Pradhan Mantri TB-Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan

  • Pradhan Mantri TB-Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan is launched by the President of India.
  • This initiative has been launched because TB causes the largest number of deaths among all other infectious diseases in our country.
  • India has a little less than 20 percent of the world’s population, but has more than 25 percent of the total TB patients of the world.
  • The Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan has been envisioned to bring together all community stakeholders to support those on TB treatment and accelerate the country’s progress towards TB elimination.

Operation “Gear Box”

  • The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) along with ATS, Gujarat, detect 72 hidden packets weighing 39.5 kg of powder in bags, suspected to be narcotic substances, in a container from Dubai.
  • Examination and seizure proceedings by DRI are done under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

‘Aheli Khadi’

  • CoEK is presenting an exhibition and a Fashion Show ‘Aheli Khadi’ at the Tana Riri Auditorium, NIFT Gandhinagar.
  • The show will be attended by KVIC officials, academia, designers, industry members, and students.
  •  The Center of Excellence for Khadi (CoEK) was created by the Ministry of MSME to support Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) in association with the National Institute of Fashion Technology.

 

      Source PIB