About Lokpal Act, 2013 and Lokpal

About Lokpal Act, 2013 and Lokpal The Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 provides for creation of anti-graft ombudsman to investigate corruption charges against public functionaries including Prime Minister, Ministers and Member of Parliament. The bill was passed in the parliament in December 2013 and received assent from President on in January 2014. Composition of Lokpal … Continue reading About Lokpal Act, 2013 and Lokpal

In focus: SMART Police stations

In focus: SMART Police stations Introduction In the 2014 DG/IG Annual Conference, the Prime Minister had introduced the concept of SMART policing. SMART Police expands for Sensitive but Strict Modern with mobility Alert and Accountable Reliable and Responsive Trained and Techno-savvy SMART Police Stations In the making of SMART Police, the Ministry of Home Affairs … Continue reading In focus: SMART Police stations

Elephant Census

The Elephant census techniques fall into two classes: 1. Direct counts: In this the elephants are counted. It can either be carried out from the air or from the ground. In this the whole of the designated area is searched, and it is assumed that all elephants are located and counted accurately. 2. Indirect counts: … Continue reading Elephant Census

BASICS: About Smog

Headline : BASICS: About Smog Details : SMOG The word "smog" is an amalgam of the words "smoke" and "fog."Smog is produced by a set of complex photochemical reactions involving volatile organic compounds (VOCs), nitrogen oxides and sunlight. Ground-level ozone is the main constituent of smog.Ozone can be beneficial or harmful, depending on its location. Ozone … Continue reading BASICS: About Smog

International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)

International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) ITCOocean is being set up by ESSO-INCOIS in Hyderabad, India.ESSO-INCOIS or the Indian National Center for Ocean Information Service (INCOIS), under Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) is a dedicated institution for operational oceanography. The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission will support ESSO-INCOIS for capacity building activities in the field of operational … Continue reading International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean)

About the Ayushman Bharat Scheme

About the Ayushman Bharat Scheme In March 2018, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the launch of a new Centrally Sponsored Ayushman Bharat -National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) having central sector component under Ayushman Bharat Mission anchored in the MoHFW.It is a scheme designed to provide health insurance cover of upto … Continue reading About the Ayushman Bharat Scheme

Health Advisory on current air pollution in Delhi From @VajiramIAS

Health Advisory on current air pollution in Delhi Dear students, A public health emergency has been declared in Delhi because of the poor air quality index which has resulted in many people developing health complications. The pollutants in the air are much above normal levels, which are hazardous to health. Here are the few steps … Continue reading Health Advisory on current air pollution in Delhi From @VajiramIAS