Indian Railways will fine 500 Rs. on passengers for not wearing mask

 

 

Indian Railways ne without mask or face cover passengers ko 500 Rs. fine impose krne ki instructions issue ki hain .

Ministry of Health and Family Affairs ye protocols coronavirus spread ko restrict krne ke liye le rahi hai .

Orders immediately effect mein aayenge joki next 6 months ke liye force mein rahenge .

National transporter currently 70 per cent passenger train services across country operate kr rahi hai .

 

 

Not wearing mask is an offence under Railway Act

 

Recently issued orders ke according Railway Act ke under national transporter without mask travel krna offence hoga

Ye Ministry of Health and Family Affairs dwara issue ki gyi latest measure hai .

Isse pehle bhi ministry ne different COVID – 19 protocols issue ki hain virus ke spread ko rokne ke liye .

 

 

Mandatory use of mask listed under Indian Railways , Rules 2012

 

Executive Director of Passenger Marketing Neeraj Sharma ne sabhi General Manager of Railway Zones ko letter likha hai .

 

 

Indian Railways ne May 11 , 2020 ko Standard Operating Procedure ( SOP ) trains ki movement ke liye issue ki thi .

Jiske according passengers ko entry aur during travelling face cover or mask wear krna advise kiya tha .

Ab face masks ke mandatory use ko Indian Railways ( Penalties for activities affecting cleanliness at Railway Premises ) Rules , 2012 ke under list kr diya hai .

Ye rule railway stations / trains ke andar spit krne waalon ko fine krne se related tha.

COVID – 19 situation ko dekhte huye spitting aur without mask passengers ke enter hone pr fine kiya jaayega .

Kyonki spitting jaisi unhygienic conditions public health ke liye dangerous hain .

Jab face pr mask hoga toh naturally log spitting avoid krenge . 

Otherwise Indian Railways rule breakers ko fine kregi . 

 

 

India mein 2.3 lakh COVID – 19 cases single day mein record kiye gye hain .

National COVID – 19 recovery rate drop hokr 87 . 23 percent ho chuki hai .

Ministry ke orders next 6 months ke liye enforce mein rahenge , Iske baad aage ki instructions issue hongi .

NEET PG 2021 entrance examination is postponed by Govt of India

 

India mein Covid 19 ke cases rapidly increase hone ki wajah se NEET – PG 2021 ke exams Government of India ne postponed kr diye hain .

The National Board of Examination ( NBE ) National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – Post graduation April 18 th ko hona tha .

Across India Covid cases mein spike hone ke karn yeh decision Indian government ne liya hai .

 

NEET PG entrance examination date will be decided later

 

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan ne btaya ki NEET PG ke entrance exams ke liye approximately 1.7 lakh medical aspirants appear honge .

Jiske liye examination ki date kuchh time ke baad decide ki jaayegi .

Jiski information unhonein apne twitter account ke through share ki hai .

Jismein unhonein young medical students ki health related concern dikhaya , jiske karn hi ye decision liya gya hai .

NEET – PG medical students moved to Supreme Court

 

Postgraduate medical entrance test MD , MS , PG Diploma programmes academic session 2021 ke liye hone hain .

Medical students ne NEET – PG medical entrance exams ko postponed krne ke liye Supreme Court mein petition bhi di hai .

Jiski hearing ke liye bench ko Chief Justice of India SA Bobde head krenge . Iski hearing abhi honi baaki hai .

Petitioners ka stand hai ki jo doctors daily corona patients ke treatment mein lge huye hain .

Jab vo exams ke liye aayenge isse aspirants ki life pr surely risk hoga .

Aspirants ne NBE exams ko coronavirus ke karn postponed krwaane ke liye Twitter pr postponeneetpg etc . hashtags bhi start kiye hain .

Unke demand hai ki exams kuchh weeks baad liye jaayein .

Kyonki Covid cases ki second wave rapidly increase ho rhe hain .

