Current Affairs 16 March 2022

CONTENTS Wearing hijab is not essential part of religion: Karnataka HC India’s solar capacity: Milestones and challenges Draft medical devices policy Heat Wave Rohingya Muslims in India Wearing Hijab Is Not Essential Part of Religion: Karnataka HC Context: The Karnataka High Court upheld the ban on the wearing of hijab (head scarf) by students in […]

PIB Summaries 16 March 2022

CONTENTS Krishi Vigyan Kendra Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana River Rejuvenation Detailed Project Report Krishi Vigyan Kendra Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in News? There are 38 KVKs under the control of State Governments, 66 under ICAR Institutes, 103 under NGOs, 506 under Agricultural Universities, 3 under Central Universities, 3 under Public Sector Undertakings, 7 […]

Rohingya Muslims in India

Context: Six people were recently arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) for reportedly being part of a conspiracy involved in the unlawful trafficking of Rohingya Muslims into Indian territory. Relevance: GS II- International Relations (India and its neighbourhood) Dimensions of the Article: Who are the Rohingya? What are Issues & Concerns to India’s Security? […]

India’s Solar Capacity: Milestones and Challenges

Context: India has surpassed 50 GW of cumulative installed solar capacity. This ranks the country fifth in solar power deployment. This is a milestone in India’s journey towards generating 500 GW from renewable energy by 2030, of which 300 GW is expected to come from solar power. Relevance: GS III- Indian Economy (Energy) Dimensions of […]

Draft Medical Devices Policy

Context: The government is proposing a new Draft National Policy for Medical Devices, 2022 to reduce India’s dependence on import of high-end medical devices. Relevance: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: Key focus areas of the draft policy Need for such a policy Key focus areas of the draft policy Objectives: […]