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  • Be proud, because the results of the indigenous vaccine are effective, the vaccine may be available by January
  • Cheer up because Rani Rampal, the captain of the hockey team, brightened the name of the country
  • Feel relieved, because child mortality rate has dropped from 1.25 crores to 52 lakhs in 30 years
  • Not only did Corona set a record in the country in 2020, PM Narendra Modi, vaccine and PPE kit also created history. India shocked the world by creating the highest PPE kit after China in the initial months of the epidemic. At the same time, by making indigenous vaccine of swine flu, pneumonia and corona, it told the world that India is ready to write history even in the midst of epidemic. With this, PM Modi also became the first non-Congress Prime Minister to be the longest PM in the country.

Not only this, Hockey team captain Rani Rampal became the first Indian to be awarded the World Games Athlete of the Year. On the other hand, the burden of death of children in the country was also reduced and Senior Advocate Harish Salve was appointed Advisor to the Queen of Britain.

Know, the achievements of 2020 which were named after India and which were discussed all over the world …

1. India overtakes Britain and France, fifth largest economy in the world

  • According to the ‘World Population Review’ report in February 2020, India became the fifth largest economy in the world, overtaking Britain and France. India’s GDP stood at $ 2.94 trillion. The figure was $ 2.83 trillion in Britain and $ 2.71 trillion in France. The service sector is the largest in India’s economy. It has a 60% stake.
  • America is the world’s largest economy for 149 years: America has been the world’s largest economy for 149 years. China is on second position and Japan on third and Germany on fourth.

2. 3 records named for the vaccine: made indigenous vaccine for classical swine fever, pneumonia and corona

  • The Indian Council of Agricultural Research developed a new vaccine for classical swine fever in February. It will prove to be cheap and effective. This is a disease in pigs. In July, Indian scientists prepared the pneumonia vaccine and got approval from the drug controller. The third most important, Corona’s vaccine (Covaxin) was developed by Bharat Biotech.
  • These vaccines are important because: Every year the country suffers a loss of Rs 400 crore due to classical swine fever. The population of pigs has decreased since 2019. Of the total cases of pneumonia reported worldwide, 23% occur in India. 14% to 30% of these cases result in death. Thousands of cases of corona are still coming up in the country.

3. Indian scientists prepare wheat protein variety with the highest level of malnutrition

  • Scientists from Agarkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune, Government of India developed a special variety of wheat in March. It has up to 14.7% more protein. This variety is named MACS 4028. It is a semi dwarf variety. Its crop is ready in 102 days. This variety of wheat has been developed under UNICEF’s ‘Vision 2022’ program to eradicate malnutrition.
  • 14% of the country’s population does not have complete nutrition: The goal is to end malnutrition in rural areas through the ‘Vision 2022’ program. According to the Global Hunger Index 2020, 14% of India’s population is undernourished. Because of this the rate of dwarfness in children is 37.4%.

4. India’s 3 records: became the highest PPE kit after China, vaccine doses will also be made

  • India became the highest PPE kit maker after China. This was a record in the first 2 months of the epidemic. 60 million PPE kits and 150 million N-95 masks have been manufactured in the country from March to December. India has also exported 20 million PPE kits and 40 million masks so far. Corona’s genome was first discovered in the country by scientists of Gujarat Biotechnology Research Center.
  • The Serum Institute of Hyderabad has the highest vaccine production capacity in the world. In addition to the indigenous vaccine ‘Kovaxin’ in the country, Oxford-AstraZeneca’s ‘Kovishield’, Novavax’s NVX-CoV2373 and Russia’s Gamalaya Research Institute’s Sputnik-V vaccine will also be ready in India.
  • Vaccination to be held from January: Emergency approval has been sought for three corona vaccines in India. This includes Kovishield, Kovaxin, and the American company Pfizer’s BNT162b2 vaccine. A meeting of the Subject Expert Committee has also been held on this. Some data has been sought from companies. The Government of India claims that vaccination will begin in January.

