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Current Affairs march 2019 in English
ISRO launches Scientist program
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) operates the ‘Yuviika’ youth sciences program under Jai Jain-Jai Research Scheme. The main objective of this program is to provide basic knowledge on space technology, space
science and space applications with the aim of awakening their interest in emerging areas of space activities in the younger generation. For which three young scientists will be selected from each state every year. This information was given by Director of Academic Research and Training Serena Jonsari.
He told that ISRO has set standards for the selection of young scientists. Children studying in class eight and class 9 can apply for this. They will be selected based on a total of 100 percent marks.
50 percent marks in the class eight examinations, ten percent in the education activities, from the school to the national and international level, ten percent from the district to the international level, five percent scout / NCC / NSS and 20 percent marks in the rural area. Are for children For selected young scientists, ISRO will conduct a two-week course in summer holidays. ISRO will bear the full expenditure of all the participants and their parents in this course.
Facebook released Candidate Connect feature
Giant Social media networking side Facebook has launched a new feature ‘Candidate Connect’. Through this, the Lok Sabha candidate can record his election promise in a 20-second video.Candidates can get more information from voters. He said that Facebook has started deleting fake accounts and misleading information.
Cabinet approves proposal for implementing PMRF scheme for researchers
The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal to implement the Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF) scheme. Under this, the top 3,000 BTech graduates of the country will be given grants for the study of PhD in IIT and IISc. The Cabinet approved the scheme.
This will cost Rs. 1650 crores for a period of seven years. This scheme will start from 2018-19. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced this plan in his budget speech in Parliament on February 1.
New drug policy will be issued soon, rules of clinical trials of medicines will be decided
India will soon release its new drug policy, in which the rules of clinical trial (drugs) will be decided. This will help in bringing new projects to the country. A team of Indian officials, who arrived here under the leadership of India’s Drug Controller General, GN Singh, told here that a new set of procedures for therapeutic examination of drugs will be released soon.
Clinical trials of drugs are causing hundreds of deaths every year. Over a year, about 370 people have died due to this trial. In lieu of this, the government has so far paid Rs 40 lakh as compensation to the families of the deceased. Some families are just waiting for compensation.
Over the last few years, more than 3,300 patients have been tested for new medicines. In 2012, an organization filed a petition in the Supreme Court, according to which 1,833 children of age 15 were used in this test. 233 patients tested mentally ill. These resulted in 288 deaths in 2008, 637 people died in 2009, and this figure was 597 in 2010. Terming it as serious, the Supreme Court had ordered the Center to immediately make a concrete policy.