Daily Archive: December 6, 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 06 December 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,06 December 2018 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2018. It is not a...

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 06 December 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 06 December 2018   Paper 1 and 2: Topics covered: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these...

National Integration tour

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National Integration tour   The National Integration Tours are educational and motivational tours for youth of Jammu & Kashmir and North Eastern States.   Aim of the National Integration Tour: It aims to provide an insight into the rich heritage...

Distribution of Soil Health Cards (SHC) for optimal utilization of fertilizers

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.   Distribution of Soil Health Cards (SHC) for optimal utilization of fertilizers   Soil Health...

Global Carbon Project

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Global Carbon Project   What to study? For Prelims: About Global Carbon Project. For Mains: About Carbon cycle, increase in CO2, measures needed to control the pollution.   Context: Global carbon emissions are set to hit an all-time high of...