24 September- current affairs- the hindu and Indian express

Skill India Mission

National Sample Survey report 2011 -12  on education and vocational training stated that person in the age group of 15 years to 59 years have  2.2 % formal vocational training and 8.6 %  informal vocational training (which merely comprised the passing down of hereditary skills or on the job training)
  • Rural males- driving & Motor Mechanic works
  • urban males- computer trades
  • rural female -textile related work
  • Urban Females – computer trades
 It has been reported that rate of vocational training and barely increased between 2004 to 2005
National skill policy of 2009 created a national skill development coordination board.
Skill India campaign launched by Modi target training 40 crore people by 2022.
Naya Daur
Urdu magazine of Uttar Pradesh State government

Unique Identification System For Elephants

  • This will help in tracking the migratory paths, previous moments and age of the elephant
  • It will ensure the protection of the elephants from poachers
  • Project elephant- 1992

Rare Indian Purple Frog

  • It is endangered and endemic to South Western Ghats
  • Tribal people who consume the tadpole on a large-scale have endangered the flagship species for the conservation of Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot region

Different Types Of Calander

  • Vikram calendar- 57 BC
  • Saka era- 74 AD – is Indian government official calendar
  • Georgian calendar-also called the Western calendar and the Christian calendar, is internationally the most widely used civilcalendar. It is named for Pope Gregory XIII, who introduced it in 1582
  • Lunar calendar-based on cycles of the lunar phases.
  • Solar calendar- is a calendar whose dates indicate the position of Earth on its revolution around the Sun or, equivalently, the apparent position of the sun moving on the celestial sphere.

Government Draft Encryption Policy

Its goal is of ensuring privacy and promoting Internet security