Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana

Context Recently, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) has given its nod to 27 projects under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana for development of integrated cold chains and value addition infrastructure in the country. About Pradhan…

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Number of accidental deaths, suicides grew in 2019: NCRB

Context Recently, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released its annual report on suicides and accidental deaths. Key Highlights of the Report Suicides The report highlighted that the cases of suicide and the…

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Human African Trypanosomiasis or Sleeping Sickness

Context Recently, Togo has become the 1st country in Africa to eliminate human African Trypanosomiasis or sleeping sickness. About Human African Trypanosomiasis or Sleeping Sickness It is a vector-borne parasitic disease. It is caused by infection with protozoan…

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