SUMMARY of Environment Reports – Updated till 2018 – Contains all that’s Important for UPSC IAS Prelims – 2018

    . SUMMARY of Environment Reports – Updated till 2018 Contains all that’s Important for UPSC Prelims – 2018   We have created a summary of important environment and ecology related information that’s there in Ministry of Environment and Ecology reports (till 2018). These are extremely important for UPSC Prelims – 2018. People who …

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT, BIODIVERSITY

Question 1  “The climatic conditions of West and India are hugely different that rejects India’s crave for western environment -friendly measures”. In the light of this, comment on the authenticity of the statement providing solution for Indian problem.  (200 words) Source:  http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/developmental-issues/Huge-differences-in-environmental-problems-of-India-west/articleshow/30230653.cms Question 2 “The environmental issues in India have become more serious every day with growing …

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 14

QUESTIONS: 05/11/2013 What is Minamata Convention? Discuss on the backdrop of the related disaster.(150 Words) What is the difference between TFR and NFR? (100 Words) What is Cable TV Digitization? Discuss its implications on consumers, industry and Government. (150 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link 1 Link 2 Question 2 Link Question 3 Link  

S&T, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day 5

QUESTIONS:25/10/2013 Discuss the critical aspects of National Telecom Policy-2012?(250 words) Critically evaluate the nuclear programme of India?(250 words) Comment on the significance of LHC experiments.(100 words) “Gene Therapy offers wide range of prospects for humans”. Comment.(100 words) By – Tauseef Ahmad ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link Question 2 Link Link 2 Question 3 Link Question …

National Inland Waterways Of India – Maps and Details

On July 16th Prime Minister’s Office announced that it has formed a committee to study how private investment can be attracted to improve infrastructure in the  inland waterways, which are emerging as cost effective transport routes along some of the important industrial corridors. India is trying to improve their share in national transport. “In several countries, IWT …

Drought, Monsoon, and El Nino – Their Mutual Relationship In The Indian Context

Monsoon brings showers and cheers to India. If it fails, it is a disaster both for people and economy. This year all forecasts of good monsoon have been belied and government is preparing to combat drought. Thankfully we have enough food reserves to meet emergency requirements. Last year India produced record 252 million tonnes of …

India (New Delhi) to Host the Second Intergovernmental Committee Meeting for Nagoya Protocol

NAGOYA PROTOCOL A Backgrounder on ICNP – 2 The Second Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ICNP-2) is being held in New Delhi from 2-6 July, 2012. The Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS) is a new international treaty adopted under the auspices of the Convention …