PIB News Analysis 4th March, 2020

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1. Janaushadhi Week

  • Janaushadhi week (1-7 march) is being celebrated across the country through more than 6200 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras.
  • An event for empowering the women’s of the country with the theme of ‘Suvidha Se Sammaan’ was held
  • Under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana, today free distribution camps for Suvidha Sanitary Napkins were hosted
  • “Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana” is a noble initiative by Department of Pharmaceuticals, Government of India which is now making an impact on masses in its endeavor to provide quality medicines at an affordable price.

2. India Pharma & India Medical Device 2020 Conference to be held from 5 -7 March at Gandhinagar

  • The Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry- FICCI is organising India Pharma 2020 & India Medical Device 2020 Conference & Exhibition at Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat from March 5-7, 2020.
  • Theme of the event is “India Pharma: Meeting Challenges of Affordable and Quality Healthcare and India Medical Device: Promoting Affordable responsible and Quality Medical Device for Universal Health Care”
  • It aims to encourage innovations to further reduce the cost of quality healthcare for all and a platform to global investment community to connect with stakeholders in Medical Device Sector
  • The Indian pharmaceutical market is the third largest in terms of volume and thirteenth largest in terms of value. India is the largest supplier of generic medicines globally.

3. LLP settlement Scheme, 2020 launched

  • It has been observed that due to applicability of additional fee on late filing, which in case of inordinate delay could actually become a financial burden, a large number of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) have remained non-compliant, mainly on account of their inability to pay late fees for the cumulative period of delay.
  • As part of Government’s constant efforts to promote ease of doing business it has been decided to give a One-time relaxation in additional fee to the defaulting LLPs to make good their default by filing pending documents and to serve as a compliant LLP in future
  • The Scheme shall come into force on the 16th March, 2020 and shall remain in force up to 13th June, 2020.

4. Pragyan Conclave 2020

  • Indian Army’s International Seminar Analysing Future Warfare
  • “PRAGYAN CONCLAVE 2020”, a two-day Indian Army International Seminar being organised by Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), commenced on 04 Mar 2020 at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi.
  • The event brings together a cross-domain national and international experts to deliberate on the complex subject of ‘Changing Characteristics of Land Warfare and its Impact on the Military’.

5. Military Exercises

  • 1.Australia
    Ex AUSTRA HIND, Ex AUSINDEX, EX PITCH BLACK
  • 2.Bangladesh
    Ex SAMPRITI, IN-BN CORPAT, IN-BN BILAT,
    IN-BN SF EXERCISE, TABLE TOP EX, SAMVEDNA
  • 3.Brazil & South Africa
    IBSAMAR
  • 4.China
    Ex HAND IN HAND
  • 5.Egypt
    Ex CYCLONE
  • 6.France
    Ex SHAKTI, Ex VARUNA, GARUDA
  • 7.Indonesia
    Ex GARUDA SHAKTI, IND-INDO CORPAT
    IND-INDO BILAT
  • 8.Israel
    Ex BLUE FLAG
  • 9.Japan
    Ex DHARMA GUARDIAN, Ex JIMEX
  • 10.Kazakhstan
    Ex KAZIND
  • 11.Kyrgyzstan
    Ex KHANJAR
  • 12.Malaysia
    Ex HARIMAU SHAKTI, Ex IN-RMN BILAT, HOP EX
  • 13.Maldives
    Ex EKUVERIN, EX EKATHA
  • 14.Mongolia
    Ex NOMADIC ELEPHANT
  • 15.Myanmar
    Ex IMBEX, IMCOR, IN-MN BILAT, TABLE TOP EX
  • 16.Nepal
    Ex SURYA KIRAN
  • 17.Oman
    Ex AL NAGAH, NASEEM-AL-BAHR, Ex EASTERN BRIDGE
  • 18.Qatar
    ZA’IR AL BAHR
  • 19.Russia
    EX INDRA, EX AVIAINDRA
  • 20.Seychelles
    Ex LAMITIYE
  • 21.Singapore
    SIMBEX, JOINT MILITARY TRAINING
  • 22.Sri Lanka
    Ex MITRA SHAKTI, SLINEX, IN-SLN SF Ex, SAMVEDNA
  • 23.Thailand
    Ex MAITREE, INDO-THAI CORPAT, Ex SIAM BHARAT
  • 24.UAE
    DESERT EAGLE
  • 25.UK
    Ex AJEY WARRIOR, KONKAN, INDRADHANUSH
  • 26.USA
    Ex YUDHABHAYAS, Ex VAJRA PRAHAR, SPITTING COBRA, SANGAM (IN-USN EOD Ex), RED FLAG, Ex COPE INDIA
  • 27.Uzbekistan
    Ex DUSTLIK
  • 28.Vietnam
    VINBAX, IN-VPN BILAT
  • 29. multilateral
    BIMSTEC, AFINDEX, MEDEX, SCO – PEACE MISSION, Ex TSENTR, CORMORANT STRIKE, KHAAN QUEST, COBRA GOLD, ADMM Plus Exercises, BLACK CARILLION, KAKADU, KOMODO, IONS WORKING GROUP EXERCISES, EOD J2A, MARISX, MALABAR, RIMPAC, CUTLASS EXPRESS, SALVEX, SEACAT, SITMEX, MILAN, WPNS Exercises

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