Here are the 8 good news of the week that you should not miss
September is famous for a variety of incidents, festivals and events. Ganesh Chaturthi, 9/11 attacks, Radha Aastmi, Hindi Diwas, are some of the events September is always remembered for. Meanwhile, we got several good news across the nation. Here are the 8 good news of the week that you should not miss.
Deadline to file ITR extended to 31 December
If you have still not filed your ITR then don’t worry the deadline to file Income Tax Returns Is shifted to December 31, amid the covid pandemic and ongoing technical problems with its website.
Usually, the ITR filing date is due by the end of July. It was extended last time in May till September 30.
Emergency landing facility for IAF gets unveiled
Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister and Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways jointly launched ELF (Emergency Landing Facility) for the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Satta-Gandhav stretch on NH-925A near Barner, Rajasthan.
For the first time, National Highest will be used for emergency landings of the Indian Air Force Aircraft.
IAF, NHAI, and the private sector completed the construction of the ELF in 19 months regardless of Covid-19 restrictions.
Telangana starts vaccine supply by Drone
The Telangana government started delivering medicines and corona vaccines with the help of drones on a trial basis in the Vikarabad district of Telangana from 9 September to 17 October.
The latest initiative named, ‘Medicine From The Sky’, is a joint project through an association, formed by the Telangana government with the Indian drone delivery start-up firm Skye Air Mobility. The Skye Air Mobility has joined together with courier service BlueDart Express to provide drone-based delivery and drone flights to conduct these trials.
MSP for Rabi crops gets a massive hike
The Cabinet under PM @NarendraModi Ji has increased the MSP for Rabi Crops for the RMS 2022-23. The highest absolute increase of MSP has been recommended for Lentil, Rapeseeds & Mustard ensuring fair remuneration for our Annadatas.#CabinetDecisions
— G Kishan Reddy (@kishanreddybjp) September 8, 2021
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) headed by PM Narendra Modi agrees to raise the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for all decreed Rabi Crops for Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) 2022-23.
Because of this decision, farmers will get remunerated prices for their products. Farmers’ return over their cost of production is estimated to be at its peak in the case of rapeseed, wheat, and mustard followed by the lentil, gram, safflower, and barley.
India’s 1st floating missile test range INS Anvesh to go on sea trial soon
The Indian Defence Forces plans to heighten its strength as the nation’s first floating missile test range will commence sea trials this month.
Designed by DRDO, the 9,000 tonne INS Anvesh built by Cochin Shipyard, is a specialized ship for testing torpedoes and missiles deep at sea.
Varanasi-Chunar cruise service began to encourage tourism
One of the top religious destinations of India, Varanasi gets more tourist attractions. The government started cruise service in Ganga River from Varanasi to historic Chunar fort in Mirzapur.
Tourists who are visiting Varanasi will get an opportunity to travel around a 30 km long journey in River Ganga. The state government is planning to extend this journey till Sangam in Prayagraj.
Atal Pension Yojana becomes most popular social security scheme under the NPS system
Atal Pension Yojana (APY) adds another feather to its cap as it became the most popular social security scheme under the National Pension System with over 2.8 crore subscribers.
As per the details provided by the National Pension Systems Trust’s annual report, over 66% of NPS subscribers which is approximately 2.8 crores chose the APY by the end of 2020-21. APY is also the most subscribed plan among non-metro subscribers.
IIT-BHU researchers bring out a microalgae-based solution for wastewater treatment
Researchers of the Indian Institute of Technology of Banaras Hindu University (IIT-BHU) have come out with a solution for wastewater treatment.
The Biological wastewater treatment would clean the water up to 90% applying microalgae and machine learning to treat wastewater.
This treated water procured from the microalgae-based treatment plant meets the WHO criteria. Therefore, it is safe to discharge in the rivers. Moreover, the treated water can be used for cleaning purposes and irrigation. Thus, would help to lessen the load on available natural freshwater resources.
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