07 December 2019: PIB Summary & Analysis

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Vice President calls for making ‘Fit India’ a mass movement
2. Armed Forces Flag Day
3. Railways 'RailWire' Wi-Fi goes Live in 5500 Railway Stations
4. Trifed Celebrates 100 days of Prime Minister Van Dhan Yojana

Vice President calls for making ‘Fit India’ a mass movement

Context

  • The Vice President of India, called upon people to cultivate one hobby or sports or yoga to stay healthy and fit.
  • The Vice President called upon everyone to actively participate in the ‘Fit India’ movement.

About the Movement

Read about the ‘Fit India’ Movement


Armed Forces Flag Day

Context

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has saluted the soldiers of Armed Forces and their families on Armed Forces Flag Day.

About the Armed Forces Flag Day

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Railways ‘RailWire’ Wi-Fi goes Live in 5500 Railway Stations

Context

The Railways has successfully completed the work of providing free public Wi-Fi at 5500 stations across the country.

What is RailWire?

  • RailWire is a retail Broadband initiative of the RailTel.
  • It envisages extending broadband and application services to the public. RailTel is working to establish bringing fast and free Wi-Fi at all stations (except the halt stations) within a year.
  • The Wi-Fi at stations has been provided in association with Google as the technology partner.

About RailTel:

  • RailTel Corporation a “Mini Ratna(Category-I)” PSU of Ministry of Railways, is the largest neutral telecom services providers in the country owning a Pan-India optic fiber network covering all important towns & cities of the country and several rural areas covering 70% of India’s population.
  • RailTel is in the forefront in providing nationwide Broadband Telecom & Multimedia Network in all parts of the country in addition to modernization of Train operations and administration network systems for Indian Railways.
  • With its Pan India high capacity network, RailTel is working towards creating a knowledge society at various fronts and has been selected for implementation of various mission-mode Govt. of India projects in the telecom field.

Trifed Celebrates 100 days of Prime Minister Van Dhan Yojana

Context

TRIFEF updated the media on the completion of  ‘100 days of Pradhan Mantri Van DhanYojana (PMVDY)’, a national programme driven by TRIFED under Ministry of Tribal Affairs, aimed at empowering tribals all over the country to make them entrepreneurs.

About Van Dhan Yojana

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