Bhu-Vision: Recently, a revolutionary IoT-based automated soil testing and agronomy advisory platform, Bhu-Vision was officially launched at AICRP (ICAR-IIRR), Hyderabad. It is also known as KRISHI-RASTAA Soil Testing System.
It has been jointly developed by ICAR-IIRR(Indian Council of Agricultural Research -Indian Institute of Rice Research) and KrishiTantra. This system seamlessly conducts 12 key soil parameter tests in just 30 minutes. It provides quick and accurate results directly to farmers and stakeholders through a soil health card on their mobile devices.
Digital Portal of the Central Registrar of Cooperative Societies (CRCS): It is aimed at promoting ease of doing business in the cooperative sector and streamlining various processes. Objectives is to Implement completely paperless applications, ensuring automatic compliance with the Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act (MSCS Act) and rules through software, enhancing the ease of doing business, enabling digital communication, ensuring transparent processing, and improving analytics and management information system.
The digital portal will encompass various modules, including registration, amendment of bye-laws, annual return filing, appeal, audit, inspection, inquiry, arbitration, winding up, liquidation, ombudsman, and election.
It will also incorporate the recently passed amendments to the Multi-State Cooperative Societies (MSCS) Act, 2002, and its rules.
The portal will expedite the processing of applications and service requests through electronic workflow, facilitating a time-bound approach. It will also feature provisions for OTP-based user registration, validation checks to ensure compliance with the MSCS Act and Rules, hearing through video conferencing, issuance of registration certificates, and electronic communication.
UNMESHA And UTKARSH Festival: These festivals were organised by Sahitya Akademi and Sangeet Natak Akademi, respectively, with the purpose of celebrating inclusivity and cultural diversity.
Unmesha Festival: It is India’s most inclusive and Asia’s largest literature festival in terms of the number of languages represented.
More than 575 authors in 102 languages are expected to participate in over 75 events in ‘Unmesha 2023’, and writers from 13 countries will participate in the festival.
This will be the second edition of ‘Unmesha’. The first event was held in Shimla in June 2022.
Utkarsh festival: It showcases the folk and tribal Performing Arts. It casts a spotlight on the treasure trove of India’s folk and tribal heritage, endowing these expressive art forms with a resplendent stage to captivate and enthrall.
A poignant tribute to the nation’s cultural legacy, ‘Utkarsh’ serves as a vital launchpad for traditional artists and performers to unfurl their artistry, safeguarding the priceless heritage of myriad communities. Amidst its vibrant canvas, ‘Utkarsh’ brings forth a vivid tableau of cultural diversity, nurturing an appreciation for indigenous arts and underscoring their intrinsic value in an increasingly interconnected world.