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Achievements of India 1947 to 2021: Glimpse of the Most Challenging yet an Achieving Journey

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Achievements of India 1947 to 2021

Jai Hind!

“We will face the bullets of the enemy, have been free, will remain free” (Translated). This quote by Chandra Shekhar Azaad fills our hearts with patriotic spirits. This year we will be celebrating our 75th Independence day, the silver jubilee year. In these 75 years, the developing fields and achievements of India is remarkable. It was not an easy road to India’s freedom. In order to make our country free, many people sacrificed their lives. The sacrifices of our freedom fighters, soldiers and even the sacrifice by the common man can never be forgotten. After so many years of slavery, they rebelled against British control and returned the country to be a free bird.

In these 75 years, there have been lots and lots of uphill as well as downhill situations for our nation. India is a growing country with growing expectations. Independence Day is a day when every Indian is full of patriotism. Let us discuss some of the achievements of India and developing fields of India in these 75 Years.

Achievements of India: The Key to Progress 

Playground: Battlefield of Sports

Achievements of India 1947 to 2021 in Sports

The people of India are connected to sports through an emotional and patriotic string. Whenever a team represents India in any sports event, Millions of people’s hopes are attached to them and they never fail to reach up to our expectations. There are many amazing achievements of India that we have bagged till date. India’s performance in the recent Tokyo Olympics is also one of them. There are countless achievements in the field of sports. Some of the major achievements are:

  • Abhinav Bindra made history when he won gold in the men’s 10m air rifle event at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
  • In chess, R Pragganandhaa became the world’s youngest International Master at the age of only 10 Years.
  • Bronze Medal by the Indian Hockey Men’s Team in Tokyo Olympics. This is a great achievement in hockey after 41 years.
  • Gold Medal by Neeraj Chopra in athletics (javelin throw).
  • P. V. Sindhu is the first Indian Women Badminton Player to receive 2 Continuous Olympic medals.
  • Most importantly, The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award was renamed to Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award. 

Nurturing field of Agriculture

Achievements of India 1947 to 2021 in Agriculture

Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian economy. It employs about half of India’s entire workforce. Interestingly, while India was reliant on foreign food help during its early years of independence, it has since achieved food self-sufficiency and is a top producer of a variety of goods like milk, millets, jute, ginger, bananas, mangoes, papayas and the second-largest producer of tea, sugarcane, wheat, potatoes and many other products.

By 2022, India is anticipated to have achieved the lofty objective of doubling agricultural revenue. Increased investment in agricultural infrastructure, such as irrigation facilities, warehousing, and cold storage, is projected to boost India’s agriculture industry in the coming years. In addition, the rising usage of genetically modified crops is expected to boost yields for Indian farmers. Due to a concerted effort by scientists to get early maturing types of pulses and a rise in the minimum support price, India is anticipated to become self-sufficient in pulses in the future years.

Scientific and Technical achievement

Achievements of India 1947 to 2021 in Science

India is a country that has benefited from the contributions of many bright minds in the fields of science and technology, enhancing its global standing. It boasts the world’s second-largest population of scientists and engineers. This country is the world’s third most appealing investment location for technology deals.

India is working intensely to position itself as a global leader in industrialization and technical advancement. As India seeks to enhance its nuclear power capacity, significant changes in the nuclear energy sector are expected. Furthermore, India’s pharmaceutical business is likely to be transformed by nanotechnology. With the government investing significantly in a technology-driven Green Revolution, the agriculture industry is likewise set to experience major changes.

Challenges Faced by India in Developing

Unemployment: A Major issue

Unemployment: A Major issue

India has indeed succeeded in boosting enrolment and reducing the number of children out of school. But still, Unemployment is quite frequent among today’s youngsters. It is a combination of conditions in which an able-bodied individual is actively looking for work but is unable to locate one. Since the Covid pandemic outbreak, the employment rate has been affected a lot. \

Corruption

Corruption

Corruption is the most widely prevalent in India, and it must be addressed promptly and sensibly. There isn’t a single workplace in the commercial or public sector that isn’t affected by this sickness. It’s impossible to say how much the economy has suffered as a result of this. Though most of us are concerned, we, the people of India, should not be found wanting when the time comes to act.

Poverty

Poverty

In India, however, villages are home to 80% of the impoverished. The poorest states include Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa, and Chhattisgarh. According to World Bank data, 43 per cent of the impoverished belong to the Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe groups (2016). The government must address this discrepancy right once.

