Transition to Renewable Energy

Transition to Renewable Energy #GS 03 Infrastructure, Renewable Energy For Prelims G-20 Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) The first G20 Energy Transitions Working Group (ETWG) Meeting under India’s Presidency began in Bengaluru on 05-02-23. It will have over 150 participants including G20 member countries, nine […]

PM-KUSUM

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Uttham Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) #GS 03 Infrastructure For Prelims PM-KUSUM The scheme was launched by the Ministry of New and, Renewable Energy (MNRE) in 2019. PM-KUSUM aims at furthering the production of solar power in India and also gives the […]

Upper Bhadra Lift Irrigation Project

Upper Bhadra Lift Irrigation Project #GS 03 Infrastructure For Prelims Upper Bhadra Lift Irrigation Project This project launched in 2000, is aimed at irrigating 2,25,515 hectares through micro-irrigation in drought-prone districts of Chitradurga, Chikkamagaluru, Davangere and Tumakuru. It will help to recharge ground water tables […]

Balancing growth with stability

Balancing growth with stability #GS 03 Budget, Economy, Infrastructure For Mains Concerns with the growth rate Even though the economy has staged a recovery and surpassed the pre-pandemic income level, the growth rate remains below the pre-pandemic trend at less than 7%. However, inflation remains […]

Solar Power vs Coal

Solar Power vs Coal #GS 03 Infrastructure, Renewable Energy For Mains Why the focus on Solar power India is facing pressure from both environmental groups as well as foreign nations who are part of the Paris agreement to reduce its dependency on conventional energy sources. […]

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project #GS-01 Geography, #GS-03 Infrastructure, Environment Conservation For Prelims Ken-Betwa River interlinking project The Ken-Betwa Link Project (KBLP) aims to transfer surplus water from the Ken River in MP to Betwa River in UP to irrigate the drought-prone Bundelkhand region. The water […]

Flaws in India’s urbanisation policies

Flaws in India’s urbanisation policies #GS-03 Infrastructure, Urbanisation For Mains Funding of Urbanisation in India A World Bank report released in November last year, on financing India’s urban infrastructure needs, focuses on private investments to reduce urban problems. 48%, 24% and 15% of the funds […]

Etalin hydroelectric project

Etalin hydroelectric project #GS-03 Infrastructure For Prelims Etalin hydroelectric project It was proposed to be developed as a joint venture between Jindal Power Ltd and the Hydropower Development Corporation of Arunachal Pradesh Ltd. The plan was to combine two run-of-the-river schemes with limited storage by […]

Channakha-Korata (Rudha) barrage

Channakha-Korata (Rudha) barrage #GS-01 Rivers of India, #GS-03 Infrastructure For Prelims Channakha-Korata (Rudha) barrage Channakha-Korata (Rudha) barrage is a proposed inter-State barrage across the Penganga River to irrigate agricultural fields in the states of Telangana and Maharashtra. The idea behind the irrigation project was first […]

Women in MGNREGS

Women in MGNREGS #GS-02 Social Justice, #GS-03 Infrastructure For Prelims MGNREGS: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme was launched on 2nd February 2006 under the MGNREG Act. Its aim is to guarantee 100 days of employment in every financial year to adult members of […]