Government’s own ‘gig workers’

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Employment   Source: The Hindu Context: Agnipath scheme has highlighted the approach of the government to outsource work to ‘temporary workers’ Direction: Just go through it once. Not so important. ‘Temporary’ jobs have comprised the vast majority of available government employment for quite some time. They may be classified into three …

Private players can use drones for delivery purposes in accordance with Drone Rules, 2021

GS paper 2 Syllabus: Drone Rules, 2021, application of drones etc   Source: PIB Context: The government is utilizing the services of drone providers for vaccine delivery, an inspection of oil pipelines and power transmission lines, agricultural spraying, etc. Private players can now also do so. In 2021, the government notified the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) …

India has signed Bilateral Air Service Agreement with 116 countries

GS paper 2 Syllabus: India and its bilateral relations, Bilateral Air Services Agreement (ASA) etc   Directions: Go through it once Source: PIB Context: India has signed a bilateral air service agreement with 116 countries including neighbouring Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Pakistan along with the US, UK, UAE etc Airline can operate to/from a point in …