Social Sector Current Affairs

FOOD SECURITY, NFSA AND DELAY IN IMPLEMENTATION Condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Exists “when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and…

INFERTILITY IN INDIA Fertility A woman’s ability to conceive a biological child. A couple is considered to have fertility issues if they are unable to conceive after unprotected sex for over a year. A woman's…

Cloaked under the privilege of “religion and culture”, the new draft National Wildlife Policy, framed by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, suggests amending existing laws to allow hunting of animals like cobras.…

There is no need of personal custody and investigation as the documents would clear whether the accused should be convicted or not. “Personal liberty should not be put on the ventilator in an ICU”. In…

SMART CITIES BACKGROUND As the global population continues to grow at a steady pace, more and more people are moving to cities every single day. Experts predict the world’s urban population will double by 2050…

The Handloom sector plays a very important role in the country’s economy. It is one of the largest economic activities providing direct employment to over 65 lakhs persons engaged in weaving and allied activities. Issues…

Smart Cities are those cities which have smart (intelligent) physical, social, institutional and economic infrastructure while ensuring centrality of citizens in a sustainable environment. It is expected that such a Smart City will generate options…

Self-Help Groups in India Self-help group is a method of organising the poor people and the marginalized to come together to solve their individual problem. The SHG method is used by the government, NGOs and…

  Public procurement is the purchase of goods or services by the public sector and it generally accounts for a large share of public expenditure in a domestic economy. Public procurement1 may be defined as,…

  Categories under priority sector Agriculture Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Export Credit Education Housing Social Infrastructure Renewable Energy Others The Total Priority Sector target of 40 percent for foreign banks with less than 20…

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