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1.20 lakh family income of CM insurance scheme beneficiary increased - Government of Tamil Nadu Government Release

  • The annual family income of the beneficiary of the Chief Minister's Comprehensive Medical Insurance Scheme has been increased from Rs. 72,000 to Rs. 1.20 lakhs.
  • The Artist Insurance Scheme was launched by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 2009 to enable the poor and low-income earners to avail life-saving medical treatment at government and private hospitals.
  • Under this scheme each beneficiary's family is insured for free treatment up to Rs. 1 lakh. The scheme was expanded on January 11, 2012 under the name of Chief's Comprehensive Medicare Scheme and is being implemented across the state.
Bill raising the age of marriage for women sent to the Standing Committee
  • The current age of marriage for men in India is 21 and the minimum age for marriage for women is 18. One party has repeatedly called for raising the minimum age for marriage to 21 for women as well as men.
  • In this context, the Union Cabinet recently approved a bill to raise the minimum age of marriage for women from 18 to 21.
  • Union Minister Smriti Irani has asked the Speaker to send the bill to the Parliamentary Standing Committee if MPs from all opposition parties strongly oppose it. Subsequently, the Child Marriage Prevention Act (Amendment) Bill 2021 was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee.
Appointment of Officer of Indian Descent as US-Tibet Affairs Coordinator
  • The US government has appointed Asra Zoya, an embassy official of Indian descent, as special coordinator for Tibetan affairs. He is currently the US Secretary of State's Secretary of State for Public Security, Democracy and Human Rights.
An allocation of Rs. 7,500 crore to improve roads under the Infrastructure Development Program
  • The Government of Tamil Nadu has allocated Rs. 7,500 crore for this year's Integrated Road Infrastructure Development Project under the National Highways in Tamil Nadu. Further, under the Chief Minister's Road Safety Development Plan, 255 km of four lanes are being upgraded at a cost of Rs. 2,123 crore.
  • 639 km of roads are being upgraded to two lanes at a cost of Rs.865 crore. 96 km of roads are being upgraded at a cost of `412 crore under the Urban Road Development Program. Roads are being strengthened at a cost of Rs 750 crore and bridges at a cost of Rs 117 crore. Rs 200 crore has been earmarked for the road safety scheme.
  • Improving the quality of vehicle use on 2,356 km of roads at a cost of Rs 768 crore. All roads are being upgraded at a cost of Rs.7,500 Crore. 
Rs 1,000 crore revolving fund for 16 lakh women in Uttar Pradesh - Prime Minister Modi has launched
  • With Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh set to take place early next year, Prime Minister Modi is leaving Prayagraj. There she provided a revolving fund of Rs 1,000 crore to about 16 lakh female members of self-help groups. Today's meeting was attended by 2 lakh women.
Left-wing candidate wins Chilean presidential election
  • Chile, one of the Latin American countries, held presidential elections last Sunday. Gabriel Borik and Republican Jose Antonio contested on behalf of the Left Alliance. Gabriel Borick, 35, who ran for the Left Alliance, won with 55.87 percent of the vote. His opponent, Jose Antonio, received 44.13 percent of the vote.
  • With this victory, the Left has recaptured Chile. In Chile, 1 percent of the total population owns 25 percent of the property. And working only 40 to 45 hours a week, including ecological investments and retirement announcements, have contributed to Gabriel's success. 
  • The Left has seized power in Chile, following the Latin American countries of Cuba, Venezuela and Honduras.
Hat-trick of Indian achievements by world swimmer Srihari Nataraj
  • The Short Course World Swimming Championships are being held in Abu Dhabi. Srihari Nataraj of India set a new record in the men's 100m freestyle. In the qualifying round of the tournament, Srihari Nataraj of Bangalore reached the target in 48.65 seconds. Srihari Nataraj finished 38th at the end of all the qualifying rounds.
  • However, Srihari Nataraj is proud to be the fastest Indian swimmer in the short distance swimming category at the World Swimming Championships.
Passage of the Electoral Law Amendment Bill at the State level
  • The Electoral Law Amendment Bill allows billing officials to ask those who want to be new to the voter list to cast their ballots. The bill was passed in the Lok Sabha by voice vote amid opposition opposition, with the opposition insisting that it be sent to a parliamentary standing committee for consideration.
