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by | Sep 4, 2023

The National e-Governance Division (NeGD) of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is enhancing its DIKSHA platform with Personalised Adaptive Learning (PAL) to improve the quality and authenticity of educational content.

The National e-Governance Division (NeGD) of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is committed to enhancing the integrity and quality of content on its Digital Infrastructure for Knowledge Sharing (DIKSHA) platform by incorporating Personalised Adaptive Learning (PAL) technology. This initiative aims to ensure the authenticity and originality of educational resources available to users.

The Pulikkali performance was showcased as a highlight of the Onam festivities within Thrissur city, Kerala

The Pulikkali performance was showcased as a highlight of the Onam festivities within Thrissur city, Kerala

  • Pulikkali, also known as the Tiger Dance, focuses on the theme of tiger hunting.
  • It’s a recreational street folk art.
  • Typically performed on the fourth day of Onam celebrations.
  • Participants paint their bodies like tigers with yellow, red, and black stripes.
  • They dance to the rhythm of traditional percussion instruments like thakil, udukku, and chenda.
  • The performance involves participants playing the roles of both tigers and hunters.
  • Onam is Kerala’s most significant harvest festival.
  • It marks the beginning of the month of Chingam in the Malayalam Calendar (Kollavarsham).

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s ‘State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World’ (SOFI) 2023 report highlights a growing disparity in India. It focuses on the rising gap between the cost of a nutritious meal and the economic realities faced by a significant part of the Indian population.

  • The ‘State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World’ (SOFI) 2023 report is from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
  • It highlights a concerning issue in India.
  • Specifically, it points out the increasing disparity.
  • This gap is between the cost of a nutritious meal and the economic realities faced by many Indians.

 

Written By Vishakha Khatri

My name is Vishakha Khatri. I am an engineering graduate and a civil service aspirant with a passion for spreading knowledge about Indian polity. I believe that understanding our political system is crucial for every citizen, and I am committed to making this information accessible to everyone in my own easy way. Through my experiences in civil service preparation and my unique perspective as an engineering graduate, I hope to inspire and educate others on the importance of Indian polity.

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