Youth20 Summit: Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports will launch the themes, logo and website of Y20 Summit in New Delhi. India is hosting the Y20 summit for the first time.
At Y20 Engagement group, India’s key focus is to bring young leaders from all across the globe together and discuss ideas for a better tomorrow and draft an agenda for action. The activities to be undertaken by Y20 will focus on global youth leadership and partnership.
Purple Fest: The first-of-its-kind inclusive festival in India, ‘Purple Fest: Celebrating Diversity’ is set to begin in Goa. The festival aims to showcase how we can come together to create a welcoming and inclusive world for everyone.
Aimed at furthering the spirit of inclusion, the Purple Fest will feature a variety of exciting live performances, sporting events, grand exhibitions, immersive experience zones, accessible movie screenings, & discussions on vital subjects like inclusive education, tourism, employment, & independent living.
Eco-Sensitive Zones: The National Wildlife Action Plan (2002-2016) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) stipulated that state governments should declare land falling within 10 km of the boundaries of national parks and wildlife sanctuaries as eco-fragile zones or Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZs) under the Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986.
While the 10-km rule is implemented as a general principle, the extent of its application can be declared beyond 10 km. The basic aim is to regulate certain activities around National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries so as to minimise the negative impacts of such activities.
Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP):PMBJP is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals in 2008 under the name Jan Aushadhi Campaign. The campaign was revamped as PMBJP in 2015-16.
Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) is the implementation agency for PMBJP.
The Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of India works under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilisers.
Objective:To make available quality medicines, consumables and surgical items at affordable prices for all and reduce out of pocket expenditure of consumers/patients.
Sweet Revolution: Sweet Revolution in India also known as Honey Mission or Mithi Kranti is launched to increase the promotion of the development of scientific beekeeping and production of honey. PM Modi called for Sweet Revolution in 2016 with the vision to double the income of the farmers by 2024. It was launched to promote beekeeping and associated activities.
In 2020, the government launched the National Beekeeping and Honey Mission to give Sweet Revolution a push (under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare).