DOUBLING FARMERS’ INCOME: Background: The Prime Minister declared at a farmer rally in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, in February 2016 that the government intended to double farmers’ incomes by 2022. Why is it necessary to double farmers’ incomes? Since there has long been a significant income […]


PM GATI SHAKTI SCHEME: About: Goal: To guarantee comprehensive planning and execution of infrastructure projects over the next four years, with a focus on accelerating ground-level work, cutting costs, and generating jobs. The National Infrastructure Pipeline, which was introduced in 2019 and cost Rs 110 […]

Revolt of 1857 Part 2

Revolt of 1857 Part 2 Leaders of the revolt Place Important Leaders Delhi Bahadur Shah II, General Bakht Khan Lucknow Begum Hazrat Mahal, Birjis Qadir, Ahmadullah Kanpur Nana Sahib, Rao Sahib, Tantia Tope, Azimullah Khan Jhansi Rani Laxmibai Bihar Kunwar Singh, Amar Singh Rajasthan Jaidayal […]

Revolt of 1857 Part 1

Revolt of 1857 Part 1 The Revolt of 1857 or The First War of Indian Independence or Sepoy Mutiny as the Britishers call it is widespread but ultimately unsuccessful armed rebellion against the occupying British East India Company. It began as a revolt of the […]


NEW START TREATY: #GS2 #International treaties and agreements ∙What Is the New START Treaty? ∙The number of nuclear warheads that Russia and the United States of America can deploy is capped at 1,550 under the sole remaining arms reduction deal between the two former Cold War adversaries,  New START (Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty).  ∙It went into effect on February 5, 2011.  ∙It continues the bipartisan process of verifiably reducing U.S. and Russian strategic nuclear arsenals by restricting each side to 700 strategic launchers and 1,550 operable warheads.  ∙It was initially supposed to last for ten years, or until 2021; however, it was given an additional five  years, or until 2026.   ∙A group of people who operate in the construction sector is referred to as a “ecosystem.”   ∙A group of people who operate in the construction sector is referred to as a “ecosystem.”     ∙Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT):  ∙Both parties agreed under the Interim Agreement, which came […]


PM KISAN: About: No matter the size of the farmer’s holdings, the Center deposits three equal payments of Rs 6,000 each into the bank accounts of all landowner farmers each year in compliance with the scheme. In February of this year, it made its debut. […]

National Data & Analytics Platform’s (NDAP)

NDAP   ∙What is the National Data & Analytics Platform’s (NDAP) purpose?   ∙To provide public government data on a user-friendly platform and to make it accessible, interoperable, and available. The portal includes information from several governmental organisations. It offers resources for data analytics and visualisation.    ∙How many datasets are currently available on the platform?   ∙It contains 203 datasets from 46 central government ministries and organisations that were chosen in accordance with use cases and professional recommendations. These datasets can communicate with one another. To keep the datasets current, updates will be made often.    ∙Is the data accessible on the platform without charge?   ∙Every dataset on NDAP is available for free download and merging.    ∙What other functionalities does the platform offer?    ∙Several languages will be offered for the datasets. Users can follow any specific dataset that piquestheir attention. Those who follow the dataset will receive notifications when it is updated. The site will contain Hindi and English audio and video instructions, making it simple for users who are blind to utilise.    ∙What purpose does NDAP serve?   ∙The datasets are made interoperable by the NDAP, making cross-sectoral […]


INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION: Introduction: Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) holds a prominent place in the glorious history of India. IVC is also known as ‘Harappan Civilization’ as Harappa was the first city to be discovered along the banks of river Ravi by Daya Ram Sahni in […]

Parliamentary Committees Part 2

Parliamentary Committees Types of Parliamentary Committees Standing Committees Part 2 Departmental Standing Committees There are 24 Departmental Standing Committees with 16 of them under the jurisdiction of the speaker of the Lok Sabha, while 8 are under the jurisdiction of the Chairman of the Rajya […]

Parliamentary Committees Part 1

Parliamentary Committees Like many things in the Indian Parliament, Parliamentary Committees also have their origins in the British Parliament. A Parliamentary Committee consists of a committee of MPs who are elected by the House or nominated by the presiding officer, and works under the direction […]