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want fo be start but th Important News Articles Taking Delhi/Noida edition as the base 1. Page 1: Pinaki Chandra Ghose set to be India's first Lokpal ph rete 2. 3. 4. 5. Page 1 : Only 26% of rural toilets use twin-leach pits: survey Page 6: Pollution: 6 States told to submit action plan Page 7: Second Scorpene submarine ready for induction Page 7: Migration in Bengal delta driven by livelihood issues, social factors cause ferent 6. Page 12: India, Maldives agree to cooperate on defence, development, health 7. 8. Page 13: New hydro policy to help meet renewables target Page 13: SEBI contemplates reducing time to list rights issue shares pu kand stay
want fo be start but th Page 7: Second Scorpene submarine ready for induction The Navy is set to induct the second Scorpene submarine Khanderi by early May. The remaining submarines in the series are in advanced stages of manufacturing and trials. Khanderi was launched into water in January 2017 and has since been undergoing a series of . . phe reve trials., The fourth submarine Vela is ready to be launched into water for trials around the same time depending on the ocean tide. Proiect 75 ink h cause ferent Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL), Mumbai, is manufacturing six Scorpene submarines under technology transfer from Naval Group of France under a 2005 contract worth $3.75 bn. . After a series of delays in the project, the first submarine of the class Kalvari joined service in December 2017 The entire project is expected to be completed by 2020 The third in the Scorpene series Karanj which was launched in January last year is in advanced stage of trials and could be ready for induction by year end. kand stay
want fo be start but th The last two submarines Vagir and Vagsheer are in advanced stages of manufacturing on the assembly line. The fifth submarine is in the final stages of being booted together. The 'Boot Together' is where the five separate sections are welded together to form the bmarine. Kalvari is the first modern conventional submarine inducted by the Navy in almost two decades. In addition, the Navy currently operates four German HDW class submarines and nine Russian Kilo class submarines The Navy had last inducted a conventional diesel-electric submarine, INS Sindhushastra, procured from Russia in July 2000 . . ph . ink h cause ferent pu kand stay
want fo be start but th Page 7: Migration in Bengal delta driven by livelihood issues, social factors On the move About 24% migrants from Bengal move permanently out of the State, as per the findings of the study ph NATURE OF MIGRATION (% REASONS FOR MIGRATION (% rev CIRCULAR: 19 Economic 64 SEASONAL:57 Social 28 Environmental 7 Other ink h cause DESTINATION OF MIGRATION West Bengal51 Maharashtra 1 Tamil Nadu Kerala Gujarat PERMANENT: 24 pu MORE MEN MIGRATING THAN WOMEN (96) MEN WOMEN 9 kand stay 7 17 Image Credit: The Hindu
want fo be start but th An international study titled Deltas, Vulnerability and Climate Change: Migration and Adaptation (DECMA) was conducted in 51 blocks of districts of South and North 24 Parganas. O The study, held between 2014 and 2018 focusing on three deltas Ganga Brahmaputra p Meghna Delta (India and Bangladesh) Volta (Ghana) and Mahanadi (India) looks into the neg aspect of climate change, adaptation and migration in these deltas. rev It reveals Economic reasons are the precipitating factor for migration in the Indian Bengal Delta that comprises the Sunderbans. There is huge gender disparity when it comes to those migrating from the region 64% people migrate because of economic reasons, unsustainable agriculture, lack of economic opportunities and debt; 28 % of the migration from the region is for social reasons- and about 7% for environmental reasons like cyclones and flooding People surveyed during the study could not relate to reduced agricultural productivity, increased salinity and change in rainfall pattern as environmental reason for their migration. Only in cases of extreme events like flooding and cyclones resulting in loss of livelihood, did the locals say their migration was due to environmental reasons. ink h cause ferent . kand stay .
