Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 26 June 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 26 June 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 3: Topics covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.   Beekeeping Development Committee report   What …

NITI Aayog’s Health Index

Topics covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   NITI Aayog’s Health Index   What to study? For prelims: key features of the index, performance of various states. For mains: Need for and significance of the index.   Context: NITI Aayog has released its second edition …

Fall Armyworm (FAW)

Topics covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.   Fall Armyworm (FAW)   What to study? For prelims and mains: FAW- causes, effects, concerns and measures needed.   Context: The …

North Eastern Council

Topics covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   North Eastern Council   What to study? For Prelims: NEC, its functions and composition. For Mains: Significance of North Eastern region of the country and efforts by government for the development of the region.   Context: Centre releases 3rd issue of Newsletter of North Eastern Council. …