Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat

Focus: GS II- Governance Why in News? As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav – Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (AKAM-EBSB) 50 students from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh concluded there visit to Kochi, Kerala recently.  About Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat “Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat” was announced by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 31st October, 2015 on the […]

Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukharjee

Syama-Prasad-Mookerjee-Legacy-ias

Focus: GS I- Personalities in News Why in News? The Prime Minister has remembered contributions of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee and has paid rich tributes to him on his Jayanti.  About Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was born in a Bengali family on 6th July 1901. His father Ashutosh Mukherjee was a judge […]

Nominated Members in Rajya Sabha

Context: Olympic sprinter PT Usha and music composer Ilaiyaraaja among others have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha in the category of eminent persons nominated by the President. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: About Nominated Members of Rajya Sabha: Article 80 Difference between Nominated and Elected members About Nominated Members […]

What are Nairobi Flies?

What are Nairobi Flies

Context: Around 100 students of an engineering college in East Sikkim have reported skin infections after coming in contact with Nairobi flies. Relevance: GS III- Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: What are Nairobi flies? How are humans affected by them? Have there been outbreaks of the disease? What Are Nairobi flies? Nairobi flies, […]

Environment Protection Act 1986

Context: The Union Environment Ministry proposes to soften the provisions of the EP Act (EPA) by replacing a clause that provides for imprisoning violators with one that only requires them to pay a fine. Relevance: GS III- Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: About Environment (Protection) Act 1986 Objectives of the Environment Protection Act […]

What are Critical Minerals?

Context: India and Australia have decided to strengthen their partnership in the field of projects and supply chains for critical minerals. Relevance: GS III- Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: What are Critical Minerals? Why is this resource critical? What is China ‘threat’? What are countries around the world doing about it? What are Critical […]

EU’s Sustainable Finance Taxonomy

Context: Supporters say EU’s sustainable finance taxonomy is the world’s most ambitious green investment rulebook and could direct huge sums of money into fighting climate change. Critics say it’s a “greenwashing” exercise that puts the European Union’s climate change targets at risk. Relevance: GS III- Environment and ecology Dimensions of the Article: What is the […]

 Minimum Support Price

Context: Ahead of the nationwide protests demanding a law to ensure MSP, NITI Aayog has asserted that the MSP should continue till markets become competitive and efficient. Relevance: GS-III: Agriculture (Agriculture Pricing), GS-II: Social Justice (Welfare Schemes) Dimensions of the Article: What is Minimum Support Price (MSP)? Why is there a need for MSP? What […]

PIB Summaries 07 July 2022

PIB Analysis

CONTENTS Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Focus: GS I- Personalities in News Why in News? The Prime Minister has remembered contributions of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee and has paid rich tributes to him on his Jayanti.  About Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was born in a […]