National Council for Rejuvenation, Protection and Management of River Ganga is an authority created in October 2016 under the River Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management) Authorities Order, 2016, dissolving the National Ganga River Basin Authority. In this backdrop, National Ganga Council has been established as an authority and National Mission for Clean Ganga has been […]
Scientific satellites Indian space programme includes research in zones like earth sciences, astrophysics, astronomy, atmospheric sciences and theoretical physics. A sequence of sounding rockets is accessible for atmospheric research. A number of scientific appliances have been flown on satellites principally to direct extraterrestrial X-ray and gamma-ray rupture. Mars Orbiter Mission: It is the first interplanetary […]
As a part of National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC), the Government of India has catapulted eight Missions. It is an assessment of the blow of climate change and strategies needed to deal with climate change. Know more about UPSC Syllabus and IAS Exam 1. National Solar Mission: The National Action Plan […]
The Indian Government runs many schemes for the welfare of the population which is under Centre as well as the States. The diverse social welfare initiatives and schemes introduced by the Government of India are very important from the point of view of UPSC Civil Services Examination. Know more about UPSC Syllabus and IAS Exam […]
The “Various security forces in India and their mandate” is very important topic in UPSC Civil Services Examination General Studies Paper III. As per the term “Various security forces in India and their mandate”, this area in General studies Paper III covers the important security forces in the country dealing with external and internal threat. […]
The Nepal Earthquake (Intensity 7.9 on Richter Scale) occurred on 25th April 2015 at 11:56 a.m., at a depth of approximately 15 km (shallow earthquake), with its epicentre approximately 34 km east-southeast of Lamjung, Nepal. Nepal is prone to earthquakes because it is at the junction of the Indian and Eurasian tectonic plates. The earthquake […]
This lecture stresses on the importance of Science and Technology and its related infrastructure in India. Further, various departments within the Government of India and their mandate is discussed- for example, DST (Department of Science and Technology). Understanding the development and advancements in the sphere of Science and Technology from an Indian context is important […]
This lecture brings out the differences between terms such as ‘Habitat’ and ‘Niche’ in a lucid and crisp manner. Further, the structure of an ecosystem is discussed. Understanding components of an ecosystem, and their characteristics is extremely important and lays a sound base for further study into the subject which has now become part of […]
This lecture deals with the developments that took place in the post-independence India. Sardar Vallabhai Patel played an important role in getting the princely states of pre-independent India merge with the Union of India. This lecture, in brief, attempts to explain the problems faced by India immediately after independence.
This lecture talks about Indian Revolutionaries in the post 1917 era and attempts to explain the methodology of these revolutionaries and their strengths and weaknesses.