Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 07 March 2023
- In Rural India, Clean-Tech Is the Next Big Thing
- Public Healthcare Infra: India Gets $1 Billion from World Bank
- Clean energy-based livelihood technologies, such as solar refrigerators, biomass-based cold storage, and distributed renewable energy (DRE)-powered machinery, are transforming the lives of rural women in India.
- These technologies, such as solar refrigerators, biomass-based cold storage, and DRE-powered machinery, provide an additional advantage to women farmers and micro-entrepreneurs by increasing income opportunities through mechanisation. However, in order to increase the impact of these technologies, key steps must be taken to reach and empower rural women.
GS-1/ GS-2: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation; Role of Women and Women’s Organization
How can the adoption of distributed renewable energy (DRE) technologies aid in the transformation of rural livelihoods in India, with a focus on women’s empowerment, and what steps can be taken to increase their impact from thousands to millions of women?
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The Centre and the World Bank have signed two $500 million complementary loans to support and enhance the country’s health sector development.
GS Paper-2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests, India and its neighborhood- relations
How will World Bank loans help and improve India’s health sector development, particularly the Pradhan Mantri-Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM)? Comment (150 words).
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