Current affairs;12july,2020 Current Affairs Notes | EduRev

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1. The fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018, results 
of which were declared to the nation on Global Tiger Day 
last year has entered the Guinness World Record for being 
the world’s largest camera trap wildlife survey. 
2. The citation at the Guinness World Record website reads-
“The fourth iteration of the survey – conducted in 2018-19 –
was the most comprehensive to date, in terms of both 
resource and data amassed.
3. The latest results of 2018 had shown that India now has an 
estimated 2967 tigers out of which 2461 individual tigers have 
been photo captured, a whopping 83 % of the tiger 
population, highlighting the comprehensive nature of the 
survey.
4. With this number, India is home to nearly 75% of the global 
tiger population and has already fulfilled its resolve of 
doubling tiger numbers, made at St. Petersburg in 2010, 
much before the target year of 2022.
July12, 2020
ALL INDIA TIGER ESTIMATION 2018
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1. The fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018, results 
of which were declared to the nation on Global Tiger Day 
last year has entered the Guinness World Record for being 
the world’s largest camera trap wildlife survey. 
2. The citation at the Guinness World Record website reads-
“The fourth iteration of the survey – conducted in 2018-19 –
was the most comprehensive to date, in terms of both 
resource and data amassed.
3. The latest results of 2018 had shown that India now has an 
estimated 2967 tigers out of which 2461 individual tigers have 
been photo captured, a whopping 83 % of the tiger 
population, highlighting the comprehensive nature of the 
survey.
4. With this number, India is home to nearly 75% of the global 
tiger population and has already fulfilled its resolve of 
doubling tiger numbers, made at St. Petersburg in 2010, 
much before the target year of 2022.
July12, 2020
ALL INDIA TIGER ESTIMATION 2018
? NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has launched 
the ‘ATL App Development Module’ for school children 
all across the country. 
? The ATL App Development modules have been 
launched in collaboration with Indian homegrown start-
up Plezmo.
?
? Objective of launching it is to hone the skills of school 
students and transforming them from App users to App 
makers in the times to come under AIM’s flagship Atal 
Tinkering Labs initiative.
? The ATL App Development module is an online course 
and is completely Free. Through 6 project-based 
learning modules and online mentoring sessions, young 
innovators can learn to build mobile Apps in various 
Indian languages and showcase their talent.
ATL APP DEVELOPMENT MODULE
Page 3


1. The fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018, results 
of which were declared to the nation on Global Tiger Day 
last year has entered the Guinness World Record for being 
the world’s largest camera trap wildlife survey. 
2. The citation at the Guinness World Record website reads-
“The fourth iteration of the survey – conducted in 2018-19 –
was the most comprehensive to date, in terms of both 
resource and data amassed.
3. The latest results of 2018 had shown that India now has an 
estimated 2967 tigers out of which 2461 individual tigers have 
been photo captured, a whopping 83 % of the tiger 
population, highlighting the comprehensive nature of the 
survey.
4. With this number, India is home to nearly 75% of the global 
tiger population and has already fulfilled its resolve of 
doubling tiger numbers, made at St. Petersburg in 2010, 
much before the target year of 2022.
July12, 2020
ALL INDIA TIGER ESTIMATION 2018
? NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has launched 
the ‘ATL App Development Module’ for school children 
all across the country. 
? The ATL App Development modules have been 
launched in collaboration with Indian homegrown start-
up Plezmo.
?
? Objective of launching it is to hone the skills of school 
students and transforming them from App users to App 
makers in the times to come under AIM’s flagship Atal 
Tinkering Labs initiative.
? The ATL App Development module is an online course 
and is completely Free. Through 6 project-based 
learning modules and online mentoring sessions, young 
innovators can learn to build mobile Apps in various 
Indian languages and showcase their talent.
ATL APP DEVELOPMENT MODULE
? To assist Government in its Effort to combat COVID -19, 
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF ) has 
introduced a Hand Cleansing IPA Gel ‘’ RCF SAFEROLA”. 
? About:This Hand Cleansing Gel is a skin friendly 
moisturizer based hand-sanitizer which contains Iso 
Propyl Alcohol (IPA) and Aloe Vera extract. It is 
enriched with Vitamin-E and has a fresh lime fragrance.
? RCF a "Mini Ratna" PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals 
and Fertilizers, is a leading producer of fertilizers and 
chemicals in the country. The company is a household 
name in rural India with brands “Ujjwala” (Urea) and 
“Suphala” (Complex Fertilizers) which carry high brand 
equity.
RCF SAFEROLA
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1. The fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018, results 
of which were declared to the nation on Global Tiger Day 
last year has entered the Guinness World Record for being 
the world’s largest camera trap wildlife survey. 
2. The citation at the Guinness World Record website reads-
“The fourth iteration of the survey – conducted in 2018-19 –
was the most comprehensive to date, in terms of both 
resource and data amassed.
3. The latest results of 2018 had shown that India now has an 
estimated 2967 tigers out of which 2461 individual tigers have 
been photo captured, a whopping 83 % of the tiger 
population, highlighting the comprehensive nature of the 
survey.
4. With this number, India is home to nearly 75% of the global 
tiger population and has already fulfilled its resolve of 
doubling tiger numbers, made at St. Petersburg in 2010, 
much before the target year of 2022.
