5G Vertical Engagement and Partnership Program

Context: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) for “5G Vertical Engagement and Partnership Program (VEPP)” initiative to build strong collaboration partnerships across 5G Use-case ecosystem stakeholders. Relevance: GS- III ( Science and Technology ) IT & Computers, Indigenization of Technology Dimensions of the Article: About 5G About 5G VEPP About 5G 5G […]

The Process of Electing India President 

Context: The tenure of the current President of India Ram Nath Kovind is set to end in July this year, which is also when the 16th Indian Presidential election will be held to elect his successor. The Assembly elections held in five States this year, and the changes in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), are expected to […]

Midday Meal and Supplements

Context: From the next academic session, Karnataka is likely to become the 13th state to provide eggs under the midday meal scheme, which is among the largest initiatives in the world to enhance nutrition levels of school-going children through hot cooked meals. Relevance: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: About the PM […]

No El Nino Expected This Year

Context: The southwest monsoon is likely to be “normal” in 2022, though rainfall in August, the second rainiest month, will likely be subdued, according to the private weather company Skymet. Relevance: GS-I: Geography (Climatology, Important Geophysical Phenomena), GS-III: Environment and Ecology (Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Impact of Climate Change) Dimensions of the article: La Niña […]

Ancient Megalithic Jars

Context: The discovery of a number of megalithic stone jars in Assam’s Dima Hasao district has brought to focus possible links between India’s Northeast and Southeast Asia, dating back to the second millennium BC. According to a study in Asian Archaeology, the jars are a “unique archaeological phenomenon”. It calls for more research to understand […]

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 13 April 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 13 April 2022 Contents HOPS as a route to Universal Health Care A merger to better manage the Indian Railways HOPS As A Route To Universal Health Care Context Healthcare as an optional public service will ensure the legal right to receive free, quality care in a public institution Relevance GS-II: […]

PIB Summaries 13 April 2022

PIB Analysis

CONTENTS Asian Development Bank SVANidhi se Samriddhi Asian Development Bank Focus: GS II- Inter Groupings Why in News? The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank signed a $2 million Project Readiness Financing (PRF) Loan for designing climate resilient urban infrastructure, strengthening institutional capacity and improving municipal resource mobilization in 16 district headquarter towns […]

Current Affairs 13 April 2022

Current Affairs

CONTENTS The process of electing India’s President  Midday meal and supplements Ancient megalithic jars No El Nino expected this year 5G Vertical Engagement and Partnership Program The Process of Electing India’s President  Context: The tenure of the current President of India Ram Nath Kovind is set to end in July this year, which is also […]