Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 29 July 2022
- The destiny of the Lions and the history of the Cheetas
- Government sets malnutrition target
- Beginning in August 2022, four male and four female African cheetahs will be imported from Namibia, and another 12 from South Africa. These cheetahs are intended for soft release in a compartmentalised enclosure (500 hectare) ready at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh (carrying capacity of 21 cheetahs) to reintroduce the cheetah into its “historical range.”
- Recently, the Union Minister for Environment, Forests, and Climate Change (MoEFCC) launched the ‘Action Plan for Cheetah Introduction in India,’ under which 50 of these big cats will be introduced over the next five years with the assistance of the Wildlife Institute of India and the Wildlife Trust of India.
GS Paper 3: Environment – Biodiversity and Conservation related issues.
Project Tiger’s success may result in human-animal conflict if habitat conservation is not prioritised. Discuss (150 words)
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The Union Minister for Women and Child Development informed the Rajya Sabha that the Central government intends to reduce stunting and undernutrition (underweight prevalence) among children under the age of six by 2% per year.
GS Paper 2: Social justice, Health
Even with a number of programmes in place to combat malnutrition, India faces a formidable challenge. Discuss (250 words)
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