PIB Analysis 11-11-22

PIB Analysis 11-11-22

PIB Analysis 11-11-22

Veerangana Sewa Kendra

  • Indian Army launched a single window facility named the “Veerangana Sewa Kendra” (VSK) for welfare and grievances redressal of veer naris.
  • The system caters for registering grievances with tracking, monitoring and regular feedback to the applicant.
  • Veer naris / Next of Kin will have multiple means for approaching the VSK through telephone, SMS, WhatsApp, Post, e-mail and walk-ins to seek assistance.
  • Stakeholders can monitor the status of grievances through a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software and the applicant will receive regular status updates through SMS and email.

Indian Biological Data Center (IBDC)

  • India’s first national repository for life science data-‘Indian Biological Data Center’ (IBDC) set up at Faridabad, Haryana.
  • IBDC is mandated to archive all life science data generated from publicly-funded research in India.
  • Supported by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), it has been established at Regional Centre of Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad with a data ‘Disaster Recovery’ site at National Informatics Centre (NIC), Bhubaneshwar.
  • It also hosts an online ‘Dashboard’ for the genomic surveillance data generated by the INSACOG labs.
  • The dashboard provides customized data submission, access, data analysis services, and real-time SARS-CoV-2 variant monitoring across India.

Campaign for Promotion of Digital Life Certificate

  • The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India has launched a Nation-wide Campaign for Promotion of Digital Life Certificate for Central Government pensioners.
  • All the registered Pensioners Associations, Pension Disbursing Banks, Ministries of Government of India and CGHS Wellness Centres have been directed to promote the Digital Life Certificate/Face Authentication Technique for submitting Life Certificate by organising special camps for ‘Ease of Living’ of pensioners.

NMDC’s Vigilance Magazine – Subodh

  • To reinforce the NMDC’s commitment to fostering honesty and transparency among all stakeholders, NMDC vigilance department, released the first edition of its in-house vigilance magazine “Subodh” on Wednesday at the Head Office in Hyderabad.
  • The magazine will be released every quarter.