Product Linked incentive scheme (PLI) -UPSC [prelims and mains comprehensive]

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has submitted a report on the Status of India’s Production-Linked Incentive Schemes. The Product Linked incentive scheme is a cornerstone of the Government’s drive toward Atmanirbhar Bharat. The Finance Minister announced an allocation of INR 1.97 lakh crores for PLI Schemes in 13 critical sectors in the Union Budget … Read more

[UPSC] Caste based Census: Why or Why not there is a need for Caste Census ?

During the just finished Parliament session, there was a clamour to use the legislative path to lift the Supreme Court’s 50 percent reservation cap. Several political groups have called for a nationwide caste census ahead of the 2021 Census. The Ministry of Home Affairs, on the other hand, has stated that the Government of India … Read more

ICMR’s ‘Clinicopathological Profile of Cancers in India’ Report UPSC

 The ‘Clinicopathological Profile of Cancers in India: A Report of the Hospital-Based Cancer Registries, 2021′ was just published by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). What are the most important findings? Gender differences: Males had a greater proportion of total cancer cases (52.4%) than females (47.4 percent ) Female Malignancies: Gynecological cancers, including breast … Read more

The Inland Vessels Bill, 2021

 The Inland Vessels Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha on July 22, 2021.  It replaces the Inland Vessels Act, 1917.  The Act provides for the regulation of inland vessel navigation by states including the registration of vessels, and safe carriage of goods and passengers.  The Bill seeks to introduce a uniform regulatory framework for inland … Read more

The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2021 UPSC

General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha on July 30, 2021.  The Bill seeks to amend the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act, 1972.  The Act was enacted to nationalise all private companies undertaking general insurance business in India.  The Bill seeks to provide for a greater private sector participation in … Read more

e-RUPI – Digital payment Solution UPSC Notes

e-RUPI ,the electronic voucher concept advances this notion of Good Governance.The Prime Minister has long been a proponent of digital ventures. Numerous programmes have been implemented over the years to ensure that benefits reach their intended beneficiaries in a targeted and leak-proof way, with few points of contact between the government and the beneficiary.   … Read more

Integrated Disease surveillance Program UPSC

Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP) was launched by Hon’ble Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare in November 2004 for a period upto March 2010. The project was restructured and extended up to March 2012. The project continues in the 12th Plan with domestic budget as Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme under NHM for all States with … Read more

Assam-Mizoram Border Dispute UPSC Notes in Detail

Assam Mizoram Border Dispute:The recent border battle  on the Assam Mizoram border due to territorial disputes has highlighted the long-standing interstate boundary problems in the northeast, especially between Assam and the states that are included in it. The current states of Assam and Mizoram are 165 kilometers long. Both of these states border Bangladesh. How … Read more

Government of India Act 1935 -UPSC Notes (Detailed)

Background Government of India Act 1935 :The Government Act of 1919 was not satisfactory at all and has less  provisions for the self-government form to be imposed in the country. There was a growing demand for constitutional reforms in India by Indian leaders. Indian politicians were frustrated at that time because they thought that the … Read more

Sedition Law : Section 124 A UPSC Notes ( Prelims and Mains)

Sedition Law : John Stewart Mill once said: “If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind.” This is the importance of … Read more