 

 

CBSE Board Exams 2021 are also postponed

 

Covid cases mein rise hone ke karn 10 th aur 12 th class ke board exams ko bhi postponed krne ka decision Government of India ne liya hai .

10 th class ke board exams May 4 th – June 7 th tk aur 12 th class ke exams May 4 th – June 15 th 2021 tk hone the .

Ye decision PM Modi + Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal + senior officials ne meeting mein liya hai .

shortage of vaccine will continue till July , reasons planning

 

 

Russian based covid vaccine Sputnik V ke India mein emergency use ko approval dene ke liye Subject Expert Committee ( SEC ) discuss kregi .

SEC Indian drug regulator hai jisne Dr Reddy ko last meeting ( April 1st ) mein vaccine ke shots ke body mein coronavirus ke against response pr data submit krne ko kaha tha .

Committee panel ne shots ke baare mein unblinded data ki manga hai .

Sputnik V trials in India

 

India mein Sputnik V ke trials 18 – 99 years ke 1600 logon pr kiye gye hain .

Russia’s Gamaleya Institute dwara developed two dose vaccine international market mein $ 10 ( for each shot ) cost krti hai .

Vaccine ke dry form ko 2 – 8 degrees temperature mein store krke rkha ja skta hai .

India mein covid cases mein spike ki wajah se vaccine ki shortage ki complaints aa rahi hain .

Serum Institute of India ki Covishield ( developed by Oxford – AstraZeneca ) aur Bharat Biotech ki Covaxin ke baad Sputnik V ko approval dene ke liye meeting hogi .

Agar is vaccine ko bhi approval mil gya toh India mein third vaccine use ke liye available ho jaayegi .

 

 

Sputnik V will get nod first

 

Abhi India mein Covishield aur Covaxin locally manufacture ho rahi hain .

Government officials ke according Q3 2021 tak 5 aur vaccines available ho jaayengi .

Ye vaccines hain – Sputnik V , Johnson & Johnson vaccine , Novavax vaccine , Zydus Cadila’s vaccine , Bharat Biotech’s Intranasal Vaccine .

20 vaccine clinical aur pre clinical trials mein hain jinmein se isko sbse pehle sehmati mil skti hai .

Upcoming 10 days mein emergency use authorization ( EUA ) milne ki expectations hain .

 

 

Russian Direct Investment Fund ( RDIF ) tied up with Indian Pharma companies

 

RDIF ne Indian pharmaceutical players – Panacea Biotech , Dr Reddy’s Laboratories aur Gland Pharma ke saath vaccine doses ki production ke liye tie up kiya hai .

Indian pharma companies ki Sputnik V manufacturing capacity 850 million doses ki hai .

Agar approval milta hai toh ek aur vaccine available ho jaayegi .

India mein coronavirus ki second wave ke karn centre government ne bhi vaccine production ke liye expansion ki hai.

Sputnik V may get emergency authorisation in India

 

India ki bahut si states se Covid vaccine doses ki supply increase krne ki demand aa rahi hai .

Ek taraf PM Modi ne chief ministers se meeting ke dauraan 11 – 14 April tak Tika Utsav celebrate krne ki appeal ki hai.

Dusri taraf vaccine doses ke stocks khatam hone ke karn vaccine doses ki supply ki demand aa rahi hai .

Doses ke stocks limited hone ko Government of India ne deny kr diya hai .

Congress party wrote letter to centre government regarding Covid vaccine

Congress party ne Covid vaccine ki supply states tak pahunchaane ke liye centre government ko letter likha hai .

Jismein demand ki gyi hai ki sabhi states ko Covid vaccine ki supply unbiased manner mein ki jaaye.

Government ko pehle vaccine ke export pr rok lagaakr domestic needs ko fulfill krna chahiye .

Vaccine ki supply rukne pr Rahul Gandhi ne PM Modi ko criticise bhi kiya hai .

