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Heat Waves in India: A Burning Challenge

heat waves in India

Concept Heatwaves, periods of abnormally high temperatures exceeding seasonal norms, are a growing concern in India. These scorching events pose a significant threat to public health, agriculture, and overall economic well-being. The Scorching Reality: Frequency and Intensity on the Rise India experiences heatwaves primarily between March and June, with the …

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National Agroforestry Policy 2014

national agroforestry policy

Introduction: The National Agroforestry Policy 2014 was introduced by the Government of India to promote sustainable agroforestry practices across the country. Key Objectives: Encourage widespread adoption of agroforestry to enhance income generation and livelihood security for farmers. Facilitate ecological sustainability by promoting the integration of trees with agriculture. Strengthen the …

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PRODUCTION LINKED INCENTIVE SCHEME

electronics production

Introduction India’s electronics industry has witnessed significant growth in recent years. However, the sector remains heavily reliant on imports, particularly for highend components and finished products. This dependence exposes India to fluctuations in global prices and hinders its potential to become a major electronics manufacturing hub. To address these challenges, …

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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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UNHRC – Council for Preventing Human Rights Violations

UNHRC

  Concept: The UNHRC is a subsidiary body of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) responsible for promoting and protecting human rights worldwide. It was established in 2006, replacing the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR), with the aim of addressing the shortcomings of its predecessor and enhancing the …

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Purchasing Managers’ Index: The Economic Health Indicator

purchasing manager's index

TABLE OF CONTENTS News Concept Calculation Components of PMI PMI Releases News: Business activity in the services sectors likely clocked their fastest expansion in more than 13 and a half years in March, aided by a record uptick in export orders, as per the HSBC India Services Purchasing Managers’ Index …

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Agni Prime Ballistic Missile: Forefront of India’s Defence by DRDO

agni ballistic missile

TABLE OF CONTENTS News Concept Understanding Ballistic Missiles News: The new generation ballistic missile Agni-Prime was successfully flight-tested by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) along with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island off the coast of Odisha Concept : The Agni Prime …

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Securing Our Future: Recognizing the Vital Role of the National Disaster Resource Fund

National Disaster Resource Fund (NDRF)

TABLE OF CONTENTS News Concept of NDRF Key Features of NDRF   News: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday filed a suit in the Supreme Court accusing the Union government of treating the people of the State in a “step-motherly” fashion by delaying the release of disaster relief funds of nearly ₹38,000 …

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Unveiling the Potential: Exploring Sustainable Shrimp Cultivation Practices in India’s Aquaculture Sector for Economic Growth and Environmental Conservation

Concept TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Key Features of Shrimp Cultivation: Contribution to Economy and Employment: Government Initiatives and Regulations Introduction • Shrimp cultivation, also known as shrimp farming or aquaculture, is the practice of cultivating shrimp for commercial purposes. • Cultivation of shrimps is a significant economic activity, particularly along …

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