Majuli Island of Assam earned GI Tag for Traditional Arts.

  • Majuli in Assam has been awarded the Geographical Indication tag for its traditional Mukha Xilpo (mask-making) and Manuscript Paintings.
  • This has marked a milestone for Majuli's rich artistic legacy and historical significance.
  • Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma expressed delight over this acknowledgment, which aims to protect and promote the state’s traditional folk crafts.

India's First Indigenous High-Speed Router launched in Bengaluru.

  • Ashwini Vaishnaw unveils India's fastest indigenously developed MPLS router in Bengaluru, boosting digital infrastructure.
  • The 2.4 Tbps speed router underpins India's stride towards digital self-reliance and technological innovation.
  • Developed by Nivetti Systems in collaboration with the Department of Telecom and CDOT, symbolizing advancements in high-tech manufacturing.

Engineer Chandrasekar elected VP of Paralympic Committee of India.

  • Engineer Chandrasekar, hailing from Coimbatore Tamil Nadu, has been elected as the Vice President of the Paralympic Committee of India.
  • The announcement came during the recent Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) elections held in New Delhi, marking the first time a South Indian has secured such a prestigious position within the committee.


Foundation of MSME-Technology Centre laid in Sindhudurg, Maharashtra.

  • Union Minister Narayan Rane will inaugurate the MSME-Technology Centre in Sindhudurg, enhancing tech access for MSMEs.
  • With a project cost of 182 Crore rupees, it will focus on general engineering and food processing sectors.
  • Aimed at boosting local MSME growth by providing new technology and consultancy, part of a wider initiative of 20 new technology and 100 extension centres nationwide.

Tamil Nadu govt launched Neengal Nalama Scheme to uplift the families.

  • The Tamil Nadu government launched the Neengal Nalama scheme on March 6, 2024, aiming to support all families in the state and assess the effectiveness of current initiatives.
  • Rural Development Minister I. Periyasamy and Chief Minister M.K. Stalin have initiated the scheme.
  • This scheme has been introduced as a comprehensive welfare measure, enhancing the government's outreach.

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