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[Polity] Ragging: Raghwan Committee report

What is Ragging? Raghavan Committee Report on Anti-Ragging Laws made by State Governments Himachal Pradesh Haryana 2009: UGC Regulation Why Affidavit? Mock Questions What is Ragging? A damaging form of interaction of the seniors in college or school with the juniors or the newcomers [...]

Disaster Management: EarthQuakes

[Polity] 2nd ARC: Disaster Management (3rd Report) Gist of Chapter 1 to 3

This content is taken from 3rd report of 2nd Administrative reform Commission (Crisis  Management). The reports of 2nd ARC are important because they provide truckload of fodder-material in UPSC exam General Studies, Public Administration, Essay and interview. Crisis vs Disaster Disasters: why increasing? Disasters [...]

2nd ARC Ethics and Corruption mindmap

[Polity] 2nd ARC Ethics and Corruption (4th Report): Election Reforms, State Funding of Elections

What is Ethics? What is Rule of Law? Two Viewpoints in Fighting Corruption 3 Factors behind Corruption in India Politics and Ethics Election =Mother of corruption Criminalization of politics Election reforms already in process Election Funding Three Patterns of State Funding of Elections [...]

Gadgil report on Western Ghats

[Western Ghats] Gadgil Report: Ecologically Sensitive Zones (ESZ), WGEA Authority (Part 3 of 4)

What is Gadgil Panel? Ecologically Sensitive Zones (ESZ) Western Ghats Ecology Authority (WGEA)? Hierarchy Structure Functions Zonal recommendations General recommendations In the last two articles, we saw Western Ghats: overview of physical geography and biodiversity: Threats to the biodiversity of Western Ghats: Gadgil Panel: origin [...]

[Western Ghats] Gadgil report: Why Controversies, Athirappilly, Gundia Projects: Explained

Controversies: Gadgil report Contro: “NO” to Dams in Kerala and Karnataka Athirappilly Project: Why problem? Adar Tribal displacement Gundia Project: why problem? Contro: R.T.I. stonewallingTM Contro: Committee pe Committee. Contro: Angry Kerala Government Contro: Mining mafias spreading baseless rumors Contro: Creation of separate [...]

[Sci-Tech] Dept.’s Annual Report summary (Part 4 of 4): Mapping, International Collaboration, Awareness & Awards

Prologue 12th Five Year Plan (FYP) vs DST National Data Sharing and Accessibility Policy 2012 Mapping Related Survey of India National Atlas of India (NATMO) Mapping related: misc. International cooperation in S&T With USA With UK With EU with various bodies With other [...]

Low Cost Wireless Polysomnograph

[Sci-Tech] Dept.’s Annual Report summary(Part2 of 4): Healthcare, Construction, Textile, Electronics, Plasma, Nano

Prologue Healthcare/Drug/Medical related Good Lab practices (GLP) DPRP E-psychiatrist or virtual psychiatrist Health & Physical fitness monitor Blood Chemistry Analyser & Compact Portable Mobile Lab Bacteriorhodipsin Electro-Active Sensor Fabrics Biosensors Low Cost Wireless Polysomnograph AYURVEDA BIOLOGY Synriam Lab instruments Building/Construction related Metal related [...]

Portable Alternative Analytical Technology (PAAT)

[Sci-Tech] Dept.’s Annual Report summary(Part1 of 4): Agro, Environment, Solar and Water related projects, inventions, research

Prologue Agri / Dairy related Potash from Sea Water Banana Stem for Paper Making Non-Edible Oils (NEO).  Environment and Biodiversity (EnB) related FLY ASH UNIT Bamboo Mission Misc. Solar/ Energy related Drinking Water related Prologue I’m running the Summary of Department of Science and Technology [...]

Nigvekar Committee report-highlights

[RTI] Finally got the “top-secret” Nigvekar Committee report on Civil Service Exam Reforms- Even more radical than expected!

Nigvekar report is more radical than I had expected Word of advice Index of the report Executive summary and recommendation Proposed Mains structure Count language marks in final list Double the Language marks for North East candidates Only graduation related optional subject Six [...]

India in Special 301 Report

[Economy] Special 301 Report, Priority List, Implication on India, Nexvar case, Compulsory License, Patent Evergreening, IPR protection, USTR explained

What is Special 301 report? Priority List countries for 2014’s Report Why India in Priority watch list of Special 301 report? #1: Movie piracy #2: Internet piracy #3: Ever Greening: Novartis Judgement #4: Compulsory license: Nexvar Judgement #5: Drug price control #6: Trademarks [...]

[UN Report] Arab Integration- Meaning, Opportunities, Challenges, Implications

Topic in news because recently UN’s Economic and Social Commission (ECOSOC) released a Report: “Arab Integration: A 21st century development imperative”. Frontline magazine also ran a story. (Interview Q) What do you understand by the Arab Integration? Why is Arab integration necessary? What are the [...]

Human development index components formula

[Economic Survey] Ch13: P1- UNDP’s Human Development report 2014, HDI, Gender Development, gender inequality, Multidimensional poverty, World Bank’s Gini-Coefficient

Prologue Human Development Report Five indexes under HDR-2014 Index#1: Human development index (HDI) Ranking Tie in Ranking No ranking in HDR 2014 Index#2: Inequality adjusted HDI Index#3: Gender Development India (GDI) Index#4: Gender inequality index Index#5: Multi-dimensional poverty index Human Development: 4 culprits [...]