Day June 24, 2020

[Editorial Analysis] Transforming education

Mains Paper 2: Education Prelims level: Green economy Mains level: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education Context: • COVID-19 has knocked down economies, stranded people, hit education, work and travel, and cut short people’s…

[Editorial Analysis] Crop of ironies

Mains Paper 2: Social Justice Prelims level: Essential Commodities Act, 1955 Mains level: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the…

[Editorial Analysis] The New Public Sphere

Mains Paper 2: Governance Prelims level: Not much Mains level: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential Context: • Public participation is the bedrock of a successful and vibrant democracy. • Debates, discussions…

AspirantWorld One liners : 24th June

• Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers’ Welfare (DACandFW), under Make in India initiative indigenously develop a vehicle-mounted ULV sprayer for locust control to overcome the limitation of importing equipment. Mechanization and Technology Division of DACandFW developed a prototype of…

UN Arms Trade Treaty

• China will join the UN Arms Trade Treaty that is designed to control the flow of weapons into conflict zones. It comes after U.S. President Donald Trump announced plans last year to pull the U.S. out of the agreement.…

Government e-Marketplace

• In a push to promote local products, the Union government has made it mandatory for all sellers on the Government e-Marketplace (GeM), a platform for public procurement, to list the country of origin while registering new products. Key highlights:…

Syama Prasad Mookerjee

• 23 June is observed a day of supreme sacrifice in the country on the death anniversary of Syam Prasad Mookerjee About : • He was born on 6th of July, 1901 in Kolkata. • He was a prominent Indian…