QUIZ – 2019: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 13 December 2019

QUIZ – 2019: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 13 December 2019   The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2018. It is not …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 13DECEMBER 2019

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 13DECEMBER 2019 Table of contents: GS Paper 2:       1. India Skills Report.      2. Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY). GS Paper 3:      1. Rare Earth Elements.      2. Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2019.      3. IUCN Red List of Threatened …

India Skills Report 

Topics Covered: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources, issues relating to poverty and hunger. India Skills Report  What to study? For Prelims: Key findings, top performers. For Mains: Significance of the report. Context: India Skills Report 2019-20 has been released. For Prelims: What is India Skills …

PIB- Atal Bhujal yojana

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. PIB- Atal Bhujal yojana What to study? For Prelims: Atal Bhujal Yojana- Objectives, funding and implementation, CGWA. For Mains: Groundwater crisis- reasons, challenges, concerns and solutions, various efforts by the government. For Prelims: About Atal …

Rare Earth Elements

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. Rare Earth Elements What to study? For Prelims: What are Rare earth elements? Applications? For Mains: Significance.   Context: The US Army plans to fund the construction …