Promotion and Protection of Maithili Language and its scripts

Topics Covered: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.   Promotion and Protection of Maithili Language and its scripts   What to study? For Prelims …

‘GiveItUp’ campaign

Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   ‘GiveItUp’ campaign   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the campaign.   …

Constitutional and Legislative Measures to Protect and Safeguard Land Rights of Scheduled Tribes

Topics covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Constitutional and Legislative Measures to Protect and Safeguard Land Rights of Scheduled Tribes   What to study? For …

India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative

Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative   What to study? For Prelims: Highlights of the initiative. For Mains: Significance and the need for such initiatives, challenges ahead and measures necessary to curb marine …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 12 February 2019

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,12 February 2019 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam …

Insights into Editorial: We need a leap in healthcare spending

Insights into Editorial: We need a leap in healthcare spending   Introduction: At present, health spending is only 1.15-1.5% of GDP.  In the Interim Budget 2019-20, 10.6% of the total amount is allocated to defence, while only 2.2% is allocated to healthcare. India’s per capita expenditure on health remains among the lowest in the world. …