Fishing in Uncertain Waters

Fishing in Uncertain Waters For Prelims What is Trawling? Trawling is one of the most common methods of fishing.  Trawl nets are designed to be towed by a boat through the water column (midwater trawl) or along the sea floor (bottom trawl). Minimum Legal Size […]

Current Account Deficit (CAD)

Current Account Deficit (CAD) Context: The Finance Ministry has asserted that the current account deficit (CAD) deteriorate this year mainly due to rising trade deficits. What is CAD? A current account deficit occurs when the total value of goods and services a country imports exceeds the […]

The Road to Productivity

The Road to Productivity For Mains Why cities are important? During early pandemic i.e., by April 2020, a Barclays report found that “the absolute economic loss was likely the largest from the shutdown of Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Delhi and Mumbai, ranging from $1 billion-$1.7 billion […]

PM GatiShakti National Master Plan

PM GatiShakti National Master Plan – “An impetus to Power Infrastructure Development” For Prelims: PM GatiShakti-National Master Plan (NMP):  Launched in October 2021. Objective: To bring different Ministries/ Utilities & infrastructure planning under a single unified vision, across all sectors such as Highways, Railways, Aviation, […]

Green Jobs

Green Jobs Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently addressed at a World Environment Day ceremony about India’s ongoing efforts to combat climate change. He also addressed India’s efforts to develop “green jobs” during his speech. What are Green Jobs? Green occupations are jobs that have […]