11.05.21 Daily UKPSC Current Affairs



O2 plants being set up in all districts, says CM


Stating that there was no shortage of oxygen in the past or present in the state, chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat said that to prevent any shortage, oxygen plants are being set up in every district. The chief minister said this while visiting Gopeshwar in Chamoli district during his daylong tour of three districts on Saturday.

Reaching the Covid centre at the district hospital in Gopeshwar, the CM directed that installation of the oxygen plant here be completed in the next two days. He also inspected the vaccination of people in the 18-44 years age group at the government PG college.

Rawat said that vaccination is the top priority of the government which is working to ensure that no individual is left without being vaccinated against Covid. He said that work is alo being undertaken to import vaccines from abroad, adding that all will be vaccinated in Uttarakhand soon. The CM said that adequate oxygen beds, ventilators, PPE kits and other resources are available in the state. Further, 500-bed Covid hospitals are being set up at Rishikesh and Haldwani with the assistance of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). He also appealed to the people to wear masks in public, wash hands frequently and observe all the Covid guidelines properly.


UK Action Plan for Animal Welfare

The United Kingdom launched an Animal Welfare Action Plan.

The Committee of Animal Emotion Experts will report the government’s decision. The sensation is the ability to perceive feelings and feelings.

The plan will ensure that the country’s animal welfare standards are not compromised.

It would improve the well-being of farm animals. This will be accomplished by prohibiting the sale of live animals.



Mongolian Kanjur Culture Ministry


The Culture Ministry will finish reprinting about 100 sets of sacred Mongolian Kanjur next year for distribution in Mongolia’s main Buddhist centres, according to the Culture Minister.

About Mongolian Kanjur:

It is a 108-volume Buddhist canonical text that is considered Mongolia’s most significant religious text. It serves as a source of cultural identity for Mongolia.

The Mongolian word ‘Kanjur’ means ‘Concise Orders,’ referring to Lord Buddha’s words in particular.

It is written in classical Mongolian and has been translated from Tibetan.


National Technology Day is Designated on 11th May


In India, National Technology Day is celebrated on 11 May across India. This day marks the efficaciously examined Shakti-I nuclear missile at the Pokhran Test Range of the Indian Army in Rajasthan. Technology day will be focusing on rebooting the financial system via Science and Technology. It also highlights the achievements of our scientists and engineers in the area of science and technology and encourages students to include Science as a career option.


Every year, National Technology Day is celebrated across India on 11 May to memorize the anniversary of Shakti, the Pokhran nuclear check held on 11 May 1998. Shakti also is aware of as the Pokhran Nuclear Test was once the first nuclear check code-named ‘Smiling Buddha’ used to be carried out in May 1974.


Goa Maritime Symposium (GMS) Indian Navy


Under the aegis of the Naval War College in Goa, the Indian Navy hosted ‘GMS-21.’

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the event was held online.

The virtual event was attended by naval delegates from 13 Indian Ocean Littoral nations, including India, Bangladesh, Comoros, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.

The theme of GMS-21 was “Maritime Security and Emerging Non-Traditional Threats: A Case for a Proactive Role for IOR Navies,” with a focus on building capacity among IOR Navies to deal with emerging common maritime threats.

The symposium will play a constructive role and convene stakeholders who have played a role in the evolution of strategies, policies and implementation mechanisms for issues of common concern in the maritime field.


PM-KISAN Eighth Instalment

The eighth instalment of financial benefits under PM-KISAN will be released by the PM.

The Government of India has launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana as a central sector scheme. This scheme was created to supplement the income of many small and marginal farmers.

The following are the primary goals of the PM-KISAN scheme:

To provide financial assistance to all landowners and their families who are eligible.

The PM-KISAN scheme aims to supplement farmers’ financial needs in procuring various inputs to ensure proper crop health and adequate yields, commensurate with expected farm income.

The scheme is projected to expand PM-coverage KISAN’s to about 14.5 crore people. With an estimated investment of Rs. 87,217.50 crores from the Central Government, it intends to cover an additional 2 crore farmers.


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