Package of innovative schemes for farmers: Unique package for farmers announced

Source: The post is based on the article “Unique package for farmers announced” published in PIB on 28th June 2023 What is the News? The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a unique package of innovative schemes for farmers with a total outlay of more than Rs.3.70 lakh crore. About the package of innovative schemes The schemes… Continue reading Package of innovative schemes for farmers: Unique package for farmers announced

Cabinet approves Introduction of National Research Foundation Bill, 2023 in Parliament to strengthen research eco-system in the country

Source: The post is based on the following articles “Cabinet approves Introduction of National Research Foundation Bill, 2023 in Parliament to strengthen research eco-system in the country” published in PIB on 28th June 2023 “Cabinet clears NRF Bill to offer strategic direction to research” published in The Hindu on 29th June 2023 What is the News? The Union Cabinet approved… Continue reading Cabinet approves Introduction of National Research Foundation Bill, 2023 in Parliament to strengthen research eco-system in the country

‘Green credits’ scheme launched for eco push

Source: The post is based on the following articles “Centre plans ‘market’ scheme to promote sustainable living” published in The Hindu on 29th June 2023. “‘Green credits’ scheme launched for eco push” published in the Business Standard on 29th June 2023. What is the News? The Environment Ministry has issued a draft notification detailing a proposed ‘Green Credits Scheme’.… Continue reading ‘Green credits’ scheme launched for eco push

Critical Minerals for India report: Centre releases first ever list of 30 critical minerals

Source: The post is based on the following articles “Panel finds 30 minerals critical to India” published in the Live Mint on 29th June 2023. “Centre releases first ever list of 30 critical minerals” published in the Business Standard on 29th June 2023. What is the News? In a significant move to enhance its strategic resource security,… Continue reading Critical Minerals for India report: Centre releases first ever list of 30 critical minerals

Union Minister of State for Panchayati Raj releases Report on Panchayat Development Index at National Workshop on Panchayat Development Index

Source: The post is based on the article “Union Minister of State for Panchayati Raj releases Report on Panchayat Development Index at National Workshop on Panchayat Development Index” published in PIB on 28th June 2023 What is the News? The Ministry of Panchayati Raj has released a ‘Panchayat Development Index’ (PDI) has been formulated by the Centre to evaluate… Continue reading Union Minister of State for Panchayati Raj releases Report on Panchayat Development Index at National Workshop on Panchayat Development Index

Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Ordinance, 2023: Manifestly arbitrary, clearly unconstitutional

Source: The post is based on the article “Manifestly arbitrary, clearly unconstitutional” published in “The Hindu” on 29th June 2023.  Syllabus: GS2- Issues pertaining to federalism  Relevance: Constitutional issues related to NCT of Delhi  News:  The article explains the issues related to the current tussle between the Delhi government and the central government for control… Continue reading Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Ordinance, 2023: Manifestly arbitrary, clearly unconstitutional

Mahalanobis in the era of Big Data and AI

Source: The post is based on the article “Mahalanobis in the era of Big Data and AI” published in the “The Hindu” on 29th June 2023.  Syllabus: GS3- Science and Technology  Relevance: Issue related to use and regulation of Big data and AI  News: The article explains how Mahalanobis would have responded to challenges created… Continue reading Mahalanobis in the era of Big Data and AI

Manila and New Delhi: A 21st Century Partnership

Source: The post is based on the article “Manila and New Delhi: A 21st Century Partnership” published in The Indian Express on 29th June 2023.  Syllabus: GS2- Bilateral and regional groupings  Relevance: India-Philippines Relations  News:  Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Philippines will be meeting with India’s External Affairs Minister for the fifth iteration of… Continue reading Manila and New Delhi: A 21st Century Partnership

Rankings, and the realities of higher education

Source: The post is based on the article “Rankings, and the realities of higher education” published in The Hindu on 29th June 2023.  Syllabus: GS2- Issues related to development and management of education  Relevance: Higher education   News: The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) recently released the India Rankings for 2023 , evaluates institutions on certain… Continue reading Rankings, and the realities of higher education

Artemis Accords: In a new space

Source: The post is based on an article “Artemis Accords: In a new space” published in the Indian Express on 24th June 2023.   Syllabus: GS 2 – International Relations. Relevance: About the significance of Artemis Mission and associated challenges.  News: Recently, India signed the Artemis Accord. It demonstrates India’s commitment to following best practices in space exploration. … Continue reading Artemis Accords: In a new space

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