Development Fund allocation of Rs. 609 crore for Local Bodies - Government of Tamil Nadu Government Release
  • Under the Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, the Government of Tamil Nadu has released Rs.609 Crores.
Union Minister for 10th Gujarat Global Summit Manjuk Mandavia and Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Bhupendra Patel started it
  • The Government of Gujarat is hosting the 10th Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar from 10th to 12th January 2022. The pre-summit was hosted by the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Gujarat at the Pandit Deenadayal Energy University, Gandhinagar on the 18th. The theme of the event was Drugs and Medical Devices.
  • The event was hosted by the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri. Mr. Mansuk Mandavia, Chief Minister of Gujarat. Bhupendra Patel started. The event featured technical meetings on various aspects of the Product Promotion Program and the potential for greater drug production.
India's record in renewable energy production
  • India's installed renewable energy capacity is the 4th highest in the world. As on 30 November 2021, a total of 150.54 GW of renewable energy generation plants (including large scale hydropower projects) have been set up in the country.
  • In addition, a total of 2,19,817.14 million units of electricity will be generated by various renewable energy sources in 2021-22 (until October 2021), said Union Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister Mr R K Singh in reply to a question in the Lok Sabha.
The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has launched the seventh round of the open acre license project auction
  • Following its intensive action plan for study and adherence to the recommended deadline, the government has launched the seventh round of open competition licensing, the project's international competition.
  • Applications can be submitted till 12 noon on February 15, 2022 on the exclusive e-auction website. Contracts will be awarded and completed by the end of March 2022. This will add an additional 15,766 sq km. Will be brought into the landscape survey. The total area will be increased to 207,692 sq km.
  • The Hydrocarbon Research and Licensing Policy (HELP) was approved in March 2016. In February 2019, the government announced reforms in research and licensing policy, following a commitment to reduce dependence on oil and gas imports and expedite research and production activities.
  • Its focus shifted from 'revenue' to 'increase in production'. Continuing focus on greater transparency and streamlined practices. Since the launch of Help on 30 March 2016, five rounds of bids have been completed for 105 research and production volumes;
  • 21 blocks are being awarded under the sixth round. These 126 blocks cover an area of ​​approximately 191,926 sq km. The area is spread over 18 sedimentary beds.
The Finance Commission has signed a research agreement with the UN World Food Program
  • Nitish Kumar signed a research agreement with the UN World Food Program on December 20, 2021. As 2023 marks the International Year for Small Grains, the agreement aims to help India become a leading country in seizing that opportunity to lead India in global knowledge transfer.
  • It also aims to firmly build livelihoods for farmers with small tracts of land, harness the potential for climate change and change diets. The agreement will focus on strategizing and technical cooperation to strengthen climate-resistant agriculture for expanded food and nutrition security in India.
  • The agreement provides for joint national consultation between the two Ministries of the Central Government, the concerned departments in the State Governments, selected educational institutions and organizations working in the field of promotion of small grains.
Enforcement of Plastic Waste Management (PWM) Amendment Regulation 2021 in Small, Medium and Medium Enterprises
  • The Federal Ministry of Environment had issued a notification regarding the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules. Accordingly, to implement these in small, medium and micro enterprises, a 2-day workshop was conducted by the Cipet-Petrochemical Technology Center (IPD) at the Thiruvika Industrial Estate, Chennai Kindi. The workshop was assisted by the Federal Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals.
  • The inaugural event of this workshop was held at CIPET: IPD Chennai Campus. This was stated by the Chairman of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Mr. A. Udayan IFS. Started. Dr. Shishir Sinha, Director General, CIBET presided over the function.
New Ambassador to China Pradeep Kumar Rawat
  • Pradeep Kumar Rawat has been appointed as India's next ambassador to China. Rawat, a 1990 IFS officer, is currently serving as Dutch ambassador. Rawat already has experience working in Beijing and Hong Kong. He has also served as the Indonesian Ambassador and is fluent in Chinese.
  • Pradeep Kumar Rawat is set to succeed Vikram Misri, who is now the Chinese ambassador. The new appointment comes amid problems on a number of issues, including the eastern Ladakh border issue with China

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