THE HINDU 02-07-2023 National
Water mission may miss 2024 target the govt “har ghar jal” initatione to
provide all rural households with portable tap water connection till 2024,
may complete only 75% by April 2024.
About “har ghar jal” mission
It comes under ministry of jal shkati it was launched in 2019. Its aim is to connect every
village with tap water.
Total outlay for this projects 3.6 lakh crore for five years.
It at time of its launch only 16% rural houshold had tap water facility.
19.5 crore families were targeted under this.
About progress of the mission
It was hit by pandemic, a denth of quality manpower at that time. It got sped after
pandemic but was hit by Russia-Ukraine war, due to shortages of steel and cement,
which is critical for this mission.
So far only 63% of household have benefitted “till now which means 63% of have tap
The number of certified villages (villages that have 100% tap water connection) are also
Out of 1,60,000 villages only 58,357 has got certified.
Till now eight states and UTs has been reported 100’s connected Haryana, Punjab and
Gujrat are among it
With new date to fix boundaries census unlikely before polls.
The deadline to freze administrative boundaries of districts, tahsils and town has been
extended to December 31. To train official for census will take 3 months. It is only after
there that census can start.
But the process for 2024 election will start by then. So it is unlikely that census will be
conducted before polls.
Census is conducted every 10 years but 2021 census was postponed indefinitely due to
The next consus will be first digital census. It will be uneducated in two phases
(1) The house listing and housing census.
(2) population enumeration phase.
These both will typically take 11 month combinedly.
It will also be the first census where citizens will get opportunity to self enumerate.
Registrar General of India (RGI) is given task to conduct census.
Assum school farms fish, fruits for self sufficient midday meals.
Schools of Assam’s Kokrajhar region has added farmfish fruits, mushrooms in mid-day
meals for children has been lacking in child health, but adopting such mid-day meals
have imputed hugely and positively to school going students
Kokraghar comes under bodoland territorial council, which have autonomy to
implement these things in their areas.
25 charred to death as bus catches fire on Nagpur-Mumbai expressways 25
people , including 3 children, died and eight other were injured when a
private AC steeper coach bus caught fire in Maharashtra’s Buldhama district.
Bus was going from Maypur and Pune, after tyre burst bus collided with divider,
overturned and caught fire.
CM elenath shinde and Dy. CM fadn vis has ordered a probe in this.
Opposition likely to focus on Manipur in monsoon serious.
The monsoon session of parliament will begin on July 20 and continue till August 11,
parliamentary affairs minister Prahlad Joshi announced on Saturday some contentious
issues for this session can be Delhi ordinance, which opposition parties excluding
congress has intended to not let in pass in Rajya Sabha.
The other issues can be Manipur violence, PM’s silence of it has been violence, PM’s
silence of it has been criticised by opposition parties.
Uniform civil code (UCC) can be another major issue of conflict.
SC stays Gujrat HC order directing Teesta to surrender immediately.
Gujrat High court on Saturday in its Judgements directed Teesta setalvad to surrender
immediately in a former care limited to 2002 rites.
A 3-Judge Bench has stayed the arrest for week.
Teesta setalvad – The supreme court’s SLT has told the court that Teesta were allege
ally involved in fabricating charges against the then MM Narendra Modi after Godhra
Supreme court had accused sitalvad that she was involved in fabricating charges
against the then CM Narednra Modi.
India adob 664 animal species to its fauna data base, taxa to its flora
New discoveries of animals and plants were released by Ministry of
environment, forest and climate change.
664 – New animals discovered
334 – New plants discovered.
Maximum no. of new discoveries were from Kerala, (82, 14.6%), followed by Karnataka,
Tamilnadu, Andaman & Nicobar, west Bengal and Arunachal Pradesh.
Gene therapy is a method through which it can be treated.
Army promises special surveillances squads for Amarnath Yatra routes.
Army promises special surveillance for Amarnah Yatra routes.
PM Lunches National sickle cell Ananemia eradication Mission 2024.
He launched in sahdol in Madhya Pradesh.
Under this mission India has pledged to become free of sickle cell Anaemia by 2047.
Sickle cell Anaemia
It is a hereditary disease, in this red blood cell becomes crescent shape
Sickle RBC creates blockage in flow causing pain and abnormalities
‘Mervous’ Neeraj chopra finds the golden length.
The world No. 1 Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won second diamond league in lussase in
West India fails to quality for the ODI world cup.
For the first time in history of cricket world cup, to be played in India, in 2023. West
Indies won’t participate.
West Indies lost to scot land ended his qualification Journey.
West India is two time world champion.
BCCI announces “Dream 11” as new lead sponsor. It has signed a 3 year
contract with BCCI BYJU’s 3 year sponsorship will end in March.
‘Growth pace to help HDFC Bank double size every four year
Recently in a mega merger HDFC Ltd and HDFC Bank Ltd. Merged.
It is considered “the largest merger in corporate India” HDFC ltd is India’s largest private
sector home loan provider HDFC Bank ltd is India’s largest private sector bank.
Macron drops Germany state visit to deal with riot situation in France.
France president Emanuel Macron had to postpone his Germany visit
because of teme situation in country.
On Friday-Saturday night police arrested 1319 person. It was 4th straight night of
It is not seizing.
Protest erupted aftar 17 year old Algeniay citizen of France was shot dead by police.
Protest are offered by police behaviour towards non white people.
Earlier Macron had to past pone Britain’s visit over pension now.
Sanchez back Ukraine as Spain becomes EU chair.
On Saturday on the first day of European Union’s presidency Spanish president Pedro
sanchez met Ukrainian president vlodmy Zelemsky in Kyiy.
Sanchez pledged Eu’s “unequivocal” support to Ukraine. Ukraine is under process to
become Eu members Zelensky showed frustration over slow delivery of weapon by EV
countries and also on lack of clarity on training.
Must introduces limit to viewing tweets in a bid to fix data scrapping.
Twitter has temporarily applied to address “extreme levels” of data
scrapping and system manipulation.
Verified accounts are temporarily limited to reading 6,000 posts a day.
Unverified accounts and newly verified accounts will be able to 600 posts a day and
300 posts per day respectively the reason CEO Elon Musk citied that hundreds of
organisation were scraping Twitter data “extrualso mdy aggressively”
, impacting user
He also accussed OPEN AI owner of chat GPT to train their large language model using
Rebel group attacked Chinese convey in Myanmar, says Junta.
Junta claimed that rebels attacked Chinese military convey on Saturday.
Sri Lanka gets parliament nod for domestic debt restruduring plans.
After PM, Dutch king Apologias for his country’s role PM slavery.
Both apologised in an event to commemorate the anniversary of abolition of slavery.