July12, 2020
ALL INDIA TIGER ESTIMATION 2018
? NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has launched 
the ‘ATL App Development Module’ for school children 
all across the country. 
? The ATL App Development modules have been 
launched in collaboration with Indian homegrown start-
up Plezmo.
?
? Objective of launching it is to hone the skills of school 
students and transforming them from App users to App 
makers in the times to come under AIM’s flagship Atal 
Tinkering Labs initiative.
? The ATL App Development module is an online course 
and is completely Free. Through 6 project-based 
learning modules and online mentoring sessions, young 
innovators can learn to build mobile Apps in various 
Indian languages and showcase their talent.
ATL APP DEVELOPMENT MODULE
? To assist Government in its Effort to combat COVID -19, 
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF ) has 
introduced a Hand Cleansing IPA Gel ‘’ RCF SAFEROLA”. 
? About:This Hand Cleansing Gel is a skin friendly 
moisturizer based hand-sanitizer which contains Iso 
Propyl Alcohol (IPA) and Aloe Vera extract. It is 
enriched with Vitamin-E and has a fresh lime fragrance.
? RCF a "Mini Ratna" PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals 
and Fertilizers, is a leading producer of fertilizers and 
chemicals in the country. The company is a household 
name in rural India with brands “Ujjwala” (Urea) and 
“Suphala” (Complex Fertilizers) which carry high brand 
equity.
RCF SAFEROLA
? Itolizumab (rDNA origin), a monoclonal antibody which 
was already approved for severe chronic plaque 
psoriasis, has now been granted Restricted Emergency 
Use authorisation to treat Covid-19 patients by the Drugs 
Controller General of India (DCGI) based on clinical 
trials data. 
? M/s Biocon has been manufacturing and marketing this 
drug for the treatment of patients with moderate to 
severe chronic plaque psoriasis since 2013 under brand 
name Alzumab.
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1. The fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018, results 
of which were declared to the nation on Global Tiger Day 
last year has entered the Guinness World Record for being 
the world’s largest camera trap wildlife survey. 
2. The citation at the Guinness World Record website reads-
“The fourth iteration of the survey – conducted in 2018-19 –
was the most comprehensive to date, in terms of both 
resource and data amassed.
3. The latest results of 2018 had shown that India now has an 
estimated 2967 tigers out of which 2461 individual tigers have 
been photo captured, a whopping 83 % of the tiger 
population, highlighting the comprehensive nature of the 
survey.
4. With this number, India is home to nearly 75% of the global 
tiger population and has already fulfilled its resolve of 
doubling tiger numbers, made at St. Petersburg in 2010, 
much before the target year of 2022.
July12, 2020
ALL INDIA TIGER ESTIMATION 2018
? NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) has launched 
the ‘ATL App Development Module’ for school children 
all across the country. 
? The ATL App Development modules have been 
launched in collaboration with Indian homegrown start-
up Plezmo.
?
? Objective of launching it is to hone the skills of school 
students and transforming them from App users to App 
makers in the times to come under AIM’s flagship Atal 
Tinkering Labs initiative.
? The ATL App Development module is an online course 
and is completely Free. Through 6 project-based 
learning modules and online mentoring sessions, young 
innovators can learn to build mobile Apps in various 
Indian languages and showcase their talent.
ATL APP DEVELOPMENT MODULE
? To assist Government in its Effort to combat COVID -19, 
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited (RCF ) has 
introduced a Hand Cleansing IPA Gel ‘’ RCF SAFEROLA”. 
? About:This Hand Cleansing Gel is a skin friendly 
moisturizer based hand-sanitizer which contains Iso 
Propyl Alcohol (IPA) and Aloe Vera extract. It is 
enriched with Vitamin-E and has a fresh lime fragrance.
? RCF a "Mini Ratna" PSU under the Ministry of Chemicals 
and Fertilizers, is a leading producer of fertilizers and 
chemicals in the country. The company is a household 
name in rural India with brands “Ujjwala” (Urea) and 
“Suphala” (Complex Fertilizers) which carry high brand 
equity.
RCF SAFEROLA
? Itolizumab (rDNA origin), a monoclonal antibody which 
was already approved for severe chronic plaque 
psoriasis, has now been granted Restricted Emergency 
Use authorisation to treat Covid-19 patients by the Drugs 
Controller General of India (DCGI) based on clinical 
trials data. 
? M/s Biocon has been manufacturing and marketing this 
drug for the treatment of patients with moderate to 
severe chronic plaque psoriasis since 2013 under brand 
name Alzumab.
? Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare chaired the virtual 
meeting on the occasion of World Population Day. He highlighted 
that the strategy of putting family planning at the core has helped to 
achieve remarkable results. 
? The teenage fertility has halved from 16 (NFHS III) to 7.9 (NFHS IV).
? These efforts have taken India closer to reaching the replacement 
fertility level of 2.1 and 25 out of 36 States/UTs have already 
achieved replacement level fertility.
? Family Planning initiatives;
? The major initiatives under Family Planning include Mission Parivar 
Vikas, Injectable Contraceptive MPA, Family Planning – Logistics 
Management Information System (LMIS), Family Planning 
Communications Campaign.
? The National Family Planning Program has introduced the Injectable 
Contraceptive in the public health system under the “Antara” 
program.
FAMILY PLANNING
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