Indian Forest Act amendment

Topics covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Indian Forest Act amendment   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the Indian Forest Act and amendments. For Mains: Need for review and the …

Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS)

Topics covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.   Automated Facial Recognition System (AFRS)   What to study? For prelims and mains: AFRS- features, need, concerns and significance.   Context: On June 28, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) released a Request for …

Block Chain Technology

Topics Covered: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology.   Block Chain Technology   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Blockchain technology- what is it? How it operates? Concerns and potential.   What are Blockchains? Blockchains are a new data structure that is secure, cryptography-based, and distributed across a network. The …

Why are parliamentary standing committees necessary?

Topics covered: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.   Why are parliamentary standing committees necessary?   What to study? For prelims and mains: Parliamentary standing committees- roles, need, functions and significance.   Context: Eleven of the 22 Bills introduced in the ongoing …