Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer Context: The government’s plan to encourage vaccination against cervical cancer is a positive step. Relevance: GS-02 (Health) Key Highlights Cervical cancer is closely linked to HPV infection and is a leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in India. Screening for cervical cancer […]

Having panchayats as self-governing institutions

Having panchayats as self-governing institutions Context: The 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments Acts aimed to establish local self-government through Panchayati Raj institutions. Despite three decades since these amendments, the revenue generation capacity of Panchayats remains low. Relevance: GS-02 (Governance, Panchayats) Key Highlights Panchayats depend heavily […]