Sub-Categorisation of OBCs

Context: After more than five years of its formation, the commission for the sub-categorization under Justice Rohini of the Other Backward Classes (OBC) is now in the final stages of finishing its task. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: What is sub-categorisation of OBCs? What is the Commission’s brief? It was […]

First Loss Default Guarantee (FLDG) system

Context: Two months after the RBI issued guidelines on digital lending, banks, NBFCs and fintech players are still awaiting clarity on many aspects, including the First Loss Default Guarantee (FLDG) system. Relevance: GS III: Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: What is FLDG System? Issues with FLDGs -Source: The Hindu

Indo-French Partnership on Kaziranga Project

Context: India and France are collaborating on Kaziranga Project. Agence Française de Développement (AFD) of France has committed funding of €80.2 million for a 10-year period, between 2014-2024. Relevance: GS II: Environment and Ecology Dimensions of the Article: What is Kaziranga Project? Kaziranga National Park -Source: The Hindu

World Soil Day (WSD) 2022

Context As soil is the basis of food systems, it is no surprise that soil health is critical for healthy food production. World Soil Day (WSD) 2022, annually observed on December 5, aligns with this. Relevance: GS I: Geography Dimensions of the Article: About World Soil Day: Theme of the World soil day WSD 2022, […]

Swar Dharohar Festival

Focus: GS I: Art and Culture Why in News? Recently, the Ministry of Culture, Government of India in collaboration with “Swar Dharohar Foundation,” inaugurated a three day “Swar Dharohar Festival” under Kalanjali. What is the Swar Dharohar Festival?

SHE STEM 2022

Focus: Facts for Prelims Why in News? As part of the Sweden India Nobel Memorial Week, SHE STEM, event was successfully held for the third year in a row. About:

National Bamboo Mission

Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in news? The Union Agriculture Minister had approved the formation of an Advisory Group for streamlining the development of the Bamboo sector. National Bamboo Mission Nodal: Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC) under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare The National Bamboo Mission was implemented with the following objectives: Restructured […]

Current Affairs 06 December 2022

CONTENTS Sub-Categorisation of OBCs Context: After more than five years of its formation, the commission for the sub-categorization under Justice Rohini of the Other Backward Classes (OBC) is now in the final stages of finishing its task. Relevance: GS II- Polity and Governance Dimensions of the Article: World Soil Day (WSD) 2022 Context As soil […]

PIB Summaries 06 December 2022

CONTENTS National Bamboo Mission Focus: GS III- Agriculture Why in news? The Union Agriculture Minister had approved the formation of an Advisory Group for streamlining the development of the Bamboo sector. National Bamboo Mission Nodal: Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC) under the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare The National Bamboo Mission was implemented […]