Monthwise Comprehensive Yojana Summary (Gist) & YouTube Lecture Handouts

  • May 30, 2018
  • 1Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 15) [ Int. Rel & Org., Health, Schemes & Proj., Yojana ]

    Biodiversity hotspots in Goa: Three new sites recognised - Bird Life International, a conservation organisation, has recognized three new sites in Goa as hotspots for protection. The sites have been added to their list of “Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas”.

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  • 2Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 14) [ Sci-Tech, Defense, Schemes & Proj., Yojana ]

    Intergovernmental Oceanographic commission: The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO (IOC/UNESCO) was established by a resolution adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO.

    • It assists governments to address their individual and collective ocean and coastal mana…

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  • 3Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 13) [ Env., Schemes & Proj., Yojana ]

    Bharatmala project - National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is set to get the power to approve projects with a construction cost of more than Rs. 1, 000 crore. Currently, all such highway projects need to be approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA).

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  • 4Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 5) [ Health, Env., Schemes & Proj., Yojana ]

    Yatri Mitra Sewa - A Yatri Mitra can either be a Sahayak or any other person provided by IRCTC or the service provider appointed by IRCTC for this purpose. IRCTC may provide this service ‘Free of cost’ through some NGO, PSUs etc under CSR.

    • Yatri Mitra shall provide Wheel chair c…

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  • 5Expected Most Important Topics for UPSC - 2018 (Part - 4) [ Schemes & Proj., Yojana ]

    Neeranchal National Watershed Project - To further strengthen and provide technical assistance to the Watershed. It is assisted by World Bank. Bring about institutional changes in watershed and rainfed agricultural management practices in India.

    • Build systems that ensure watersh…

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  • May 25, 2018
  • 1📹 Nutrition: Yojana May 2018 Summary - Part 3 [ Yojana ]

    Stretching a Hand to the Vulnerable - Social Inclusion refers to access to favourable opportunities in society to enhance one’s life chances. Constitutional Provisions: Part III of the Indian Constitution provides for 6 Fundamental Rights for Social Inclusion. These include Right…

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  • 2📹 Nutrition: Yojana May 2018 Summary - Part 2 [ Yojana ]

    Nutritional Status in India - Realigning nutrition policy to target the 1st 1000 days of a child’s life are crucial 1st steps towards ensuring India’s development rests on steady shoulders. Policy-makers must account for 2-key facts:

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  • 3📹 Nutrition: Yojana May 2018 Summary - Part 1 [ Yojana ]

    Forthcoming Issue: India on the Move. Nutrition: Key to Development - W/population about 1.2 billion as per 2011 census, India is likely to be the most populous country on this planet by 2030 w/1.6 billion people.

    • 17 % of the global population.

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  • Apr 18, 2018
  • 1📹 North East: Yojana April 2018 Summary (Part – 3) [ Yojana ]

    The Fallacy of Socio-Cultural Isolation - Coined by British civil servant Alexander Mackenzie, the term ‘Northeastern Frontier’ in the contemporary time comprised of 8 Indian states viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.

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  • 2📹 North East: Yojana April 2018 Summary (Part – 2) [ Yojana ]

    Economic Survey: Recommendations - Tariff Rationalization, Classification of new commodities; Tariff rationalization; rationalization of coal tariff; Expansion of freight basket through containerization; New policy guideline for station to station rates; liberalized Automatic Fre…

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  • 3📹 North East: Yojana April 2018 Summary (Part – 1) [ Yojana ]

    Forthcoming Issue: Nutrition - North East is about pleasant tourist spot, fabulous handlooms and handicrafts or its friendly people, Due to its Geographical Isolation and perceived difference, the region has, faced backwardness and indifferent development in many sectors.

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  • Apr 1, 2018
  • 1📹 Yojana March 2018 Summary: Union Budget 2018-19 (Part - 1) [ Yojana ]

    Taking the Economy Forward - The main focus of budget is on spending more money on agriculture and rural economy which is a part of doubling the income of farmers by 2022. There is an increase in the budget allocation for rural livelihood programs.

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  • 2📹 Yojana March 2018 Summary : Union Budget – (Part - 3) [ Yojana ]

    Inter-Sectoral Issues - More airports will reduce the catchment per airport, reducing frequency of service and thus putting the overall viability in question. For example, Hubbali and Belagavi, less than 100 km apart (takes less than 2 hours by road) with excellent road connectiv…

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  • 3📹 Yojana March 2018 Summary : Union Budget – (Part - 2) [ Yojana ]

    👌 📝 Farm Productivity to Income Inclusiveness - The emphasis is laid on income rather than production alone, input intensive agriculture has transferred a food deficit nation into food surplus and net exporter.

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  • Feb 27, 2018
  • 1📹 Yojana Feburary 2018 Summary : Public Grievance Redressal (Part - 2) [ Yojana ]

    Grievance Redressal Mechanisms for Women - Timely intervention and redressal are essential, At the apex level there are: 1. Department of Administrative Reforms and Public grievances, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. 2. Directorate of Public Grievances, Cabi…

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  • 2Yojana Feburary 2018 Summary : Public Grievance Redressal (Part - 1) [ Yojana ]

    Effective Grievance Redressal: Heart of Good Governance - 📝 Government of India has established an internet based Centralized Public Grievances Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS).

