Only 3% labourers got jobs under MNREGS in Bihar in 2014-19: CAG
Bihar’s Nitish Kumar government managed to gave only 3 per cent employment to labourers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme between 2014 to 2019, the Comptroller and Auditor General said in a report.
As per the report, there were 26 to 36 per cent people in Bihar who applied for 100 days guaranteed employment under the MNREGS but only 3 per cent got work.
The report further said that 86.61 per cent labourers do not have land in Bihar and were completely dependent on the scheme. It conducted a survey among 60.88 lakh labourers before preparing the report.
The CAG has also found financial irregularities in the Nitish Kumar government’s ambitious project, Lohia Path Chakra, the multi-purpose grade separator on Bailey Road near Raj Bhavan in Patna.
The government auditor said that construction company Bihar Rajya Pul Nirmaan Nigam Ltd (BRPNNL) has taken some wrong decisions during planning, preparation of Detail Project Report (DPR) and construction, wrongly expending Rs 6.04 crore in design, Rs 10.86 crore on specialist observers, and Rs 1.52 crore on other expenses.
CORPAT Between India and Indonesia Begins
The 36th version of CORPAT between India and Indonesia is being hung on 30 and 31 July 2021, in the Indian Sea area. The Indian Maritime Boat (INS) Saryu, a natively fabricated Seaward Watch Vessel and Indonesian Maritime Boat KRI Bung Tomo is embraced composed watch (CORPAT).
The essential point of CORPAT is to keep the Indian Sea Area free from any danger for business delivery, global exchange and lead of real sea exercises. CORPATs assist with building comprehension and interoperability among naval forces and work with the organization of measures to forestall and smother Unlawful Unreported Unregulated (IUU) fishing, drug dealing, sea psychological warfare, furnished burglary and theft.
Exercise INDRA-21 – Russia and India
Russia-India joint military exercise INDRA will be held in Russia’s Volgograd, in August 2021.
About Exercise INDRA:
The exercise will involve a joint force conducting counter-terror operations against international terror groups under a United Nations mandate
The INDRA series of exercises started in 2003 as bilateral naval exercises conducted alternately between both the countries. However, the first joint tri-service exercise was conducted in 2017.
The most recent joint tri-services exercise between India and Russia took place in India in December 2019. It was held concurrently in Babina (near Jhansi), Goa and Pune.
Tiger Reserves of India Receives (CA|TS) Tags
From India, 14 tiger saves have gotten the accreditation of the Worldwide Protection Guaranteed Tiger Norms (CA|TS), on the event of Global Tiger Day on July 29, 2021. The Public Tiger Preservation Authority (NTCA) perceived the ‘BaghRakshaks’ for their endeavors in ensuring Tigers and woodlands. The NTCA’s quarterly bulletin STRIPES was likewise delivered during the occasion.
The 14 tiger stores of India that have gotten esteemed worldwide accreditation from CA|TS are:
Mudumalai and Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Tamil Nadu; Bandipur Tiger Reserve, Karnataka; Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Kerala; Sunderbans Tiger Reserve, West Bengal; Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Uttar Pradesh; Valmiki Tiger Reserve, Bihar; Pench Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra; Satpura, Kanha and Panna Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh
Preservation Guaranteed | Tiger Norms (CA|TS) :
CA|TS has been settled upon as an accreditation instrument by the worldwide alliance of Tiger Reach Nations (TRCs) and has been created by tiger and ensured region specialists.
Formally dispatched in 2013, it sets least norms for successful administration of target species and energizes the appraisal of these guidelines in significant protection regions.
CA|TS is a bunch of standards that permits tiger locales to check if their administration will prompt fruitful tiger preservation.
The Worldwide Tiger Discussion (GTF), a global NGO dealing with tiger preservation, and World Natural life Asset India are the two carrying out accomplices of the Public Tiger Protection Expert for Felines appraisal in India.
Lithium Exploration Project in India
The Geological Survey of India has initiated seven lithium exploration projects in Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, and Rajasthan.
Lithium (Li), chemical element of Periodic Group 1 (Ia) in the periodic table, the alkali metal group, and the lightest of the solid elements.
The metal itself soft, white, & shiny and its several alloys and compounds are manufactured on an industrial scale.
The most common application for lithium is in rechargeable batteries for cell phones, laptop computers, digital cameras, and electric vehicles.
Lithium is also used in some non-rechargeable batteries, include clocks, pacemakers, toys.
Bronze Medal For India – PV Sindhu in Tokyo Olympics
Ace Indian court game player PV Sindhu defeated China’s He Bingjiao to win the medal within the women’s singles event at the capital of Japan Olympic Games on August 01, 2021.
Sindhu scripted history with this win by turning into the primary Indian girl and the solely second Indian jock to win 2 Olympic medals in individual events. Earlier, she won the silver in the women’s singles court game at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in 2016. this can be India’s second laurel wreath at the capital of Japan Olympic Games 2020.BPCS Notes brings Prelims and Mains programs for BPCS Prelims and BPCS Mains Exam preparation. Various Programs initiated by BPCS Notes are as follows:-
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