February PIB

UPSC 2017 Civil Services (IAS) Exam: February PIB Articles Summary and Analysis


PIB Articles for UPSC 2017


India Innovation Index






India Signs Financing Agreement with World Bank

World Wetlands Day


Festival of India

Closure of Public Sector Undertakings







Pinaka Rocket

Indian Railways – to eliminate all Unmanned Level Crossings (UMLC)


BHIM Application

NPCI introduces USSD

Steps taken for Welfare of Jute Workers

Health Ministry launches single vaccine for dual protection against measles and rubella


Steps taken to Prevent Coal Mine Accidents



Education Reforms-Improvement at all levels

Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare constitutes a committee to achieve the target of doubling of income of farmers by March 2022







Grievance Redressal Mechanism for the Jawans

New umbrella scheme for empowerment of youth

Schemes for Minority Women

CBDT signs four more unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs)

India and Austria Sign a Protocol amending the India-Austria Double Taxation Avoidance Convention

Gujarat on becomes the first State for establishing Cashless System for distribution of food grains





Steps For Making Indian Railways a Profit Earning Entity

Initiatives taken for MSMES in the backdrop of Demonetization

NITI Aayog’s incentive schemes on Digital Payments promotion

Student-Teacher Ratio


Aero India 2017




Mission XI Million

Mascot for FIFA Under 17 World Cup India 2017 – KHELEO

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs)

Punitive action against shell companies



First Indigenous Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C)

Real Estate Act timelines


The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)


International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries




Pre-loaded Sim Card for Tourists arriving in India on E-visa launched

PSLV-C37 successfully launches 104 satellites in a single flight

Cabinet approves establishment of FLRP


Expansion of Rotavirus vaccine under Universal Immunization Programme




India accelerating efforts to eliminate measles and control rubella by 2020

INSV Tarini Inducted

Health Ministry undertakes largest ever drug survey in the world



Cabinet approves enhancement of capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW

Entrepreneurship Education to get a big boost




The Government simplifies maintenance of registers under various Labour Laws

Sikkim becomes 22nd State to join UDAY

Ministry of Urban Development – 5 major transformational reforms for urban development


Minister of Railways Flags off Country’s first Antyodaya Express running between Ernakulum – Howrah



India signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for US$ 63 Million for Tejaswini project


International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries NxGnMiFu-2017 was inaugurated in New Delhi Today   Pre-loaded
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) FSSAI has constituted a Scientific Panel on “Food Fortification and Nutrition” This will
Steps taken to Prevent Coal Mine Accidents For the safety in coal mines the provisions have been formulated under The Mines Act, 1952 (and
Real Estate Act timelines The buyers are entitled to seek relief under the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act,2016 with effect from
Punitive action against shell companies A task force has been set up by the government It will be co-chaired by the Revenue Secretary (Mr Hasmukh
Aero India 2017 The 11th edition of International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition The highlights of this year’s show are Participation from 270