SHE STEM Event: As part of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week, SHE STEM, the annual event to celebrate women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and sustainability, was successfully held for the third year in a row.
The annual event is organized by the Embassy of Sweden in India in partnership with the Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, Government of India and the German Centre of Innovation and Research (DWIH New Delhi).SHE STEM 2022 encourages students to ‘Unleash their imagination’ and the need for women in fields of STEM to bring in their unique perspectives to problem-solving for a sustainable future.
Archaeological Survey of India (ASI): ASI, under the Ministry of Culture, is the premier organization for the archaeological research and protection of the cultural heritage of the nation. It administers more than 3650 ancient monuments, archaeological sites and remains of national importance. Its activities include carrying out surveys of antiquarian remains, exploration and excavation of archaeological sites, conservation and maintenance of protected monuments etc. It was founded in 1861 by Alexander Cunningham- the first Director-General of ASI. Alexander Cunningham is also known as the “Father of Indian Archaeology”.
Agriculture Investment Portal: Union Agriculture Minister Shri Tomar inaugurates the setting up of “Agriculture Investment Portal”.
Krishi Nivesh Portal will prove to be a milestone in terms of investment in the agriculture sector, which will be a centralized one stop portal for agri-investors to avail benefits of various government schemes implemented by various departments related to agriculture and allied sectors.In view of which the government has initiated many reforms, incorporated technology in agriculture and to ensure the eligible farmers are provided aid with transparency, the portal would provide mechanism for safe investment.
The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED): It came into existence in 1987. It is a national-level apex organization functioning under the administrative control of Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
TRIFED has its Head Office located in New Delhi and has a network of 13 Regional Offices located at various places in the country. The ultimate objective of TRIFED is socio-economic development of tribal people in the country by way of marketing development of the tribal products such as metal craft, tribal textiles, pottery, tribal paintings and pottery on which the tribals depends heavily for major portion of their income.
Dr BR Ambedkar: December 6 is observed as the Mahaparinirvan Diwas, or the death anniversary, of Dr BR Ambedkar, the Father of the Indian Constitution. ‘Parinirvan’ can be translated as ‘nirvan’ after death, or freedom from the cycles of life and death.
He was independent India’s first Minister of Law and Justice.He was also the chief architect of the Constitution of India.He established the Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha to promote education and socio-economic improvement of the untouchables.He led the Mahad Satyagrah or Chavdar Tale Satyagraha to fight for the right of the untouchable community. In 1930, Ambedkar launched Kalaram Temple movement.In 1932 he signed Poona pact.