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Centre extends Disability Compensation to all serving employees

Central has decided to extend Disability Compensation to all serving employees, if they get disabled in the line of duty while performing their service and are retained in service in spite of such disablement.

This was announced by Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. The move will particularly provide a huge relief to young Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) personnel like CRPF, BSF and CISF since disability in performance of duties is generally reported in their case due to constraints of job requirement as well as hostile or difficult work-environment.

Narendra ‘Bull’ Kumar

Prime Minister of India expressed grief over the demise of Colonel Narendra ‘Bull’ Kumar. He served the nation with exceptional courage and diligence.

Colonel Narendra “Bull” Kumar (1933 – 2020) was an Indian soldier–mountaineer. He is known for his expeditions across various mountain ranges such as the Himalayas and Karakorams, and respective subranges such as the Pir Panjals and Saltoro Mountains.

Missed call facility for LPG consumers

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel Dharmendra Pradhan launched the missed call facility for LPG consumers in Bhubaneswar.  Indian Oil LPG customers can now give a missed call to 8454955555 for refill booking for all India and for new connection for Bhubaneswar city.

The Minister also rolled out the second phase of the world class octane 100 premium grade petrol, under the brand XP 100. With this Indian Oil’s branded XP 100 is being rolled out to seven more cities including Bhubaneswar.

Benefits of tax refund scheme to all export goods: extend

The government of India has decided to extend the benefit of tax refund scheme RoDTEP to all goods. The scheme will refund to exporters the embedded Central, State and local taxes that were so far not being given rebate or refunded.

The refund will be credited in the exporter’s ledger account with Customs and used to pay Basic Customs duty on imported goods. The credits can also be transferred to other importers.

Draft model standing orders for manufacturing, mining, service sectors

The labour ministry has sought stakeholders’ feedback on the draft model standing orders for the manufacturing, mining and service sectors to set standards for service conditions and employees’ conduct.

The model standing orders adopted in respect of an industrial establishment shall also be applicable to all other industrial units of the industrial establishment irrespective of location. Uniformity has been maintained in all the three Model Standing Orders while providing some flexibility considering the sector-specific requirements.

Scheme for grain-based ethanol distilleries: modified

The Union Cabinet has approved a modified scheme to enhance ethanol distillation capacity in the country. This will increase income of farmers as other feed stocks such as cereals (rice, wheat, barley, corn & sorghum), sugarcane and sugar beet to be used for production of ethanol.

For benefiting a large population of farmers, Government is encouraging distilleries to produce ethanol from maize & rice available with FCI. India is well on the path of achieving a 10% blending target by 2022. This will help increase the income of our farmers and enhance their livelihoods.

Government has fixed a target of 10% blending of fuel grade ethanol with petrol by 2022, 15% blending by 2026 & 20% blending by 2030. Government also planning to prepone achievement of 20% blending target by year 2025.

AIIMS Rajkot foundation stone

Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rajkot in Gujarat and said that the nation had emerged as the nerve centre of global health. AIIMS Rajkot will boost health infrastructure, medical education and provide employment opportunities in Gujarat.

It will be built at an estimated cost Rs. 1195 crores, and is expected to be completed by mid of 2022. The state-of-the-art 750 bed hospital will also have a 30 bed AAYUSH block. It will have 125 MBBS seats and 60 nursing seats.

Quantum based technology for Random Number Generation: DRDO

DRDO has developed a Quantum Random Number Generator (QRNG) which detects random quantum events and converts those into a stream of binary digits.  The Laboratory has developed a fibre-optic branch path based QRNG.

Branch path based QRNG is based on the principle that if a single photon is incident on a balanced beam splitter, it will take either of the beam-splitter output paths randomly. As the path chosen by photon is random, the randomness is translated to sequence of bits.

Buta Singh passed away

Former Union minister, ex-MP from Rajasthan and Congress leader Buta Singh passed away at the age of 86 years. Buta Singh (1934 – 2021) was an Indian politician and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress. He was elected to the Lok Sabha eight-times.

He served as Union Home Minister in 1986 under Rajiv Gandhi Government, Minister for Agriculture, Parliamentary Affairs, Civil Supplies, Housing, Shipping, Transport and Sports.

National Police K-9 Journal inaugural issue

Home Minister Amit Shah released the inaugural issue of “National Police K-9 Journal.” It is the first such publication in the country on the subject of Police Service K9s, Police Dogs. This is a unique initiative that will further enrich the subjects related to Police Service Dog, K-9, PSK teams in the country.

The journal comprises different sections in Hindi and English. It is a biannual journal which will be released in April and October every year. The police dog squad can act as a force multiplier to ensure the safety of society, much like the way drones or satellites are being used in the country.

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