    • to facilitate all citizens to lodge grievances for redressal

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  • Jan 31, 2018
  • 1📹 Yojana January 2018 Summary: Banking Reforms (Part - 2) [ Yojana ]

    📹 📝 Resolving Insolvency: India improved ease of doing business world ranking by 30 places to 103rd position than previous 136th rank in 2017. Insolvency and Bankruptcy code with Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India in 2016 – insolvency arises when firm cannot pay its dues t…

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  • 2📹 Yojana January 2018 Summary: Banking Reforms (Part -1 ) [ Yojana ]

    Next Issue – Public Grievance Redressal. Collecting coins in pot – burying them. Money from home to banks – interest on deposits – Investment banking and corporate banking. RBI as regulator and banker to banks. Banking system in India initially started with small banks and deposi…

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  • Dec 29, 2017
  • 1📹 Yojana December 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Consumer Awareness [ Yojana ]

    NEXT ISSUE – Banking Sector Reforms, Key Issues: Consumer awareness on services is complex – hospital bills, threatens of legal action, evidence of consent, Consumer rights and consumer protection (2500 yrs ago – Kautilya), Consumer Protection Act, 1986 – protect for both goods a…

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  • Nov 24, 2017
  • 1📹 Yojana November 2017(Summary): Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) [ Yojana ]

    Key Issues: Aim to build strong industries in India. Employ 11 crore people & 17 % of GDP. Challenges: Untimely access to credit. Lack of infrastructure. Inability to resource technology for upgradation. Access to marketing. Competition from neighboring nations. Poor finance. Li…

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  • Nov 22, 2017
  • 1📹 Yojana October 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: New India [ Yojana ]

    New India by 2022: ODF India by 2019 (2 Oct) – 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Open defecation causes 1 lakh deaths every year due to diahhorea. 40 % stunted child due to lack of sanitation & cost 6 % of GDP. Under Swachh Bharat Mission – Sanitation cover increase fro…

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  • 2📹 Yojana September 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Housing for All [ Yojana ]

    Housing for All by 2022. Urban areas have 1/3rd population & contribute to 3/5th GDP. Housing has interlinkage with 269 industries. Housing is at center of New Urban Agenda of Habitat, 2016. Sustainable and resilient housing – to meet commitment to Sendai Framework & Paris Agreem…

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  • 3📹 Yojana August 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: GST (Goods and Service Tax) [ Yojana ]

    Why? Trader in T. Nadu can sell in HP would worrying about rates of each state? Can truck from J&K to Kerala without being stopped anywhere at check post? . Launched on 1st July 2017 at Central Hall of Parliament. One Nation, One Market and One Tax – 2nd major surgical strike for…

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  • 4📹 Yojana July 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Social Security [ Yojana ]

    Why? By 2026: Elderly population in India – 173 million. Majority: Poor, underprivileged & women – need financial & psychological support. Social security provided in Article 43 of Constitution. “If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are …

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  • 5📹 Yojana June 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Empowering Youth [ Yojana ]

    Indian Youth: Emerging Power: Youth Indian population of Age group (15 - 19): 27.5 of the total population. UNESCO: Transition from childhood to adulthood. New initiatives/programs by Govt.

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    Yojana June 2017 Summary: Empowering Youth (In English)

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  • 6📹 Yojana May 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Transforming India [ Yojana ]

    The story of a New India: India is the global geopolitical economic landscape. India is the third largest economy. It is a robust, fast growing market for goods and service. Government and central bank to cut tax rates and interest rates.

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  • Sep 23, 2017
  • 1Jan Dhan Yojana and the 1 Billion-1 Billion-1 Billion “JAM” Revolution [ Yojana ]

    Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) aimed at providing financial services to the poor: Opening bank accounts for the poor. Giving them electronic means of payment (via RUPAY cards)

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  • Aug 29, 2017
  • 1Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP): 1000 PMBJP Kendras Opened in Uttar Pradesh [ Yojana ]

    Aim of the scheme is to make quality medicines available at affordable prices for all, particularly the poor and disadvantaged, through exclusive outlets “Jan Aushadhi Medical Store” to reduce out of pocket expenses in healthcare.

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    Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana

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  • Jul 7, 2017
  • 1Biggest Samajik Adhikarita Camp Hosted by Rajkot Gujarat [ Yojana ]

    Rajkot has hosted the biggest ever Samajik Adhikarita Shivir for distribution of Aids & Assistive Devices to Divyangjan (PwDs) (Gujarat) on 29th June 2017 which was jointly organized by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Ju…

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  • Mar 17, 2017
  • 1100 Districts in India Declared ODF Under Swachh Bharat Mission [ Yojana ]

    Indian government announced that over 1.14 lakh villages have become Open Defecation Free under Swachh Bharat Mission. It’s aiming to achieve the status for more than 100 districts by March next year.

    These three states also declared themselves ODF:

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    • Himachal Pradesh
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  • 2Kerala CM Inaugurates E-Health Kerala Scheme [ Yojana ]

    The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan launched the IT Project, e-Health Kerala. It is named Jeevan Rekha, at Peroorkada Model Government Hospital. Project has been developed by the Health Department in association with the state IT Mission.

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    CM Inaugurates e-Health Kerala scheme

    CM Inaugurates e-Health Kerala scheme

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  • 3Political Economy of FDI [ Yojana ]

    Foreign direct investment (FDI) is an important element of the global economy and a central component of economic development strategies of both developed and developing countries. Democratic political systems attract higher levels of FDI inflows both across countries and within …

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