Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 11 October 2022

Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 11 October 2022 Contents Five Ways to Get It Logistics Right The Indian online gaming market and proposed regulations Five Ways to Get It Logistics Right Context India recently unveiled its National Logistics Policy (NLP), with the goal of streamlining shipping, lowering logistics costs, achieving “quick last-mile delivery,” and eliminating transportation-related […]

Pilot launch of E-Rupee

Context: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has indicated that it will soon commence limited pilot launches of e-rupee (e`), or Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) or digital rupee, for specific use cases. Relevance: GS III: Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: What’s RBI’s plan? What is E-rupee? What are the forms of CBDC? What’s […]

About Chandrayaan-2

Context: With the aid of the Chandrayaan-2 mission’s CLASS instrument (Chandrayaan-2 large area soft X-ray spectrometer), ISRO scientists have determined the global distribution of sodium on the Moon’s surface. This is the first attempt to use X-ray fluorescence spectra to obtain a global-scale assessment of sodium on the lunar surface. Relevance: GS III: Science and […]

Early Warning For Heatwaves Sees Huge Improvement

Context: Indian scientists have, for the first time, been able to predict heatwaves even one season in advance. Relevance: GS  III- Environment (Climate change) Dimensions of the Article: Details About Heat Wave Criteria for Heat Waves Health Impacts Details: In a recent study, the India’s Ministry of Earth Sciences have documented for the first time […]

Uniform Safety Standards For EVs

Context: To establish uniform safety standards for electric vehicles (EVs), India will begin its first ever testing of EVs from April 1, 2023. Relevance: GS III: Science and Technology Dimensions of the Article: Key points about EV Testing: About Electric Vehicles National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020 Key points about EV Testing: There have […]

About Tele-MANAS

Focus: GS II: Governance Why in News? Establishing a new milestone in the field of mental health on the occasion of World Mental Health Day, Tele Mental Health Assistance and Networking Across States (Tele-MANAS) initiative of Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare was launched. About Tele-MANAS: Tele-MANAS will be organised in two tier system; […]

 Credit Guarantee Scheme for Startups

Focus: GS III: Indian Economy Why in News? Recently, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry has notified the credit guarantee scheme for start-ups. About Credit Guarantee Scheme for Startups (CGSS) The program’s goal is to provide credit guarantees for loans made by Member Institutions (MIs) to qualified borrowers […]

Current Affairs 11 October 2022

CONTENTS Pilot launch of E-Rupee Uniform Safety Standards for EVs Early warning for heatwaves sees huge improvement Chandrayaan-2 Pilot launch of E-Rupee Context: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has indicated that it will soon commence limited pilot launches of e-rupee (e`), or Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) or digital rupee, for specific use cases. Relevance: GS […]

PIB Summaries 11 October 2022

CONTENTS Credit Guarantee Scheme for Startups Tele-MANAS  Credit Guarantee Scheme for Startups Focus: GS III: Indian Economy Why in News? Recently, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry has notified the credit guarantee scheme for start-ups. About Credit Guarantee Scheme for Startups (CGSS) The program’s goal is to provide […]