UPSC has quite frequently tested the knowledge of aspirants regarding the names of the various reports published by international organisations in both Civil Services Examination Prelims and as well as Mains. The prelims of 2014 and 2015 saw a couple of questions based on this. Even in mains an aspirant can use this information along with the […]
The Punchhi Commission was constituted by the Government of India in 2007 as a Commission on Centre-State relations. It was chaired by Justice Madan Mohan Punchhi who was formerly the Chief Justice of India from 18 January 1998 until his retirement on 9 October 1998. The Commission came into effect on the 27th of April, […]
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 […]
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 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.
This is the most important area from Indian History that is often asked in the examination. The contributions of Raja Rammmohun Roy are explained in this lecture.
This lecture talks about the great Mauryan empire established by Chandragupta Maurya. The details regarding Chandragupta Maurya are explained in this lecture – which includes mention of Chanakaya and Indika among others.