KAVACH-2023: KAVACH-2023 is a unique kind of national hackathon jointly conducted by MoE’s Innovation Cell, AICTE, Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D, MHA) and Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C, MHA) to identify innovative ideas and technological solutions for addressing the cyber security and cybercrime challenges of the 21st century faced by our Law Enforcement Agencies and common citizens. This will be done by identifying innovative ideas and technological solutions given by the participating students and start-ups.KAVACH-2023 will be conducted in two phases and total prize money worth Rs 20 lakh will be awarded to the winning teams.
EX DHARMA GUARDIAN: The 4th edition of joint military exercise, “EX DHARMA GUARDIAN”, between India and Japan is being conducted at Camp Imazu in Shiga province, Japan. Exercise Dharma Guardian-2022 is an annual training event.
The scope of this exercise covers platoon level joint training on operations in jungle and semi urban/urban terrain. Special emphasis is being laid on enhancing tactical skills to fight global terrorism and on enhancing inter-operability between the forces and to promote Army to Army relations
Rail Post Gati Shakti Express Cargo Service: Indian Railways and India Posts have formally launched Rail Post Gati Shakti Express Cargo Service, Joint Parcel Product of Railways and India Post. It is an initiative of partnership between Indian Railways and India Posts in providing seamless logistics for the services sector in the country. This is in compliance with the Budget Announcement of FY 2022-23.
Salient Features for Customers: Door step Pick-Up and Delivery, Flexibility of Quantum of Load, Time Tabled Service, Safe Transmission, Insurance, Affordable Tariff, ,Single Point of Contact and a mobile Application.
G20 Culture Group meeting: Ministry of Culture is organising the First G20 Culture Group (CWG) meeting in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh. The working group will have four meetings and they will be held in Khajuraho, Bhubaneshwar, and Hampi. The theme of the Khajuraho meet is “Protection and Restitution of Cultural Property”.
Key facts about Khajuraho: Khajuraho is an ancient city known for its majestic temples and elaborate sculptures. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which was constructed by the Chandela Dynasty between 950-1050 AD. These monuments are built in Nagara-style architecture and ornamented with intricate and detailed sculptures. The monuments include Hindu and Jain temples. According to historical records, there were 85 temples in the temple site in Khajuraho, covering 20 square kilometres, in the 12th Century AD.
Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority: IEPFA will organise a State Level Conference on Financial Literacy in association with the Department of Tourism in Aizawl.
The authority was established in 2016 under the Companies Act, of 2013.The Authority is entrusted with; The responsibility of administration of the Investor Education Protection Fund (IEPF).Make refunds of shares, unclaimed dividends, matured deposits/debentures etc. to investors and promote awareness among investors.
Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Corporate Affairs