RAISE : Responsible AI for Social Empowerment

Digits and numerals were known to Babylonian, Egyptian and Indian mathematicians from 7th century, or even earlier. But digital technologies like Artificial Intelligence ( AI), Blockchain, Cloud and Data analysis  are invented nearly 15 centuries later, very recently. Any new technology is  always termed as double edge sword. It could be constructively used for the benefit of society . ...
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Praised by the world but lesser by Indians

Majority of the people in the world of literature did not  take due note when  Rabindranath Tagore  wrote Geetanjali. But when that poetry was published in London, the world of literature went on to shower praise on the ‘poetic thought of Tagore’.  Then he became the first Indian to get Nobel Prize in the literature. ...
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Benefitting from Interlinked 17 SDGs to address Climate Crisis

All 17 SDGs are linked to each other. For the first time, a world leader in the G20 meeting not only recognises these interlinkages but also suggests the methods to implement interlinked SDGs. The G20 meeting was held virtually in November 2020, with Saudi Arabia as host, amidst COVID-19.  When world leaders were focussing on ...
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Jan Dhan Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

Financial inclusion ensures well-being of all i.e. SDG-3. ‘No one should left behind’ is uphill task but needs to be achieved. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), is financial inclusion program of Government of India open to Indian citizen (minor of age more than 10 can also open account with guardian to manage it) , that aims to expand and ...
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Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana

Skilling gives empowerment which in turn makes the communities to deal with emergencies that may threatens wellbeing ( SDG3) of the community. Deen Dayal Antyodaya Yojana or DAY is a Government of India scheme for helping the poor by providing skill training. It replaces Aajeevika. The Government of India has provisioned ₹500 crore (US$70 million) for the scheme. The objective of the scheme is to ...
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Atal Pension Yojana

More than 82 percent of the workforce in India is employed in the unorganised sector, as noted by the International Labour Union in its India Labour Market Update of 2016.To bring them in the mainstream with intent of their wellbeing is SDG-3. Atal Pension Yojana (or APY, previously known as Swavalamban Yojana) is a government-backed pension scheme in India, ...
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