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10 -February -2021

  1.  The National Horticulture Fair (NHF) 2021: February 8th – 12th, 2021. https://nhf2021.iihr.res.in/event_brochure; https://nhf2021.iihr.res.in/
  1. Under the Consumer Protection Act, 2019, consumers can file complaints against any defect in goods purchased or deficiencies in any services availed including any unfair/restrictive trade practices adopted, through specialized quasi-judicial agencies, commonly known as ‘Consumer Commissions’, that have been established at the District level (District Commission), State level (State Commission) and National level (National Commission).In addition to the legislative measures, a National Consumer Helpline (NCH) has been set up, which serves as a pre-litigation alternate dispute resolution mechanism, with toll-free number 1800-11- 4000 or shortcode 14404 to handle the consumer grievances.
  1. e-EPIC, a digital version of the Elector Photo Identity Card can be accessed through the Voter Helpline App and websites https://voterportal.eci.gov.in/   and   https://www.nvsp.in/
  1. Udyog Manthan, a marathon of webinars covering 45 sectors focused on Quality and Productivity in all major sectors of manufacturing and services, started on January 4, 2021. All interested participants can visit https://udyogmanthan.qcin.org/  and register on  https://tinyurl.com/UMparticipation.
  1. Innovative ideas of women entrepreneurs all set to make the new normal a better one: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1694481 
  1. The government has taken several corrective steps to encourage women scientists in research activities: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1694537 
  1. The government has instituted several schemes/programmes aimed at encouraging young scientists to engage themselves with scientific activities / undertake research work. The eligibility criteria for availing benefits of some of the notable young scientist schemes are given below: https://pib.gov.in/PressReleasePage.aspx?PRID=1694551 
  1. Check the RBI website for the list of approved P2P platforms ( https://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/BS_NBFCList.aspx )
  1. Websites for Scholarships and Internships: 1) The National Scholarship Portal/Website: https://scholarships.gov.in/ ; 2) https://www.buddy4study.com/ ; 3)https://internshala.com/ ;4) https://www.ugc.ac.in/ugc_schemes/ 5) https://www.niceprogram.in/
  1. Websites that gives information about International Internships: 1) https://www.aiesec.in/; 2) https://www.goabroad.com/ ; 3) https://www.wemakescholars.com/ ;4) https://www.gooverseas.com/ ; 5) https://www.letsintern.com/ ; 6) https://internshala.com/ ;7) https://www.city-internships.com/ ;8) https://www.globalexperiences.com/ ; 9) https://www.internships.com/ ; 10) https://internsinasia.com/ 11) https://www.internhq.com/ 
  1. Portals/Websites for Jobs: 1) National Career Service –  https://www.ncs.gov.in/; 2) Employment News – https://www.eneversion.nic.in/membership/login ; 3) The Digital Employment Exchange of Telangana: https://www.tsdeet.com/; 4)  https://careers.wipro.com/careers-home ; 5) https://www.jobsforher.com/ 
  1. Some important E-Learning modules: 1) https://nptel.ac.in/  ; 2) https://www.swayamprabha.gov.in/  ;3) https://swayam.gov.in/  ;4) http://epgp.inflibnet.ac.in/  ;5) http://vidyamitra.inflibnet.ac.in/  ; 6) https://sakshat.ac.in/  ; 7) https://www.openculture.com/  ; 8) https://www.coursera.org/  ; 9)  https://www.edx.org/ ; 10)  https://www.khanacademy.org/ ; 11) https://www.vlab.co.in/ ;12) https://www.udemy.com/  
  1. Types of Financial &/or Online Frauds: a) Phishing; b) Vishing; c) Sim Swap Scam ; d) Ransomware; e) Cyber Squatting; f) Spamming; g) Pharming; Contact /Complaint about these frauds at  https://ncrb.gov.in/  
  1. The Balaji Institute of Surgery, Research, and Rehabilitation for the Disabled (BIRRD Hospital ) provide medical treatment/facilities FREE OF COST to the Disabled Patients suffering from Polio Myelitis, Cerebral Palasy, Congenital Anomalies, Spinal/Backbone Injuries, and the Orthopaedically Handicapped, particularly the poor, irrespective of religion, caste or creed. Contact/Phone Number : 0877 2264619
  1. Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospitals for Child Heart Care : All services are provided totally Free of Cost .Chhattisgarh: +91 77129 70325 ; Haryana : +91 12752 98130 ; +91 12752 98140 ; Maharashtra: +91-22-2087 0211 . Website: https://srisathyasaisanjeevani.org/ ;                                                                               HelpDesk:To consult Doctor: https://helpdesk.srisathyasaisanjeevani.org/ 
  1. Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences provides the best of the best, High-Quality Medical and Surgical care to the poorest of the poor patient, FREE of Cost, without any discrimination based on caste, creed or nationality.Whitefield,Bangalore: +91-80-4710-4600 ( https://sssihms.org/ ) ; +91 82 96 004 600. Prashanthigram,Anantapur : + 91 08 555 287388, Extn 1824 .( https://psg.sssihms.org.in/  ) 
  1. FREE Tele-consultations for patients by Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences Whitefield,Bangalore: Patients can take an appointment by calling the Help Desk number +91-80-4710-4600 between  10 AM to 4 PM on weekdays.
  1. Sri Satya Sai General Hospital,Prasanthi Nilayam (+91 8555 287256/289409),  Ananthapur ( https://sssgh.org/  ) & Whitefield(+91 80 28004600),Karnataka provides FREE Medical Care to all .
  1. The Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning offers FREE  EDUCATION TO ALL students at all levels. This includes a waiver of all fees, like tuition fees, examination fees, laboratory fees, library fees, sports fees, medical fees, etc. Students need to clear the entrance exam conducted by the Institute.Prasanthi Nilayam Campus : +91 8555 287235 ; Anantapur Campus : +91 8554 272567 ; Brindavan Campus : +91 80 2845 2329 ; Muddenahalli Campus : +91 96637 65789 ; https://www.sssihl.edu.in/ 
  1. The Sri Satya Sai School (Primary & Higher Secondary) provides completely FREE of Charge Education. The school does not collect any fees whatsoever from the students. There are no tuition fees, no examination fees, no sports fees.(Primary School : 08555 – 287237 ; Higher Secondary School :  08555 – 289289) ; https://www.ssshss.edu.in/index.php 

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