CAG Report on Coastal Ecosystem

CAG Report on Coastal Ecosystem Context: • Recently, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India tabled a report in Parliament on whether steps taken by the Union Environment Ministry to conserve India’s coastal ecosystems have been successful. Centre’s Initiatives: 1. Coastal Regulation Zone Notification […]

Shortage of HIV Drugs

Shortage of HIV Drugs Context: • In June, PLHIV (People Living with HIV) networks across the country started witnessing an acute shortage of certain Antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ART) centres. Among them were pediatric formulations and dolutegravir, the backbone of HIV treatment.   […]

ISRO

ISRO The History of ISRO The story of Indian space research starts with the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) which was set up in 1962 under Department of Atomic Energy. INCOSPAR set up Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) in Thiruvananthapuram for upper […]