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A Prelim tit-bit.
Important for Prelims.
Important for pre and mains both. Note key features for prelims.
A Prelims tit bit.
Very important for pre and mains. Such information often becomes useful while penning down Mains answer.
National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP):
Responsibility of disaster management:
Use of technologies:
The details of leveraging various technologies to enhance the efficiency of the disaster risk management efforts by the NDMA are as under:
Uses of these Maps and Atlases:
This has important information on Disaster Management. Make note of the details for both Prelims and Mains.
The scheme is state specific but some regional schemes become important for their potential impact. Just go through it.
Billed as the first of its kind in Tamil Nadu, a comprehensive scheme of over ₹800 crore, benefitting at least 12 lakh farmers engaged in dry land agriculture and targeting coverage of around 18 lakh hectares, has been launched in 25 districts
The scheme envisages:
This is a state specific scheme but still important for prelims. Also the issue as a whole of irrigation, dryland farming is important for mains.
Dry lands: Areas which receive an annual rainfall of 75 cm or less and there is no irrigation facility for raising crops. Click here to read more about it.
Q. The effective management of land and water resources will drastically reduce the human miseries. Explain. [GS-1, Mains 2016]
Q. What is water-use efficiency? Describe the role of micro-irrigation in increasing the water-use efficiency. [GS-3, Mains 2016]
Very important for prelims as it is the world’s first interoperable payment acceptance solution. See b2b for details.
About QR code:
About BharatQR code:
The news is important as in 2016, the Prakash Singh case on Police Reforms completed 10 years. Thus the issues of police reforms can be on UPSC agenda of questions.
Important for prelims. Note the key points highlighted above.
Very important for prelims and mains too. Just remember the key features of the scheme which have been highlighted and not too many details.
Govt schemes like Indradhanush are important for prelims. Make sure you understand terms such as Basel-III, AQR etc. Numbers/ data need to be remembered at few points like these where you can quote the recapitalisation done and required to assess the progress of the reform.
Very important for prelims. Can be a part of mains answer too.