22
Feb
Western Disturbance

Western Disturbance According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), this winter season’s most powerful Western Disturbance (WD) is all set to hit north India. Already, six to seven WDs have affected north India in February 2019, while a few more western disturbances are expected by March 1. WD or the areas of “disturbed air pressure” traveling to India from the west are a regular […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
20
Feb
UKPSC/UPSC mains writing practice .20/02/2019.peasants movement

Question 20/02/2019:Discuss various peasant movements, and their impact, that took place during Indian freedom struggle. (250 words) विभिन्न किसान आंदोलनों और उनके प्रभाव पर चर्चा करें, जो भारतीय स्वतंत्रता संग्राम के दौरान हुए थे। (250 शब्द) Write general causes of peasant revolt during colonial period. Discuss the important peasant movements. Discuss their impacts on the […]

Posted in: UKPSC Mains Writing initiative, UPSC IAS Mains writing Practice,
20
Feb
UKPSC/IAS mains writing practice.19/02/19.modern history

Q19/02/2019 :Of all the battles fought by British in India, the Battle of Buxar paved the way for expansion and consolidation of British Empire in India. Examine. (200 words) भारत में ब्रिटिशों द्वारा लड़ी गई सभी लड़ाइयों में से, बक्सर की लड़ाई ने भारत में ब्रिटिश साम्राज्य के विस्तार और समेकन का मार्ग प्रशस्त किया। की जांच। (200 शब्द)

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20
Feb
Kedarnath temple, Uttarakhand: An architectural miracle which survived floods and 400 years under glacier

Divine providence or just great Indian engineering? Either way, the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva has survived the test of time and nature. One of the few structures in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand is the Kedarnath temple, which escaped relatively unscathed in the devastating floods of 2013. The temple is located in the Kedar […]

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
20
Feb
Swadesh Darshan Scheme: Integrated Development of Theme-based Tourist Circuits in the country

Cabinet approves Swadesh Darshan Scheme: Integrated Development of Theme-based Tourist Circuits in the country The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals: Continuation of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme during 14th Finance Commission period and beyond; Rs. 2055.96 crores for 60 on-going projects completing in December 2019; and Rs. 324.09 crores for […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
20
Feb
launch of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan

Cabinet approves launch Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved launch of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan with the objective of providing financial and water security to farmers. The proposed scheme consists of three components: Component-A: 10,000 MW of […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
20
Feb
Rooftop Solar Programme for achieving cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from Rooftop Solar Projects by the year 2022

Rooftop Solar Programme for achieving cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from Rooftop Solar Projects by the year 2022 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the Phase-II of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme for achieving cumulative capacity of 40,000 MW from Rooftop Solar […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues, INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
20
Feb
National Policy on Electronics 2019

 National Policy on Electronics 2019  Decision The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the National Policy on Electronics 2019 (NPE 2019), proposed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). The Policy envisions positioning India as a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing – (ESDM) by encouraging and driving capabilities in […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis, Social &Economic Policies and programmes,
20
Feb
“National Rural Economic Transformation Project under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM)

Cabinet approves Implementation of the “National Rural Economic Transformation Project under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM)  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Implementation of an Externally Aided Project namely “National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP) under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis, Social &Economic Policies and programmes,
20
Feb
Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Agreement between India and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for participating in the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA), which will be conducted by the OECD in 2021. The Agreement was signed on 28th January 2019. […]

Posted in: Social &Economic Policies and programmes,
20
Feb
A viable financial mechanism must be evolved to remove pollutants in power plants

A viable financial mechanism must be evolved to remove pollutants in power plants The effort to clean up India’s thermal power plants running on coal has never really taken off, despite the Ministry of Environment notifying emission limits for major pollutants such as suspended particulate matter, sulphur oxide, nitrogen oxide and mercury in December 2015. Considering that […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
20
Feb
उत्तराखण्ड में वर्ष 2019 को रोजगार वर्ष के रूप में मनाया जा रहा है।

उत्तराखण्ड में वर्ष 2019 को रोजगार वर्ष के रूप में मनाया जा रहा है। वास्तविकता कितनी भिन्न है प्रदेश में रोजगार व स्वरोजगार को बढ़ावा देने के लिए विभिन्न क्षेत्रों में किये जा रहे कार्यों, नीतियों व रोजगार के अवसरों के बारे में युवाओं को जागरूक किया जायेगा। 06 मार्च 2019 को प्रातः 11 बजे […]

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
20
Feb
Operation Digital Board (ODB) is a revolutionary step to boost quality education in the country

HRD Minister launches Operation Digital Board The Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar launched Operation Digital Board to leverage technology in order to boost quality education in the country. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi today, the Minister of Human Resource Development said that Operation Digital Board is a revolutionary step which […]

Posted in: Social &Economic Policies and programmes,
20
Feb
UKPSC/IAS MAINS writing practice 18/02/2019.Thermal pollution

Question 18/02/2019  Discuss the challenges associated with pollution due to the thermal power plants in India. Suggest some measures to tackle these challenges. (150 words) भारत में थर्मल पावर प्लांट के कारण प्रदूषण से जुड़ी चुनौतियों पर चर्चा करें। इन चुनौतियों से निपटने के लिए कुछ उपाय सुझाएं। (150 शब्द)

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20
Feb
development policy is universal basic income (UBI)

The latest trend in development policy is universal basic income (UBI). The idea of UBI has become fashionable recently in developed countries to alleviate stress caused by the unemployment resulting from automation and globalization. In developing countries, it solves a different problem. The leakages from targeted welfare transfers caused by low state capacity and corruption […]

Posted in: Social &Economic Policies and programmes,
20
Feb
IIT-BHU को मिला देश में बना पहला सुपर कंप्‍यूटर ‘परम शिवाय’

IIT-BHU को मिला देश में बना पहला सुपर कंप्‍यूटर ‘परम शिवाय’पीएम मोदी ने मंगलवार को आईआईटी बीएचयू में एक ऐसे सुपर कंप्यूटर का लोकार्पण किया, जिसे पूरी तरह से भारत में ही बनाया गया है।डिजिटल इंडिया और मेक इन इंडिया को बढ़ावा देने के लिए राष्‍ट्रीय सुपर कंप्‍यूटिंग मशीन (एनएसएम) के तहत यह सुविधा आईआईटी […]

Posted in: Current Science &Technology Updates,
20
Feb
The National Clean Air Policy lays down the road map for Indian cities to clean up their act in the next five years

The National Clean Air Policy lays down the road map for Indian cities to clean up their act in the next five yearsA frank policy document is usually a contradiction in terms in India. Problem statements are given short shrift, achievements—especially those of the government of the day—are trumpeted, challenges are almost never addressed with […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
20
Feb
Total seats :896 ,2019 UPSC notification

Start date :19th Feb Last date : 18th march 2019 Total seats :8962019 UPSC notification

Posted in: UPSC IAS general Information,
18
Feb
Surplus Budget of Uttarakhand 2019-20 :Important Points

सरकार का पहला सरप्लस बजट लोकसभा चुनाव से ऐन पहले त्रिवेंद्र सिंह रावत सरकार के वर्ष 2019-20 के लिए तीसरे बजट में लोक-लुभावन योजनाओं से किसानों, युवाओं, महिलाओं, वंचित वर्गों, सैनिकों-अर्धसैनिकों व कर्मचारियों समेत समाज के सभी वर्गों और राज्य के तकरीबन सभी क्षेत्रों को रिझाने पर जोर है। केंद्र की मोदी सरकार के एजेंडे […]

Posted in: Uttarakhand (UKPSC) Current affairs,
17
Feb
The recent headway made in developing transport infrastructure will prove to be the biggest enabler for growth

Transport infrastructure in India has grown at an unprecedented rate during nearly the last five years. We can, in fact, claim that this has been a period of “highest evers” and “never befores” for the sector. At the highest ever pace of construction, we have built more than 35,000 km of national highways in four […]

Posted in: INDIAN ECONOMY Fact & Analysis,
17
Feb
The National Clean Air Policy lays down the road map for Indian cities to clean up their act in the next five years

A frank policy document is usually a contradiction in terms in India. Problem statements are given short shrift, achievements—especially those of the government of the day—are trumpeted, challenges are almost never addressed with any degree of transparency, failures are sought to be erased from public memory, learnings are ignored. If data is massaged, no one […]

Posted in: Current Environmental & climate change policies and issues,
17
Feb
Reviving the Inter-States Council is the only real way to address conflicts of state interests

As social and economic outcome indicators are highly correlated with per capita income, we ranked the states after controlling for differences in per capita state domestic product. The results were quite remarkable. After controlling for income differences, some poorer states moved significantly up the rank order: Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan. Collaterally, […]

Posted in: Indian Polity ,Governance & Issues,
16
Feb
IAS/UKPSC mains writing practice .16/02/2019.Labour Laws

Question 16/02/2019. Comment on the methodology to calculate the national minimum wage in order to fulfil basic needs of labour in india.200 words भारत में श्रम की बुनियादी जरूरतों को पूरा करने के लिए राष्ट्रीय न्यूनतम मजदूरी की गणना करने के लिए कार्यप्रणाली पर टिप्पणी करें। 200 शब्दों में

Posted in: UKPSC Mains Writing initiative, UPSC IAS Mains writing Practice,
16
Feb
Report on Determining Methodology for Fixing National Minimum Wage

Expert Committee Submits its Report on Determining Methodology for Fixing National Minimum Wage The Ministry of Labour and Employment had constituted an expert committee on 17th January 2017, under the Chairmanship Dr. Anoop Satpathy, Fellow, V. V. Giri National Labour Institute (VVGNLI) to review and recommend methodology for fixation of National Minimum Wage (NMW). The Expert […]

Posted in: Social &Economic Policies and programmes,

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