5. Death burden reduced, child mortality rate reduced from 1.25 crores to 52 lakhs in 30 years

  • According to a United Nations report released in September, child mortality has declined in India between 1990 and 2019. The death toll in 1990 was 1.25 crore, which decreased to 52 lakh in 2019. One-third of the children who died in the world were from India and Nigeria. In 30 years, the death rate of children decreased by 4.5% every year.
  • Premature delivery and malnutrition cause death: According to the report of the India State Level Diseases Burden Initiative, 68% of children under the age of five in the country are the cause of malnutrition of mothers and newborns. 83% of the deaths are due to low birth weight and premature delivery.

6. PM Modi becomes the first non-Congress PM to rule for the longest time, breaking Atalji’s record

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi set two records on 13 August. First, he became the first non-Congress prime minister to rule in the country for the longest time. Secondly, Atalji was Prime Minister for a total of 2,272 days during his three terms, PM Modi also broke his record.
  • Manmohan, Indira and Nehru ahead of Modi: In the case of being PM for the longest time, after Nehru, second place is Indira Gandhi. Indira was Prime Minister twice in 15 years 11 months 17 days. Manmohan Singh is at number three. Manmohan was Prime Minister for 10 consecutive years for four days. PM Modi will break Manmohan Singh’s record when he completes his term.

7. Chandrayaan-2 took a picture of the crater of the moon, ISRO named it Vikram Sarabhai

  • Chandrayaan-2 photographed the moon pit in August. It was named after Vikram Sarabhai, the father of the Indian space program. This year, his birth centenary year was celebrated. Chandrayaan-2 completed one year in the moon’s orbit. Yan has made more than 4400 trips to the moon. It was released on 22 July 2019 and reached the Moon’s orbit on 20 August.
  • Fuel worth circling the moon for 7 years: According to ISRO, Chandrayaan-2 has so much fuel that it can revolve around the moon for 7 years. Due to its high-tech cameras installed in the orbiter, it can collect information from the moon and send it. The mission also aims to detect the presence of water on the lower surface of the moon.

8. General Bipin Rawat becomes first Chief of Defense Staff of the country

  • General Bipin Rawat took over as the country’s first Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) on 1 January. Prior to this he was the head of the army. His rank is of 4 Star General. General Bipin Rawat was born on 16 March 1958, now he is 61 years old. Will be 65 in 2023. In this sense, he has at least 3 years to remain in the post of CDS.
  • Indira wanted to make Sam Manekshaw as CDS: In the Army, KM Cariappa and Sam Manekshaw were given the rank of Field Marshals. After the 1971 war, the then PM Indira Gandhi wanted to make Manekshaw a CDS. The Air Force-Naval Chiefs then objected. He argued that this would reduce the stature of the Air Force and Navy.

9. Hockey team captain Rani Rampal becomes World Games Athlete of the Year, the first Indian to receive this award

  • Rani Rampal, captain of the Indian women’s hockey team, received the World Games Athlete of the Year Award in January. Rani of Haryana is the first Indian to receive this award. The public votes for this award. He received 1,99,477 votes out of a total of 7,05,610 votes. Ukraine karate player Stanislav Horuna finished second and Canadian powerlifter Rhea Stein finished third.
  • Khel Ratna and Padma Shri Awardee Rani played more than 240 matches: India qualified for the Olympics in 2016, 36 years after the 1980 Summer Olympics. The credit for this selection goes to the goal that the queen did. It was under his captaincy that India qualified for the Olympics for the third time.

10. Indian lawyer Harish Salve became advisor to the Queen of Britain

  • In January, Queen Elizabeth II of England appointed former Solicitor General Harish Salve as his advisor. The UK Ministry of Justice added him to the list of Special Advisers on 13 January 2020. Queen Elizabeth chooses a few senior advocates from the Commonwealth countries every year. Harish Salve is also part of this.
  • The world’s most expensive lawyer is fond of playing the piano: Harish Salve was born in 1956 in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Father Narendra Salve was a Congress leader. Harish is one of the most expensive lawyers in the world and is fond of playing the piano. Last year handled the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav. Apart from this, Mukesh Ambani, Salman Khan, Vodafone and the Government of Italy have been his clients.