Bhagat Singh

Context: A photograph of Bhagat Singh in Punjab Chief Minister’s office has run into a controversy. Relevance: GS I- History Dimensions of the Article: Who is Bhagat Singh? Why has Bhagat Singh’s photo been put up at CM Bhagwant Mann’s office? What is the objection to Bhagat Singh’s photograph installed at CM’s office? Who is […]

Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2013

Context: Recently, Kerala High Court asked organisations associated with the film industry to take steps to constitute a joint committee to deal with cases of sexual harassment of women, in line with the prevention of sexual harassment or POSH Act, passed by Parliament in 2013. Relevance: GS II- Government policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: The […]

Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

Context Greater penetration and usage of LPG as a cooking fuel is estimated to have prevented at least 1.5 lakh pollution-related premature deaths in the year 2019 alone, according to the first independent impact assessment of the government’s flagship Ujjwala program. 13% reduction in air pollution deaths due to UJJAWALA Scheme. Relevance: GS-II: Social Justice […]

Periodic Labour Force Survey

Context: The National Statistical Office (NSO) has released the latest Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS), which shows that the unemployment rate increased dramatically during the statewide lockdown in 2020 during the first wave of the pandemic. Relevance: GS III- Indian Economy (Employment) Dimensions of the Article: Key Employment and Unemployment Indicators What is the Periodic […]

PIB Summaries 19 March 2022

CONTENTS PRIME MINISTER FORMALIZATION OF THE MICRO FOOD PROCESSING ENTERPRISES SCHEME ONE STOP CENTRES PRIME MINISTER FORMALIZATION OF THE MICRO FOOD PROCESSING ENTERPRISES SCHEME Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in News?  MIS portal has been launched for the submission of applications from individual micro food processing enterprises. About PM-FME Scheme: Nodal: Ministry of Food Processing […]

Current Affairs 19 March 2022

CONTENTS Bhagat Singh Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act of 2013 Periodic Labour Force Survey Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Bhagat Singh Context: A photograph of Bhagat Singh in Punjab Chief Minister’s office has run into a controversy. Relevance: GS I- History Dimensions of the Article: Who is Bhagat Singh? Why […]