Daily Archives: February 16, 2021

Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Disaster and disaster management.

GS-3 LEATHERBACK NESTING SITES COULD BE OVERRUN BY ANDAMANS PROJECT Proposed intensive growth in islands contradicts National Marine Turtle Action Plan released by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate ChangeProposals for tourism and port development in the Andaman and Nicobar (A&N) Islands have conservationists worried over the fate of …

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Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

GS-2 NATIONAL EDUCATION POLICY 2020 Important points: Recognising Importance of Formative years: In adopting a 5+3+3+4 model for school education starting at age 3, the policy recognises the primacy of the formative years from ages 3 to 8 in shaping the child’s future. This can lay the foundation for a multi-disciplinary approach …

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Information Technology (Intermediaryguidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021

Context: Government notifies Information Technology (IntermediaryGuidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 Amidst growing concerns around lack of transparency, accountability and rights of users related to digital media and after elaborate consultation with the public and stakeholders, the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021 …

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India Maps the 21st Century

Maps and accurate geospatial data are crucial for national infrastructure projects such as linkages of rivers, creation of industrial corridors and deploying smart power systems.Emerging vibrant technologies like Digital India, Smart Cities, eCommerce, autonomous drones, delivery, logistics and urban transport require a leap forward in mapping with greater depth, resolution …

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