Schemes to promote the judicious use of fertilisers

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: PIB  Context: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the PM approved a unique package of innovative schemes for farmers. Significance: The approved schemes will help in the judicious use of chemical fertilisers, thereby reducing the input cost of cultivation for the farmers. The initiatives will boost farmers’ …

Challenges Faced by India’s bioeconomy

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Biotechnology  Source: TH  Context: India’s bioeconomy growth is not in sync with desired funding and policy support. Bioeconomy: It is the economic activity involving the use of biotechnology and biomass in the production of goods, services, or energy.   India’s bioeconomy: According to the DBT’s ‘Bioeconomy Report 2022’ report, India’s bioeconomy …

How does climate affect social issues?

GS Paper 1  Syllabus: Indian society   Source: DTE  Context: According to a study, domestic violence will rise as temperatures across the Indian subcontinent spike.   Findings of the study: These findings highlight the vulnerabilities and inequalities of women experiencing Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in low- and middle-income countries in the context of global climate …