23 December 2018: UPSC Exam PIB Summary & Analysis

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Sardar Patel Award


Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi announced annual Sardar Patel Award for National Integration at the DGPs/IGPs Conference at Kevadia 


  • The Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which falls on 31 October, is celebrated as National Integration Day of Rashtriya Ekta Divas.
  • The government is attempting to create awareness among the people about Sardar Patel’s contribution towards India’s freedom struggle and ensuring national integration in India.
  • It will inspire more people to work towards furthering India’s unity and national integration which would be a fitting tribute to Sardar Patel

Cyber Coordination Centre


Prime Minister launched website of Cyber Coordination Centre during DGP Conference.


  • Cyber coordination Centre is a one stop shop on all cyber related issues, whether it is cyber crime or cyber security.
  • It would also act as bridge between law enforcement agencies on the one hand, and academia and private cyber security professionals on the other.
  • The DGP Conference also focused on improving cyber security in the country and on preparing the Police forces to prevent and investigate cyber crimes and financial frauds.


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