GS-2 JANANI SURAKSHA YOJANA Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) is a safe motherhood intervention under the National Rural Health Mission (NHM). It is being implemented with the objective of reducing maternal and infant mortality by promoting institutional delivery among pregnant women. The scheme is under implementation in all states and Union …Read More »
Daily Archives: February 17, 2021
Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections
GS-2 PRADHAN MANTRI JEEVAN JYOTI BIMA YOJANA Eligibility Available to people in the age group of 18 to 50 and having a bank account. People who join the scheme before completing 50 years can, however, continue to have the risk of life cover up to the age of 55 years …Read More »
Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
GS-3 DIGITAL INTELLIGENCE UNIT Recently, the Ministry of Communications has decided to set up a Digital Intelligence Unit (DIU) as a nodal agency to deal with complaints of unsolicited commercial communication (UCC) and cases of financial fraud, especially in the digital payments space. Apart from the DIU a Telecom Analytics for Fraud Management and Consumer …Read More »
Achievement of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
GS-3 BHUVAN PORTAL Recently, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)and MapmyIndia have partnered to come up with an indigenious geospatial portal known as ‘Bhuvan’. This is in line with the above discussed new guidelines for the Geo-Spatial Sector in India. Geospatial Portal (Bhuvan): It is a type of web portal used to find and access geographic information (geospatial information) and associated geographic …Read More »
GS-2 CORRUPTION PERCEPTION INDEX 2020 India’s rank has slipped six places to 86th among 180 countries in Corruption Perception Index (CPI) released by Transparency International. India was ranked 80th out of 180 countries in 2019. Transparency International Transparency International is an international non -governmental organisation founded in 1993 based in Berlin, Germany its Non profit purpose is to take action …Read More »
Context: Dignitaries from a range of domains discussed the implications and the road to implementation of the recently released Guidelines for acquiring and producing Geo-Spatial Data and Geo-Spatial Data Services including Maps at stakeholders meet on the issue. “As the next generation of mapping technologies develop, these guidelines will enable …Read More »