[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 24 December 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 …

Regenerative agriculture: A step towards water conservation

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Agriculture and Conservation   Source: DTE  Direction: The article tries to establish the relationship between regenerative agriculture, soil health and conservation.  Context: Farmers, activists and agricultural research organisations across the world are developing methods of regenerative agriculture, going a step ahead of sustainable agriculture, not only to maintain the resources like …

The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Act, 2010

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Source: TH  Direction: The article highlights legal protection available to Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains in India.  Context: According to the Ministry of Culture, Uttar Pradesh has the largest number …

NFSA: 81 cr. people to get free food grains for one year

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation   Source: IE  Direction: The article tries to compare the government’s two food security schemes – National Food Security Act, 2013 and the PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY).  Context: The Union government …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS : Alleviating the scourge of private healthcare

  Source: The Hindu Prelims: Current events of national importance, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), GDP, National Commission for Allied and Healthcare Professions Act, 2021 etc Mains GS Paper I & II: Development and management of social sectors/services related to Health and education etc ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS India’s Public health expenditure as a percentage of its GDP …

Sansad TV: Roadmap of Urban Development

    Urbanisation and Economic Growth: There are strong correlations between urbanisation and economic growth. Urbanisation could generate millions of jobs for the growing youth population. Productivity increases when rural farmers become urban factory workers, as has happened most spectacularly in China. Between 1978 and 2018, China’s urbanisation rate jumped up from 18% to 58%. In …

[MISSION 2023] Mini Secure Revision Test: 24 December 2022

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Answer the following questions in 150 words: General Studies – 1   1. Throw light on the global distribution of permafrost. Examine the impact of permafrost thawingdue to global warming. Reference: Down to Earth   2. With India …

India, as a regional leader, must review its “hands-off” approach to the people of Afghanistan who have clearly suffered many deprivations in the past year. Do you think that India must curtail engagement with Afghanistan as long as the repressive regime is in place? Critically analyse.

  8. India, as a regional leader, must review its “hands-off” approach to the people of Afghanistan who have clearly suffered many deprivations in the past year. Do you think that India must curtail engagement with Afghanistan as long as the repressive regime is in place? Critically analyse. Reference: The Hindu

India has made a few strides forward with respect to increased organ donation, but a lot more needs to be done as there is a need to increase organ donations. Discuss measures that are needed to persuade people to become organ donors.

  7. India has made a few strides forward with respect to increased organ donation, but a lot more needs to be done as there is a need to increase organ donations. Discuss measures that are needed to persuade people to become organ donors. Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India