want fo be start but th Men outnumbered women in migration in the Indian Bengal Delta by almost 5 times. It shows that of the people migrating 83% are men and only 17 % are women. While most of the men migrate due to economic reasons, women do so, driven by mostly social factors. Most migrants both in case of men and women are young, in the age group of20-30 years. . has phe reveIn the Sunderbans there are villages where most of the men have migrated for work and the responsibility of the family and agriculture falls on the women But decisions in the family are taken only by men who are consulted through phone from home. In terms of the destination of migrations, 51% of migration from the Indian Bengal Delta is to other areas of the State particularly to the city of Kolkata, 10% to Maharashtra, 9% to Tamil Nadu, 7% Kerala and 6% to Gujarat 57% of migration is seasonal, where people move once or twice a year, 19% is circular where those migrating move thrice a year irrespective of reasons and 24% permanent where people intend to stay for at least six months in the place they are migrating to. One of the reasons for migration is failed adaptation in the areas which are under stress due to climate change. . cause . PLI kand etay
want fo be start but th Vulnerable areas In the study, experts also map the climate change hot spots and highest risk areas of Sunderbans based on an analysis of climate change hazards. The areas of South 24 Parganas have high levels of agriculture dependency and so are ree sensitive to climate hazards such as flood and salinity ink h cause ferent pu kand stay
want fo be start but th Page 12: India, Maldives agree to cooperate on defence, development, health External Affairs minister is on a visit to Maldives. It is the first full-fledged bilateral trip from India to the island nation after the government of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih came to power in November last year. reve DiscuSsions India and the Maldives discussed measures to strengthen ties and agreed to collaborate in the fields of defence, development cooperation, capacity building and health. Both the External Affairs Ministers reviewed progress on important bilateral issues, including implementation of agreed outcomes of President Solih's visit to India last year. Ms. Swaraj also called on the Speaker of the Parliament of Maldives, Qasim Ibrahim, and reiterated India's commitment to supporting the country in its path of peace, development, prosperity and democracy. She unveiled a plaque dedicating the renovated IGM Hospital to the people of Maldives in the city of Male. IGMH is the first and largest government health-care facility in the Maldives, built with Indian assistance. . ink h cause ferent . 'pur kand stay
want fo be start but th Page 13: New hydro policv to help meet renewables target . The new hydroelectricity policy included large hydro projects within the ambit of renewable energy. A large number of hydroelectric projects were re-classified as renewable energy projects ee thout creating any new projects. iance 1. Increased installed capacit Prior to the policy, only small hydro projects of a capacity of less than 25 MW were treated as renewable energy. Large hydro projects were treated as a separate source of energy India's renewable energy sector had an installed capacity of 75,055.92 MW as of February 2019, according to data with the Central Electricity Authority. This made up about 2 1.4% of the overall energy mix, with the rest coming from thermal, nuclear and large hydro sources. With the inclusion of large hydro in renewable energy, the energy mix changes drastically. Renewable energy capacity would now be 1,20,455.14 MW or 34.4% ofthe overall energy mix ink h cause ferent . pu. kand stay
want fo be start but th 2. Change in renewable energy mix Whereas earlier, wind energy contributed nearly 50% of all renewable energy capacity, it will now make up only 29.3% Similarly, solar energy's share will fall from 34.68% to 2 1.61% The hydro sector, however, will see its share grow from just over 6% to over 41% ph rev. Benefits . It provides grid stability which a renewable source like wind and solar do not. . It also provides a better energy mix It will help India in achieving its renewable energy target of 175 GW renewable energy ink h cause ferent target by 2022 PLI It could also have a positive effect on the stock prices of State-run hydroelectric companies such as NHPC and SJVN at a point when the government is looking to sel its stake in these companies.
want fo be start but th Page 13: SEBI contemplates reducing time to list rights issue shares After reducing the time to list shares on the stock exchanges post-closure of initial public offerings (IPOs), markets regulator SEBI is aiming to cut down the time for listing of rights issue shares, an official said. y has re September last year, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) decided on hereducing the time to list shares on the bourses after IPO to three days from the present six. . The SEBI directive is likely to come into effect from July this year SEBI had cited mitigating external risks such as market volatility and uncertainty of financial markets as the reason behind the move. SEBI expects the number of days for listing the rights issue shares will come down to 8-10 days from about a month now. ink h ferent PLI Stakeholders involved kand stay The markets regulator has involved stakeholders such as depositories and transaction advisors in the rights issue listing simplification process. From April, Unified Payments Interface (UPI) will be introduced as an alternative payment tion for retail investors and SEBI had already cleared a proposal on it
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