Odisha’s Transformation in Food Security

Content for Mains Enrichment   Source: TH Context: The article discusses Odisha’s successful transformation in addressing food security and climate resilience, offering a potential model for other regions facing the challenges of the global climate crisis.   Odisha’s journey:  Agricultural Transformation: Over the past two decades, Odisha has shifted from importing rice to becoming a …

Puri (Odisha)

Mapping   Source: TH  The Jagannath Temple Management Committee has recommended allowing the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to inspect the Ratna Bhandar (treasury) of the 12th century Jagannath Temple in Puri during the 2024 rath yatra. This decision holds significance due to pressure on the Odisha government to open the treasury, believed to hold …

SDCs to Promote Tribal Culture

  Source: TH The Odisha government has implemented the Special Development Councils (SDCs) initiative to preserve and promote tribal culture while ensuring economic development. The SDCs focus on: Identifying and promoting important cultural markers of tribal identity, such as language, sacred groves, and tribal artisans Over 21 tribal proficiency centres have been established to educate …

Mo Jungle Jami Yojana

Content for Mains Enrichment Source: DTE Context: The Odisha government has announced the launch of the “Mo Jungle Jami Yojana” (MJJY) scheme, aimed at effectively implementing the provisions of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act 2006. If successfully implemented, Odisha will become the first state to be fully …

Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Mapping Source: NIE The Debrigarh Wildlife Sanctuary in Odisha has recorded a higher prey density and the sighting of a tiger during a recent survey. The Sanctuary is located near the reservoir of Hirakud Dam, built on the Mahanadi River, in the Sambalpur district.

‘Odisha for Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘Artificial Intelligence for Youth’ initiatives

  Source: TH Odisha has launched the ‘Odisha for Artificial Intelligence’ and ‘Artificial Intelligence for Youth’ initiatives, to enhance digital literacy and familiarize the masses with cutting-edge AI technology. The initiative also seeks to create an ecosystem that encourages research, innovation, and application across various sectors.   The ‘Odisha for AI’ initiative offers a free …

Bihan Mela (Seed Festival)

Source: DTE   The Bihan Mela, or seed festival, has been initiated by the non-profit Nirman in the Nayagarh district of Odisha to help tribal Kondh farmers return to their traditional ways of farming, including mixed-cropping. Working: The festival involves the exchange of indigenous seeds and serves as a platform for farmers to collect, store …

Shramavahini

Content for Mains Enrichment (CME) Source: TH In Odisha, a group of young bonded labourers has formed a network called Shramavahini, which uses smartphones and social media to alert authorities and rescue fellow workers in distress. The network has over 4,000 members who report cases of distressed labourers requiring assistance from the district administration and …

Case study: Swabhiman Anchal

Content for Mains Enrichment (CME)     Source: TH   IAS officer R. Vineel Krishna, Special Secretary to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, recently visited Swabhiman Anchal in Odisha’s Malkangiri district (once a bastion of left-wing extremists (LWEs)). This was Mr Krishna’s first visit to the region after being abducted by armed cadres of the CPI …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 25 March 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 20 March 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 27 February 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 20 February 2023

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 ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 14 February 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 28 January 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 21 January 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 3 January 2023

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[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 28 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 …