Monthly Archives: February 2021

Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services

GS-2 E-DAAKHIL PORTAL E-Daakhil portal for consumer grievance redressal is operational in 15 States/UTs. What is E-Daakhil Portal? It is a portal for e-filing of consumer complaints with the National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) and other consumer commissions. It was launched by the NCDRC in September 2020 with Delhi …

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Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

GS-3 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FOR COAL SECTOR Government has put major thrust on sustainable development in coal mining and is taking multi-pronged action on both environmental & social fronts. The Ministry of Coal has undertaken several out-of-the-box measures besides regular environmental monitoring and mitigation during mining operation in order to sustainably …

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Science and Technology

GS-3 NATIONAL URBAN DIGITAL MISSION The National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) has been launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) along with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY). Several other digital initiatives of MoHUA viz. India Urban Data Exchange (IUDX), SmartCode, Smart Cities 2.0 website, …

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Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.

GS-1 VIJAYANAGAR KING KRISHNADEVARAYA The first-ever epigraphical reference (an inscription) to the date of death of Vijayanagar king Krishnadevaraya has been discovered at Honnenahalli in Tumakuru district, Karnataka. Normally, the death of kings was not recorded in the inscriptions and this was one ofthose rare records. Findings: As per the …

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