SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- DECODING BUDGET 2022-23: SPENDING ON HEALTH

Introduction: In the Union Budget 2022-23, the health sector has been allocated a little over Rs 86,000 crore – a hike of 16 percent over nearly Rs 74,000 crore in 2021-22. Out of this, Rs 83,000 crore have been allocated to the Department of Health and Family Welfare while Rs 3200 crore have been allocated …

[Mission 2022] QUIZ – 2021: Insights Current Affairs Quiz , 16 February 2022

  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 2022. It is not a test of your knowledge. If you score less, please …

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 16 FEBRUARY 2022

  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 …

Why did the govt ban more China-linked apps?

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Internal security related issues.   Why did the govt ban more China-linked apps? Context: The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has banned 54 more apps which have either originated in China or have some Chinese connection. These apps were banned for being a threat to national security.   …

SWAMITVA scheme:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: 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.   Context: The government has said that it plans to prepare digital maps of all …

Organization of Islamic Cooperation:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International Institutions.   Context: India  has condemned the “motivated and misleading statement” made by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which expressed deep concerns over what it called “continued attacks on Muslims in India” and called upon the international community to take necessary measures.   What’s the issue? OIC …

Insights into Editorial: An MSP scheme to transform Indian agriculture

  Introduction: The ongoing struggle of farmers is not for political power. It is a struggle to transform Indian agriculture and the livelihoods of the farming majority which are in ruins in most parts of the country. The compulsion of our time is to give a new direction to a peaceful peoples’ movement to generate …

[MISSION 2022] SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16 February 2022

    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 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature …

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” ― Ernest Hemingway

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” ― Ernest Hemingway Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The …

“We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced.” -Herbert Spencer

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 6. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “We all decry prejudice, yet are all prejudiced.” -Herbert Spencer Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – …

Global competitiveness will be increasingly determined by the quality of science and technology, which in turn will depend on dynamicity of research and development ecosystem aided by budgetary allocation. Analyse.

Topic: Government Budgeting. 5. Global competitiveness will be increasingly determined by the quality of science and technology, which in turn will depend on dynamicity of research and development ecosystem aided by budgetary allocation. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express Why the question: A comparison of the R&D spending of some of the …

Caste based census provides data that will help further streamline affirmative action and ensure the welfare measures reach the people who truly need it. Critically analyse.

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. 4. Caste based census provides data that will help further streamline affirmative action and ensure the welfare measures reach the …