Patch Reporting app

Uttarakhand govt. recently inaugurated the innovative “Patch Reporting App”. Developed by the Public Works Department, this user-friendly application aims to address the persistent issue of potholes on the state’s roads. It offers a convenient platform for citizens to register complaints and provide detailed information about encountered potholes. Users can capture photographs of the potholes to supplement their reports.Read More

Indian author Ruskin Bond’s book titled “The Golden Years: The Many Joys of Living a Good Long Life” was released on 19th May 2023, Bond’s 89th birthday. The book is published by HarperCollins India. “The Golden Years” focuses on Bond’s experiences during the 60s, 70s and 80s. The book is a collection of essays and reflections on aging.Read More

Vigyan Vaibhav portal is dedicated to seventy-five Indian scientists. It identifies the contribution of women and men in equal numbers. It is developed by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA). The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) was established in 1987 as an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Culture, as a centre for research, academic pursuit and dissemination in the field of the arts.  Read More

Right to walk

Punjab has become the first state to implement the 'right to walk'. Right to walk make it mandatory for all road-owning agencies, including the NHAI, to provide footpaths and cycle tracks on the road.Read More

Return to roots

For the first time in the history of Ladakh the Australian High Commission in India has announced its Government Grant for a Project in Kargil. The project "Return to Roots" aims to integrate traditional knowledge with the current school science curriculum in alignment with the goals of the National Education Policy which includes increasing scientific engagement among school children of the tribal background.Read More

PM recently inaugurated the first phase of Kochi Water Metro in Kerala – first-ever metro system of its kind. It’s a public boat service integrated with the metro rail network. The project is being implemented by Kochi Metro Rail Corporation with the financial assistance provided by a German funding agency. Objective- to link ten island communities in Kerala's city with the mainland Kochi Water Metro is a modern ferry transport project consisting of numerous boats running along 16 routes across Greater Kochi. The boats in the Kochi Water Metro are powered by batteries and require only 10 to 20 minutes....Read More

India handmade portal

Ministry of Textiles developed the E-Commerce portal for handicrafts and handloom sector. India handmade portal offers a wide range of products, including clothing, home decor, jewellery, accessories, and more. Portal will provide an opportunity to total 62 Lakh weavers and artisans become future e-entrepreneurs. It’ll provide products from more than 35 Lakh Handloom weavers & 27 Lakh Handicraft artisans directly to consumers while eliminating middlemen.Read More

PRAYAG platform

PRAYAG stands for Platform for Real-time Analysis of Yamuna, Ganga and their Tributaries Prayag is a real time monitoring centre for planning and monitoring of projects, river water quality, etc. through various online dashboards such as Ganga Tarang Portal, Ganga Districts Performance Monitoring System, etc. It was launched by Ministry of Jal Shakti, under the ambit of Namami Gange Programme.Read More


RECENTLY, a major Buddhist Conference was hosted in Zemithang, Arunachal Pradesh. Zemithang was first stop of the 14th Dalai Lama during his flight from China-occupied Tibet in 1959. Zemithang or Zimithang, in the Pangchen Valley, is a village and the last circle headquarters bordering Bhutan and Tibet. Zemithang means “sand valley” and the people of the area are referred to as Pangchenpa, meaning “people who gave up sin”. It is on the Nyamjang ChuRead More

Kolkata Metro has become the first metro rail in India to complete an under-river journey. The Kolkata Metro is will cover the 520-meter distance under the Hooghly river in just 45 seconds. Once operational, Howrah will become the deepest metro station in the country, situated 33 meters below the surface.      Read More

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