Top Morning Current Affairs: Discover the top morning current affairs for 11th May 2023 in this concise summary. Stay informed and up-to-date with important updates in less than 300 characters.
Welcome to our daily compilation of the most significant Top Morning Current Affairs for 11th May 2023. In this article, we provide a brief overview of the top news stories from various categories.
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1. First meeting of National MSME Council held with emphasis on RAISING AND ACCELERATING MSME PERFORMANCE PROGRAMME (RAMP)
The first meeting of the National MSME Council was held to oversee reforms in the MSME sector, particularly the RAMP program. The program aims to improve market access, strengthen institutions, address delayed payments, and promote environmental sustainability. The meeting emphasized the need for cooperation between the central and state governments, and attendees expressed enthusiasm and commitment to the program’s success.
2. Meeting of Heads of Railways Administration of SCO Member States held under the Chairmanship of India
Heads of Railways Administration of SCO Member States, chaired by India, adopt the Work Plan for 2023-2025 and approve draft Action Plan for implementing Concept of Interaction between Railway Administrations. Discussions centered around enhancing regional rail connectivity, infrastructure development, multimodal transportation, and use of technology for trade and economic activities among SCO Member States.
3. Union Minister Of Jal Shakti Chairs Workshop For Effective Implementation Of Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch The Rain 2023 Campaign
Union Minister of Jal Shakti chairs workshop for effective implementation of Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch the Rain 2023 campaign. National Water Mission holds workshop for central nodal officers and technical officers visiting water-stressed districts across the nation. Officers urged to actively participate in the campaign and act as catalysts and facilitators to encourage district authorities. Importance of water conservation and source sustainability highlighted. Various interventions and monitoring indicators discussed. Jal Shakti Abhiyan launched in 2019 as a grassroots water conservation initiative. Catch the Rain campaign launched in 2023 with a focus on 150 water-stressed districts.
4. ‘More than 50 thousand Amrit Sarovar completed before the deadline under Mission Amrit Sarovar’ – An achievement of the Ministry of Rural Development
Over 50,000 Amrit Sarovar completed before the deadline under Mission Amrit Sarovar, an achievement of the Ministry of Rural Development. The mission aimed to develop 75 Amrit Sarovar in each district of India by August 15, 2023. Through coordinated efforts and public participation, the target was achieved ahead of schedule. Various stakeholders, including government ministries, district administration, and voluntary organizations, contributed to the mission’s success. A total of 50,071 Amrit Sarovar have been completed so far. The mission also focuses on community ownership and livelihood generation, with 59,282 user groups involved. Public participation has been crucial, with freedom fighters, families of martyrs and freedom fighters, senior panchayat members, and Padma awardees actively participating in the mission.
5. Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh chairs the first Steering Committee Meeting of Deep Ocean Mission
TL;DR: Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh chaired the first Steering Committee Meeting of the Deep Ocean Mission, which is part of India’s Blue Economy initiative. The mission aims to explore and utilize the resources of the Indian Ocean, contributing to India’s overall economy. The committee reviewed the progress of various components, including the development of technologies for ocean exploration and mining, as well as the mapping of strategic minerals. The Deep Ocean Mission has a budget of Rs. 4047 Cr for five years and consists of six themes related to deep-sea research and technology development.
6. MyGov, in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, to launch ‘YUVA PRATIBHA – Painting Talent Hunt’ tomorrow
MyGov and the Ministry of Culture are launching ‘YUVA PRATIBHA – Painting Talent Hunt’ to promote India’s heritage and culture. The competition allows citizens to showcase their artistic skills on themes like heritage, patriotism, heroes, and nature. Participants can submit entries online and the top three winners will be announced at a physical event in New Delhi. Prizes include cash rewards, mentorship, trophies, and certificates. For more information, visit https://innovateindia.mygov.in/painting-challenge/.
7. 35TH EDITION OF INDO-THAI COORDINATED PATROL (CORPAT)
The 35th edition of the India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) took place from 03 to 10 May 2023. The Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy participated with their respective ships and maritime patrol aircraft to ensure the safety of the Andaman Sea and promote international trade. CORPAT aims to improve cooperation between the navies, prevent unlawful activities, and exchange information for various operations at sea. This event is part of India’s commitment to regional maritime security and strengthening the relationship with Thailand.
8. “Divya Kala Mela being organised by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) from 11th to 17th May 2023 in Guwahati
Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) is organizing the Divya Kala Mela in Guwahati from May 11th to May 17th, 2023. The event showcases products and craftsmanship of Divyang entrepreneurs/artisans from across the country. It provides a platform for marketing and showcasing the skills of Divyang individuals. Around 100 artisans and entrepreneurs from 22 states/UTs will participate in various categories such as home décor, clothing, stationery, packaged food, toys, and accessories. The event will feature cultural activities and performances by Divyang artists. It will be inaugurated by Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Dr. Virendra Kumar, and will be followed by similar events in 12 cities during 2023-2024.
9. Trial Run of Blood Bag Delivery under the iDrone Initiative of ICMR successfully conducted
ICMR successfully conducted a trial run of blood bag delivery using drones under the iDrone initiative. The inaugural flight transported 10 units of whole blood samples in India. This effort aligns with the national mission of expanding the drone ecosystem and showcases the potential of drones in healthcare. The use of drones for medical purposes has been pioneered by ICMR, and previous deliveries of medical supplies have been successful. This trial run aims to reduce delivery time for last-mile deliveries of blood. The event highlighted the benefits of using drones for transportation, including maintaining temperature and product integrity. The study also identified challenges in timely delivery and assessed the impact of drone movement on fragile bodily fluids. The findings will contribute to the development of standard operating procedures and determine the suitability of drone transportation for temperature-sensitive blood products in remote areas.
10. SCO Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Goa a success, security cooperation top priority: Secretary General Zhang Ming
The recent SCO Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Goa was successful, according to SCO Secretary General Zhang Ming. The meeting emphasized security cooperation as the top priority for the eight-member bloc. India hosted the meeting, during which discussions were held on multilateral cooperation, regional and global issues, and the reform and modernization of the organization.
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