Inter-State Council

Inter-State Council

Composition  Functions of the Inter-State Council What is the Standing Committee of ISC? About Functions Which other Bodies Promote Interstate Relations? Zonal Council Inter-State Trade and Commerce Articles 301 to 307 in Part XIII of the Constitution deal with the trade, commerce, and intercourse within the territory of India. Inter-State Water Disputes Related Links: Zonal Councils […]

HPSC HCS Prelims 2024

HPSC HCS Prelims 2024

Prelims: The HPSC HCS Prelims Question Paper consists of two papers including General Studies and CSAT (Civil Service Aptitude Test). All the questions included in the prelim exam are objective. Mains: The HPSC HCS Mains Exam pattern includes 4 Question Papers, namely given below: Paper I: English (including English essay) of 3 Hours and 100 […]

Vehicle Scrappage Policy

Vehicle Scrappage Policy

Categorization of vehicles concerning scrappage: Government Vehicles Commercial Vehicles Private Vehicles Vintage Vehicles Fitness Tests for Vehicles Disincentives for keeping old vehicles Benefits Challenges Replacement with electric vehicles Infrastructure De-registering vehicles Related Links: National Logistics Policy Green Tug Transition Programme Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Schemes FAME India

Green Tug Transition Programme

Green Tug Transition Programme

About  Implemented Green Tug Transition Programme is implemented by the Ministry of Ports, shipping and Waterways (MoPSW) What are Tugs? A tug boat or tug are marine vessels that maneuver ships by pushing or pulling them, mostly using tow lines. They tug ships in circumstances where the ships cannot or do not move using their […]

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)

Comptroller and Auditor General

About:  Constitutional Provisions regarding the CAG Powers of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India Article 148 of the Constitution of India establishes the authority of this office. It states the following points in relation to the establishment and powers of CAG: Role of CAG in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC)? The CAG submits three […]

Mission Shakti

Mission Shakti

About Components Sambal: Samarthya: What are the Services & Activities Involved? Emergency/ Immediate services & short-term care: National toll-free number and integrated services such as temporary shelter, legal aid, psycho-social counselling, medical assistance, police facilitation and link them with existing services etc. through One Stop Centres. Institutional Care for long term support: Behaviour Change Communication for […]

Mission Indradhanush

Mission Indradhanush

About The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare introduced Mission Indradhanush on December 25, 2014. Immunization coverage rose from 61% to 65% between 2009 and 2013, which represents a 1% annual increase. To reach the goal of complete coverage by 2020, the Indradhanush mission has been undertaken to speed up the immunization process by protecting […]

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)

Launch and Aim: Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) was launched by the government in 2015 to provide loans up to Rs. 10 lakh to the non-corporate, non-farm small/micro-enterprises. Funding Provision: Three Products: MUDRA has created three products i.e. ‘Shishu’, ‘Kishore’, and ‘Tarun’ as per the stage of growth and funding needs of the beneficiary micro unit. Loans under this scheme are collateral-free loans. […]

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana

PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana

About: PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana was launched to supplement the financial needs of land-holding farmers. Under this scheme, govt. will provide Rs 6000 per annum to farmers to buy inputs for farm activities. Funding and Implementation: Objectives: Eligibility to avail of benefits under the PM-KISAN scheme Any small or marginal farmer should not fall […]

Northern Ireland and UK Conflict

Northern Ireland and UK Conflict

Northern Ireland and UK Conflict Overview The UK and European Union (EU) are holding talks on the Northern Ireland Protocol which has been a source of tension since it came into force at the start of 2021. Read below to know in detail about the Northern Ireland and UK Conflict. What is the Northern Ireland […]

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