Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

Focus: GS II- Welfare Schemes Why in News? Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare is open to taking pro-farmer changes in Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) in response to the recent climate crisis and rapid technological advances. About Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) Objectives Beneficiaries: All farmers growing notified crops in a notified […]


Context: The number of farmers who received the 11th instalment of funds from the Prime Minister’s Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) has fallen by 67%. Relevance: GS II- Welfare Schemes Dimensions of the Article: About PM KISAN Nodal: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Some of the categories of beneficiaries who are NOT eligible for benefit under […]

About PM Gati Shakti

Focus: GS II- Welfare schemes Why in News? The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles said that the objective of the PM Gati Shakti Mission is to transform connectivity infrastructure in India.  About PM Gati Shakti: PM GatiShakti is based on six pillars: 1. Comprehensiveness: It will include […]

Government Announced Sovereign Green Bonds

Context Relevance GS Paper – 3: Mobilization of Resources Conservation Mains Question What exactly are Green Bonds? In what ways can they serve as a springboard for environmentally friendly investment in the country? Discuss the benefits and drawbacks. (250 words) Background These five commitments are as follows: What exactly are Green Bonds? Green Bonds in […]

India’s Plan to Stop the Child Marriage

Context The steering committee of a global programme to stop child marriage is in India to see how state actions have helped cut down on the number of child marriages. The Covid-19 pandemic is the reason for this visit. It is thought that the number of child marriages will rise because of the pandemic. Relevance […]

Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF)

Focus: GS II: Welfare schemes for vulnerable Sections Why in News? The Prime Minister, has announced an ex-gratia from the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) for the victims of the mishap in Morbi. About Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund(PMNRF) Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) in India is the fund raised to provide support […]

The Electoral Bond System and Its Transparency

Context In April 2022, the Supreme Court heard a pending petition challenging the Electoral Bond Scheme, 2018, and it is scheduled to hear it again in December 2022. In October 2022, the Supreme Court asked the government whether the electoral bonds system reveals the source of money pumped in to fund political parties, despite the […]

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin)

Focus: GS II- Welfare Schemes Why in News? On the occasion of Dhanteras, Prime Minister will participate in ‘Griha Pravesham’ of about 4.51 Lakh beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin in Satna, Madhya Pradesh on 22nd October at 4 PM via video conferencing. About Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Ministry […]

Better International Policing in the Internet Age

Context With the blurring of geographical boundaries, crime is generally networked today, and the article emphasised the need to combat the global threat of child abuse in a coordinated manner. Relevance GS Paper 2: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, […]

Pradhan Mantri National Apprenticeship Melas

Focus: GS III- Growth and Development Why in News? As a part of Prime Minister Skill India Mission to boost career opportunities and practical training, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) is organizing Pradhan Mantri National Apprenticeship Melas (PMNAM) across 280 locations in 28 states and Union Territories. About Apprenticeship Mela Under the […]