Shoonya Campaign: 

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Infrastructure- energy.    Context:  Recently, NITI Aayog and Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and RMI India have launched the Shoonya Campaign. RMI is an independent nonprofit organization founded in 1982.    About the Campaign:  It is an initiative to promote zero-pollution delivery vehicles by working with consumers and industry.  The campaign will …

Green Bonds: 

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.    Context:  Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC), the leading NBFC in power sector, has successfully issued its first ever Euro Green Bonds. It is the first ever Euro denominated Green bond issuance from India. Moreover, it is the first ever Euro issuance by an Indian NBFC and the …

Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007:

GS Paper 2 Topics Covered: 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.   Context: Coming to the aid of senior citizen parents, the Bombay high court has directed a …