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[ML16] Mains Revision & Answer Writing: GSM3:- Summary of GST & UBI (Universal Basic Income)- Features, Benefits, Challenges

Prologue GSM3/Economy: GST-Proposed Framework, Benefits, Challenges- Summary GSM3/Poverty: UBI Universal Basic Income for Indian Poor: Benefits, Challenges- Summary Prologue The last part of mains revision and answer writing for selected topics. covered with full length discuss on model answer. Powerpoints available under Mrunal.org/download – [...]

[Economy] Land Acquisition bill 2011 : Salient Features, Pro Con analysis

Land acquisition topic is very important for almost all competitive exams of India starting from UPSC, State PSC, CPF, APFC, Bank and MBA Group Discussion / Interviews. What is Land Acquisition? How is this process governed? Land is a state subject then how can [...]

[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 [...]

[Culture] Festivals of India: Characteristics, Features & Importance

Characteristics of Indian Festivals? Seasonal in nature Seasonal Festivals are Agro-based Worship of Animals Worship of Fire Same time but different Names Involves Dancing Involves Processions Artificial / Non-religious Festivals Appendix: Major Festivals of India Bihu: three types, Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Onam, Pongal [...]

[Economy] Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA): Meaning, Features, Controversies

What is FCRA? What is the need of FCRA Act? Who can accept Foreign Contribution? Who cannot accept Foreign Contribution? Why is FCRN Act in news? Controversy Mock Questions What is FCRA? Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) It regulates the foreign contribution (money donation) [...]

[Diplomacy] Connect Central Asia Policy: Meaning, Features, Significance for India

What is Central Asia? Why is Central Asia important for India? India’s problem in Central Asia? What has China done in Central Asia? What is Connect Central Asia Policy? Meet and Greet Fire and kill Trade and Prosper Teach and Heal Fly and [...]

Mohan Public Procurement

[Polity] Public Procurement Bill 2012: Meaning, Salient Features, explained

Topic particularly important for UPSC Mains examination- Public Administration Paper I ->5th Topic : Accountability and control. What is Public Procurement? What is the problem in Public Procurement system? Where does the bill apply? Where does the bill not apply? Salient Features / Provisions [...]

[Polity] Rights of Persons with Mental illness and [Public Health] Mental Healthcare Bill: Features, Criticism

Two issues with Mental illness #1: Taboo #2 Abuse What is Mental Illness? Examples of Mental Illness Rights given to Mentally ill patients Right to Non-discrimination Right to live with dignity Confidentiality Free treatment Right to Humane Treatment without cruelty Right to Personal [...]

[Polity] Prohibition of Unfair Practices in Schools Bill 2012 and Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE): Features, functions

What is CABE? Objectives of the bill? Unfair Practices Prohibited under the Bill Punishment Anti-argument Mock Questions What is CABE? Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE), is the highest advisory body to advise the Union and State Governments in the field of education. Particularly for [...]

Timeline IUCN Red List

[EnB] IUCN Red list, CITES Agreement : Meaning, Features, Mock Questions for CSAT

What is IUCN? Limitation IUCN red-list What is CITES? How does CITES work? Appendix Criticism, limitation of CITES #1: No police of its own #2: Non-Native Species #3: Appendix are Counterproductive #4: Not Comprehensive Mock questions for CSAT What is IUCN? International Union for [...]

Banking regulation Act

[Economy] Banking Amendment Bill: Issues, Features, Problems, Reforms meaning explained

What is Banking Regulation Act? RBI Power #1: Can remove entire Board of a Bank RBI Power #2: Connected Lending Prevention RBI Power #3: Unclaimed Accounts Public Banks Issue#1: Need consolidation Public Banks Issue#2: Need more investment Banks issue #3: More voting rights [...]

[Polity] Chhattisgarh Food Security Bill 2012: Salient Features

Who is not covered? Who gets benefit? Arguments: Chhattisgarh Food Security bill National Food Security Bill fiasco =Direct Cash transfer? #1: Fiscal Deficit #2: Identification of Beneficiaries #3: lack Manpower and Administrative machinary Some Food Quotes for thought Who is not covered? Following families have [...]