Daily Archives: February 8, 2021

e-technology in the aid of farmers Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices

GS-3 INITIATIVES OF GOVERNMENT OF INDIA TO PROMOTE FARM MECHANIZATION Agricultural mechanization is crucial in agriculture sector as it contributes towards improving the efficiency and effectivity of the inputs used in the crop production thereby also increasing the productivity of crops. This also reduces drudgery associated with various farm operations. …

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Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate

GS-2 MALABAR NAVAL EXERCISES The Malabar series of exercises began as an annual bilateral naval exercise between India and the US in 1992 Japan joined the Naval Exercises in Malabar 2020 saw the participation of the Australian Navy also. The Malabar Naval exercises enhanced synergy, interoperability and coordination between the …

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Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location- changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes

UTTARAKHAND FLASH FLOOD Recently, a glacial break in the Tapovan-Reni area of Chamoli District of Uttarakhandled to massive Flash Flood in Dhauli Ganga and Alaknanda Rivers, damaging houses and the nearby Rishiganga power project. In June 2013, flash floods in Uttarakhand wiped out settlements and took lives. Important  points: It …

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