Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 23 September 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 23 September 2019   Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: Recognition of Prior Learning – RPL. AISHE report. PACEsetter Fund programme.   GS Paper 3: Head on Generation (HOG) technology. Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA).   Facts for Prelims: Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra Marathon – “Glory Run”. …

Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)

Topics Covered: Disaster and disaster management.   Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) What to study? For Prelims: PDNA- Features. For Mains: Need for and significance of PDNA in planning.   Context: The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) recently organised a one day National workshop on Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA).   Background: NIDM recently …

Head on Generation (HOG) technology

Topics Covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   Head on Generation (HOG) technology   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Features and significance of HOG and EOG technologies.   Context: Railway Ministry is …

PACEsetter Fund programme

Topics Covered: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   PACEsetter Fund programme   What to study? For Prelims: What is it? Overview. For Mains: Significance and the need for this fund, why promote off- grid clean energy?   Context: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy awards grants to …

AISHE report

Topics Covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   AISHE report   What to study? For Prelims: Key findings of the report. For Mains: Concerns, challenges ahead and measures to address them.   Context: All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) report for 2018-19 was recently …