Govt unveils package to spur economic growth

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   Govt unveils package to spur economic growth   What to study? For prelims and mains: Key issues ailing the economy, measures announced and their significance.   Context: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced measures to revive growth, boost …

Composite Water Management Index (CWMI)

Topic: Conservation related topics.   Composite Water Management Index (CWMI)   What to study? For Prelims: CWMI- key features, best and worst performing states. For Mains: Water crisis- concerns, challenges and solutions.   Context: NITI Aayog has released its report on Composite Water Management Index (CWMI). About CWMI: The Composite Water Management Index report is a …

Fortified rice

Topics covered: Biotechnology related issues.   Fortified rice   What to study? For Prelims: What is food fortification, FSSAI. For Mains: Food fortification and food security.   Context: To tackle the menace of Malnutrition, NITI Aayog seeks creation of roadmap by Department of Food and Public Distribution for taking the Rice Fortification Pilot Scheme Pan …

In News- National Agricultural Cooperative Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED):

In News- National Agricultural Cooperative Federation of India Ltd. (NAFED): Context: Government to substantially increase the daily supply of onions from its buffer stock held with NAFED. About NAFED: National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd.(NAFED), established in 1958, is registered under the Multi State Co-operative Societies Act. Nafed was setup with the object …

World Youth Conference on Kindness 

World Youth Conference on Kindness    The first World Youth Conference on Kindness is being organised in New Delhi. It is organised by the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development, Ministry of Human Resource Development. The aim is to impart critical competencies (i.e. empathy, compassion, mindfulness and critical inquiry) in global youth to …