Daily Archive: July 27, 2018

Exports through E-commerce incentivized – limit enhanced

Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts has been constantly taking up the issues pertaining to the handicrafts sector with appropriate authorities.

Shri O. P. Prahladka, Chairman – EPCH said that one such issue which was persued was enhancing the limit for MEIS benefit for exports through courier or foreign post offices using e-commerce. The earlier limit of such export was Rs. 25,000/- per consignment which has now been enhanced to Rs. 5 lakhs per consignment for entitlement for rewards under MEIS Scheme.

Shri Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director said that this enhancement will not only boost the digitalisation initiative of the Govt. of India but also encourage exporters to adopt technology for exports. With the enhancement of the limit, the handicrafts exporters who are doing business through e-commerce will be benefited and many more will be encouraged to follow them.

The exports of handicrafts during the latest period April- June 2018-19 have registered a growth of 3.52% in Rupee terms and stands at Rs. 5797 crores. However, in dollar terms there is a marginal decline (-) 0.39% with exports of US $ 865 million.

Fancy dress and speech competition organised at Ryan Greater Noida

Ryan international school, Greater Noida organized FANCY DRESS & SPEECH COMPETITION on the theme Environment for the tiny tots of Montessori to inculcate the moral values and to create awareness about the mother earth and its benefits. The students participated in the competition with full zeal and enthusiasm.

These tiny tots gave a clear message to the society about the 3R techniques – REDUCE REUSE AND RECYCLE and how it helps us in having a clean, green and healthy environment. The students with their colourful costume walked on the ramp and spoke with full confidence about nature, environment and making the world a better place to live for tomorrow.

Ms. Surabi Upadhayaya, Ms. Meenakshi Singh, Ms Kanupriya Marwaha and Ms. Priyanka Sharma were the guest of the event. The students were judged on the basis of their confidence, expressions, pronunciation and over all presentation. The judges appreciated the efforts of the students and school for organizing such events which creatively delivers a deep message of saving the environment and saving life on earth.

मूसलाधार बारिश में भी लगातार 69 वे दिन भी जा री रहा भाकियू का धरना

ग्रेटर नोएडा भारतीय किसान यूनियन के कार्यकर्ताओं का जिला अधिकारी कार्यालय पर 69 वें दिन भी तेज मूसलाधार बारिश में लगातार धरना जारी रहा। जिलाधिकारी कार्यालय पर किसान अपनी मुआवजे वह अधिकारियों के भ्रष्टाचार की पोल खोलने के लिए 69 वे दिन भी लगातार धरना प्रर्दर्शन कर रहे है। आला अधिकारी 69 वे दिन भी कोई सुध ना लेने और अधिकारियों के रवैए से किसानों में काफी आक्रोश है।

Ryanites conducted water sanitation test to access water quality

Ryan Greater Noida students conducted WATER SANITATION TEST in their lab under the guidance of teachers and resource person Mr. Anjani Kumar. The students of classes 6-11 participated in it. The objective of this workshop was to access water quality by using the water sanitation kit. The students learnt to check the quality of water. Various experiments were conducted by different groups of students. Each group had 6-7students. They explained each and every step of the experiment they performed. They were glad for such an opportunity. In this workshop students learnt to understand the different parameters for water quality assessment and usage of the test kit.

The tests performed included methods to check the amount of impurities present in water such as chlorine, iron, fluorine, and also checking the hardness of water. Students calculated the values according to the Indian Standards. There were tests performed to check the pH level and the Turbudity.

More than 60 students from classes 7th , 8th and 9th participated in the workshop and enjoyed thoroughly as they attempted the test practically. It included permissible limit for drinking water (5-10 NTU), chloride permissible limit for drinking water (250-1000 mg per liter), nitrate limit of portable water limit (45 mg per liter max). Items in the tinkering lab for project were shown as follows-

Water flow sensor, rain drop sensor, buzzer, humidity sensor, light sensor, temperature sensor. At the end of the workshop it was practical knowledge which was focused on and was appreciated by the students. It is basically how one can guide other people about the purity of water using a portable water kit.

Precautionary measures were also explained spokesperson gave project work to student on topics like moisture sensing, arduino, water pump, relay etc. Dipit of class 11th explained the project(smart farming) made by him in front of the students in ATL workshop.