Daily Archive: October 7, 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 October 2017

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 07 October 2017   Paper 2:   Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   BBBP Week The Ministry of Women and Child Development will be celebrating the...

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 9 : 24 September – 01 October , 2017

I-Learning Test 9 : 24 September – 01 October 2017   Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) BIRAC is a not-for-profit Section 8, Schedule B, Public Sector Enterprise, set up by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India as an Interface Agency to strengthen and empower the emerging Biotech enterprise to undertake strategic research and innovation, addressing nationally relevant product...

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 10 : 01 – 08 OCTOBER, 2017

I-Learning Test 10 : 01 – 08 OCTOBER, 2017   Operation IceBridge IceBridge is a 2009–2018 NASA mission that aims to monitor changes in polar ice from a fixed-wing aircraft. It is a temporary replacement for the ICESat satellite until the ICESat-2 launch in 2018. Why?   Since 2003 NASA has used a satellite, ICESat (Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation...

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 8 : 10 – 24 September, 2017

  I-Learning Test 8 : 10 – 24 September 2017   Concept of a ‘Seed Village’, National Seed Grid and Policy  A seed village is one wherein trained group of fanners are involved in production ‘of seeds of various crops and cater to the needs of themselves, fellow fanners of the village and fanners of neighbouring villages in appropriate time...

Insights Learning (I-Learning) TEST 7 : 03 – 10 September, 2017

  I-Learning Test 7 : 03 – 10 September 2017   Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) A Primary Agricultural Credit Society (PACS) is a basic unit and smallest co-operative credit institutions in India. It works on the grassroots level (gram panchayat and village level).   Why in news? Reserve Bank of India has issued an advisory to general public against...