Kyonki unke according Tika Utsav ko celebration nahi hai .

 

 

PM Modi ‘s Tika Utsav

 

PM Modi ne 11 – 14 April tak Tika Utsav celebrate krne ki appeal ki hai .

Jiske under jo bhi log vaccine ke liye eligible hain zyada se zyada number mein vaccinate ho .

Zero vaccine wastage ko target rakha jaaye .

Micro containment zones create krne ki demand PM ne ki hai .

Testing , tracking aur treatment increase krne pr bhi stress diya gya hai .

PM ne chief ministers se night curfew ki jagaah pr ‘ Corona Curfew ‘ word ka use krne ko bhi kaha .

 

 

Covid vaccine production rate is increased by SII and Bharat Biotech

 

Serum Institute of India ( SII ) aur Bharat Biotech apni production capacity ko increase krengi .

SII 60 – 70 million doses produce krti thi by next month ise badhaakr 100 million krega .

Government ke orders ke according SII apni production capacity ko August tak 470 million doses ki krdegi .

Bharat Biotech bhi apni production capacity ko double kregi .

Next month 200,000 doses ( a day ) se increase krke 500,000 doses produce ki jaayegi .

Bharat Biotech ne kaha hai ki unki capacity 200 million Covid vaccine annually produce krne ki capacity hai .

Pr is saal ke end tak Hyderabad aur Bengaluru ki four facilities manufacturing mein use krke 700 million doses produce krne ka plan kr rhe hain .

 

 

Other Covid vaccines will be available in upcoming months

 

Tika Utsav and shortage of Covid vaccine

 

Russian Direct Investment Fund ne Sputnik V ki 850 million doses ki manufacturing ke liye India ke saath tie up kiya hai .

Johnson and Johnson vaccine ke one shot jab ko regulatory approval milne ke baad available hogi .

ZyCoV – D ke phase 3 trial 30 , 000 patients pr huye hain .

corona guidelines revised for Punjab and Chandigarh

 

Punjab mein corona cases continuously rise ho rhe hain jiske liye corona guidelines ko revise kiya gya hai .

Jiske chlte night curfew ko April 30 , 2021 tk extend krdiya gya hai .

Pehle night curfew April 10 th tk tha jise revised guidelines ke under extend kiya gya hai .

Across state 9 p.m. se 5 a.m. tak night curfew lagega .

 

 

Captain Amarinder Singh revised corona guidelines

 

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh ne Covid review meeting mein corona guidelines ko revise kiya hai .

Ludhiana , Patiala jin areas mein corona cases rise ho rhe hain unhin ko dekhte huye ye measures li gyi hain .

Pehle night curfew 12 districts mein hi tha pr ab poore Punjab mein night curfew lagaaya gya hai .

 

 

What are revised corona guidelines for Punjab ?

 

Political rallies pr rok lga di gyi hai .

Funeral aur marriages mein indoor 50 aur outdoor mein 100 log hi allowed honge .

Government departments mein mask pehnana compulsory hoga .

Except medical or nursing institutions ke alawa sabhi schools / educational institutions close rahenge .

CM ne Punjab mein corona cases ke chlte ho rhi deaths ka audit krne ka order private hospitals ko diye hain .

Iske saath hi daily 2 lakh logon ko injection dene ka order bhi diya hai .

Rule break krne waalon ko Pandemic Act ke under case hoga .

Shopping malls mein ek shop mein 10 persons hi ek time mein allowed honge .

 

 

Guidelines announced by V. P. Singh Badnore

 

Administrator of Chandigarh V. P. Singh Badnore ne high level meeting chair krte huye strict measures announce ki hain.

Restaurants by 10 p.m. close honge .

Parties or non essential activities allowed time ke baad permitted nhi hongi .

Residents ko bhi warn kiya gya hai ki agar guidelines disobey huyi toh administration weekend curfew bhi impose kr skta hai .

