Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 29 November 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 29 November 2019   Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: Industrial Relations Code Bill, 2019. UNDP accelerator labs.   GS Paper 3: What are Supplementary Grants? FASTags. EU declares climate emergency.   Facts for prelims: Dendrochronology Conference. ‘YuWaah’ initiative. GS Paper 2:   Topics Covered: Government policies and …

EU declares climate emergency

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment   EU declares climate emergency   What to study? For Prelims: Which countries have announced climate emergencies so far? For Mains: what does this mean, rationale behind, significance and implications?   Context: European Union (EU) has become the first multilateral bloc to declare climate emergency. …

FASTags

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.   FASTags   What to study? For Prelims: Key features and overview of the scheme. For Mains: Benefits, challenges in implementation and significance of the scheme.   …

‘Supplementary Grants’

Topics Covered: Government Budgeting.   ‘Supplementary Grants’   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Meaning, features and significance of these grants.   Context: Finance Minister Sitharaman recently tabled the first batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for the financial year 2019-20 in both the Houses of Parliament saying of the total spend, cash outgo …