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Current Affairs 02 January 2023

CONTENTS

  1. Vokkaligas, Lingayats share in Reservation
  2. Deepfake technology
  3. Bad loan
  4. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme
  5. International Year of Millets (IYM) 2023

Vokkaligas, Lingayats Share in Reservation


Context:

Recently, Karnataka has categorized the two dominant communities, Vokkaligas and Lingayats, as “moderately backward” from the “backward” category in a move that could increase their share in reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBC).

Relevance:

GS II: Polity and Governance

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Details
  2. Who are Lingayats?
  3. Who are Vokkaligas?
  4. What changes have been made to the OBC Reservation Status Over Time?
  5. What is the extent of OBC recruitment in central jobs?

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Deepfake Technology


Context:

Disinformation and hoaxes have evolved from mere annoyance to warfare that can create social discord, increase polarisation, and in some cases, even influence the election outcome. The disinformation threat has a new tool in the form of deepfakes.

Relevance:

GS III: Science and Technology

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Deep synthesis
  2. What is a deepfake?
  3. Measures to address the threats related to deepfakes
  4. Way forward

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Bad loan


Context:

Recently, Finance Minister told Parliament that banks had written off bad loans worth ₹10,09,511 crore during the last five financial years.

  • A National Asset Reconstruction Company Ltd. (NARCL) was announced in the Union Budget for 2021-2022 to resolve stressed loans amounting to about ₹2 lakh crore in phases.

Relevance:

GS III: Indian Economy

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is a loan write-off?
  2. What is a bad loan?
  3. NPA recognition

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Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme


Context:

The proportion of women workers participating in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) has touched a 10-year high in the financial year 2022-23. According to the latest statistics available with the Union Rural Development Ministry, 57.8% of the workers who used the scheme this year were women, their highest level of participation since 2012-13.

Relevance:

GS-II: Social Justice and Governance (Health and Poverty related issues, Government Interventions and Policies, Issues arising out of the design and implementation of Government Policies)

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)
  2. How MGNREGA came to be?
  3. Features of MGNREGA
  4. Objectives of MGNREGA

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International Year of Millets (IYM) 2023


Context:

International Year of Millets (IYM) 2023 kick starts with Focussed Activities being undertaken by Central Ministries, State Governments and Indian Embassies.

Relevance:

GS III: Agriculture

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About Millets crop
  2. Advantages of promoting millets
  3. About International Year of Millets
  4. Millets under PDS
  5. Main millets states

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