Smart Meter

Smart Meter Context: The government had aimed to install 25 crore smart meters by 2025 under the Smart Meter National Programme (SMNP). But the recent count shows that only 97 lakh installations till February, 2024. Relevance: GS-02 (Government policies and interventions) What is a Smart […]

Vision Viksit Bharat@2047

Vision Viksit Bharat@2047 Context: Recently, the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Singh Thakur, virtually inaugurated the 4th edition of the IMC-YLF Youth Conclave. Relevance: GS-02 (Government policies and interventions) Key highlights: ‘Vision Viksit Bharat@2047’ aims to position India as a superpower, with a […]

Understanding Internet Shutdowns

Understanding Internet Shutdowns Context: India has consistently ranked at the top of the list for imposing internet shutdowns globally over the past five years, with approximately 60% of all blackouts occurring in the country between 2016 and 2022. Relevance: GS-02 (Indian Polity) Dimensions of the […]