Daily Prelims Notes 6 October 2021 Table Of Contents Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav Series Coal Shortage Choking Thermal Power Plants 14% coral reefs lost since 2010 Sabarmati River Sri Lanka’s inorganic transition to organic farming Public Debt The anti-defection law Landslides Monsoon set to travel with the sun to the southern hemisphere Nobel […]
Senkaku Islands Subject – IR Context – Biden promised to defend disputed islands: Kishida Concept – Other Islands in South China Sea – South China Sea
Microfinance Institutions Subject – Economy Context – MFIs seek additional ₹7,500 cr. under credit guarantee scheme Concept – These are organizations that offer financial services to low-income populations. They provide services such as micro loans(all loans that are below Rs.1 lakh), micro-savings, and microinsurance. Microfinance Institutions provide small loans to people who do not have any access to banking facilities. Their […]
Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) Subject – Governance Context – ‘Urban planning a victim of politics’ Concept – To know about the yojana, please click here. To know about Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin., please click here.
The State of World’s Children Report Subject – Governance Context – Youth hit by COVID’s mental toll: UNICEF Concept – Mental health issues in developing countries such as India have been on the rise, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesday while releasing the UNICEF’s global flagship publication: “The State of the World’s Children 2021; On My […]
Ayushman Bharat PM- JAY Subject – Governance Context – NHA revises rates of health-benefit packages Concept – The National Health Authority (NHA) has revised the rates of some health packages under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY). In the revised version of the Health Benefit Package (HBP 2.2), which […]
13th Amendment to Sri Lankan Constitution Subject – IR Context – There is an “urgent need” to understand the “weaknesses and strengths” of the 13th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution and “act accordingly”, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa told Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla. Concept – It is an outcome of the Indo-Lanka Accord […]
Voluntary Safety Reporting System Subject – Defence and Security Context – Online system for aviation safety Concept – The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has introduced a Web-based system for voluntary reporting of incidents that pose a potential threat to flight safety. It said that to encourage voluntary safety reporting, besides e-mail […]