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Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA)

It is an intergovernmental forum ; enhancing cooperation and stability in asia, India is a member. Every 4 years CICA held
S. Jaishankar said that terrorism poses greatest threat to people in Asia.

Proposed by Kazakhastan,Secretariat at NurSultan, Kazakhastan and 2019 5th Summit at Dushanbe ,Tajikistan

2

FATF

Saudi first Arab country to get member status of this organisation.
Intergovernmental financial watch dog ,also looks into terrorism and Money laundering.

Estabilished 1989 by G7 ,HQ at OECD in Paris.

3

Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA)

Between India and Marshall Islands - Non binding
Help curb Tax Evasion by OECD.

4

International Seed testing Association ISTA

32nd ISTA congress @ Hyderabad Telangana
Set up in 1924
Seed testing and certification, Not for profit body

5

Beekeeping Development committee

Bibek Dibroy in Economic Advisory Council to PM
Recognise beekeepers as farmers , honey as agriculture input and institutionalise national bee board and rename it as honey and pollinators board of India under MoA FW
Number 1 producer is China , India is on Number 8 for beekeeping

6

National Bee Board

SFAC Small farmers agribusiness Consuritum registered NBB under Societies Registration Act ,1860
Implementing National horticulture mission and horticulture mission for north east

7

Varunastra

Developed by National Science and Technological Labrotary NSTL of DRDO and BDL bharat dynamics limited
Indigenous developed , Heavyweight underwater toredo, electronically propelled , GIS enabled ,Range 40 kms , warhead 250 kg

8

Strum Ataka

Russia anti Tank Missile

9

Spice 2000

Israel guided bombs Smart Precise Impact Cost Effective, GPs jamming

10

Spike

France missile

11

Igla-S

Russia MANDAPS - Man portable air defence system

12

Operation Sankalp

Navy sent in Persian Gulf via Gulf of Oman to assure safety of Indian Vessels following some martitime incidents
Due to US and Iran oil tankers war- Connected via strait of Hormuz

13

Action Plan on Marine litter

By G20
Adopted at G20 Hamburg Summit 2017

14

Volcano Eruptions

Etna Sicily or Italy

15

Mount Sinabung, Soputan and Abak Krakatau

Indonesia

16

Mayotte

France

17

CAAQMS

Continous Ambient Air monitoring Quality System
Part of Armys countrywide Go Green Initiative
Monitor air polllution on real time basis

18

Emission trading system-  ETS

In Gujrat ,India's First to combat Particulate Matter pollution -Cap and Trade Market On NCDEX
Launched on World environment Day june 5th - Of UNEP ,2018 China beat plastic pollution, 2019 India Beat air pollution

19

End Of Childhood Index

113/176 Rank Of India on wellbeing of children - 8 Indicators
UK based Save the children NGO ,upto 19 years of age
India reduced child mortality, stunting,child narraiges , adolescent births ,

20

Go tribal Campaign

TRIFED and Minstry of Tribal affairs(1987) along with Amazon Opened Tribes India
Create awareness and promote tribal arts

21

AWARE

WHO released for use of antibiotics safely and reduce AntiMicrobial Resistance
Devided medicines into access /watch and reserve

22

Swach Survekshan 2020

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs - 5th Edition
In three quarters, Toppers- Indore and Jamshedpur

23

National Defence Fund

Set up 1962 , Voluntary donations , cash and kind ,Administered by executive committe ,PM As chairperson
Under it PMSS scheme , Increased to 2500 and 3000 for boys and girls

24

National Maritime Heritage Museum

Lothal India Portugal ,Ministry of shippong
Display heritage of inland waterways
Minstry of shipping through Sagarmala

25

Kohlapuri Chappal

Maharashtra and Karnataka ,gi tag, Patents designs and trademarks act 1999 cg pdtm

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Kohlapuri Chappal

Maharashtra and Karnataka ,gi tag, Patents designs and trademarks act 1999 cg pdtm

27

Puerto Williams

Chile southernmost replaced ushuaia of argentina

28

Arogyapacha

University of Kerala have decoded the genetic make-up of Arogyapacha (Trichopus zeylanicus), a highly potent medicinal plant endemic to the Agasthya hills.
Kani tribe- They are indigenous to tropical forests of the Agasthyamalai hills of the Western Ghats, a mountain range in Kerala. They have a population of almost 25,000. The tribal physicians, known as Plathi – are the exclusive holders of the traditional medicinal knowledge of the tribe.

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Agasthyamalia Hills

Agasthya hills is a 1,868-metre tall peak within Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, in the Western Ghats of Kerala,border of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, part of the Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve Unesco- which lies on the border between the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
The Thamirabarani River is a perennial river which originates from the eastern side of the range and flows into the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu.

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Sheath Blight

Fungal disease in rice