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Indian Railways sets a target of becoming a Net Zero Carbon Emitter by 2030
Indian Railways has set a target of becoming a Net Zero Carbon Emitter by 2030, taking a number of initiatives to reduce its carbon emissions. the key strategies such as procurement of power through renewable energy sources, shifting from diesel to electric traction promotion of energy efficiency and afforestation.
UIDAI to allow residents to update documents in their Aadhaar online free of cost through myAadhaar portal for next 3 months
The Unique Identification Authority of India, UIDAI decided to allow residents to update documents in their Aadhaar online free of cost. The people-centric move will benefit millions of residents. The free service is available for the next three months between 15 March and 14th June 2023. this service will be free only on myAadhaar portal.
Uttarakhand govt presents a Budget of Rs. 77,407.08 crores for 2023-24
The Uttarakhand government presented a Budget of 77,407.08 crore rupees for 2023-24 on the 3rd day of the Budget session. the budget covers the development of all including youth, farmers, and women and the development of health infrastructure. 10459.55 crore rupees are allocated for education and youth welfare. 4,217.87 crore rupees for Health Department.
Tamil writer Sivasankari gets selected for Saraswati Samman for the year 2022 for her book Survya Vamsam
Tamil writer Sivasankari was chosen for Saraswati Samman for the year 2022 for her book Survya Vamsam. It is a book of memoirs in Tamil language and was published in the year 2019. K.K. Birla Foundation instituted Saraswati Samman in 1991 and it is recognized as the most prestigious and the highest literary award in the country. the award carries award money of 15 lakh rupees, a Citation and a Plaque.
Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur inaugurates IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships
Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur inaugurated the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in New Delhi. the tournament will be held from 15 March to 26th March 2023. As per the IBA world rankings, India rose to the third position from 44th position in the latest International Boxing Association.
Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar passes away due to multiple organ failure
Veteran actor Sameer Khakhar passed away at the age of 71 in a hospital in Mumbai due to multiple organ failures. He was best known for his roles in TV shows such as Nukkad and Circus. Actor Sameer was diagnosed with respiratory issues. He worked in the TV show ‘Shrimaan Shrimati’, and films such as ‘Parinda’, Salman Khan-starrer ‘Jai Ho’, Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra’s ‘Hasee Toh Phasee’, Sudhir Mishra-directed Serious Men’, and Vikas Bahl’s web-series ‘Sunflower’.
National Vaccination Day 2023
Every year, National Vaccination Day or National Immunization Day is observed in India on March 16. the day aims to raise awareness about the importance of vaccines in the healthcare system. The day also creates awareness regarding how effective vaccinations are to prevent deadly diseases.
- In 1995, The first dose of the oral polio vaccine was administered in India. National immunisation day or Vaccination Day celebrates the start of the Pulse Polio Programme of the government which helped eradicate polio from the country.
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