4th January 2021 Current Affairs for UPSC IAS EXAM 


Health Management Information System (HMIS)

- It is a Government to Government (G2G) web-based Monitoring Information System

- launched in October 2008


Aim

- To monitor the National Health Mission and other Health programmes.

-  Provide key inputs for policy formulation and appropriate programme interventions.


Key points:

1. 2 lakh health facilities (across all States/UTs) 

2. Service delivery data on monthly basis,Training data on quarterly basis 

3. Infrastructure related data on annual basis on HMIS web portal.


Significance:

1. Grading of Health Facilities

 Identifications of aspirational districts.

2. Review of State Programme Implementation Plan 

3. provide gap analysis and evidence based course correction.



Digital Ocean

- Inaugrated by Ministry of Earth Sciences.

- Developed by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS)


 Aim: to provide ocean data related services at one place


Key Points:

1. Data platform for Ocean Data Management.

2. Aadopting rapid advancements in geospatial technology.

3. It facilitates an online interactive web-based environment 

4. Data integration, 3D and 4D, data visualization etc.


Significance:

1. To transform India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.

2. One stop-solution for all the data related needs of a wide range of users.

3. Contribute to the vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat.

4. Sustainable management of the oceans.

5. Expanding the government’s Blue Economy initiatives.