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Current Affairs 10 May 2022

CONTENTS

  1. MP Local Area Development Scheme
  2. Tropical Cyclone Asani
  3. PMJJBY,PMSBY and APY
  4. Green Manure
  5. Rocket-Propelled Grenade

MP Local Area Development Scheme


Context:

At a time when MPs have been asking for an increase in the MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) fund, the Union Finance Ministry has ordered revised rules, under which the interest that the fund accrues will be deposited in the Consolidated Fund of India.

Relevance:

GS II- Government policies and Interventions, Welfare Schemes

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. About the Scheme
  2. Features
  3. Release of Funds
  4. Execution of works

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Tropical Cyclone Asani


Context:

Severe cyclonic storm ‘Asani’, packing winds above 105 kmph and setting off heavy rain, is likely to make landfall on the eastern coast of India.

Relevance:

GS-I: Geography (Physical geography – Climatology, Important Geophysical phenomena), GS-III: Disaster Management

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What are Tropical Cyclones?
  2. Conditions for cyclone formation:
  3. How are Tropical Cyclones Formed?
  4. Why tropical cyclones don’t form in the eastern tropical oceans?
  5. Names of Tropical Cyclones
  6. Structure of the tropical cyclone
  7. Landfall, what happens when a Cyclone reaches land from the ocean?
  8. Cyclone Management in India

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PMJJBY, PMSBY and APY


Context:

Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Atal Pension Yojana (APY) completed 7 years of providing social security net

Relevance:

GS II- Government policies and Interventions, Welfare Schemes

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY)
  2. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY)
  3. Atal Pension Yojana (APY)

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Green Manure


Context:

The Punjab state agriculture department is promoting the cultivation of green manure these days as Punjab Agro is providing subsidy on the seed at the rate of Rs 2,000 per quintal, which costs Rs 6,300 per quintal without subsidy.

Relevance:

GS III- Agriculture

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is green manure?
  2. How does it benefit the soil and crop?

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Rocket-Propelled Grenade


Context:

The Rocket-Propelled Grenade (RPG) attack on the Punjab Police’s Intelligence headquarters in Mohali has brought the weapon into focus.

Relevance:

GS III- Science and Technology

Dimensions of the Article:

  1. What is the Rocket-Propelled Grenade (RPG)?
  2. What are the origins of the RPG?
  3. Can such weapons be easily procured by terrorists?

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