Editorials/Opinions Analyses for UPSC – 22 July 2021

Contents On Krishna and Godavari River Management boards On Krishna and Godavari River Management boards Context: The Union Ministry of Jal Shakti sent a notification on the jurisdiction of the Krishna and Godavari River Management Boards over projects and assets in the fields of irrigation and hydropower. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional Provisions, Tribunals, […]

On Krishna and Godavari River Management boards

Context: The Union Ministry of Jal Shakti sent a notification on the jurisdiction of the Krishna and Godavari River Management Boards over projects and assets in the fields of irrigation and hydropower. Relevance: GS-II: Polity and Governance (Constitutional Provisions, Tribunals, Inter-State relations, Functions & responsibilities of the Union and the States, Issues and challenges of […]

Current Affairs for UPSC IAS Exam – 22 July 2021

Contents India and 26 bilateral pacts to fight drug trafficking New Initiatives in Building Energy Efficiency 2021 Geospatial Technologies in Water Sector by NMCG Extreme weather events and climate change India and 26 bilateral pacts to fight drug trafficking Context: According to a Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) reply in the Lok Sabha – India […]

India and 26 bilateral pacts to fight drug trafficking

Context: According to a Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) reply in the Lok Sabha – India has signed 26 bilateral pacts, 15 memoranda of understanding and two agreements on security cooperation with different countries for combating the drug trafficking problem. Relevance: GS-III: Internal Security Challenges (Organized Crime and Terrorism), GS-II: International Relations (Important International Agreements […]

New Initiatives in Building Energy Efficiency 2021

Context: “Aiming for Sustainable Habitat: New Initiatives in Building Energy Efficiency 2021” was recently launched by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’ to enhance energy efficiency in the building sector. Relevance: Prelims, GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Conservation of Environment, Pollution Control), GS-III: Industry and Infrastructure Dimensions of the […]

Geospatial Technologies in Water Sector by NMCG

Context: Director General of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) released a detailed report on the opportunities in the Water sector that can benefit from the use of Geospatial technologies. Relevance: Prelims, GS-III: Science and Technology (Space Technology, Recent Developments in technology and their applications in daily life), GS-I: Geography (Water resource in India) […]

Extreme weather events and climate change

Context: People around the world have been doubly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and extreme weather events which experts say have been fuelled by climate change. Relevance: GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Climate Change and its Impact, Conservation of Environment, Effects of Environmental Pollution) Dimensions of the Article: CEEW Study on Extreme Weather Events Extreme Weather […]

PIB – 22 July 2021

INSOLVENCY AND BANKRUPTCY BOARD OF INDIA (AMENDMENT) Focus: GS III- Indian Economy Why in News ? The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) notified the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2016. Key Highlights The amendment regulations enhance the discipline, transparency, and accountability in corporate […]