Indian Telegraph (Infrastructure Safety) Rules 2022: The Department of Telecommunications under the Ministry of Communications has formulated the Indian Telegraph (Infrastructure Safety) Rules 2022. The rules is to address the issues of safety to the existing telecom infrastructure.
Advantages (For Government):Many utilities can be saved from unwanted cuts and wasteful cost towards restoration, thus saving thousands of crores for businesses and associated tax loss to Govt.
Advantages (For Citizens):Inconvenience caused to citizens because of frequent breakdown may be reduced due to better synergy between the agencies.
Indira Point: Indira Point, the southernmost point of India’s territory, is a village in the Nicobar district at Great Nicobar Island of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in India. It is located in the Great Nicobar tehsil. Indira Point is along the Great Channel, popularly referred to as the ‘Six Degree Channel’, which is a major shipping lane for international traffic.This place got the name Indira Point after Indira Gandhi visited the place during her tenure as the Prime Minister of India.It was previously known as Pygmalion Point and Parsons Point.
Digital India Awards: It is to encourage and honour innovative digital initiatives by government entities at all levels. DIA 2022 aims to inspire and motivate not only the government entities but also start-ups and grassroots level digital initiatives in fulfilling the Digital India vision.DIA are instituted under the aegis of National Portal of India which provides single-window access to information & services being offered by Indian government entities at all levels.The selection process includes nomination of digital initiatives by Government entities through the Rashtriya Puraskar Portal managed of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
DHARMA Application: DHARMA (Dam Health and Rehabilitation Monitoring) is a system to monitor the health of dams. It is web-based tool developed to capture important data for all dams and use it for appropriate monitoring and development of rehabilitation protocols.
This is a step to move towards application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in dam safety to smartly manage existing water assets.At present, it is being used by 18 states.
Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas Convention:Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention is the flagship event of the Government of India. It provides an important platform to engage and connect with the overseas Indians and to enable the diaspora to interact with each other. The 17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is being organized in partnership with the Madhya Pradesh Government in Indore.
The theme of this PBD Convention is “Diaspora: Reliable partners for India’s progress in Amrit Kaal”. Over 3,500 diaspora members from nearly 70 different countries have registered for the PBD Convention.