Editorials, GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

Secularism debatable ?

It is indeed true that the Constitution originally had no reference to secularism, and that the word was introduced only in 1976. Yet, in terms of the emphasis it gave to religious freedom, freedom of conscience, equality and non-discrimination, the Constitution was indeed imbued with the secular spirit. The 42nd Amendment merely made it explicit.… Continue reading Secularism debatable ?

GS-3, Uncategorized

New Initiative to Enable Higher Agriculture Yield per Unit

Objective- To reduce cost of cultivation Enable higher yield per unit Realize remunerative prices for farmer Some of the important new initiatives taken Soil Health Card (SHC) Ability to get to know the exact nutrient level available in their soils Ensure judicious use of fertiliser application and save money Ensure balanced use of fertiliser, enhancing… Continue reading New Initiative to Enable Higher Agriculture Yield per Unit

GS-2, Uncategorized

Organ Donation

Reason- Shortage of donated organs in the country as compared to the number of patients of organ failure who require transplant National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) The Central Government has been given the mandate to maintain National registry of donors and recipients of human organs and tissues under Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissue… Continue reading Organ Donation

GS-2, Uncategorized

Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi

Objective- Provide: Financial assistance to patients, living below poverty line and who are suffering from major life threatening diseases Receive: Medical treatment at any of the Government super speciality Hospitals/Institutes or other Government hospitals Financial assistance: Released in the form of ‘one-time grant’ Released to the Medical Superintendent of the Hospital in which the treatment… Continue reading Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi

GS-2, Pub admin 1, Uncategorized

Mobile Governance Programme

Objective–Delivery of public services through mobile platform Steps taken to implement Mobile Governance so far- A Mobile Applications Store (m-AppStore) has been developed as part of Mobile Seva project and currently hosts over 659 mobile applications Citizens can now directly interact with Government Departments through SMS. As on date, over 583 public services have been… Continue reading Mobile Governance Programme