The Union Cabinet extends the National Commission for SafaiKaramcharis by three years.
The National Commission for SafaiKaramcharis (NCSK) was established as a statutory organisation in 1994 pursuant to the NCSK Act 1993.
Populations of the endangered eastern swamp deer, which is extinct elsewhere in South Asia, have declined in the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.
There are three subspecies of Barasingha in India —
o Wetland Barasingha (Rucervusduvauceliiduvacelii) – India’s largest swamp deer (Rucervusduvauceliiduvacelii).
o On stony ground, Barasingha (Rucervusduvauceliibranderi)
o Eastern Barasingha (Rucervusduvauceliiranjitsinhii) – The Eastern Barasingha is the smallest of the Barasingha species. It has a shorter tail and antlers than other subspecies.
According to a comprehensive analysis of AMR’s global impact, which included 204 countries and territories, 1.27 million people died directly as a result of AMR in 2019.
• Antibiotic resistance to two classes of antibiotics (fluoroquinolones and beta-lactam antibiotics), which are frequently considered the first line of defence against serious infections, accounted for more than 70% of AMR-related fatalities.
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On February 25, 2011, the government cancelled the transaction, citing “security concerns.”
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