The 14 million litres per day (MLD) Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) Sarai in Haridwar, Uttarakhand started its functioning on 5 December 2019. The plant was completed before its scheduled timeline. It was inaugurated by their Majesties, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden. The Sarai 14 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant is the first STP that was completed under the Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) based Public-Private Partnership Model.
The cost of the project: Rs.41.40 crores.
Uttarakhand CM-Trivendra Singh Rawat
Uttarakhand GOVERNOR-Baby Rani Maurya[addtoany]
The Indian Government has introduced Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a subject in class IX from the session 2019-20 in the schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Centre has also launched a twelve hours Inspire module in which schools can take up with the students of class VIII.[addtoany]
A report by Lancet Global Health said India recorded the highest estimated number of cervical cancer deaths in 2018. The report titles Estimates of incidence and mortality of cervical cancer in 2018: a worldwide analysis said that the global cervical cancer cases reported in India and China together contributed 35% of the global cases in 2018. India contributed with 97,000 cases and 60,000 deaths and China recorded over 106,000 cases and 48,000 deaths.
WHO OBJECTIVE-Community education, social mobilization, vaccination, screening, treatment and palliative care are needed to improve cervical cancer control.[addtoany]
In 1996 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that 7 December was to be the International Civil Aviation Day. The day has been celebrated by the International Civil Aviation Organization since 7 December 1994, the 50th anniversary of the signing the Convention on International Civil Aviation.
International Civil Aviation Day Theme – “Working Together to Ensure No Country is Left Behind”[addtoany]
Santhali language on December 6, 2019 made its debut in Rajya Sabha when a lawmaker from Odisha used it to raise a matter of urgent public importance during the Zero Hour. Sarojni Hembram of the Biju Janata Dal spoke in Santhali, an Austroasiatic-Munda language spoken mostly by tribals in Odisha.
Sarojni Hembram demanded Bharat Ratna for Raghunath Murmu, who in 1925 created the Ol Chiki script for the Santhali language.[addtoany]
Call of Duty: Mobile’ (CODM) has reaped nearly $87 million in global player spending and more than 172 million downloads in its first two months. The game picked up nearly 21 million installs in November, compared to almost 146 million in October, revealed analytics firm Sensor Tower recently.
1st:- US, (28.5 million installs, or 16.6% of all downloads).
2nd:- India (17.5 million installs, or 10.2% of all downloads).
3rd:- Brazil (12 million installs, or 7% of all downloads).[addtoany]
Punjab State government partnered with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to design a Public-Private pilot on shared, clean and electric mobility. The move aims to combat the growing problem of environmental pollution in the state. The state is preparing its own EV policy to support the adoption of e-vehicles.
H Q of The World Economic Forum -Geneva, Switzerland,
Founded – 1971.[addtoany]
The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented the National Florence Nightingale Awards to nursing personnel in New Delhi on 5 December 2019. The event will be held from 5-6 December 2019. The nurses play a vital role in delivering quality and cost-effective healthcare, addressing multiple health challenges and responding to the health needs of individuals, families, and communities. The nurses are a symbol of seva, karuna, and shushrusha.
Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Union – Dr Harsh Vardhan.[addtoany]
HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company launched “my health Woman Suraksha policy” to address all health-related concerns. The policy has been designed to cover women against numerous illnesses and contingencies they may face during their lifetime. The policies aim to provide financial aid in case of medical contingencies.[addtoany]
The 4th India Water Impact Summit was held from 5-7 December 2019 at the Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Summit was organized by the Ministry of Jal Shakti and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) led by IIT Kanpur. Theme: The theme of the 2019 summit is Valuing Water | Transforming Ganga. The theme focuses on the Financing of High Impact Projects in the water sector.[addtoany]