INFAAR 2019-22 Report

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: DTE  Context: The FAO and ICAR released the first national report on AMR surveillance (INFAAR 2019-22 Report) in India’s fisheries and livestock sectors.   What is INFAAR? ICAR, supported by FAO, initiated INFAAR (Indian Network for Fishery and Animal Antimicrobial Resistance) in 2017 to monitor AMR in the aquaculture …

Responsible antibiotic production Certificate

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: DTE Context: A new certification scheme has been launched in India to promote responsible antibiotic manufacturing (first of its kind)   About the Scheme: Developed by: the British Standards Institute (BSI) (a business improvement and standards company) and the AMR Industry Alliance (one of the largest private sector coalitions that …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 10 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 …

Why is antimicrobial resistance (AMR) a global concern? Discuss various initiatives taken to combat it.

Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, Nano-technology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 6. Why is antimicrobial resistance (AMR) a global concern? Discuss various initiatives taken to combat it. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Down to Earth Why the question: The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), a …