Climate Vulnerable Forum

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Climate Vulnerable Forum   What to study? Static Part: About the Forum and its key objectives. Dynamic and Current: Significance of the forum and why do we need to worry about climate vulnerability? Context:  Climate …

Gender wage gap highest in India

Topics Covered: Women related issues. Social empowerment. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.   Gender wage gap highest in India …

Private member’s Bill

Topics Covered: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.   Private member’s Bill   What to study? Static Part: Private Member’s Bill- introduction and procedure followed. Dynamic and Current: Issues associated and why …

UN predicts El Niño likely to form by February

Topics Covered: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. Disaster and disaster management.   UN predicts El Niño likely to form by February   What to …