Indian Army launched a single window facility named the “Veerangana Sewa Kendra” (VSK) for welfare and grievances redressal of veer naris.
The system caters for registering grievances with tracking, monitoring and regular feedback to the applicant.
Veer naris / Next of Kin will have multiple means for approaching the VSK through telephone, SMS, WhatsApp, Post, e-mail and walk-ins to seek assistance.
Stakeholders can monitor the status of grievances through a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software and the applicant will receive regular status updates through SMS and email.
Indian Biological Data Center (IBDC)
India’s first national repository for life science data-‘Indian Biological Data Center’ (IBDC) set up at Faridabad, Haryana.
IBDC is mandated to archive all life science data generated from publicly-funded research in India.
Supported by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), it has been established at Regional Centre of Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad with a data ‘Disaster Recovery’ site at National Informatics Centre (NIC), Bhubaneshwar.
It also hosts an online ‘Dashboard’ for the genomic surveillance data generated by the INSACOG labs.
The dashboard provides customized data submission, access, data analysis services, and real-time SARS-CoV-2 variant monitoring across India.
Campaign for Promotion of Digital Life Certificate
The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India has launched a Nation-wide Campaign for Promotion of Digital Life Certificate for Central Government pensioners.
All the registered Pensioners Associations, Pension Disbursing Banks, Ministries of Government of India and CGHS Wellness Centres have been directed to promote the Digital Life Certificate/Face Authentication Technique for submitting Life Certificate by organising special camps for ‘Ease of Living’ of pensioners.
NMDC’s Vigilance Magazine – Subodh
To reinforce the NMDC’s commitment to fostering honesty and transparency among all stakeholders, NMDC vigilance department, released the first edition of its in-house vigilance magazine “Subodh” on Wednesday at the Head Office in Hyderabad.