Iske saath hi Apni mandis aur baaki crowded places ko bhi completely close kiya ja skta hai .

Night curfew sahi se implement aur follow ho iske liye Chandigarh Police ko directions di gyi hain .

 

 

Multi disciplinary public health teams sent by Central Government

 

India mein 1,03,558 new cases record kiye gye joki single day mein highest hain .

Maharashtra , Chhattisgarh , Karnataka , Uttar Pradesh , Delhi , Tamil Nadu , Madhya Pradesh aur Punjab mein corona cases daily increase ho rhe hain .

Jiske liye Central Government ne 50 high level multi – disciplinary public health teams ko Maharashtra , Chhattisgarh aur Punjab mein bheji gyi hain .

e courts : Pay traffic challan from your mobile

 

 

Across India traffic e courts open kiye jaayenge .

Traffic challans ko pay krne ke liye court jaane ki zroorat nahi hogi .

By July 2021 throughout India inhein open krne ki deadline di gyi hai.

Jiske zriye log online challan pay krne ke saath hi iski receipt bhi online hi le skenge .

Jiski help se logon ka time save hoga , court ke chakkar kaat kr resentment nahi hogi . 

e courts judiciary ko productive , affordable , accessible , reliable aur transparent bnaate hain .

 

Funds released by centre government of India

 

Centre government ne poore desh mein e courts open krne ke liye 1142 crore Rs . ka fund release kiya hai .

Funds high courts of states ko release kiya gya hai .

25 states mein ye open kiye jaayenge .

9 e courts has done good in India

 

Corona ke time mein pending cases ko solve krne ke liye first time India ke 2 e courts Delhi capital mein start kiye gye the .

Jiske baad centre government ne 6 states aur 1 UT mein bhi inhein open kiye the , jinki performance bahut achhi rahi .

Union Law Ministry ke record ke according by January 20 , 2021 tk 41 lakh cases ko settle kiya gya hai .

List of e courts in India ( by now ) 

 

2 Delhi capital mein 

Assam – Guwahati

Haryana – Faridabad

Karnataka – Bengaluru

Kerala – Kochi

Maharashtra – Nagpur and Pune

Tamil Nadu – Chennai mein open kiye gye the .

 

 

Information will be register in online portal

 

Agar kisi bhi area mein vehicle ka over speed or without helmet ka challan hota hai toh iski information online portal mein register ho jaayegi .

Jiski information vehicle owner ko through message send krdi jaayegi.

Challan pay krna ho toh bheje gye link ke through kiya ja skta hai .

Jise within 24 hours online pay kiya ja skta hai , receipt bhi online available hogi .

Environment Ministry Extended Anti Pollution Rules Deadline

 

Environment Ministry of India ne anti pollution guidelines ki deadline coal fired power plants ke liye dobara extend krdi hai.

2015 mein Environment Ministry ne guidelines issue ki thi .

Power companies ko 2 years ki time duration di gyi thi targets achieve krne ke liye .

New Delhi etc . jaisi populated cities ke nearby located power plants ko ab December 2022 tk fixed standards ko meet krna hoga .

Anti pollution guidelines are delayed

 

Anti pollution guidelines achieve krne se 7 years delayed hain .

Kyonki guidelines ke according toxic emmissions jaise sulfur dioxide aur oxides of nitrogen pr March 31 tk control krna tha .

Jo plants critically polluted cities mein hain unhein 2023 ke end tk retrofits pr wait kr skte hain .

Aur vo plants jo less polluted towns mein hain vo 2024 ke end tk retrofits pr wait kr skte hain .

Notification ke according jo plants close hone waale hain unhein exemption di gyi hai .

 

 

Resistance against installation of retrofits

 

India ke mostly coal fired generators retrofits ki installation ke liye resistance show kr rhe hain .

Kyonki unka concern hai ki aisa krne se unpr financial stress bdhega .

