Rural Local Bodies

Rural Local Bodies Context: • The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu recently called for devolving 3Fs—Funds, Functions and Functionaries to empower rural local bodies for their holistic growth and to achieve national development and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Background: • The Vice President mentioned […]

Mahatma Jyotiba Phule

Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Context: • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tribute to the great social reformer, philosopher and writer Mahatma Jyotiba Phule on his birth anniversary. • The Prime Minister said that Mahatma Phule is widely respected as a champion of social […]


Helina Context: • On April 12th, 2022, Helina, the Nag missile’s helicopter-launched version of the Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM), was tested once more. • After a successful test in Pokhran’s desert region on April 11th, 2022, the testing was carried out in the country’s northern […]

Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS)

Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) Context: • A recent Gazette notification regarding the creation of the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) marks a paradigm shift in the management of one of the world’s largest rail networks. Background: • Among the ten different Group A Indian […]