Current Affairs 17 March 2022

CONTENTS Sealed cover jurisprudence One rank, One pension Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana Scheme Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act Project Dolphin Sealed cover jurisprudence Context: While hearing a criminal appeal against the Bihar Government, Chief Justice of India (CJI) admonished a counsel for submitting a ‘sealed cover report’ to the court. Relevance: GS II- Executive & […]

Answer Writing In UPSC Mains

How To Write Answers In UPSC Mains? UPSC CSE is one of the most reputed examinations held in India and considered to be one of the toughest exams given the fact that the number of aspirants appearing for it every year and the diversity of the syllabus, which demands long study hours and determination. UPSC […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 17 March 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 17 March 2022 Contents Clean Energy must use the battery of Circular Economy The Rank-Pension Case Clean Energy Must Be Battery of Circular Economy Context Budget speech has laid emphasis on the clean technologies like the solar and wind energy. It has also called for the transformation of the present linear […]

PIB Summaries 17 March 2022

CONTENTS PM-DAKSH (Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi) Yojana Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana  Deep Ocean Mission PM-DAKSH (Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi) Yojana Focus: GS II- Government Policies and interventions Why in News? Recently, the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has informed the Lok Sabha that the amount of funds earmarked under PM-DAKSH […]

Clean Energy Must Be Battery of Circular Economy

Context Budget speech has laid emphasis on the clean technologies like the solar and wind energy. It has also called for the transformation of the present linear economy into a circular economy. Relevance GS-III: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment. GS-III: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. […]

The Rank-Pension Case

Context Supreme Court upheld the validity of the One-Rank One-Pension (OROP) scheme of the government which introduced similar pension for the military personnel of same rank and service years. Relevance GS-II: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation. Dimensions of the Article What is […]

Sealed cover jurisprudence

Context: While hearing a criminal appeal against the Bihar Government, Chief Justice of India (CJI) admonished a counsel for submitting a ‘sealed cover report’ to the court. Relevance: GS II- Executive & Judiciary Dimensions of the article:: What is sealed cover jurisprudence?  When has it been done in the past?  Criticism What is sealed cover […]

One rank One pension

Context: The Supreme Court  ruled there was “no constitutional infirmity” in the way the government had introduced ‘one rank, one pension’ (OROP) among ex-service personnel. The scheme, notified by the Defence Ministry on November 7, 2015, was challenged by Indian Ex-Service Movement, an association of retired defence personnel. Relevance: GS II- Government policies and Interventions Dimensions of […]