EDEN IAS

2021

NEWS IMPULSE | GANDHI PEACE PRIZE FOR YEAR 2019 AND 2020 |22 MARCH

Why in News? The Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2019 and 2020 is being conferred on His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman respectively. About: Gandhi Peace Prize is an annual award instituted by Government of India since 1995, the 125th Birth Anniversary commemoration year of Mahatma …

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PLI SCHEME FOR TEXTILES | 30 December 2021

Syllabus Section: Government Initiatives (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Recently, the government has approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for textiles, with an approved outlay of ₹10,683 crore. About: The objective of the scheme is to promote the production of MMF Apparel, MMF Fabrics and Products of …

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INDIGENOUS EXTREME COLD WEATHER CLOTHING SYSTEM (ECWS) | 30 December 2021

Syllabus Section: Geography (GS Paper I) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Recently, DRDO handed over technology of extreme cold clothing system to 5 Indian firms. About: It is an ergonomically designed modular technical clothing with improved thermal insulation and physiological comfort. It is based on the insulation required at various ambient …

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Rythu Bandhu | 30 December 2021

Syllabus Section: Government Initiatives (GS Paper II) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? The total funds disbursed under Rythu Bandhu, Telangana government’s direct benefit transfer scheme for farmers, will soon touch Rs 50,000 crore in the coming days. Rythu Bandhu Scheme The scheme was launched by the state government in 2018. Under …

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WORLD INEQUALITY REPORT 2022, INDIA| 29th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Economy (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? As per the recently released 'World Inequality Report 2022', India is among the most unequal countries in the world. Key Findings: 1) Global Income and Wealth Inequalities Global wealth inequalities are even more pronounced than income inequalities. MENA is the …

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EXPECTED ECONOMIC RECOVERY, AND FACTORS IT WILL DEPEND ON| 29th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Economy (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Recently, October 2020, official data confirmed that the Indian economy had gone into a technical recession. Key Findings: By the end of the financial year 2021-22, India’s GDP is expected to come back to the pre-Covid level. The recovery has, …

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SUPREME COURT CLARIFIES ON ABUSE LINKED TO DOWRY DEATHS| 28th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Governance (GS Paper II) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Recently, Supreme Court held that dowry death can be presumed if the wife was harassed, mentally and physically close before her death in the marital home. Section 304B, IPC: Dowry Death The provision mandates that the death of a married …

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MAHARASHTRA’S SHAKTI ACT| 28th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Governance (GS Paper II) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Recently, Maharashtra Assembly passed the Shakti Criminal Laws (Maharashtra Amendment) Act unanimously. It became the second state in India after Andhra Pradesh to approve death penalty for heinous offences of rape and gangrape. About: The Assembly has made changes to …

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STATE HEALTH INDEX| 28th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Governance (GS Paper II) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? NITI Aayog releases the fourth edition of the State Health Index Report for 2019-2020, titled “Healthy States, Progressive India”. About: The State Health Index has been developed by NITI Aayog, with technical assistance from the World Bank, and in close …

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DELHI GOVT’S COLOUR-CODED ACTION PLAN TO FIGHT COVID-19| 27th November 2021

Syllabus Section: Environment and Ecology (GS Paper III) Importance: UPSC Prelims and UPSC Mains Why in News? Recently, Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has approved a colour-coded response action plan to control a probable third wave of Covid-19. About: The colour-coded action plan determines the level of restrictions in markets, industries, offices and public transport …

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