Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 18 February 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 18 February 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 2: Topic covered: Topic: mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST)   What to study? For Prelims: About NCST, objectives, roles, functions and schemes.   Context: …

Policy bias against rainfed agriculture

Topics Covered: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.   Policy bias against rainfed agriculture   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Various schemes for the …

Azov sea

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Azov sea   What to Study? For Prelims: Location of Azov Sea and Kerch strait. For Mains: Conflict on Azov sea between Russia and Ukraine, its political implications, impact on other countries, what needs to be done? …

Finance Commission of India

Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Finance Commission of India   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About FC- roles, objectives, functions, criteria used and need for reforms.   Context: People representatives of Panchayat Raj institutions and urban local bodies in Hyderabad are planning …