Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 13 August 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 13 August 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: GS Paper 2: Topics covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   National Youth Awards   What to study? For prelims and mains: About the awards- criteria and other related key facts.   …

Certification of seeds to be made mandatory

Topics covered: Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.   Certification of seeds to be made mandatory   What to study? For prelims and mains: Mandatory certification- need, issues, challenges and significance.   Context: The Centre is planning to mandate uniform certification of seed …

Iron ion battery

Topics Covered: Awareness in technology and development of new technology.   Iron ion battery   What to study? For prelims and mains: Key features of Iron Ion battery, significance and advantages over other traditional batteries.   Context: IIT Madras has fabricated a rechargeable iron ion battery and registered initial success.   Key facts: The rechargeable …

State-Run Oil Marketing Companies to Buy Biodiesel Made From Used Cooking Oil

Topics Covered: Awareness in technology and development of new technology.   State-Run Oil Marketing Companies to Buy Biodiesel Made From Used Cooking Oil   What to study? For Prelims: RUCO- features. For Mains: Need for regulation of used cooking oil and uses of used cooking oil.   Context: The government has launched a ‘Repurpose Used …