Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana The Scheme aims at providing Senior Citizens (belonging to BPL category) suffering from any of the age related disability such as low vision, hearing impairment, loss of teeth etc with such assisted-living devices which can restore near normalcy in their bodily functions The assistive devices provided shall be of high quality and […]
The Current Affairs for IAS covers all the key sections like Yojana, EPW, Rajya Sabha TV, PIB, Issues in News, and much more that are important in UPSC Exam point of view.
Here, IAS candidates can find gist of all the of important articles and topics covered under each category Gist of Yojana, Gist of EPW (Economic and Political Weekly), Gist of Rajya Sabha TV, Best of PIB, Issues in News, Editorials Roundup and much more.
Issues in News covers all the important issues that made the newspaper and crucial for UPSC Exam and here IAS Aspirants can find important Issues in News covered for each month for UPSC Current Affairs preparation.
Editorial Roundup covers all the important editorials and articles from major newspapers like The Hindu, Indian Express, Live Mint and others.
Under Gist of Yojana, one can find the list of yojanas or topics of the entire year as published by the Government of India.
The Gist of Economic and Political Weekly is a weekly peer-reviewed academic journal that covers all social sciences. Here IAS candidates can find most important EPW articles relevant for IAS Exam preparation.
Gist of Rajya Sabha TV section provides in-depth coverage and analysis of parliamentary affairs particularly the functioning of and developments related to Rajya Sabha. It also gives an insightful review of the events of the House as well as other everyday parliamentary proceedings and developments as well as focusing on current national and international affairs
Concepts in News provide a brief explanation on the concepts that were in the news for eg: like Bhakti Movement; Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act; Labour Reforms in India etc.
National Family Health Survey-4 The ministry of health and family welfare conducts NFHS The survey is done periodically (the previous survey was done in 2005-06 NFHS measures the nutritional indicators in the country in order to assess the prevalence of malnutrition As per the report of 2015-16, the malnutrition levels have come down As per […]
Health Insurance for all Schemes introduced by the ministry of health and family welfare Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) Is a centrally sponsored health insurance scheme It covers BPL families (a unit of five) and 11 other defined categories namely Building & Other Construction Workers, licensed Railway porters, Street Vendors, MGNREGA workers (who have worked […]
Inter-state River Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2017 The Inter-state river water disputes are on the rise on account of increase in water demands by the States. The Inter State Water Dispute Act, 1956 provides the legal framework to address these disputes. The ISWD, suffers from many drawbacks such as setting up of a separate Tribunal […]
Steps taken by Government to curb the generation of black money Constitution of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Black Money under Chairmanship and Vice-Chairmanship of two former Judges of Hon’ble Supreme Court (Chief Justice M B Shah and Chief Justice Arijit Pasayat) Enactment of a comprehensive law – ‘The Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income […]
Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed in the Parliament The bill has already been passed by Rajya Sabha The features of the bill are It will amend the provisions of The Maternity Benefit Act of 1961 Maternity leave available to the working women to be increased from 12 weeks to 26 weeks for the first […]
A high level committee to resolve the grievances and complaints of women sports persons set up the Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel has stated that a a high level committee to resolve the grievances and complaints of women sports persons under the chairmanship of Joint secretary Sports will […]
Nari Shakti Puraskars, 2016 The President will give away the awards on May 8, 2017 The government of India to recognize the achievement, gives away these awards annually to women and institutions and to empower them It is the Ministry of Women and Child Development that announces the awards The Nari Shakti Awards were initiated […]
Centenary Celebrations of Women’s Indian Association (WIA) Was set up in May 7, 1917 in Adyar, Madras India’s first major feminist organization which was set up by a group of women Annie Besant and Smt. Sarojini Naidu had played a leading role in the foundation of the Indian Women’s Association About WIA – Achievements so […]
India to Host 10th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance: ICEGOV 2017 To be hosted for the first time in India, in collaboration with United Nations University and UNESCO Will be held in Delhi from 7th March to Thursday, 9th March, 2017 The key objective of ICEGOV2017 is to explore how […]