UPSC Key – May 30, 2022: Why and What to know about ‘Mission Karamyogi’ to ‘Unicorn’ for UPSC CSE

FRONT PAGE

Rlys to police: Capacity panel plans to boost citizen-state interface

Syllabus

Best of Express Premium
Premium
Explained: Kashi Vishwanath in Sangh focus — first in 1959, but rarely th...Premium
ExplainSpeaking: What to look for in Provisional GDP estimates for 2021-22?Premium
Explained: Eight years of Modi GovtPremium

Preliminary Examination: Economic and Social Development-Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector Initiatives, etc.

Main Examination: General Studies II: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

Key Points to Ponder:

• ‘Mission Karmayogi’ or The National Program for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)-Know the aim and objectives

• The Mission Karmayogi or National Program for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)-Know the rationality behind

• What are the important Features of the National Program for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)

• Mission Karmayogi or National Program for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB) is guided by 8 principles that are applied in tandem across all of the programs covered by it-What are they?

• What is iGOT Karmayogi?

• Mission Karmayogi or National Program for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)- What are the Key Program Components?

• Mission Karmayogi or National Program for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)- Know the Institutional Structure in detail

• Special Purpose Vehicle for National Program for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)-Know Structure & Function

Other Important Articles Covering the same topic:

📍 Media Briefing

Ministry withdraws advisory that said don’t share copy of Aadhaar

Sillabus:

Preliminary Examination: Current events of national and international importance.

Main Examination: General Studies II: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.

Key Points to Ponder:

• What was the recent advisory issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)?

• Know about Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)

• How Aadhar and UIDAI related?

• Aadhar is issued by whom?

• Unique identification and Aadhar-How this unique identification are achieved?

• Aadhar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019-key provisions

• Aadhar, Data sovereignty and Data protection

• Aadhar details can be shared with security agencies?

• Data protection and National security-point of conflicts

Other Important Articles Covering the same topic:

📍 What is Aadhar

📍 Aadhar biometric data cannot be used for crime investigations, UIDAI clarifies

THE CITY

Heatwave affecting birds… we’ve seen 750 cases already: Brothers who feature in award-winning documentary ‘All That Breathes’

Syllabus

Preliminary Examination: Indian and World Geography

Main Examination: General Studies I: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

Key Points to Ponder:

• What is a heat wave?

• Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) criteria for Heat Waves?

• What is the present situation of Heat Waves in India?

• Why is India facing a prolonged heat wave in 2022?

• What is La Nina phenomenon?

• What is the reason behind an early heat wave in North India?

• La Nina phenomenon, North-South low-pressure pattern over India in winters and Heat waves-Connect the dots

• What is the Impact of these Heat Waves?

• Health Impacts of Heat Waves

• India Meteorological Department (IMD)-About, Role and Objectives

Other Important Articles Covering the same topic:

📍 Why is India facing a prolonged heat wave in 2022?

PM: India now has 100 unicorns worth over Rs 25 lakh crore

Sillabus:

Preliminary Examination:

Main Examination: General Studies III: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.

Key Points to Ponder:

• What Is a Unicorn?

• India’s Startup Sector and Increasing Investments in Startup Sector-Know in detail

• What are the Common features of unicorns?

• How Many Unicorns Does India Have?

• What are the challenges to Start-ups in India?

• What are the various initiatives or steps taken by the Government of India for Start-ups?

Other Important Articles Covering the same topic:

📍 ‘Indian startups raised $24 billion; 42 unicorns last year’

THE EDITORIAL PAGE

SHORT CIRCUIT

Syllabus

Preliminary Examination: Current events of national and international importance.

Main Examination: General Studies III: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

Key Points to Ponder:

• Power Sector in India-Backgound

• What do you understand by the term ‘Discoms’?

• Issues Faced by Power Sector in India

• What are the Challenges Faced by the Power Sector DISCOMs?

• Transmission and Distribution Issues-Know the facts

• What do you understand by ‘Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) Losses’?

• What Initiatives have been launched for Power Sector DISCOMs?

• Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY)-Key Features

• Revamped Distribution Sector Reform Scheme (RDSS)-Key Features

Other Important Articles Covering the same topic:

📍 How to create a better power distribution network

EXPRESS NETWORK

Man dies of West Nile fever

Sillabus:

Preliminary Examination: Current events of national and international importance

Key Points to Ponder:

• Know in detail about West Nile Virus and West Nile Fever

• How West Nile Virus reached Kerala?

• Where West Nile Virus is common?

• What are the Precautionary measures with respect to West Nile Virus and West Nile Fever?

Other Important Articles Covering the same topic:

📍 Explained: West Nile Virus; an unfamilial disease, newly in focus in India

Monsoon arrives over Kerala three days in advance

Sillabus:

Preliminary Examination: Indian and World Geography-Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.

Main Examination: General Studies I: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

Key Points to Ponder:

• South West Monsoon Season-Why Monsoon here is referred as “Southwest Monsoon”?

• What do you understand by “Onset of monsoons”?

• Monsoon and India-Connect the dots

• Arabian Sea branch of South West Monsoons and Bay of Bengal branch of South West Monsoon-Compare and contrast

• The southwest monsoon season and the retreating monsoon-Know the difference

• The Sea Surface Temperature (SST), Mean Sea Level pressure in east Asia, The surface air temperature over northwest Europe and the warm water volume of the equatorial Pacific Ocean-Impact on Monsoon

• Coriolis Force and role in Monsoon-Know in detail

• What are the Niño and La Niña?

• EL Nino Southern Oscillation or ENSO impact on Monsoon

• Indian Ocean Dipole-Know in Detail

• Factors Influencing South-West Monsoon Formation

• What is Inter Tropical Convergence Zone?

• What do you understand by the expression ‘Onset of the South-West Monsoon’?

• Impact of Monsoons on Life in India-Economical, Cultural and Social

• India Meteorological Department and Monsoon Prediction in India

• How much rainfall does India receive on average in a year?

• When is the Long Period Average (LPA) revised?

• Why has it been downgraded?

• Has the all-India quantitative rainfall reduced?

Other Important Articles Covering the same topic:

📍 What downgrade in average monsoon rainfall means

📍 UNIT IV: CLIMATE (PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY-11TH CLASS NCERT)

📍 UNIT III: Climate, Vegetation and Soil (11th NCERT-INDIA PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT)

Assam govt to issue minority certificates to six religious communities

Sillabus:

Preliminary Examination: Indian Polity

Main Examination: General Studies II: Indian Constitution, Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation

Key Points to Ponder:

• What is the definition of minority under Indian laws?

• Who are the minorities in India?

• What does the Constitution say about minorities?

• What is Article 29 and Article 30 of the Constitution?

• Section 2(c) of the National Minorities Commission Act, 1992?

• Which are the minorities notified by the Government of India?

• Religious and linguistic minority-Know the difference

• When can states in India declare Hindus as minority?

• Minority status with the principle laid down by the Supreme Court in 2002 TMA Pai Foundation and 2005 Bal Patil Case Ruling-Know in detail

Other Important Articles Covering the same topic:

📍 Explained: Who is a ‘minority’ in India? What the Constitution says, how Supreme Court has ruled

EXPLAINED

Modi’s 8 Year’s

Syllabus

Preliminary Examination: Current events of national and international importance

Main Examination: General Studies II: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

Key Points to Ponder:

• Economy: Hope and Challenge

• Education: National Policy, New Entrance

• Social Sector: Rise of The Labharthi

• Diplomacy & Strategy: Tightrope and Partnerships

• Politics: BJP Growing, Concerns Remain

• Health: Vaccines for All, But Work to Do

• Security & Defense: LWE In Decline, Reforms Pending

Other Important Articles Covering the same topic:

📍 Eight years of the Modi government, but no ‘achhe din’

Get an e-paper subscription via our special offer – click here
For any queries and feedback, contact priya.shukla@indianexpress.com
The UPSC KEY Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Updates.

.

Leave a Comment