Tag: First International Conference on DPI


Important Days Ayushman Bharat Diwas Ayushman Bharat Diwas is celebrated every year on the last day of April This year, it falls on 30 April 2024. The day is observed to promote and uphold the principles of the Ayushmaan Bharat Yojana also known as Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY). Note PM-JAY is a healthcare scheme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2018. Under this scheme, free health insurance of Rs 5 lakh is provided to more than 10.74 crore poor and vulnerable families every year. Awards and Honour Goldman Environmental Prize 2024 The Goldman Environmental Prize 2024 was awarded The prize honors ordinary people who take extraordinary actions to protect our Alok Shukla won the prize from Asia for his contribution to protect the environment Note Alok Shukla led a successful community campaign that led to the cancellation of 21 planned coal mines in Hasdeo Aranya in July 2022 in Chhattisgarh. Hasdeo Aranya popularly known as the lungs of Chhattisgarh. World Summits and Organisation First International Conference on DPI The first United Nations Conference on Digital Public Infrastructure was held in New York under India’s leadership. The session was hosted by the Permanent Mission of India and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, in collaboration with iSPIRT (Indian Software Products Industry Round Table) The conference introduced India’s Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) framework as a global Standard. Note  Digital public infrastructure (DPI) refers to blocks or platforms such as digital identification, payment infrastructure and data exchange solutions.