Day February 10, 2021

One liners 10th February

• The Ministry of Education has decided on the Schools and hostels under the Samagra Shiksha scheme, which was renamed as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Renaming the scheme will help to create awareness regarding the facility of these residential schools…

Lithium Reserves in Karnataka

• Atomic Minerals Directorate issues a clarification on media reports about Lithium Reserves in Karnataka. About: • Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy and Geological Survey of India are two…

Lithium Reserves in Karnataka

• Atomic Minerals Directorate issues a clarification on media reports about Lithium Reserves in Karnataka. About: • Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy and Geological Survey of India are two…

National Monsoon Mission

• Minister of Earth Science informed Rajya Sabha about National Monsoon Mission. About: • Under the Monsoon Mission, Ministry has developed the state-of-the-art weather and climate prediction models, which are now in operational use. • These models include models for…

Pre and Post Matric Scholarship Schemes

• Department of Social Justice and Empowerment informed Lok Sabha about the Modifications in Pre and Post Matric Scholarship Schemes. The scheme wise important changes introduced are as follows: • Pre-Matric Scholarship for SC students: The funding pattern under the…

[Editorial Analysis] Dams and damages

Mains Paper 1: Geography Prelims level: Rishiganga Hydroelectric Project Mains level: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc. geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features. Context: • Three days after the glacier burst, the…