Civil Service

National Health Infrastructure: NHCE, DHIS, NHA

Introduction India’s healthcare system faces significant challenges, including fragmented data, inefficient claim processing, and limited access to digital health services. The National Health Authority (NHA) has introduced key initiatives to address these issues, including the National Health Claim Exchange (NHCE) and the Digital Health Incentive Scheme (DHIS). Understanding these programs …

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NOTA and its Consequences

Why was the NOTA Option Introduced, and Its Consequences GS2 : About NOTA and its consequences with respect to the Voters Right to Secrecy, Implications of Large Number of Votes to NOTA Option, etc. The BJP’s Shankar Lalwani has won in Indore with a massive 10.09 lakh margin, receiving 12,26,751 …

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Ahilya Bai Holkar – A Model Leader

Today, we celebrate the 300th birth anniversary of the Maratha queen Ahilya Bai Holkar — a great administrator and visionary with a spiritual inclination. GS 1 : Ahilya Bai Holkar’s social, economic, and cultural  contributions. About Ahilya Bai Holkar Early Life and Rise to Power: Born in 1725 in Ahmednagar, …

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PMAY: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana for Affordable Housing.

pmay

Introduction: The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), also known as “Housing for All” mission, is a flagship initiative launched by the Government of India in 2015. It aims to achieve the ambitious goal of “Housing for All by 2022” by providing affordable housing solutions to all eligible urban and rural …

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Green Credits and Environmental Sustainability in India

Introduction The growing urgency of environmental challenges has prompted innovative solutions across the globe. In this context, India’s Green Credit program emerges as a promising market-based initiative aimed at incentivizing environmentally friendly behavior. Launched in October 2023 as part of the government’s “Lifestyle for Environment” (LiFE) mission, this program seeks …

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Basic Structure Doctrine of Indian Judiciary

Basic Structure The Basic Structure Doctrine is a cornerstone principle established by the Indian Judiciary to ensure the inviolability of the fundamental character of the Indian Constitution. This doctrine acts as a shield against attempts to radically alter the Constitution’s core tenets through amendments. Evolution of the Basic Structure Doctrine. …

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Green Bond

green bond

Concept Green bonds have emerged as a financial instrument aimed at channeling investments into environmentally sustainable projects. As the world grapples with climate change and environmental degradation, green bonds offer a mechanism to finance initiatives that mitigate environmental impact and promote sustainability. Definition of Green Bonds: Green bonds are debt …

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INDOSRI LANKA agreement on 1974

INDOSRI LANKA agreement

Introduction The term “Katchatheevu” translates to “barren island” in the Tamil language. Situated in the Palk Strait, Katchatheevu Island spans approximately 285 acres and remains uninhabited. It lies between India and Sri Lanka, serving as a point of geographical significance in the region. Katchatheevu Island Located 33 km northeast of …

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Exchange Traded Currency Derivatives

Exchange Traded Currency Derivatives

TABLE OF CONTENTS News Concept Types of Exchange-Traded Currency Derivatives Currency Options News: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday deferred the implementation of norms on exchange-traded currency derivatives (ETCDs) linked to Indian rupee until May 3 following concerns by investors. Concept : Derivatives are financial instruments whose value is …

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Allocation of Election Symbol

election symbols

 Concept The Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968 is a significant legal document in Indian electoral law. It was issued by the Election Commission of India (ECI) under the authority granted by the Representation of the People Act, 1951. This order primarily deals with the reservation and allotment of …

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