It is essentially a non-revenue generating project. It is part of responsible tourism where the ‘Monument Mitra’ essentially spends his CSR funds for upkeep and maintenance etc., and gets limited visibility. The agency was selected on the basis of unique concept of vision bid and no financial bid is involved.
Given the IPO’s unacceptable error rate, there should be a standardised mechanism for examination of patent applications. As the grant of patents create property-like rights in intangibles, the IPO should steer its focus towards grant of quality patents than on the quantity.Read More
Modi also raised hopes that such informal summits become a tradition between the two countries. During the talks, Xi said he hopes that the Wuhan summit "opens a new chapter" in Sino-India relations. He added that he hopes to have "many more such summits" with PM Modi.Read More
Now, IAAF has said that female athletes with 5 or more nanomoles per litre testosterone cannot participate in 400m, 800m and 1500m races. An athlete is free to compete in two events — the 100 metres and the 200 metres — because these do not fall under the ‘restricted events’ category.Read More
Project management and governance to support the strengthening of the institutional capacity and knowledge management of the project implementing entity, Meghalaya Basin Management Agency (MBMA), for the implementation and management of the project.
The idea is to have a coordinated approach where the government and institutions work together to facilitate rural development. It is expected to be a two-way learning process, where institutions share their knowledge with villages and also learn from the wisdom and commonsense of rural folk.Read More