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India’s 1st National Repository for Life Science Data

India’s 1st National Repository for Life Science Data The Union Minister of State, Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the Indian Biological Data Center’ (IBDC) at Regional Centre of Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad, Haryana. It is India’s first national repository for life science data which is supported by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology. Note  Life Sciences is the sciences concerned with the study of living organisms, including biology, botany, zoology, microbiology, physiology, biochemistry, and related subjects. Bhopal Railway Station awarded a 4-star rating for ‘Eat Right Station’ by FSSAI Bhopal Junction Railway Station of West Central Railway was awarded a 4-star rating for ‘Eat Right Station‘ for providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). The certification given to Bhopal Railway Station is valid up to 1st November 2024. Note  The certification is part of the 'Eat Right India' movement which is a large-scale effort by FSSAI to transform the country's food system to ensure safe, healthy and sustainable food for all Indians. Eat Right India adopts an integrative or ‘whole of the government’ approach since the movement brings together food-related mandates of the agriculture, health, environment and other ministries. The other railway stations with this certification include  Anand Vihar Terminal Railway Station (New Delhi) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Mumbai),  Mumbai Central Railway Station (Mumbai),  Vadodara Railway Station,  Chandigarh Railway Station.