Aur investments ki recovery ki bhi clarity nahi hai .

Jiske liye power ministry ka support mila hai jisi wajaah se hi original deadline extend ho gyi hai .

Environment Ministry favors polluters

 

Environment Ministry ne deadline dobara extend krdi hai jiske karn jo plants good air quality waale areas mein hain unke liye ye harmful hain .

Sunil Dahiya New Delhi based analyst at Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air ne extended deadline ko criticise kiya hai .

Unke according extension dekr Environment ministry polluters ki side pr hai .

Ministry common public ke health impacts aur badh rahi diseases ko ignore kr rahi hai , joki pollution ke karn hi badh rahi hain .

Coal India ki 65 % electricity production ke liye use kiya jata hai pr ye na kewal air pollution se directly linked hai .

Blki diseases aur citizens ki premature deaths se bhi juda hua hai .

Retrofits ka cost coal fired plants ke owners ke liye concern hai kyonki electricity prices renewable power ke against less competitive honge .

Monetary penalty on those who do not follow Anti pollution guidelines

 

Environment ministry ki latest notification ke according jo power plants deadlines miss krengi unhein penalty deni hongi .

Plants ko 0.2 rupees kilowatt hour of power pay krna hoga .

Location aur default duration ke according amount vary krega .

Withdraw money without cards by using UPI app

 

Interoperable cardless cash – withdrawal ( ICCW ) solution ko Unified Payments Interface ( UPI ) plateform pr launch kiya hai .

NCR corporation joki automated teller machines ( ATMs ) ke maker hain , ne first ICCW solution launch kiya hai .

Is facility ko install krne ke liye City Union Bank ne NCR ke saath hands join kiye hain .

Ye facility cusumers ko UPI QR code scan krke money withdraw krne mein help kregi .

 

No need to carry ATMs card to UPI enabled ATMs

Money withdrawal ke liye cards carry krne ki zroorat nahi hogi .

UPI enabled ATMs pr jakr users ko apne authorised mobile se QR code scan krna hoga .

City Union Bank ne 1500 ATMs ko is facility ke liye upgrade kiya hai .

ATM transactions secure ho chuki hain jbse mobiles as a real wallet bne hain .

Consumers kisi bhi mobile app jaise BHIM , Paytm , GPay etc . ka use krke cash withdraw kr skte hain .

Cash withdrawal limit Rs . 5000 fix ki hai .

It is safe because of dynamic QR code unlike in UPI App

 

Hrek transaction ke baad QR code constantly change hota rahega .

Koi bhi card users ke QR code ko copy nahi kr skta .

Isliye ye ek secure facility hai .

Only upgraded existing software 

 

Money transactions ke liye hardware ko change ya upgrade nahi kiya gya .

City Union Bank ke ATMs ke existing software ko hi upgrade kiya gya hai .

This facility is not dependent on any card

 

Ye facility purely digital transaction hai . Joki interoperable hone ke saath hi kisi card pr dependent nahi hai .

Dynamic QR code based interoperable cardless cash withdrawal facility ke through kisi bank ke ATM se money withdraw ke skte hain .

Agar us bank ka ATM upgraded hua .

Demand ke according sabhi ATMs ko is facility ke liye upgrade kiya jaayega .

NCR aur National Payments Corporation ( NPC ) public aur private sector banks aur formal association bhi discussions kr rahe hain , jikse baad future plans ko announce kiya jaayega .

RBI extended deadline for recurring transactions for 6 months

 

Reserve Bank of India ( RBI ) ne online transactions next 6 months ke liye extend krdi hai .

Online transaction ko safe aur secure way se move krne ke liye new framework introduce kiya hai .

Is framework ke under customers ki convenience ko enhancement provide krwaayi jaayegi .

Deadline extended from March 31 , 2021 to September 30 , 2021 by RBI

Reserve Bank of India ne stakeholders ko December 2020 mein new framework mein migrate hone ke liye date March 31 , 2021 tk extend ki thi .

