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

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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). They’re safer than artificial pesticides (soil-water pollution, impact on human health). Trichoderma and Pseudomonas are two …

[Yearbook] CISF Airport Security Force (ASF)

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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 jungle areas to highly populated centres. Nowadays the terrorist/extremists want to attack high profile targets …

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

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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 in India: The Present Situation First, some fodder for Essays and Group Discussions. It is estimated …

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

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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 Security professional from Surat. Introduction Dear All, Firstly, I would like to thank Mrunal for providing …

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[Yearbook] FSSAI : Gutkha ban and Surrogate Advertizements

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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 Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 What was …

[Yearbook] National Child Labour Project and INDUS

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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 to suggest measures to tackle it. Recommendations of Committee As  long as poverty continued, it would …

[Yearbook] PM 15 Points Program for Minority Welfare

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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 for the poor Enhanced credit support for economic activities Recruitment to State and Central Services Equitable share …