Day June 24, 2020

[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…

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:…