[Studyplan] India 2013 Yearbook: Approach to Culture, Tourism, Youth, Sports, Misc.GK (Part 6 of 6)

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  1. Background
  2. GK from Chapter 32
  3. GK:Awards
  4. Organizations: Culture, Youth, Sports
  5. Policies: Youth n Sports
  6. Schemes: Culture, Tourism, Youth, Sport

Background

  • Basic GK about India’s polity and geography given on chapter 1, 2 and 3.
  • GK related to environment, geography, culture etc. is scattered around in the Chapter 30: States and union territories. (your home state, and neighboring states are important for profile based interview questions. So those expecting interview calls for CSE-2012 and or APFC 2012, should refer those parts and dig net for followup interview questions that can be asked from it.).
  • In the previous five articles, we saw approach for EnB, Economy, IR, rights issue, sci-tech etc. here are the links:
  1. Introduction and approach to Environment and Biodiversity (EnB) (part 1 of 6)
  2. Approach to Economy, Finance, Industry, Commerce, Corporate Affairs (Part 2 of 6)
  3. Approach to IR, Diplomacy, Diaspora, Communication, IT and Mass Comm (part 3 of 6)
  4. Approach to Rights issue, education, welfare, poverty removal schemes (part 4 of 6)
  5. Approach to Science-Tech, Public Health, Agro (Part 5 of 6)

This last article in the “Yearbook approach” series, contains the list Culture, Tourism, Youth, Sports +(Misc. GK topics like CISF, NCEE etc)  to be prepared from India 2013 (aka India yearbook)

GK from Chapter 32

32 1146 Table of precedence (only for important posts, for MCQs)
32 1150 Names of President, VP, PM (this is basic essential GK)
32 1152 latest CJI, EC (+ whom they replaced?)
32 1154 Latest UPSC Chairman (+whom he replaced?)
32 1154 Bharat Ratna Recepeients (all of them for 2m)
32 1161 Naubel Laureats (all of them for 2m)
32 1156 Padma Award (1st para)
32 1164 Name of operations where Param Vir Chakra were given
32 1167 to 1180 List of amendment (only major and important ones)
32 1166 list of state highway (atleast the ones that pass through your home state)

GK:Awards

Mostly for MCQ/2m

12 320 List of various environment awards
21 679 PM shrama Awards, National safety, Vishwakaram Awards
22 711 Bharatendu Harischndra Award
28 1022 Stree Shakti Purskar (6 categories for MCQ)
28 1028 children awards
29 1053 Sports awards
29 1047 National Youth Festival and awards

Organizations: Culture, Youth, Sports, Police, Paramilitary (Misc.GK type)

5 78 Lalit Kala Acadamy
5 79 Sangeet Natak Acadamy
5 81 Sahitya Acadamy
5 82 National School of Drama
5 86 ASI
5 89 Anthro. Survey of India
5 89 National Archives
9 219 Kendriya Sainik Board
20 635 police hierarchy
20 636 ITBP, BSF
20 637 Assam rifles
20 638 NSG, CRPF
20 639 RAF, CISF
20 640 SSB
20 641 civil defence
20 642 home guards
20 643 Fire service (under ULB)
29 IOC vs IOA, NSF vs Sports Ministry. (not given in Yearbook but should be prepared click me)
29 1043 NSS
29 1051 SAI (Second last para)

Policies: Youth n Sports

29 1039 Youth Policy 2003
29 1040 New Youth Policy 2012
29 1050 sports policy

Schemes: Culture, Tourism, Youth, Sport

5 83 Kalanidhi, Kalakosh (2 marker)
5 94 Tourism Initiatives
5 87 National Mission for Manuscripts, Monuments etc (NMMA)
29 1047 Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan
29 1048 youth hostel
29 1049 youth corps
29 1055 Doping
29 1056 OPEX 2012 (2 marker)
29 1056 Come n Play scheme
29 1050 Panchayat Yuva Krida aur Khel Abhiyan
29 1041 NPYAD
Indian History Freedom Struggle Pratik Nayak