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National Current Affairs September 2nd Week 2019

President inaugurated the World first Youth Conference: 

The President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the World first Youth Summit in New Delhi on 7 September 2019. It was organized by the Youth Awakening Mission, a youth wing of Paavan Chintan Dhara Charitable Trust, Ghaziabad. The summit aimed to work for the betterment and welfare of ourselves, society and country.

Youth in India:

The youth have immense talent and energy. This talent and energy need to be properly developed and utilized. 800 million Indian youth are with their creative power. They are capable to take India to new heights of progress and human civilization.

The role of education is the most important in awakening the right vision and prudence achieve this objective. He said that a self-reliant and nation-loving person can contribute to nation-building by working in any field of life.

PM Shri Narendra Modi launched NADCP in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh:

Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi launched National Animal Disease Control Programme (NADCP) in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh in the presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Mathura Member of Parliament (MP) Hema Malini. NADCP aims to control the Foot

and Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis in the livestock by 2025 and eradicate them by 2030.PM Shri Narendra Modi launched NADCP in Mathura

Key Points:

i. The cost of the project, funded entirely by the government, is Rs 12,652 crores for a period of five

years till 2024.

ii. Vaccination will be provided against the FMD to more than 500 million livestock including cattle,

buffalo, sheep, goats and pigs and 36 million female bovine calves annually to fight against the

brucellosis disease.

Launch of other programmes

i. PM launched National Artificial Insemination Programme, Babugarh Sex Semen facility and Swachhta

Hi Seva Programme 2019 in Mathura.

ii. He requested the public to eliminate single use plastic from October 2, 2019.

iii. He also visited the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Pashu Arogya Mela.

About Uttar Pradesh:

Capital: Lucknow

Governor: Anandiben Patel

Wildlife Sanctuary: Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary

National Park: Dudhwa National Park

Thermal Power Plants: Obra Gajrajnagar , Panki Thermal Power Station, Parichha Thermal Power


Station, Rihand Super Thermal Power Plant, Rosa Power plant


National Current Affairs September 2nd Week 2019

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