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[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] Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF)

What is it? What are the activities undertaken? Resources- where from? Timeline Why is it news? What is Universal Service Obligation Fund? There is a ‘Universal’ associated so obviously this must be one amongst the inclusive development strategies of the government. Here the idea [...]

Mock Questions for General Studies (Mains) Paper I: Yearbook, Polity, Geography etc by Tushar

Mr.Tushar of IIT Delhi has contributed these mock questions for General studies Mains paper 1 (in the Pre-2013 UPSC system). Yearbook Polity Economy Geography + Agriculture Environment Culture Persons in News Yearbook Answer following in 250 words each(20×3=60)-general Polity and law analysis Describe the mechanism of [...]

[Yearbook] DGCA and new Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Bill

What is DGCA? What is Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Bill? Structure of CAA Autonomy: Finance Autonomy: Personnel What are the functions of DGCA ? DGCA=Directorate General of Civil Aviation It is a regulatory body under Ministry of Civil Aviation. The main functions of DGCA, following: [...]

[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 [...]

[Answerkey] Economy, Yearbook MCQs from UPSC CPF/CAPF 2012 for all booklets(A,B,C,D)

Economy Yearbook Economy 1. Which one among the following is the correct descending sequence of India’s import of Commodities in terms of value? Capital Goods—Electronic Goods—Food Products —Fertilizers Fertilizers—Food Products —Electronic Goods —Chemicals Capital Goods—Electronic Goods—Food Products—Chemicals Electronic Goods—Capital Goods—Fertilizers —Food Products From Economic Survey 2012 [...]

[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). [...]