Rajasthan daily Current Affairs – September 13, 2019

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1. Rajasthan Innovation Vision (RAJIV)

The Chief Minister of Rajasthan Shri Ashok Gehlot will inaugurate the Jan Soochna Portal (Public Information Portal) on September 13, 2019. It is information and technology based structure.

  1. To provide facilities with transparency to the citizens.
  2. Citizens can get information easily
  3. The base of information is RTI(Right to information)
  4. Information of 13 departments will be provided on single platform
  5. These information will also available on e-mitra plus kiosk

On this portal you will get information and services of 23 important schemes. Some of them are mentioned here:

1. MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act)

2. Panchayat Raj development Projects

3. Ayushman Bharat Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Health Insurance scheme.

4. Ration Card

5. MSP (Minimum supporting price of pulses etc.)

6. Information related to Shala Darpan and Shala Darshan

7. SRDR (State Resident Data Repository) card holders

8. Mukhyamantri Free Medicine and testing

9. RTI (Right to information)

10. Information of E-mitra kiosk

11. Beneficiary of Rajasthan Kisan Rin Maafi Yojna-2019

12. Information of District Mineral Foundation Trust

13. Knowledge of Forest Right Act and Community Forest Rights

India & World

1. Sixth Schedule of Constitution of India

Overview of autonomous councils constituted under 6th schedule of the constitution, measures announced for the strengthening of these institutions, 125th Amendment Bill, need for inclusion of Ladakh.

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Writes to Union Home Minister & Union Tribal Affairs Minister Conveying Its recommendation to Include Union Territory of Ladakh Under 6th Schedule of Constitution of India.

The total tribal population in Ladakh region is more than 97%. The region is inhabited by following Scheduled Tribes, namely:

  • Balti
  • Beda
  • Bot, Boto
  • Brokpa, Drokpa, Dard, Shin
  • Changpa
  • Garra
  • Mon
  • Purigpa

About 6th schedule:

It deals with the administration of the tribal areas in the four northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.

Key provisions:

  • The governor is empowered to organise and re-organise the autonomous districts.
  • If there are different tribes in an autonomous district, the governor can divide the district into several autonomous regions.
  • Composition: Each autonomous district has a district council consisting of 30 members, of whom four are nominated by the governor and the remaining 26 are elected on the basis of adult franchise.
  • Term: The elected members hold office for a term of five years (unless the council is dissolved earlier) and nominated members hold office during the pleasure of the governor.
  • Each autonomous region also has a separate regional council.
  • Powers of councils: The district and regional councils administer the areas under their jurisdiction. They can make laws on certain specified matters like land, forests, canal water, shifting cultivation, village administration, and inheritance of property, marriage and divorce, social customs and so on. But all such laws require the assent of the governor.
  • Village councils: The district and regional councils within their territorial jurisdictions can constitute village councils or courts for trial of suits and cases between the tribes. They hear appeals from them. The jurisdiction of high court over these suits and cases is specified by the governor.
  • Powers and functions: The district council can establish, construct or manage primary schools, dispensaries, markets, ferries, fisheries, roads and so on in the district. It can also make regulations for the control of money lending and trading by non-tribals. But, such regulations require the assent of the governor. The district and regional councils are empowered to assess and collect land revenue and to impose certain specified taxes.
  • Exceptions: The acts of Parliament or the state legislature do not apply to autonomous districts and autonomous regions or apply with specified modifications and exceptions.
  • The governor can appoint a commission to examine and report on any matter relating to the administration of the autonomous districts or regions. He may dissolve a district or regional council on the recommendation of the commission.

2. Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA)

Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) 2020 has been launched.

ARIIA considers all major indicators which are commonly used globally to rank most innovative education institutions/ universities in the world. More than quantity, ARIIA will focus on quality of innovations and will try to measure the real impact created by these innovations nationally and internationally.

ARIIA will primarily focus on main parameters:

  1. Budget Expenses and Revenue generated through Innovation and entrepreneurship development.
  2. Facilitating access to advance centres / facilities and entrepreneurial support system.
  3. Idea to Entrepreneurship.
  4. Development of Innovation Ecosystems Supported through Teaching & Learning.
  5. Best innovative solutions Developed In-house for Improving Governance of Your Institution.

3. Eurasian Economic Forum

India has skipped a meeting of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), which was organised by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) at Xi’an in China. The entire event was organized to discuss and deliberate upon China’s Belt and Road Initiative. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, an important part of the BRI, passes through Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Belt and Road Initiative:

  • It is a mammoth infrastructure project unveiled by China in 2017, which plans to connect the three continents of Asia, Europe, and Africa.
  • The ‘Belt’ part refers to the Silk Road Economic Belt, consisting of three overland routes.
  • A link between China, Central Asia, Russia and Europe.
  • A link through Central Asia and West Asia linking China with the Persian Gulf and the Mediterranean Sea.
  • A connection from China to Southeast Asia, South Asia, and the Indian Ocean.
  • The ‘Road’ part refers to the 21st century Maritime Silk Road, creating maritime trade channels from China through the South China Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the South Pacific.

4. Curriculum for Life Skills (Jeevan Kaushal)

It is designed by University Grants Commission (UGC).

The Objectives of the curriculum is designed to impart and strengthen the knowledge, skills and dispositions believed to be the best requisites of the current Industry and thereby empower the talent inherent in each learner.

Life skills (Jeevan Kaushal) curriculum cover the set of human talents acquired by an individual via classroom learning or life experience that can help them to deal with problems encountered in day to day life. This includes the core skills each individual must possess internally as well as externally for the betterment of self and the society as a whole. Adoption of life skills is the key to success and quality in life.

5. MPATGM missile

Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile is an Indian third-generation fire-and-forget anti-tank guided missile. It is developed by DRDO. It is incorporated with state-of the art Infrared Imaging Seeker along with advanced avionics.

List of India’s Anti Tank guided missile:

  1. DRDO Anti Tank Missile.
  2. Amogha missile.
  3. Nag missile.
  4. Man-Portable Anti-tank Guided Missile (MPATGM).

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