Widespread Heatwave

Widespread Heatwave Context: India is facing an unusually long series of heatwaves that began in the end of March and scorched north India for most of April. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said April was the hottest in northwest India in 122 years. It has […]

Interlinking of Rivers

Interlinking of Rivers Context: • Under the National Perspective Plan (NPP), the National Water Development Agency (NWDA) has identified 30 links (16 under Peninsular Component & 14 under Himalayan Component) for preparation of Feasibility Reports. About: • Ken – Betwa project is the first Inter-linking […]

National Scheme of Welfare of Fishermen

National Scheme of Welfare of Fishermen   About: The Centrally Sponsored ‘National Scheme of Welfare of Fishermen’ provides financial assistance to fishersfor the construction of house among other things. This Scheme is a component of the Scheme ‘Blue Revolution: Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries’.   […]