Ye extension Indian Banks’ Association ( IBA ) ki request ke basis pr di gyi thi .

Pr extended time ke baad bhi bahut saare stakeholders ne framework ko delay kr diya .

Jisse customers ko inconvenience face krni padti hai .

Isliye RBI ne next 6 months – September 30 , 2021 tk new framework mein transition ke liye extension de di hai .

What is New framework introduced by RBI ?

 

Digital payments ko safe aur secure banaane ke liye Additional Factor of Authentication ( AFA ) introduce kiya gya hai .

April 1 , 2021 se debit cards , credit cards , Unified Payments Interface ( UPI ) aur baaki Prepaid Payment Instruments ( PPIs ) ke through transaction ke liye in sabhi ko AFA require hoga .

Log mobile recharge aur bills etc. ke liye auto payments use krte hain jiske liye unhein monthly subscription charge kiye jaate hain .

New framework ke under banks aur wallets ke through withdrawal ke time pr customers ko extra charge nahi krengi .

RBI ke new framework ke under banks cards se money debit hone se 24 hours pehle customers ko inform kregi .

SMS aur email ke through customers ko inform kiya jaayega .

So transactions automatic nahi after authentication hi hongi .

Cards or wallets ke through debit ki limit Rs . 5000 set ki gyi hai .

Above Rs . 5000 one time password ( OTP ) compulsory hoga . Users ke paas opt – out ka option bhi hoga.

Main objective of new framework

 

New framework ka main objective fraudulent transactions ko safety provide krna hai .

Customers ki convenience ko enhancement bhi framework ke under provide ki jaayegi .

Payment Council of India ( PCI ) ke chairman Vishwas Patel ne bataya ki sabhi banks aur payment gateways ko RBI ke directives ko 2019 se hi serious lena chahiye tha .

Jisse ki sabhi banks etc . ek plateform pr aa jaayein .

Tabhi trnasactions ko smooth aur secure way provide krwaya ja skega .

Reserve Bank of India ne clear kr diya hai ki agar new framework mein extended date se zyada delay hua toh strict supervisory actions liye jaayenge .

OCI cardholders need not to carry old passports to travel India

 

OCI cardholders without old passports travel krenge .

Current passports carry krna compulsory .

First time guidelines mein relaxation di gyi hai .

Guidelines mein relaxations dekr Indian government overseas Indians ke liye travelling ko comfortable bnaaegi.

OCI rules caused discomfort among overseas Indians

 

Generally new passports issue hone ke baad expired passports ko discard kr diya jata hai .

Pr Indian origin ke logon ko current passports + OCI card + old passports expire hone ke baad bhi carry krne padte the .

OCI guidelines ( since 2005 ) ke according jb bhi new passport acquire kiya jata hai utni baar OCI card bhi re- issue hota hai .

Card pr old or expired passport ka number mention hota hai .

Baawjood iske old passports carry krne pdte hain .

Joki Indian diaspora ke liye discomfort create krta hai .

 

 

Overseas citizen of India card holders can travel without old passports

 

Pehle OCI card holders ko old or expired passports ko Indian travelling ke dauraan carry krna padta tha .

Ye notification Indian government ne issue ki thi kyonki Indian overseas ke liye ye major concern hai .

Isliye is requirement ko ab Indian embassy ne apni website pr Indian government ko refer krte huye khatam krdiya hai .

Current or new passports carry krna compulsory hoga .

 

 

Further extensions to get re – issued OCI cards

 

Indian embassy ke according Indian government December 31 2021 tk in cards ko re – issue krwaane ki date extend kregi .

Ye extension below 20 years aur above 50 years ke cardholders ke liye hogi .

Kyonki unhi ko ye problems face krni pdti hain .

Isse pehle bhi Indian government ne coronavirus ke karn is extension ko kaafi baar extend kiya tha .