PIB News Analysis 12/05/2020

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1) Ministry of MSME Launches CHAMPIONS Portal:-

In a major initiative Union Ministry of MSME has launched CHAMPIONS portal www.Champions.gov.in, a Technology driven Control Room-Cum-Management Information System.  . system utilising modern ICT tools is aimed at assisting Indian MSMEs march into big league as National and Global CHAMPIONS.

The CHAMPIONS stands here for Creation and Harmonious Application of Modern Processes for Increasing the Output and National Strength. Accordingly, the name of the system is CHAMPIONS.

As the name suggests, the portal is basically for making the smaller units big by solving their grievances, encouraging, supporting, helping and handholding. It is a real one-stop-shop solution of MSME Ministry.

2) “SWASTHVAYU”: India creates record developing ventilator in 36 days :- The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) NAL (National Aerospace Laboratories), Bengaluru has developed a ventilator called “Swasthvayu”. The ventilator has been designed in a record time of 36 days.

What is NABL:- NABL is National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories. It tests and certifies medical devices, laboratories, testing providers.

3) MP, the First State to launch innovative Scheme “FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana” :- The scheme has been launched in 23 police stations as a pilot project. This includes both rural and urban areas.

Under the scheme, a person need not go to the police station to dodge a complaint. The scheme has deployed the head constables to register the complaints from the people. The scheme will also enable on spot FIR registrations. When the complaints are serious, they will be forwarded to senior officers.

4) “State of the World’s Nursing Report 2020” :- The World Health Organization, Nursing Now Campaign and the International Council of Nurses released the State of World’s Nursing report. The report has been released as United Nations marks 2020 as the Year of Nurse and Midwife.

According to the report, there are 1.56 million nurses in India. According to the report, the shortage is to increase to 5.7 million nurses. The largest shortages is to occur in he South East Asian regions.

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