts are being made by this institution to make the students of Nimar region self-reliant by giving training related to welding, furniture making, plumbing, joining work, food technology, organic agriculture and cow science. Also, arrangements for accommodation, food and education are made free of cost to the forest dwellers.

Madhya Pradesh Switch to Hindi

High Court Launches New Portal

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  • On September 21, 2021, Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court Mohammad Rafiq launched Dashboard, Auto Electronic Mail System, e-Court Service with Lok Seva Kendra (LSK), District Court Reporting System, Mobile App version 2.0 of High Court and CIS 3.2 software manual in Hindi.

Key Points

  • Speaking on the occasion, Justice Mohd Rafique said that 'Dashboard' and Auto Electronic Mail System have been launched for better management of the working system. The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in these various online systems will accelerate the work. Will enable the High Court to use information technology for better output and decision making process to improve e-court services to litigants and advocates.
  • Similarly, while launching the e-courts service through the Lok Seva Kendra, he said that the integration of e-courts services for all the stakeholders in the state has been completed. It will be operated by the IT department of the state government and the IT team of the High Court along with 'Lok Seva Kendra'.
  • He said that the district court reporting system would be operated electronically. In this, the facility of various reports will be available online in respect of all the subordinate courts of the state for use at the High Court and District Court level.
  • Along with this, all the information related to pending cases, expired cases, all reports related to finished cases, month wise and category wise information of pending cases, POCSO and demolition related reports, case clearance report, district wise pendency report, etc., all the information should be made available electronically. Provisions for going are made in the software.
  • Case information of District Courts and Tehsil Courts will be available in Mobile App Version 2.0. With the help of this, users/stakeholders can easily pay the online court fee/copying fee of High Court and District Courts. It may be mentioned that the mobile app version 1.0 was launched for the stakeholders by the High Court during the first week of March, 2021.
  • A User Manual of CIS 3.2 software has been issued in 'Hindi' language for the guidance of the employees of District and Subordinate Courts of Hindi speaking States. This will make case management easier to understand. In addition, the operation of the software will also be easy.

Madhya Pradesh Switch to Hindi

Milestone Miss Asia International-2021

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  • On September 21, 2021, Nishtha Srivastava of Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, won the title of 'Milestone Miss Asia International-2021'.

Key Points

  • The competition was held in Dubai from September 17, 2021 to September 21, 2021.
  • This pageant was the 12th International Beauty Contest organized by Milestone Pageant.
  • Women from more than 40 countries were selected in this competition.
  • Nishtha represented India in this competition and she also got the title of Impression 2021 and Miss Talented 2021.
  • Nishtha had her final gown designed by a Bhopal-based designer on the lines of the 'Vocal for Local' concept.

Haryana Switch to Hindi

Vanijya Utsav

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  • On September 21, 2021, Director General, Industries and Commerce Department of Haryana, Dr. Saket Kumar inaugurated a two-day ‘Vanijya Utsav’ in Gurugram.

Key Points

  • This state-level ‘Vanijya Utsav’ is being organised by the Department of Industries and Commerce and the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) working under the Ministry of Textiles of the Central government on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.
  • It is worth mentioning that to showcase India's 75 years of economic progress, ‘Vanijya Utsav’ is being organized in all 739 districts of the country from September 21 to 26. At the same time, a two-day state level program is being organized in Haryana.
  • On this occasion, Dr. Saket Kumar informed that the Haryana government will set up an Export Promotion Bureau in the state to promote exports, which will provide institutional support to exporters.
  • He said that the District Level Export Promotion Committee (DLEPC) has been constituted in every district of the state to facilitate exports. Similarly, a Trade Promotion Committee has been constituted at the state level to review all types of trade-related issues like logistics, agricultural exports and service exports.
  • Sharing more information about the facilities and incentives being given to entrepreneurs and exporters in Haryana through a presentation, Dr Kumar added, Haryana is a fast growing economy with an export value of Rs 1,74,572 crore in the year 2020-21.
  • Significantly, Haryana is exporting goods to the USA, Saudi Arabia, the UK, Germany, Nepal etc. The main districts which are exporting goods are Gurugram, Panipat, Karnal, Sonipat and Faridabad. Rice, readymade garments, handlooms and handicrafts, automobiles and their components, metal ware, machinery and parts and medicines and pharmaceutical products are mainly being exported from these districts.

