20 June 2021: PIB Summary & Analysis

June 20th, 2021, PIB:- Download PDF Here

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Auction of coal mines
2. Ganga Quest 2021
3. NISHTHA Capacity Building Programme

1. Auction of coal mines

Context:

Successful Auction of Kuraloi (A) North Coal Mine in Second Attempt of 1st Tranche of Auction under Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.

Details:

  • The Coal Ministry had launched the auction process of 38 coal mines in the first tranche of the auction for Sale of Coal (commercial mining).
  • Read more on commercial coal mining in PIB dated June 11, 2020.

2. Ganga Quest 2021

Context:

Results of Ganga Quest 2021 Announced on Occasion of Ganga Dussehra.

About Ganga Quest:

  • Ganga Quest, a national online quiz on Ganga, rivers, and environment was first conceptualized in 2019 as an educational program to sensitize children and youth towards the River Ganga to strengthen the Namami Gange program of the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India.
  • Ganga Quest is a competitive knowledge-building platform, an awareness initiative and scientific baseline determination exercise to assess the knowledge gaps and attitude orientation about Ganga and Rivers.
  • Ganga Quest is an international bilingual (Hindi and English) online quiz on Ganga being organized by National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and TREE Craze Foundation (TCF), a not for profit organization committed to Ganga, Rivers, and Environment.
  • Anyone above 10 years of age can participate in the quiz.

3. NISHTHA Capacity Building Programme

Context:

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs and NCERT jointly organised a NISHTHA Capacity Building Programme for teachers and principals of the Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS).

Details:

  • 120 teachers and principals from the EMRS completed the 40-day NISHTHA-National initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic Advancement Program.
  • The capacity building program is aimed to build competencies among teachers and school principals and Improving Quality of School Education through Integrated Teacher Training.
  • The teachers were from the three states of Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.
  • The program will be conducted for more EMRS teachers from across the country.

Read more on the NISHTHA Scheme in the link.

Read previous PIB here.

June 20th, 2021, PIB:- Download PDF Here

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