February PIB

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

 

PIB Articles for UPSC 2017

Date

India Innovation Index

 

 

 

 

2-Feb-2017

India Signs Financing Agreement with World Bank

World Wetlands Day

BES EXPO 2017

Festival of India

Closure of Public Sector Undertakings

 

 

 

 

 

3-Feb-2017

Pinaka Rocket

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

Exercise EKUVERIN

BHIM Application

NPCI introduces USSD

Steps taken for Welfare of Jute Workers

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

5-Feb-2017

Steps taken to Prevent Coal Mine Accidents

 

6-Feb-2017

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

 

 

 

 

 

7-Feb-2017

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

 

 

 

8-Feb-2017

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

9-Feb-2017

Aero India 2017

 

 

10-Feb-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

 

11-Feb-2017

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

Real Estate Act timelines

12-Feb-2017

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

14-Feb-2017

International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries

 

 

15-Feb-2017

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

16-Feb-2017

Expansion of Rotavirus vaccine under Universal Immunization Programme

 

 

18-Feb-2017

India accelerating efforts to eliminate measles and control rubella by 2020

INSV Tarini Inducted

Health Ministry undertakes largest ever drug survey in the world

 

22-Feb-2017

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

Entrepreneurship Education to get a big boost

 

 

23-Feb-2017

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


27-Feb-2017

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

 


28-Feb-2017

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

 

Gujarat on becomes the first State for establishing Cashless System for distribution of food grains The State government has
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare constitutes a committee to achieve the target of doubling of income of farmers by March 2022 To
Health Ministry launches single vaccine for dual protection against measles and rubella Was launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Best of PIB for 3rd of March 2017 useful gist on economics from PIB for UPSC 2017-18 IAS Prelims Exam Preparation. Closure of Public Sector
India Innovation Index It’s a joint initiative of NITI Aayog, DIPP and CII in consultation with World Economic Forum, the World Intellectual