Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare is organizing a two days conclave commemorating the “Universal Coverage Day (UHC) 2022” on 10th and 11th December 2022 at Varanasi.
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) aims that ‘all people have access to needed promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health services, of sufficient quality to be effective.
The theme of UHC day is “Build the World We Want: A Healthy Future for All”
Krishi Udan Scheme 2.0 has been implemented in 5 more cities
Krishi Udan Scheme 2.0 was announced on October 27, 2021 to focus on rapid transport of perishable goods in hilly areas, northeastern states and tribal areas in India.
The first phase of the scheme is being implemented at 25 airports, focusing on North-East, Hill and Tribal areas. For other areas it is implemented at 28 airports, at present 5 more airports have been added and the total number of airports has increased to 58 numbers.
19t Asian art biennale held in Bangladesh
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the 19th Asian Art Biennale in Dhaka.
The art event will exhibit a variety of art forms including paintings, prints, photographs, installation, performance art, sculpture and new media art created by the participating artists from across the globe.
A two-day seminar is also being held as part of the Biennale on the theme of ‘Home and Displacement’.
International Fleet Review 2022
International Fleet Review 2022 is being conducted by Bangladesh Navy (BN), to commemorate the Birth Centenary of the Father of the Nation, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Independence of Bangladesh.
Indian Navy ships Kochi, Kavaratti and Sumedha arrived in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh to participate in the maiden International Fleet Review (IFR) being conducted by the Bangladesh Navy (BN
INS Kochi is a part of the Indian Navy’s Western Fleet based at Mumbai, whilst INS Kavaratti and INS Sumedha form part of the Eastern Fleet based at Visakhapatnam.
Passports Index – 2022 list published
Passport Index – 2022 was published by Arton Capital ranked the world’s strongest and weakest passports.
In that list UAE ranked first in the rating of passports for 2022 and India ranked 87 in the world’s strongest passport list.
The Passport Index is based on the 139 members of the United Nations and six territories were considered for the list.
A New technology of ‘Rapid Road’ has been opened in Bangalore
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai inaugurated the Rapid Road, which has been developed with new technology in Bangalore.
More days are taken for completion of concrete road construction in the city and for various purposes of works breaking and removing the road are a very difficult task and in order to avoid this, the “Rapid Road” road has been opened on a trial basis.
“Rapid Road” Road – In this project concrete slabs are prepared in advance and it’s used for the construction of roads.
Climate Change Action Plan launched in Tamil Nadu
Chief Minister M.K.Stalin will inaugurate the Climate Change Action Plan, which has been developed to monitor climate change in Tamil Nadu, on December 9, 2022 in Chennai.
A fund of Rs.77.35 crore has been allocated for the first phase of implementation of the ‘Tamil Nadu Climate Change Initiative’.
3.80 crore has been allocated to start this scheme in all districts.
The district administration will be the leader of the district level climate change initiatives.
The International Information Technology Conference will be launched in Tamil Nadu in 2023
Tamil Nadu Minister Mano Thangaraj said that an international summit on developing technology on behalf of the Tamil Nadu government will be held in Chennai from March 23 to 25, 2023.
A grand summit will be held on the theme of ‘Technology, Entrepreneurship and Skill Development by the Tamil Nadu Electronics Corporation (Elcot).
A sanitation worker development scheme has been launched in Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin started the sanitation worker development scheme on Dec 9, 2022.
In this scheme, 53,301 sanitation workers will be provided with protective equipment such as helmet, gloves, leg shoes, and luminous shirts. Also, from this scheme the standard of living and the economy of the sanitation workers will improve.
A new scheme to install cameras on the uniforms of prison guards has been introduced In Tamil Nadu
In Tamil Nadu, a scheme to install cameras on the uniforms of prison guards engaged in security work was introduced in central Puzhal Jail.
The program has been introduced in Puzhal Central Jail-1 in the first phase and the footage recorded by this camera can be viewed live in the control room of the jail and in the control room of the head office of the prisons in Egmore, Chennai.
There are a total of 142 prisons under the Tamil Nadu Prisons Department including 9 Central Jails, 14 District Jails, 96 Branch Jails, 5 Special Jails for Women, 12 Siruv Seerthirutha Palli (Bar Stal Schools), 3 Open Air Jails and 3 Special Jails.
Jaylen Smith has been elected America’s youngest black mayor
18-year-old Jaylen Smith has won the mayoral election for the small town of Earle, east of the state of Arkansas in the United States, against Nemi Matthews, the road and sanitation superintendent.
From this victory he became the youngest mayor in American history.
Lupin spiro Gavaris as president of U.S.generic business
Pharmaceuticals firm Lupin Ltd appointed Spiro Gavaris as president of its US generics business.
Spiro, already served as president of Specialty Generics business at Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals and the president of US Injectables at Hikma,And he will be responsible for the overall strategy, implementation and growth of Lupin’s US generics business, the company.
Indian origin susmita shukla appointed as first VP of federal reserve bank of New York
The Federal Reserve Bank of New York has appointed Indian-origin Sushmita Shukla as First Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.
As First Vice President, Shukla, 54, will be the institution’s second ranking officer. and her appointment was approved by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
FIFA Football World Cup Series 2022
The FIFA World Cup, which is being held in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, now reaches the quarter-final stage.
Croatia, Argentina, Brazil, Netherlands, France, Morocco, England and Portugal will play eight teams in the quarter-finals.
Teams facing each other directly in the quarter finals
Croatia vs. Brazil
Netherlands vs. Argentina
Morocco vs. Portugal
England vs. France
Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day is celebrated on 10th December annually. On this day, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948.
The Theme of Human Rights Day in 2022 is “Dignity, Freedom, and Justice for All”.