Question on Credibility of the Survey Data

Question on Credibility of the Survey Data Context: Academics have questioned the quality of NFHS data for various reasons, based on the previous four rounds of NFHS databases. Similarly, such questions have been raised against the NFHS 5 database also. Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) – […]

The Aryan Dravidian Debate

The Aryan Dravidian Debate Context: • The Tamil Nadu Governor’s statements regarding the Aryan Dravidian divide has invited criticism from across the country. Background: • P.T. Srinivasa Iyengar, a popular historian has never agreed to the view that Aryans and Dravidians were racially different. • […]

Population Prospects

Population Prospects Context: The World Population Prospects 2022, a projection of anticipated trends in world population, was released by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, on July 11, World Population Day. According to the estimate, the world’s population, which was about […]

National Policy For Persons With Disabilities

National Policy For Persons With Disabilities Context: The Department of Empowerment of Person with Disabilities (DoEPwD) recently released the draft of the national policy for persons with disabilities. The necessity for a new policy which replaces the 2006 policy was felt because of multiple factors […]

ADIGRAMS

ADIGRAMS Context: • Ministry of Tribal Affairs organises 2 days’ workshop in Jharkhand on ADIGRAMS. • Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) as part its ‘Outreach Initiative’ is connecting with key stakeholders associated with execution of government schemes at ground level. About ADIVASI GRANTS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM […]

TRIFED

TRIFED Context: • TRIFED organizes National Conclave on “Wild and Forest Honey” in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and National Bee Board. Importance of the wild honey: • Honey from the wild and forests is one of the world’s most popular and […]

Grammar Of Anarchy

Grammar Of Anarchy Context: • On account of Dr. B.R Ambedkar Jayanthi, it is very important to recall one of the most significant speeches of Dr Ambedkar in the constituent Assembly, one such is the “ Grammar of Anarchy” speech given by him. Background: • […]

Rural Local Bodies

Rural Local Bodies Context: • The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu recently called for devolving 3Fs—Funds, Functions and Functionaries to empower rural local bodies for their holistic growth and to achieve national development and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Background: • The Vice President mentioned […]

Matua Dharma Maha Mela

Matua Dharma Maha Mela Context: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed Matua Dharma Maha Mela 2022 at ShreedhamThakurnagar, Thakurbari, West Bengal on the occasion of 211th birth anniversary of Shree ShreeHarichand Thakur. About: Matua Dharma Maha Mela is an occasion to bow to the […]