Jharkhand Switch to Hindi

Generic Medical Stores in all Panchayats of Jharkhand

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  • On September 21, 2021, on the instructions of Chief Minister Hemant Soren, Additional Chief Secretary, Health Department, Arun Kumar Singh directed the Directorate of Medicines to prepare a proposal to open generic medical stores in all the panchayats of the state.

Key Points

  • The expenditure on these generic medical stores will be borne by the National Health Mission fund. On the proposal of the Directorate of Medicines to open medical stores, the consent of the campaign director NHM will also be taken.
  • With the opening of generic medical stores, Villagers will not have to wander in every panchayat of the state for minor diseases, medicines for fever, cold, cough, diarrhea etc.
  • These generic stores to be opened in the panchayat will have about 100 types of medicines. These medicines will be available to the patients free of cost.
  • Pharmacists will not be required to operate these stores. Only such medicines will be kept, which after training, the health officer of the Panchayat level will be able to give. The list of such drugs is being prepared by the Drug Administration.
  • Medicines available for Jan Aushadhi Kendra will also be available at these medical stores which are opened at Panchayat level. Its operation will be under the control of Panchayat representatives. It will be inspected by the Civil Surgeon and District Officer from time to time.
  • Notably, the total number of Gram Panchayats in the state is 4402. 32,623 villages come under them. Many times the patients suffering from malaria, diarrhea etc. are not able to get medicines on time, due to which the patients die. In such a situation, if the State Government accepts this proposal of the Health Department, then proper treatment of minor ailments, fever, cold, cough, diarrhea etc. will be done in the Gram Panchayat itself.

Chhattisgarh Switch to Hindi

10 New colleges in the State

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  • On September 21, 2021, the state government gave approval for the establishment of 10 new colleges in different districts of the state. A letter to this effect has been issued by the Department of Higher Education, Ministry, at Mahanadi Bhawan.

Key Points

  • The places in the state where these new colleges have been approved are-
  • Government New College Nagpur (District - Korea)
  • Government New College Sanna (District- Jashpur)
  • Government New College Bankimongra (District- Korba)
  • Government New Girls College Balrampur (District- Balrampur)
  • Government New College Gobra-Nawapara (District-Raipur)
  • Government New College Navagaon Sector-28 Nava Raipur (District- Raipur)
  • Government New College Risali (District- Durg)
  • Government New College Pendravan (District- Durg)
  • Government New College Saragaon (District- Janjgir-Champa)
  • Government New College Surajpur (District- Surajpur)

Uttarakhand Switch to Hindi

Hand Holding Support Program in Wood Art Training

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  • On September 21, 2021, Garhwal District Magistrate Dr. Vijay Kumar Jogdande inaugurated the hand holding support program under the Wood Art Training Program approved by the Government of India in Pauri Garhwal district by lighting the lamp.

Key Points

  • On this occasion, District Magistrate and Chief Development Officer Prashant Kumar Arya and other dignitaries distributed certificates and kits to the participants. Simultaneously, the District Magistrate inspected the crafts and models of the temples made by handicrafts and inquired about their work.
  • A total of 20 participants participated in the training program organized under the aegis of Uttarakhand Handloom Council and learned the nuances of handicrafts after completing the training.
  • District Magistrate Dr. Jogdande said that for the first time in the district handicraft art is being displayed, which is an important effort in this area.
  • He directed the concerned officers to disseminate the ancient religious places and temples of the district by making them out of wood and to give handicraft products as a symbol instead of bouquets to the dignitaries participating in the programs organized in the district.

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