Suicides among farm workers rose 18% in 2020:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Agriculture related issues.   Context: National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released a report on Suicides among farm workers.   Highlights: The number of agricultural labourers who died by suicide in 2020 was 18% higher than the previous year. Overall, 10,677 people engaged in the farm sector died by suicide in …

Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine (PCV):

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Issues related to Health.   Context: The government has launched a nationwide expansion of Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) under the Universal Immunisation Programme (UIP) as a part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’. It was for the first time in the country that PCV would be available for universal use. PCV13 …

No money left in MGNREGA coffers:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.   Context: According to its own financial statement, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme has run out of funds halfway through the financial year, and supplementary budgetary allocations …

Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG):

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Context: Comptroller and Auditor General of India and Auditor General of Maldives have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the audit process of public finance. The MoU also aims at exchanging information in the field …

[इनसाइट्स सिक्योर MISSION – 2022] मिनी सिक्योर रिवीजन टेस्ट: 30 अक्टूबर 2021

    How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   निम्नलिखित प्रश्नों के उत्तर 150 शब्दों में दीजिए: सामान्य अध्ययन– I    1. किसी क्षेत्र में वर्षा को प्रभावित करने वाले कारक कौन-कौन से हैं? भारत में वर्षा के पैटर्न पर वायु प्रदूषण के प्रभावों की जांच …

Insights into Editorial: Preparing for outbreaks

    Context: COVID-19 overburdened the country’s health system and services. The early months of the outbreak were particularly taxing for the States with weaker health systems. The inability of the private sector to share the burden drove the point home that healthcare services cannot be left to independent forces.   Public health experience in …

[MISSION 2022] SECURE 2022 : Mini Secure Revision Test: 30 October 2021

    Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 3.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   Answer the following questions in 150 words: General Studies – 1   1. What are the factors …

The present Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act of 1985 is more punitive than reformative in its approach since drug peddling is part of Organised crimes. However, there is a need for the act to treat user as a victim rather than as a criminal. Critically comment.

  9. The present Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act of 1985 is more punitive than reformative in its approach since drug peddling is part of Organised crimes. However, there is a need for the act to treat user as a victim rather than as a criminal. Critically comment. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu

A more transparent Judiciary can lead to efficient and accountable judicial System. In the larger public interest, do you think the Legal Information Management and Briefing System (LIMBS) should be made accessible to public? Comment.

  8. A more transparent Judiciary can lead to efficient and accountable judicial System. In the larger public interest, do you think the Legal Information Management and Briefing System (LIMBS) should be made accessible to public? Comment. (250 words) Reference: scroll.in

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 29 October 2021

    विषय सूची: सामान्य अध्ययन-I 1. साबरमती आश्रम का पुनरुद्धार   सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. राज्यसभा सदस्यों को सदन में कदाचार के लिए दंड-प्रक्रिया 2. राजनीतिक दलों में आंतरिक चुनाव की मांग 3. ‘बाल कल्याण समितियों’ हेतु केंद्र द्वारा कड़े नियमों का प्रस्ताव 4. द्विपक्षीय व्यापार और निवेश समझौता 5. ‘अमेरिकी प्रतिद्वंद्वियों को प्रतिबंधो के …