Tamil Nadu Encouraging Women Workforce

Content for Mains Enrichment (CME)   Source: TH  Context: Tamil Nadu is a significant contributor to India’s manufacturing sector, with 43% of the country’s women workforce in manufacturing employed in the state.   Private Initiatives:   Tamil Nadu’s success in fostering women’s employment is attributed to factors like: Competitive wages Well-formulated policies such as free …

Namakkal district (Tamil Nadu)

Content for Mains Enrichment Namakkal district (Tamil Nadu), India, has successfully addressed its water scarcity challenges and achieved the second-best groundwater availability in the country. The district’s comprehensive approach involved community participation, rainwater harvesting, sustainable agriculture, efficient water management systems, and robust policies.   Measures such as constructing rooftop collection systems, percolation tanks, and check …

Tamil Nadu withdraws general consent accorded to CBI

Facts for Prelims (FFP) Source: IE   Context: The state government of Tamil Nadu has decided to withdraw the general consent granted to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct investigations in the state. This move comes shortly after the arrest of Tamil Nadu Minister V Senthil Balaji by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in …

Flexible Working Hours in Tamil Nadu

Content for Mains Enrichment (CME)   Source: IE  The Tamil Nadu Assembly has passed the Factories (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Bill, 2023, which allows for 12-hour working shifts for factory workers who opt for a four-day working week.   Benefits: Promoting industrial flexibility; flexibility for workers (esp. for women); Benefit industries (esp. electronics manufacturers)   Concerns: …

[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 28 March 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 21 March 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 …