Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 03 June 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 03 June 2019 Relevant articles from various News Sources: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   UN Women   What to study? For Prelims: About UN Women- composition, objectives, programmes and significance. For Mains: 33% reservation for women- need, significance, challenges in …

PM – KISAN scheme

Topics Covered: Schemes for the vulnerable sections of the society.   PM – KISAN scheme   What to study? For Prelims: Key Features of the scheme. For Mains: Significance, relevance and need for the scheme, concerns and challenges over its implementation, is it sufficient?   Context: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra …

‘Jal Shakti’Munistry:

‘Jal Shakti’Munistry: The Centre has created a new Ministry called ‘Jal Shakti’. It has been created by merger of Ministries of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation along with Drinking Water and Sanitation. ‘Nal se Jal’ scheme to provide piped drinking water to every household will be a component of government’s Jal Jivan Mission. The ministry …

e-cigarettes

Topics Covered: Issues related to health and Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   e-cigarettes   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: e-cigarettes- concerns, effects on health, need for regulation, challenges associated and measures needed.   Context: The Indian Council of Medical …