Author: Pinto

The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Recently, a Bill to amend the Companies Act, 2013 and decriminalise various offences under it was introduced in the Lok Sabha. The proposed amendments aim to reduce the burden on the National Company Law Tribunal. Proposed Amendments in the Bill Decriminalization: The Bill proposed 72 amendments to the Companies Act, 2013 to decriminalise various offences which can promote Ease of…
Read more

Epidemic Diseases Act

Corona-virus pandemic is continuously rising. The whole globe is in a battle mode to control the spread of the virus. There has been a lockdown across the country and all the events postponed. All states and Union Territories have been directed to invoke provisions of Section 2 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897, so that Health…
Read more

Women In Worforce

Context :-  GS Paper I (UPSC) What to Study ? For Prelims :- Statistics and Schemes relate to women. For Mains :- Women and their Issues related to employment. Introduction  The Global Gender Gap Report estimates that raising women’s participation in the labour force can increase India’s GDP significantly. However, dropout rates among women is also…
Read more

COVID-19 not a pandemic yet !

GS Paper III :- Disaster management. What to study :- For Prelims : Details of the virus and its impact. For Mains :- Significance of the disease, challenges ahead and the measures needed to save human lives. Context: The coronavirus outbreak came to light when on December 31, 2019, China informed the World Health Organisation of a cluster…
Read more

RAISINA DIALOGUE

What to Study? For Prelims and Mains: Raisina Dialogue Key facts. GS paper II : – Groupings & Agreements Why In News ? Raisina Dialogue is a tested multilateral conference held annually in New Delhi. Since its inception in 2016, the conference has emerged as India flagship conference on geopolitics and geo-economics of the country.…
Read more

CORONA VIRUS

GS paper III : – Disaster management. What to study? For Prelims: Not so important. For Mains: Significance of the disease, challenges ahead and measures needed to save human life. Recently, a new virus belonging to the Coronavirus family (now named novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV) has claimed over 200 lives in China and the numbers infected have touched 10,000…
Read more

A Step Towards Better Living

GS paper II : – Government policies and interventions for development of various sectors. What to study? For Prelims: PMAY- Urban- key features. For Mains: Significance of the scheme, challenges ahead and measures needed to achieve the target. Context: According to the findings by ratings agency Crisil, the central government has to mobilise Rs 1 lakh…
Read more

Space Economy 2019

GS Paper III: Sci-Tech. Question 1 : Discuss some achievements of ISRO as a pioneer in space technology. (250 Words) Question 2 : ISRO has many achievements to show in space technology but to increase the space in global space industry, there is urgent need to bring bill for regulating space activities. Comment. (250 Words) INTRODUCTION…
Read more

India’s Health Index

General Studies – Paper II (Health) NITI Aayog Health Index 2018 report Report given by NITI Aayog + World Bank + Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. 1st Report (2018) – Healthy States Progressive India 2018 (includes 23 Indicators ) 2nd Report in June 2019 – Kerala tops with a score of 74.01 and Uttar…
Read more

Policy Watch – Transforming The Telecom Sector (5G Network)

General Studies – Paper III (Government policies and their interventions, Industrial Growth) Introduction :- India is the world’s 2nd largest telecommunication market, with a subscriber base of 1.2 Billion. Expansion of the digital footprint and roll out of new telecom technologies like 5G, and revival of BSNL & MTNL top the government priority. Efforts are seen…
Read more