National Judicial Infrastructure

National Judicial Infrastructure Context: ·       As per the information made available by the High Courts, as on 28.02.2022 there are 20,814 Court Halls and 18,319 Residential Units available for Judicial Officers/Judges in the country against the working strength of 19,350 Judges/Judicial Officers of District and […]


USTTAD Context: ·       Upgrading the Skills and Training in Traditional Arts/Crafts for Development (USTTAD) scheme was launched on  2015 to preserve the rich heritage of traditional arts/crafts of minorities. ·       The scheme aims at capacity building and updating the traditional skills of master craftsmen/artisans, documentation […]

Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme

Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme Context: • The Government is promoting Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme with broader objectives of providing boost to domestic agriculture sector, environment benefits, reducing import dependency and savings in foreign exchange. • Ethanol from sugarcane route is not sufficient to […]


PMKVY Context: • The Government has launched the third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) on 15.01.2021, to train 8.00 lakh youths across the country, including North Eastern Region (NER), with an outlay of Rs. 948.90 crore.   About PMKVY 3.0: • […]

An Overlook into the Afforestation Practices

An Overlook into the Afforestation Practices Context: • The countries all over the world have been encouraging in planting trees and other planting campaign for many years. • Recently even the Government of India through the National Afforestation and Eco Development Board, launched an ambitious […]

State of the Textile Industry

State of the Textile Industry   Context: • South Asia has been the leading player in the global textile industry in the recent past, with lower production costs it has made the production of the textiles very cost competitive. Background: • As mentioned above South […]