14th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav:President of India addressed the 14th Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav at Bikaner, Rajasthan.
It is an annual flagship festival of the Ministry of Culture.Organized in different states of India to promote National Unity and integrity through cultural exchange. It was Started in 2015 to exhibit the rich cultural heritage of the country
Participation: All the seven zonal Cultural Centres and academies under the Ministry of Culture.
National Science Day (NSD): The day is celebrated annually on 28th February to commemorate the discovery of the Raman Effect by Nobel laureate and Physicist CV Raman on this day in 1928.
Since 1987, the event has been celebrated all over the country in schools, colleges, universities and other academic, scientific, technical, medical and research.
The purpose of celebrating this day is to enhance scientific temper, popularisation of science and encourage innovative activities by infusing scientific temperament in the masses and to create a positive scientific research culture.
The Nodal Agency to support celebration of NSD is the National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC) of the Ministry of Science and Technology.
The theme of this year’s National Science Day was ‘Global Science for Global Well-being.
Global System for Mobile Communication: GSM Association (GSMA) has conferred Government Leadership Award 2023 to India for implementing best practices in telecom policy and regulation.GSMA, which represents more than 750 mobile operators and 400 companies in the telecom ecosystem, recognizes one country every year. India was declared winner in the ceremony held at Mobile World Congress Barcelona.
GSM is an abbreviation for Global System for Mobile Communications and is a cellular technology that is digital. It is used for transmitting mobile voice and data services. It is the most widely used cell phone standard in the world, with over 90% of the global market share.It was founded in 1984. The main goal of GSMA is to promote innovation and cooperation in the mobile industry. GSM phones can be used anywhere in the world. They will work on any GSM network, regardless of the country or region. GSM uses a technology called Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA).
VAIBHAV Fellowship Scheme: Vaibhav Fellowship aims at improving the research ecosystem of India’s Higher Educational Institutions by facilitating academic and research collaborations between Indian Institutions and the best institutions in the world through mobility of faculty/researcher from overseas institutions to India. The best of Diaspora minds will collaborate with domestic Minds to deliver world class projects and products.
The applicant should be Non-Resident Indian (NRI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and she or he must have obtained Ph.D/M.D/M.S degree from a recognized University.The applicant must be a researcher engaged in an overseas academic / research / industrial organization with a proven track record of research and development and plan to work for a minimum of 1 month to a maximum of 2 months a year in a research institution / academic institution in India.
Ministry: Ministry of Science and Technology.