Prime Minister’s Words

Prime Minister’s Words

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “The 75th Independence will be a commemoration of the spirit of the liberation struggle and a reflection of the sentiment of sacrifice. A memorial to the country’s martyrs should be paid, as well as a determination to construct India of their aspirations. It will show the pride of Sanatan India as well as the radiance of modern India.”

Agenda for the Celebration of 75th Independence Day

Agenda for the Celebration of 75th Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided on 5 aspects to celebrate the 75th Independence Day. He said, “these five elements should be taken into account the thoughts and feelings of the country’s 130 million citizens.”.

  • Freedom Struggle
  • Ideas at 75
  • Achievements at 75
  • Actions at 75
  • Resolve at 75

Conclusion

75 years is a long way we have carved with bits and pieces of challenges and achievements of India. Yet we are here celebrating the silver jubilee under a free sky. We have overcome many great obstacles and many more to go. Let’s celebrate this Independence day with full enthusiasm and memorise the sacrifice of our freedom fighters and soldiers because of them we live proudly. Great salute to our soldiers who stand upfront to protect us so we can lead a happy life. Jai Hind!

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Supreme Court to declare a two day lockdown if needed in Delhi because of air pollution

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Introduction

Keeping in view the severe pollution surrounding Delhi-NCR, Supreme Court on Saturday (13th November 2021) told the centre to declare a two-day lockdown to reduce air pollution. 

Two-days lockdown in Delhi due to air pollution

Due to severe air pollution in Delhi, the Supreme Court has suggested a two-day lockdown. It also asked the government to take some steps to bring down the severe air pollution of Delhi. Justice N V Raman said it is a serious issue. The court suggested that people must wear masks at home as well. They said currently immediate measures should be taken and later long term measures will be taken. It said that no political games should be played. 

Conclusion

Further, the court has asked Punjab and Haryana to stop the stubble burning so that the pollution will go down and the situation won’t improve until 15th November.

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Kangana Ranaut to return her Padma Shri

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Kangana Ranaut to return her Padma Shri

Introduction

In a recent comment made by Kangana Ranaut where she said that it was in 2014 when the BJP government took the position that India got freedom. She also added that the 1947 independence was alms. 

Kangana to return her Padma Shri if it is proved that she disrespected freedom fighters 

To the comment of Kangana, Nawab Malik, spokesperson of NCP said that Kangana spoke too much. He even added that her Padma Shri must be revoked and that she was insulting freedom fighters. After Nawab Malik demanded that Padma Shri of Kangana must be revoked, Kangana wrote by sharing an excerpt and said that if someone can prove that she is disrespecting freedom fighters then she will return the award and apologize as well. 

Conclusion

She justified her comment and said that in 2014, we gained freedom as India was set free in terms of consciousness and conscience before it was only physical freedom. 

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Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath : Inaugurates Rebuilt Shankaracharya Samadhi

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Modi offers prayers at Kedarnath Inaugurates Rebuilt Shankaracharya Samadhi

PM Narendra Modi will offer prayers at the Kedarnath Temple on November 5 and will open the Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi. It is currently under reconstruction following its destruction during floods in the 2013 Uttarakhand floods. He will also reveal the shrine of Shri Adi Shankaracharya.

2013 Kedarnath tragedy:

A devastating natural catastrophe that was triggered by torrential rains that were unimaginable in size was raging through Kedarnath between 16 and 17 June 2013. The event caused massive destruction in the fragile ecologically Himalayan region. Its banks along the Chorabari Lake in Kedarnath were sunk by an erupting cloud that produced a huge flash flood, which caused massive devastation in Uttarakhand and caused massive loss to the infrastructure, agricultural land as well as the lives of animals and humans.

PM Modi Inaugurates Rebuilt Shankaracharya Samadhi in Kedarnath:

The decade is a part of Uttarakhand and there will be an unimaginable growth in connectivity throughout the region over the next few years and the movement of people who live in the hills will be stopped the way it is now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday. Modi addressed a large group of teerth purohits and worshippers at the Kedarnath temple following the unveiling of the 12-foot Adi statue Guru Shankaracharya in the seer’s samadhi, which was rebuilt by the seer.

Conclusion:

Kedarpuri reconstruction is often regarded as the dream project of the prime minister The progress of the project is inspected personally by him every few months.

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