Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2019   What to study? For Prelims: Key features and significance of the Bill. For Mains: Need for a legislation …

Regulatory sandbox

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.   Regulatory sandbox   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Regulatory sandbox- meaning, features, need and significance. Context: The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) will soon allow the …

NASA’s Kepler Space telescope

Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   NASA’s Kepler Space telescope   What to study? For Prelims: About Kepler telescope, TESS. For Mains: What are exoplanets, significance of their findings.   Context: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a new planetary system called TESS Object of Interest (TOI) 270. Where is it located? TOI …