Smart Cities Mission

Smart Cities Mission #GS 03 Infrastructure For Prelims Smart Cities Mission Smart Cities Mission is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme was launched on 25 June, 2015 to promote cities that provide core infrastructure, clean and sustainable environment and give a decent quality of life to their […]

Vande Bharat trains

Vande Bharat trains #GS 03 Infrastructure For Prelims Vande Bharat trains The Vande Bharat is an indigenously designed and manufactured semi high speed, self-propelled train that is based on a propulsion system called distributed traction power technology. They were called Train 18 during the development […]

Transition to Renewable Energy

Transition to Renewable Energy #GS 03 Infrastructure, Renewable Energy For Prelims G-20 Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) The first G20 Energy Transitions Working Group (ETWG) Meeting under India’s Presidency began in Bengaluru on 05-02-23. It will have over 150 participants including G20 member countries, nine […]


Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Uttham Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) #GS 03 Infrastructure For Prelims PM-KUSUM The scheme was launched by the Ministry of New and, Renewable Energy (MNRE) in 2019. PM-KUSUM aims at furthering the production of solar power in India and also gives the […]

Upper Bhadra Lift Irrigation Project

Upper Bhadra Lift Irrigation Project #GS 03 Infrastructure For Prelims Upper Bhadra Lift Irrigation Project This project launched in 2000, is aimed at irrigating 2,25,515 hectares through micro-irrigation in drought-prone districts of Chitradurga, Chikkamagaluru, Davangere and Tumakuru. It will help to recharge ground water tables […]

Striking a Balance: Growth and Stability

Balancing Growth with Stability #GS 03 Budget, Economy, Infrastructure For Mains Concerns with the growth rate Even though the economy has staged a recovery and surpassed the pre-pandemic income level, the growth rate remains below the pre-pandemic trend at less than 7%. However, inflation remains […]

Solar Power vs Coal

Solar Power vs Coal #GS 03 Infrastructure, Renewable Energy For Mains Why the focus on Solar power India is facing pressure from both environmental groups as well as foreign nations who are part of the Paris agreement to reduce its dependency on conventional energy sources. […]

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project

Ken-Betwa River interlinking project #GS-01 Geography, #GS-03 Infrastructure, Environment Conservation For Prelims Ken-Betwa River interlinking project The Ken-Betwa Link Project (KBLP) aims to transfer surplus water from the Ken River in MP to Betwa River in UP to irrigate the drought-prone Bundelkhand region. The water […]