TNPSC Current Affairs June 2017
1.'Anuyatra' campaign launched by Government of Kerala
Kerala Government has launched campaign Anuyatra for the person with special needs and to make state disabled-friendly. It was launched by Vice-President Hamid Ansari.
- It is an innovative campaign aimed at transforming the state to a disabled-friendly.
- It will empower differently abled children by bringing them to the forefront of society.
- It was implemented in collaboration with the Magic Academy and it is managed by Kerala Social Security Mission (KSSM).
- The academy will give free magic training which will create confidence and self-esteem among the children, under the special programme titled M-Power.
2.Bird life international recognised 3 new sites as biodiversity hotspots in Goa.
BirdLife International has recognised 3 new sites as biodiversity hotspots in Goa. It is a conservation organisation which has added 3 sites to their list of Important Bird and biodiversity Areas”.
The 3 sites which added are Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Navelim Wetlands and Netravali Wildlife Sanctuary.
Goa has now seven recognised biodiversity including the three new sites.
The other four sites are Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Mollem National Park, Carambolim Wetlands, Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary and Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary.