Yearbook

[Yearbook] PM 15 Points Program for Minority Welfare

What is 15 points program? What are the 15 points? What are the objectives of this program? Who are the target groups? What are the schemes? Equitable availability of ICDS Services Improving access to School Education Modernizing Madarsa Education Self-Employment and Wage Employment [...]

[Yearbook] National Child Labour Project and INDUS

Gurupadswamy Committee Action taken on Gurupadswamy Committee What is National Child Labour Project (NCLP)? What is INDO – US DOL (INDUS PROJECT)? Gurupadswamy Committee Way back in 1979, Government formed the first committee called Gurupadswamy Committee to study the issue of child labour and [...]

[Yearbook] FSSAI : Gutkha ban and Surrogate Advertizements

What is FSSAI? What was FSSAI created? Gutkha Issue: SC vs FSSAI Gutkha: Lack of Political will Issue of Surrogate Advertisement Food for thought by Ex-Health minister Anbumani Ramadoss Mock Q for UPSC GS Mains Paper 1 What is FSSAI? Food Safety and Standards [...]

[Yearbook] Information and Technology Act: Salient Features and Provisions

Introduction Timeline of Events Why was IT Act 2000 amended in 2008? Data privacy Definitions What is the punishment for cyber crimes? Who can conduct RAIDS AND INVESTIGATION for Cybercrimes? About the Author This is a guest article written by Mr.Krapesh Bhatt, an IT [...]

[Yearbook] National Organ Transplant Programme (NOTP), India Organ Donor Register: Meaning, Significance

Organ Transplant in India: The Present Situation What is the solution? What is National Organ Transplantation Programme (NOTP) ? Side Question: What are immunosuppressant Drugs? What is Indian Organ Donor Register? Why is NOTP in News? Why this budget cut in NOTP? Organ Transplant [...]

[Yearbook] Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA), Janshree Bima and Aam Admi Bima: problem, solution

What is Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA)? Why is SSA in News? What is JBY and AABY What is the problem? What is the solution? / Why is it in news? What is Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA)? A Government project aimed at Universalization of Elementary Education [...]

[Yearbook] CISF Airport Security Force (ASF)

Topic particularly important for those appearing in CPF/CAPF interview. Why is CISF important? Background: CISF vs ASF Problem: Aviation Security Force (ASF) Arguments against creation of ASF Removal of CISF security Cover Why is CISF important? The scene of operations has shifted from rural and [...]

[Yearbook] Bio Control Agents, Rashtriya Sam Vikas Yojana, ICAR, Krishi Vigyan Kendra

What is BioControl Agent? What is Krishi Vigyan Kendra What is What is ICAR? What is Rashtriya Sam Vikas Yojana Mock Questions What is BioControl Agent? is a method of controlling pests, weeds and plant diseases using other living organisms (insect, parasite or pathogens). [...]

[Yearbook] Cable Digitization, DAS vs DTH (Direct-to Home), Set-top Box, TRAI order

What is the problem with 90s Cable TV system? TRAI: Cable digitalization Difference: DAS vs DTH? What is set top box (STB)? Why Jayalalitha is unhappy? In the 90s era, the TV channels were sent in analog and unencrypted form. You local Cable [...]

[Studyplan] India 2013 Yearbook: Introduction and approach to Environment and Biodiversity (EnB) (part 1 of 6)

Utility in Prelims (CSAT) Utility in Mains Utility in Interview Limitations of yearbook General guidelines while using India Yearbook #1: Skipping sentences #2: Organizations #3: Schemes Yearbook Chapter Classification Environment and Biodiversity (EnB) EnB: organizations EnB: Important facts for MCQ/2m Laws/conventions/IR Environment : [...]

[Studyplan] India 2013 Yearbook: Approach to Economy, Finance, Industry, Commerce, Corporate Affairs (Part 2 of 6)

Background Indexes/Surveys Economy: essential facts for MCQs/2m Economy: Organizations (National) Economy: Organizations (International) Economy: India and World Economy: Policy / reforms Economy: Schemes Economy: Laws Economy: Topics/Overview Banking and Insurance Insurance Schemes Disinvestment Economy: Funds Background How to approach Economy for general studies (prelims, [...]

[Studyplan] India 2013 Yearbook: Approach to IR, Diplomacy, Diaspora, Communication, IT and Mass Comm (part 3 of 6)

International relations (IR)/ Diplomacy / Diaspora India’s foreign relations India’s economic relations Diplomacy: Topics , Issues Diplomacy: MCQ/2m Organizations Policies Schemes Comm n IT: organizations Comm n IT: policies Comm n IT: Schemes Comm n IT: Topics/issues Comm n IT: laws Comm n [...]