Hyper-globalization should end with a better alternative

Context Relevance GS Paper-2: Effect of Policies and Politics of Developed and Developing Countries on India’s interests Mains Question What are the primary negative effects of hyper-globalization? Discuss alternative microeconomic frameworks to the current hyper-globalization thesis for better economic stability. (250 Words). Key Points History of Global Narratives for Economy Alternatives to the Current Framework Way […]

Sealed Cover Jurisprudence

Context: The Supreme Court on Monday (March 20) said it would not accept a “confidential” submission from the Centre on the disbursal of arrears to retired defence personnel under the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme. Relevance: GS II- Executive & Judiciary Dimensions of the article:: What is sealed cover jurisprudence?  It also mentions that […]

About Poshan Pakhwada

Focus: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? The Ministry of Women and Child Development will celebrate the fifth Poshan Pakhwada from 20th March 2022 to 3rd April 2023 with various activities nationwide. Poshan Pakhwada Here are some key points about the event: About Poshan Abhiyaan

About REACHOUT scheme

Focus: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? Recently, the Union Minister of Earth Sciences said that an umbrella scheme Research, Education and Training Outreach (REACHOUT) is being implemented by the Ministry of Earth Sciences for capacity building. About REACHOUT scheme The REACHOUT scheme is a program that aims to support research, education, […]

Atal Vayo Abhyuday Yojana (AVYAY)

Focus: GS II: Government Policies and Inerventions Why in News? The Department of Social Justice and Empowerment is implementing Integrated Programme for Senior Citizens (IPSrC), a component of Atal Vayo Abhyuday Yojana. Atal Vayo Abhyuday Yojana: Nodal : Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment  

Transparency Requires A Major Overhaul of Our e-Courts Project

Context The third phase of the e-courts project, which is overseen by the e-committee of the Indian Supreme Court in collaboration with the ministry of law and justice, will be generously funded by the Union budget for 2022–23 with a generous outlay of 7,000 crores. Relevance GS Paper-2: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal […]

What is the Smart Cities Mission?

Context: As the June 2023 deadline for completing the Smart Cities Mission approaches, the government has asked 20 of the worst-performing cities — ones that have completed the fewest projects under the mission — to buck up. Relevance: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Dimensions of the Article: What is the Smart Cities Mission? What […]

Ban On Blood Donations By Gay People

Context: After a member of the transgender community, moved the Supreme Court seeking to strike down the prohibition on gay and transgender people donating blood in the country, the Centre justified their exclusion by asserting that their inclusion in the “at-risk” category for HIV, Hepatitis B, or C infections is premised on scientific evidence. Relevance: […]

About Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

Focus: GS II- Government policies and Interventions Why in News? Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) – NITI Aayog launched ATL Sarthi, a comprehensive self-monitoring framework to strengthen the ever-growing ecosystem of Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL). About Atal Innovation Mission Major Initiatives:  

About National Youth Conclave

Focus: GS II: Government Policies and Interventions Why in News? National Youth Conclave’ is being organized by the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) Affairs on 13-14 March 2023 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. About National Youth Conclave: What is Urban 20? What is Youth20 (Y20)?