INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 19 DECEMBER 2019

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 19 DECEMBER 2019 Table of contents: GS Paper 2: 1. Can the strength of Lok Sabha be increased? 2. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-lll (PMGSY-III). 3. How a US President can be impeached?   GS Paper 3: 1. Biosimilar medicines. 2. Silver Line project.   Facts for prelims: …

Can the strength of Lok Sabha be increased?

Topics Covered: 1. Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Can the strength of Lok Sabha be increased? What to study? For Prelims: How Lok Sabha strength is determined? Constitutional basis. For Mains: need for revision of the numbers, challenges and significance.   Context: Former President Pranab Mukherjee has advocated …

Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-lll (PMGSY-III)

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways, etc. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana-lll (PMGSY-III) What to study? For prelims and mains: features and significance of PMGSY, need for enhanced rural connectivity. Context: Phase III of Pradhan …

Silver Line project

Topics Covered: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. Silver Line project What to study? For Prelims and mains: Key features, geographical location and significance of the project. Context: The Ministry of Railways has granted in-principle approval for the ‘Silver Line’ project, a proposal of the Kerala government. About the Project: It involves laying of …