JANPITH AWARD 2019
- Eligiblity : Any indian citizens who write in any of the official languages of indial is eligilble for the honour
- Malayalm poet - Akkitham (55th janpith awardian)
BLUE FLAG PROGRAMME
- MOEFFC has embarkkedk up[on a programm for this certification, selects beaches in the country
- 13 beaches selected for pilot basis
- Chandrabhaga beach of odissa will be the first in Asia to get blue fag certifilcation.
- Indias 1st maritime musuem will established at Lothal in Gujarat.
- Nagas celebrqate hornbill featival from December 1-10 every year.
- This festival is also called as "Festival of festivals'.
PARTICULARLY VULNEARABLE TRIBAL GROUP OF INDIA
- In 1975 GOI initiate this programme to identify PVTGs in india
- At present totallly l75 PVTGs out of 705 ST.
- PVTGs highly in odissa (13) and followed by Andra pradesh (12)