Cabinet approves scheme to increase grain storage capacity.

  • The Cabinet has approved the constitution and empowerment of an Inter-Ministerial Committee for the facilitation of the World’s Largest Grain Storage Plan in Cooperative Sector.
  • This will be done by the convergence of various schemes of the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, and Ministry of Food Processing Industries.
  • Ministry of Cooperation will implement a pilot project in at least ten selected districts.

AIIMS Nagpur is the 1st AIIMS to receive NABH accreditation.

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Nagpur has become the first of all AIIMS to receive National Accreditation Board for Hospitals(NABH) accreditation.
  • The NABH accreditation is a globally recognized standard for healthcare quality.
  • It assesses the performance of hospitals in various areas including patient care, safety, and organizational efficiency.
  • AIIMS Nagpur achieved this accreditation by demonstrating its commitment to excellence in all areas.

India emerges as key source country for FDI into Dubai.

  • According to a report released by fDi Markets, a service from UK’s Financial Times Ltd, India has emerged as a key source country for FDI in Dubai, one of the wealthiest of the seven emirates in UAE.
  • The top sectors by FDI projects from India into Dubai in 2022 were software & IT services (32%), business services (19%), consumer products, real estate, and financial services.
  • The top sectors by FDI capital from India into Dubai in 2022 were consumer products (28%).

Pakistan, Afghanistan among global hunger hotspots: UN report.

  • According to the UN's Hunger Hotspots – FAO-WFP early warnings on acute food insecurity report, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Myanmar, are among the hunger hotspots in the world.
  • Globally Hunger is set to worsen in 18 hotspots comprising a total of 22 countries.
  • Highest Concern Nations: Afghanistan, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen.
  • Very High Concern Nations: Pakistan, the Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Congo, and Syria.

Aegon 1st to provide life insurance cover for surrogate mothers.

  • Aegon Life has become the first insurance company to launch a policy that covers surrogate mothers and egg donors.
  • Aim: To support the financial well-being of surrogate mothers and egg donors.
  • The new cover aligns with the Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021 and the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act, 2021, introduced by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
  • It provides a three-year life cover for surrogate mothers and a one-year cover for egg donors

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