UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards 2021

Context Recently, Delhi’s Nizamuddin Basti has received two awards at the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards 2021 for Cultural Heritage Conservation this year . The conservation initiative at Nizamuddin bagged the Award…

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SPPEL Scheme : Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India

Context The Government of India has initiated SPPEL Scheme known as “Scheme for Protection and Preservation of Endangered Languages of India”. About SPPEL Scheme The policy of the Government is…

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National Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 of NITI Aayog

Context Recently, NITI Aayog has released National Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 baseline report. About National Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 Basing itself on the National Health Family Survey (NHFS) for 2015-16,…

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Pochampally village selected as best Tourism Villages by UNWTO

Context Pochampally village in Telangana has been selected as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).  Key Details The Best Tourism Villages by…

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Srinagar joins UNESCO network of creative cities

Context Recently, Srinagar joins UNESCO network of creative cities among 49 cities as part of the creative city network under the Crafts and Folk Arts category. Srinagar joins UNESCO network…

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