Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 27 June 2022

Editorial Analysis

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 27 June 2022 Contents Bringing MSMEs into Global Value Chains How Hanoi and New Delhi are fortifying defense ties Bringing MSMEs into Global Value Chains Context Every year on June 27, World MSME Day provides us with the opportunity to appreciate their valuable contribution to job creation and sustainable development across […]

Urban 2.0 – Swachh Bharat Mission

Focus: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? Swachh Bharat Mission- Urban 2.0 launches Revised Swachh Certification Protocols to sustain Open Defecation Free Status across Urban India. About Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 SBM-U 2.0 envisions to make all cities ‘Garbage Free’ To ensure grey and black water management in all cities other than […]

Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

Focus: GS II- Health Why in News? The National Health Authority (NHA) will be hosting its first ever open-to-all hackathon series to drive ideation and innovations around the different building blocks in the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) ecosystem. About Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission: Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission will help connect digital health solutions across […]

National Air Quality Resource Framework of India

Focus: GS II- Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government inaugurated the National Mission on “National Air Quality Resource Framework of India (NARFI)”. About  NARFI: The NARFI is an information mechanism to help decision-makers in government, municipalities, start-ups and in the private sectors to address air pollution issues in different climatic zones of India. Research-based audited […]

Indian Laws on Abortions

Context: In a significant step backwards for women’s rights in the U.S., the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade judgement of 1973, which gave women in America the right to have an abortion before the foetus is viable outside the womb or before the 24-28 week mark. With the setting aside of the […]

Group of Seven (G7)

Group of Seven (G7)

Context: Prime Minister is in Germany to attend the Group of Seven (G7) Summit at Schloss Elmau, a century-old retreat in a nature reserve in the Bavarian Alps. Relevance: GS II- International Relations Dimensions of the Article: What is the G7? History of the G7 What is the G7? The Group of 7 (G7) is […]

GST Compensation Cess

GST Compensation Cess

Context: The Centre has extended the time for levy of GST compensation cess by almost four years till March 31, 2026. Relevance: GS-III: Indian Economy (Taxation, Government Policies and Initiatives) Dimensions of the Article: What is GST? What is GST Compensation Cess? Issue with GST Compensation Cess What is GST? GST is a destination-based indirect […]

Everything About NITI Aayog

Context: Parameswaran Iyer, a senior official who helmed the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, will be the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the NITI Aayog. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: About NITI Aayog Composition Objectives Related Concerns and Challenges About NITI Aayog The NITI Aayog serves as the apex public policy […]

India’s New VPN Rules

Context: Recently, Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) passed a rule mandating VPN (virtual private network) providers to record and keep their customers’ logs for 180 days. Relevance: GS III- Science and Technology, Cyber Security Dimensions of the Article: What is a VPN? Why do people use VPN? Why is anonymity or privacy so important for […]