Stressing on the need for Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) in India, discuss the limitations in implementing it.

  Topic 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. 4. Stressing on the need for Participatory Irrigation Management (PIM) in India, discuss the limitations in implementing it. …

Participation and representation are fundamental elements of a democracy. Discuss the challenges faced by democracy in guaranteeing inclusive participation and representation.

  Topic : Parliament and State legislatures—structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these. 3. Participation and representation are fundamental elements of a democracy. Discuss the challenges faced by democracy in guaranteeing inclusive participation and representation. (250 words) Reference : Indian Polity – Laxmikanth Why the question: The question …

Should India boycott China, or focus on policies that support self-reliance and invest sufficiently to be at par in terms of economies of scale with China. Deliberate.

  Topic :  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 2. Should India boycott China, or focus on policies that support self-reliance and invest sufficiently to be at par in terms of economies of scale with …

What do you understand by ice-albedo feedback? And how can it be related to climate change? Discuss.

  Topic : Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 1. What do you understand by ice-albedo feedback? And how can it be related to climate change? …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 29 June

विषय-सूची सामान्य अध्ययन-I 1. आकाशीय बिजली गिरने की घटनाओं पर विश्व मौसम विज्ञान संगठन (WMO) के निष्कर्ष   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. समीक्षा याचिका क्या होती है? 2. नशा मुक्त भारत: वार्षिक कार्य योजना (2020-21) 3. सीमा संबंधी दावे: दक्षिण एशिया में सीमाओं की पुनर्कल्पना   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. MSME वर्गीकरण और पंजीकरण हेतु समेकित अधिसूचना …

DAY – 13 ( INSTA REVISION TEST)INSTA REVISION PLAN 2.0, 2020

Post your INSTA Revision Test score as well as your answers for the below Mains Questions in the Comments section for review. Static question: Discuss the importance of affordable, quality health care for vulnerable sections in India. Critically evaluate the significance of National health policy, 2017. (250 words)   Ethics question : “The good of …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 29 June 2020

InstaLinks help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their static …

What is Anthropause?

Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. What is Anthropause? Also called as the “Great Pause”, it is a term coined by the researchers in the UK. It refers to the coronavirus-induced lockdown period and its impact on other species. How curbs imposed during this period led to unusual animal behaviour? There were pumas sighted in Chile’s …

Statistics day

Topics Covered:  Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Statistics day Celebrated on 29th June every year. Observed in recognition of the notable contributions made by Late Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in the fields of statistics, statistical system and economic planning. Theme: This year’s Theme is “SDG- 3 (Ensure healthy …

Consolidated notification on MSME classification and registration

Topics Covered: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. Consolidated notification on MSME classification and registration The Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Ministry has issued consolidated notification for classification and registration of MSMEs to be effected from July 1. This notification would supercede all earlier notifications with regard to classification or registration of MSMEs. As …

In border claims, reimagining South Asia’s boundaries

Topics Covered: India and its neighbourhood- relations. In border claims, reimagining South Asia’s boundaries (Before understanding this article, you need to know the following: State-centrism has given the state structure the propriety to be the sole arbiter of disputes, if any, among communities and regions falling within the territorial limits of nation states. As per …

Nasha Mukt Bharat: Annual Action Plan (2020-21)

Topics Covered: Issues related to health. Nasha Mukt Bharat: Annual Action Plan (2020-21) Launched for on the occasion of “International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking”. Launched by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. The Action Plan has the following components: Awareness generation programmes. Focus on Higher Educational institutions, University Campuses and Schools. Community …

What is a Review Petition?

Topics Covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. What is a Review Petition? Context: The Supreme Court has refused to review its 2018 judgment which decriminalised adultery. What had the Court ruled then? The original judgment was by a Constitution Bench led by then chief justice Dipak Misra who found that …

Insights into Editorial: Can online learning replace the school classroom?

  Introduction: Online classes, no doubt, provide students to catch up on the classes lost due to the prolonged lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Attending classes online without a break is said to be causing problems like dry eye syndrome, burning sensation of eyes, and ear problems. Educationists and doctors have their …