23.06.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH

SALT Programme Introduced by Andhra Pradesh

 

 

Andhra Pradesh has started a Supporting Andhra’s Learning Transformation (SALT) programme to transform foundational studying in authorities schools for which the World Bank has permitted a mortgage of 250 million dollars. The essential goals of the programme are strengthening basic schools and offering training and ability development to teachers. Andhra Pradesh’s public college education gadget has more than 40 lakh children and almost two lakh teachers.

 

The five-year programme is result-oriented, with the WB releasing cash after key desires are achieved. The authorities have transformed all Anganwadis into pre-primary schools and connected them to the nearest schools.

The government’s report on SALT archives various challenges to enhancing the mastering outcomes.

 

These include inadequate amenities in faculties and a need for an increased focal point on foundational learning, the need for upgrading teaching skills of teachers, improving teacher-student interactions in classes, and ability development of state-level institutions such as the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT), State Institute of Education Management and Training (SIEMAT) and District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs).

The government is also putting up new administrative structures that will screen schools’ working, like the AP School Education Regulatory and Monitoring Commission.

 

INTERNATIONAL

International Olympic Day 23rd June

 

The International Olympic Day is designated on June 23 each and every year. The day is celebrated to motivate greater human beings to participate in the Olympic Games and unfold recognition about the event and promote the Olympic Movement.

Based on the three pillars (move, learn and discover), the National Olympic Committees are deploying sports, cultural and educational things to do to inspire participation regardless of age, gender, social background, or carrying ability.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) authorized to have a look at Olympic Day in January 1948 to commemorate the advent of the International Olympic Committee on 23 June 1894.

International Widows Day 23rd June

 

International Widows Day is designated on 23rd June each and every year worldwide. The day is extensively regarded to draw attention to the voices and experiences of widows and to impress the unique assist that they have. Several women round the world after dropping her lifestyles accomplice faces challenges and do long-term hostilities for basic needs, their human proper and dignity.

 

NATIONAL

Indian Certification of Medical Devices Plus Scheme

 

The Indian Certification of Medical Devices (ICMED) Plus Scheme was launched by the Quality Council of India (QCI).

About ICMED Plus Scheme:

The QCI and the Association of Indian Manufacturers of Medical Devices (AiMeD) have enhanced the ICMED Scheme, which was launched in 2016.

The new scheme is known as ICMED 13485 PLUS.

The scheme will verify the quality, safety, and efficacy of medical devices.

ICMED 13485 Plus has been designed to integrate the Quality Management System components and product-related quality validation processes via witness testing of products against defined product standards and specifications.

This is the world’s first scheme in which quality management systems and product certification standards are integrated with regulatory requirements.

This scheme will be an end-to-end quality assurance scheme for India’s medical device sector.

 

National Internet Exchange of India – NIXI

 

The 18th anniversary of the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) was celebrated.

NIXI will provide each IN user with a personalized email with 10GB of space.

This email will be provided on demand. Users can visit www.registry.in to get free personalized emails.

The domain, which began with five languages, is now available in all 22 official languages. India is the only country that offers domain names in all 22 official Indian languages.

 

NIXI was founded in 2003 as a non-profit organisation under Section 8 of the Companies Act of 2013.

NIXI was created to allow ISPs (internet service providers) to peer with one another in order to route domestic traffic within the country rather than sending it all the way to the US/abroad.

This results in improved service quality (lower latency) and lower bandwidth charges for ISPs by saving on international bandwidth.

 

Ease of Living Index by CSE

 

Bengaluru has been named as the most liveable metropolitan city of India, in the Ease of Living Index 2020, released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

The Ease of Living Index 2020 is a phase of the report titled State of India’s Environment 2021. Bengaluru is followed by means of Chennai, Shimla, Bhubaneshwar, and Mumbai, as the pinnacle five quality cities respectively.

The report targeted four parameters to decide the ease of dwelling index rating of each city, which are: great of life, financial ability, sustainability and citizens’ perceptions.

Each town was once rated out of one hundred in all parameters.

The Ease of Living Index 2020 is the 2nd edition of the index after the first one was once launched in 2018.

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