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The Daily GK Dose August 28, 2019

1. Lieu Governor launches QR Code Scheme on Himmat Plus app.

  • Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal launched a QR Code Scheme on the Himmat Plus app which can be used by cab or auto-rickshaw passengers to verify the identity of the driver and raise an alarm.
  • Around 3,000 taxis and auto-rickshaws plying outside airports, railways stations and metro stations in the city have been registered under this scheme of the Delhi Police Transport Ranage and can be verified by scanning the QR code of the card pasted on the back of the headrest of the driver’s seat.
  • If driver is not registered, the user receives the pop-up notification on the application. In this case, the passenger can call the a control room or press the SOS button from the application. On the occasion of the launch, Baijal Distributed QR codes to some of the auto and taxi drivers.

 1.1 Himmat Plus

  • Himmat Plus is a mobile app launched by the Delhi Police to ensure the safety of women.
  • This addend feature is to ensure that only genuine and verified drivers ferry passenger to their destinations from airports and railway and metro stations.

2. World Vision India and IFMR LEAD released India Child well being index

  • World Vision India and IFMR LEAD released a report on the India child well-being index 2019 on 27 August.
  • In the Index states like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh, and Puducherry topped the charts. States like Meghalaya, Jharkhand and Madhya Pradesh ranked bottom in the index. The center is fully committed to secure the rights and well-being of children.
  • NITI Aayog said that the India child well-being index is very crucial that the Government and civil organizations should take note and the needed measures. This will achieve the goal of child well-being and the report will; be used effectively. The report provides nutrition for the children, education, insights on health, sanitation and child protection.
Foot Notes:
About NITI Aayog
1. Headquarters: New Delhi


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