ADIGRAMS Context: • Ministry of Tribal Affairs organises 2 days’ workshop in Jharkhand on ADIGRAMS. • Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) as part its ‘Outreach Initiative’ is connecting with key stakeholders associated with execution of government schemes at ground level. About ADIVASI GRANTS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM […]


TRIFED Context: • TRIFED organizes National Conclave on “Wild and Forest Honey” in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and National Bee Board. Importance of the wild honey: • Honey from the wild and forests is one of the world’s most popular and […]


CERT-In Context: • CERT-In issues directions relating to information security practices, procedure, prevention, response and reporting of cyber incidents for Safe & Trusted Internet. About: • As per the terms of section 70B of the Information Technology Act, 2000, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team […]

Atal Tunnel

Atal Tunnel Context: • The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Engineering Marvel Atal Tunnel built in Rohtang of Himachal Pradesh received Indian Building Congress (IBC) ‘Best Infrastructure Project’ award. About: • Atal Tunnel built in Rohtang of Himachal Pradesh is an engineering marvel connecting Manali to […]

Impact of freebies on Indian Economy

Impact of freebies on Indian Economy Context: • In an address delivered at the Delhi School of Economics last week, N.K. Singh, the chairperson of the 15th Finance Commission, warned about how the race to provide freebies to voters could be a “quick path to […]

Russia’s Gas Gamble

Russia’s Gas Gamble Context: • Russian energy company Gazprom has announced that it has “completely suspended gas supplies” to Poland’s PGNiG and Bulgaria’s Bulgargaz citing their failure to pay in roubles. What is the impact? • The gas restrictions do not put the two countries […]