The Lumpy Skin Disease

The Lumpy Skin Disease

The Lumpy Skin Disease Origin: The Lumpy Skin Disease was initially found in an outbreak in Zambia in 1929. The Lumpy Skin Disease is caused by the LSD virus (LSDV), a poxvirus of the genus capripoxvirus. The studies indicate that until the 1980’s the virus […]

PIB Analysis for IAS - 31st July, 2022

PIB Analysis – 31st July, 2022

Steps taken for improving maternal and child health in the country The Government has formulated several schemes/ programmes for facilitating check-ups and screening of pregnant women, which are as follows: Surakshit Matritva Aashwasan (SUMAN) provides assured, dignified, respectful and quality healthcare at no cost and […]

Civil services Current affairs - World Food Programme (WFP)

World Food Programme (WFP)

World Food Programme (WFP) Context: • Twenty million people are at risk of starvation this year as delayed rains worsen an already brutal drought in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, the UN warned. About: • The World Food Programme (WFP) is the United Nations’ food assistance […]

Addressing the Rising Global Hunger

Addressing the Rising Global Hunger Context: • Given the current situation of a shock of a pandemic, conflicts across borders and migrant crisis all around the world the number of people on the brink of starvation has doubled from 135 million people, pre-COVID, a year […]

World Food Program

World Food Program Context: • Food supply chains in Ukraine were collapsing, with a portion of infrastructure destroyed and many grocery stores and warehouses empty, this was stated by a World Food Program (WFP) official recently. • This is due to the instability in the […]

World Happiness Index

World Happiness Index Context: • Finland has been named the world’s happiest country for the fifth year running, in an annual UN-sponsored index that ranked Afghanistan as the unhappiest, closely followed by Lebanon. • India has been ranked at 136 even below Pakistan which is […]

Agri Nutri Garden Week

Agri Nutri Garden Week Context: DAY-NRLM celebrates Agri Nutri Garden Week as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav A total of 76,664 ‘Agri Nutri Gardens’ were established in this week against the target of 7500 DAY-NRLM aims to encourage every poor rural household to create […]