Technology at your service – Transforming lives and society

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Achievements of Indians in Science & Technology; Indigenization of Technology and Developing New Technology   Source: IE Context: The digital revolution has transformed the lives of ordinary citizens, given the power to the poorest and marginalised, and offered the youth the ability to create.   Digital initiatives that have changed the …

Why migrant workers’ issues recur: The absence of data and coordination between states

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of these Vulnerable Sections   Source: IE Context: Rumours of migrant workers being assaulted in Tamil Nadu have triggered concern among manufacturers in the state.   Background: Article 19(1)(e) of the Constitution, guarantees all Indian citizens the right to reside …

Insights into Editorial: ‘One nation, one ration card’ scheme: 5 more states join the initiative

  Context: Previously it was announced that all other States/UTs having attained requisite readiness for inter-State portability, shall be integrated in a phased manner. Thereby, enabling nation-wide portability of ration card holders to receive subsidized food grains under NFSA from anywhere in the country by 1st June 2020. The Union Minister said that this initiative …