Call Us Now

+91 9606900005 / 04

For Enquiry

About The Zealandia

Context: Geoscientists recently discovered a continent known as Zealandia that had been hiding in plain sight for almost 375 years. Relevance: GS I: Geography, Facts for Prelims Zealandia: Formation: Tectonic Plate Boundaries: -Source: Times Now

Gramodyog Vikas Yojana (GVY) program

Context: Recently, the Chairman of the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises distributed tool-kits and machineries to artisans under ‘Gramodyog Vikas Yojna. Relevance: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: Gramodyog Vikas Yojana (GVY): Included Activities: Components: About Khadi Village Industries Commission: Objectives of KVIC […]

Study on Cells with Minimal Genes and Evolutionary Potential

Context: Researchers from Indiana University in Bloomington have conducted a study on cells with minimal genes, focusing on the essential genes vital for an organism’s survival and reproduction. Published in the journal Nature, their research delves into how these streamlined cells can adapt and evolve, challenging conventional ideas about genetic flexibility and mutation rates. Relevance: […]

National Teachers Award 2023

Context: Recently, the Prime Minister of India interacted with the winners of the National Teachers’ Award 2023 on the eve of Teachers’ Day. Relevance: Facts for Prelims Dimensions of the Article: National Teachers’ Award The National Teachers’ Award is a prestigious recognition in India with the following key aspects: Celebrating Exceptional Educators: Presidential Recognition: Components […]

Global Fund Announces Price Reduction for Advanced HIV Drug TLD

Context: The Global Fund has struck a deal with generic drug manufacturers to reduce the cost of the advanced HIV drug Tenofovir disoproxil, Lamivudine, and Dolutegravir (TLD). Relevance: GS II: Health Dimensions of the Article: What is Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)? AIDS HIV can spread in different ways: Symptoms of HIV/AIDS What are the current […]

UPI’s Impact on Shaping India’s Foreign Policy

Context: India’s United Payments Interface (UPI) has achieved a milestone by surpassing 10 billion transactions, showcasing its robust growth with a year-on-year increase of over 50%. This not only reflects domestic success but also underscores its significance in foreign policy, highlighting India’s digital strength. UPI had initially crossed the 1 billion monthly transaction mark in […]

Laws Governing Forests of the Northeast

Context: On August 22, the Mizoram Assembly passed a resolution unanimously to oppose the Forest (Conservation) Amendment Act, 2023. This amendment permits the use of forest land for various projects within 100 km of India’s international borders without the need for forest clearance. The Mizoram Assembly’s move is aimed at safeguarding the rights and interests […]

UPI QR Code-Central Bank Digital Currency Interoperability

Context: Banks are enabling the interoperability of Unified Payments Interface’s (UPI) Quick Response (QR) code with their central bank digital currency (CBDC) or e₹ application. Relevance: GS III: Indian Economy Dimensions of the Article: UPI QR Code-CBDC Interoperability: Simplifying Digital Transactions Interoperability How e₹ Works: Benefits for Customers and Merchants: Understanding QR Codes: The Role […]

PM-DAKSH (Pradhan Mantri Dakshta Aur Kushalta Sampann Hitgrahi) Yojana

Context: During 2020-21 to 2022-23, a total of 107,156 beneficiaries have been trained under the PM-DAKSH Yojana. Relevance: GS II- Government Policies and interventions Dimensions of the Article: About PM-DAKSH It is implemented by the three Corporations under the Ministry: What is the Significance of the Scheme?