Key Leprosy Drug: Centre's Silence

Key Leprosy Drug: Centre’s Silence

Centre Mum on Availability, Requirement of key Leprosy Drug For Prelims About Leprosy Leprosy is a chronic, progressive bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium Leprae. Leprosy is also called as Hansen’s Disease. It is transmitted mainly by breathing airborne droplets from the infected individuals. It has a […]

IAS Current Affairs - Portal Launch: Register for Rations

Portal Launch: Register for Rations

Centre Launches Portal to Register for Rations For Mains Measures taken for food security National Food Security Mission: Launched in 2007, it is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme. It aims to increase production of rice, wheat, pulses, coarse cereals and commercial crops, through increasing area under […]

IAS EDITORIAL ANALYSIS - Making Sense of the ‘freebies’ Issue

Making Sense of the ‘freebies’ Issue

Making Sense of the ‘freebies’ Issue For Mains What constitutes a freebie? Resources distributed to the public as a result of election promises is what is often referred to as freebies. Do all such distributions amount to giving freebies? The distribution of free food grains […]

Editorial Analysis for UPSC - Public health and management cadre

Public Health and Management Cadre

Public Health and Management Cadre Context: In April this year, the Union government released a guidance document on the setting up of a ‘public health and management cadre’ (PHMC) as well as revised editions of the Indian Public Health Standards (IPHS). Background: The ‘public health […]

Civil services Current affairs - Delhi’s Startup Policy

Delhi’s Startup Policy

Delhi’s Startup Policy   Context: To encourage people to start businesses in Delhi by fostering a supportive environment. The government hopes to make Delhi the “world’s startup capital.”   About: The government will assemble a task group of 20 individuals to help aspiring entrepreneurs in […]

UPSC Current affairs - PM MITRA


PM MITRA Context: • A National Conference on PM Mega Integrated Textile Regions and Apparel Park (PM MITRA) Parks Scheme was organized by Ministry of Textiles on 4th May, 2022. About: • PM MITRA Park will be built by a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) that […]

Editorial Analysis for UPSC - Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Context: • Globally, an estimated 2.9 million deaths and 402 million non-fatal injuries are attributed to occupational accidents and diseases. Background: • Occupational sickness and accidents account for 5.4 percent of worldwide GDP each year. • They manifest as presenteeism […]

UPSC Current affairs - NCPCR


NCPCR Context: • In order to foster sensitization regarding various aspects of PM Cares for Children Scheme, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) organized 4 virtual Regional Conclaves on PM Cares for Children Scheme. What is PM Cares? • The Prime Minister […]