Jal Jeevan Mission

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Jal Jeevan Mission What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the mission. For Mains: challenges and concerns in water conservation, ways to address them.  Context: Rajasthan government has sought changes in the norms for Central assistance for the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in order …

Pesticides Management Bill 2020

Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing. Pesticides Management Bill 2020 What to study? For Prelims: Key provisions. For Mains: Need for and significance of the bill. Context: Union …

Don’t detain children in jails, lockups, Supreme Court tells police

Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Don’t detain children in jails, lockups, Supreme Court tells police What to study? For Prelims: About JJB and JJ …

Tribes of Tripura

Topics Covered: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies. Mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Tribes of Tripura What to study? For Prelims: Autonomous Councils- composition, objectives and functions. For Mains: Their significance, challenges being faced and scope for reforms. Context: The Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District …