Lumpi-ProVacind: An MoU for production of Goat Pox vaccine and “Lumpi-ProVac” vaccine was signed. ICAR has developed the indigenous vaccine Lumpi-ProVac for LSD. Lumpi-ProVacind is safe in animals and induces LSDV-specific antibody-and cell-mediated immune response, besides providing complete protection against lethal LSDV challenge. Lumpi-ProVacind is used for the prophylactic immunization of animals against Lumpy Skin Disease, which illicit protection for about one year.
The Lumpy Skin Disease has been reported in India from 2019 while first case was reported in the state of Odisha. The disease has high morbidity rate. The disease has been controlled and contained with the available Goatpox vaccine in the country.
PM Mitra Parks: The Ministry of Textiles is the Nodal Agency for the PM Mega Integrated Textile Regions and Apparel (PM MITRA) Parks Scheme. The MITRA park aims to integrate the entire textile value chain from spinning, weaving, processing/dyeing, printing to garment manufacturing at one location.
Parks will be developed by a Special Purpose Vehicle which will be owned by the Central and State Government and in a Public Private Partnership (PPP) Mode.Each Park will have an incubation centre, common processing house and a common effluent treatment plant and other textile related facilities such as design centres and testing centres.
The centre will provide development capital support for the development of common infrastructure of Rs 500 crore for each greenfield MITRA park and upto Rs 200 crore for each brownfield park.
Udyami Bharat Programme: Udyami Bharat is reflective of the continuous commitment of the government, to work towards empowerment of MSMEs.
Under this Government has launched several initiatives like MUDRA Yojana, Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme, Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) etc. to provide necessary and timely support to the MSME sector, which has helped benefit crores of people across the country.
PM will also launch the ‘Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance’ (RAMP) scheme, ‘Capacity Building of First-Time MSME Exporters’ (CBFTE) scheme and new features of the ‘Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme’ (PMEGP) for MSME sector.
e-Shram Portal:The Ministry of Labour and Employment has launched the e-Shram Portal for creating a National Database of Unorganized Workers (NDUW), which will be seeded with Aadhaar.
Every registered unorganised worker shall be issued an eSHRAM card with a unique Universal Account Number (UAN) and will be able to access the benefits of the various social security schemes through this Card anywhere anytime. It is the first-ever national database of unorganized workers including migrant workers, construction workers, gig and platform workers, etc.
Aim: To register 38 crore unorganized workers such as street vendors, domestic workers, among others.