By admin: Oct. 19, 2023

Sir J.J. School of Art Granted De Novo Deemed University Status

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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan during a visit to the institute. J. School of Art was given the status of De Novo Deemed University.

An Overview of the News

  • This designation reflects the institute's commitment to innovation in teaching and research in emerging knowledge fields.

  • As a result, 'Sir J.J. School of Art, Architecture, and Design is set to become the only government-to-B-B university in Maharashtra with the tag with the tag 'reputed' de Novo.

Emphasis on innovation and excellence

  • Accepting the institute as the innovation laboratory by the minister Pradhan.

  • Implementation of National Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020) in the school.

  • The goal is to establish the school as a global center of excellence.

  • School role in developing pictures for new textbooks and study courses for Vishwakarma Yojana.

Protection of tradition and cultural heritage

  • J.J. School of Art represents the tradition of social responsibility of the Indian system.

  • This change at de Novo Deemed University recognizes the important contribution of the institute to art and design education.

Uttar Pradesh government to organize three-day 'Shri Anna Mahotsav'

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The Uttar Pradesh government is organizing a three-day event called Shri Anna Mahotsav in Lucknow from October 27 to 29, which aims to promote the use of millets.

An Overview of the News

  • It will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at Indira Gandhi Pratishthan.

  • Farmers from different divisions will participate each day to create awareness about millet cultivation and consumption.

  • The event will have around 40 stalls showcasing millet-based food products.

About Shree Anna:

  • Origin: 'Shri Anna' is a word that combines 'Shri', meaning divine grace, and 'Anna', meaning food grains. It represents a grain associated with divine grace.

  • Nutritional Value: Millets are small-grain cereal crops known for their adaptability and rich nutrients. India plays a leading role in promoting millets globally.

  • Varieties: Large and small millets provide essential nutrients and dietary fiber.

  • Benefits: Millet fights malnutrition and provides economic benefits to farmers.

Shree Anna Yojana:

  • Introduction: Launched in Budget 2023-24 to encourage millet cultivation and increase farmers' income.

  • Target: The scheme promotes millet cultivation, economic well-being and food security while eliminating malnutrition.

Importance of Millet:

  • Nutritional Features: Millets are known for their exceptional nutrition, which includes complex carbs, dietary fiber and medicinal compounds.

  • Key Nutrients: They are rich in iron, zinc, calcium, vitamin B and other essential minerals.

  • Adaptability: Millet thrives in a variety of conditions, requiring minimal fertilizers and pesticides.

  • Global Leadership: India is a leader in promoting millets recognized for its nutritional and economic benefits.

Prime Minister to inaugurate 511 Pramod Mahajan Rural Skill Development Centers in Maharashtra

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 511 Pramod Mahajan Rural Skill Development Centers in Maharashtra.

An Overview of the News

  • These centers will be established in 34 rural districts of the state.

  • The main objective of these centers is to provide skill development training programmes.

  • The objective of these programs is to create employment opportunities for rural youth.

  • Each center will be capable of training approximately 100 youth.

  • Participants in these programs must undergo training in at least two vocational courses.

  • The training is imparted by industry partners and agencies approved by the National Skill Development Council.

  • The establishment of these centers is expected to enhance the workforce of the region by developing more skilled and competent individuals.

President appointed Governor in two states

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President Draupadi Murmu appointed new governors for Tripura and Odisha.

An Overview of the News

  • Indra Sena Reddy Nallu was appointed Governor of Tripura in place of Satyadev Narayan Arya.

  • Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das was elected as the new Governor of Odisha in place of Professor Ganeshi Lal.

About Tripura

  • It is a state in North-East India.

  • Tripura has 19 different tribal communities with a majority Bengali population and Bengali, English and Kokborok are the official languages of the state.

  • Five mountain ranges - Hathai Kotar, Atharamura, Longthrai, Shakhan, and Jampui Hills - run from north to south with intervening valleys.

Capital - Agartala

Governor - Indra Sena Reddy

Chief Minister - Dr. Manik Saha

Tourism Minister - Sushant Chaudhary

Borders - Bangladesh, Mizoram and Assam

About Odisha

  • Formation - 1 April 1936

  • Capital - Bhubaneswar

  • Governor - Raghubar Das

  • Chief Minister - Naveen Patnaik

  • Rajya Sabha - 10 seats

  • Lok Sabha - 21 seats

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