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22nd February 2019 Part-2: Daily News Analysis
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Forest Rights Act

Jatin Verma is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Jatin Verma
Have appeared in UPSC CSE thrice. Have been taking Unacademy Plus courses Academics- Polity, Economics & Current Affairs.

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sir plz suggest a good objective qustion bank book for this topic
Pawan Chandani
a year ago
no need to follow any book I am discussing so many questions here that will build your concept...but you should join any test series...that will help you a lot....so plz do rate and review the course if you like.
ok sir
Indus water treaty gave the water to western river - the Indus, jhelum ,and chenab to Pakistan and those of the eastern rivers - The Ravi, beas, & sutlej to India.. Indus water treaty, signed on september 19, 1960 between INDIA AND PAKISTAN and brokered by the WORLD BANK...
tributaries water shared by India with pak - ravi, satluj east bank tributary-panjnad , Zanskar West bank tributaries- shyok , gilgit, kabul, gomal, kurram
world bank has approved Indus water treaty
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  2. want fo be start but th Page 10: Withdrawing security a retrograde step: Omar J&K's regional parties, including National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party, reacted sharply to the administration's move to withdraw security from political figures. They said withdrawal of security to mainstream political workers and office-bearers is a . ee retrograde step that will only weaken political activity in the Valley The administration withdrew security of 155 political persons and activists, including IAS topper Shah Faesal and PDP's Waheed Parra. Around 18 separatists' security was also withdrawn Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said he has no doubt this step was taken without taking into consideration inputs from Central and State intelligence agencies, "which can only mean it's been done for political purposes and there is an element of pick and choose at .pu. play here'" ink h cause ferent kand stay


  3. want fo be start but th Page 10: Will stop India's share of water going to Pak., says Gadkari . Road Transport and Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari reiterated that India will use its share of water from the Indus network of rivers that flows through its territory .The Minister's statement coincided with the announcement of implementation of the Shahpur-Kandi dam project in Punjab on the river Ravi. He said the water will be diverted from the Eastern rivers and supplied to the people in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab phe reve . He also described the projects as national projects. The decision is part of the continued policy of the government. The Union Cabinet approved construction of the Shahpur-Kandi dam on river Ravi in Punjab A Central assistance of 485.38 crore will be provided over five years from 2018-23. The implementation of the project will allow irrigation of 5,000 hectares in Punjab and 32,173 hectares in Jammu and Kashmir. A spokesperson for the Ministry of Water resources said the Minister had been suggesting this method for optimal use of water from the "Eastern Rivers." Once implemented, India will be able to use its share of water which now goes downstream to Pakistan. ink h cause ferent . PLI kand


  4. want fo be start but th Page 11: Lakhs of forest dwellers face eviction (GSM 3- Environment) A recent Supreme Court order may lead to the eviction of lakhs of persons belonging to the Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (OTFDs) categories across 21 States-their claim as forest dwellers have been rejected under the Forest Rights Act of 2006 rev heA three-judge Bench of Justices Arun Mishra, Navin Sinha and Indira Banerjee on February 13 had ordered the Chief Secretaries of many of these States to evict those whose claims as forest dwellers have been finally rejected under the law. The court directed that the eviction should be carried out on or before July 24,2019, that is, the next date of hearing. ink h ferent The Bench, in a 19-page order, cautioned the States that if the evictions are not carried out . The court ordered the States' Chief Secretaries to also file affidavits by July 12, explaining The court ordered the Forest Survey of India (FSI) to make a satellite survey and place on within the stipulated time, "the matter would be viewed seriously." PLI why the rejected claimants were not evicted even after their claims were junked. kand stay record the "encroachment positions." It directed FSI to also place on record the position "after the eviction as far as possible."


  5. want fo be start but th Talking tough Some of the directions given by the Supreme Court to the Chief Secretaries of 21 States Give a lowdown on how many ph claims of Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (OTFDs) have been adjudicated under the Forest Rights Act, 2006 rev Give the status of eviction of people whose claims have been cause ferent rejected under the Act Explain in affidavits why even after attaining finality, eviction pu was not done In case eviction is not The Chief Secretaries should ensure that eviction of rejected kand stay carried out, the matter would be viewed seriously by this Court claimants are carried out. They have to file compliance reports on or before July 24, 2019, which is the next date of hearing SUPREME COURT BENCH


  6. want fo be start but th .Section 6 of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act of 2006 shows a multi-layered and hierarchical procedure for recognition or rejection of forest-dweller claims starting at the gram sabha level with multiple appellate committees at the State level y ha p.The Act is intended to provide a framework to "recognise and vest the forest rights and he occupation in forest land in forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes and other traditional forest rev dwellers who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose rights could not be recorded." Claims of STs and OTFDs have been rejected in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Kerala and West Bengal . cause ferent .Other States under the spotlight are Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, PLI Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Tripura, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Chhattisgarh, Bihar and Gujarat. kand stay


  7. want fo be start but th Rights granted under the FRA: 1. Title rights - i.e. ownership to land that is being farmed by tribals or forest dwellers subject - to a maximum of 4 hectares; 2. ownership is only for land that is actually being cultivated by the concerned family, phe reve eaning that no new lands are granted. 3. Usage rights - to minor forest produce (also including ownership), to grazing areas, to pastoralist routes, etc. 4. Relief and development rights - Right to rehabilitation in case of illegal eviction or forced ink h cause ferent displacement; and to basic amenities, subject to restrictions for forest protection. 5. Forest management rights - to protect forests and wildlife. Eligibility: Eligibility to get rights under the Act is confined to those who "primarily reside in forests" and who depend on forests and forest land for a livelihood. Further, either the claimant must be a member of the Scheduled Tribes scheduled in that area or must have been residing in the forest for 75 years. PLI kand stay


  8. want fo be start but th Process of recognition of rights: Gram Sabha:The Act provides that the gram sabha, or village assembly, will initially pass a resolution recommending whose rights to which resources should be recognised This resolution is then screened and approved at the level of the sub-division (or taluka) and phe revesubsequently at the district level. Role of Forest Bureaucracy: The screening committees consist of three government officials (Forest, Revenue and Tribal Welfare departments) and three elected members of the local body at that level These committees are also empowered to hear the appeals ink h cause ferent . pu kand stay


  9. want fo be start but th Page 11: "A significant and successful visit' (GSM 2- Bilateral Relations . Saudi crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman showed "considerable sensitivity to India's terror concerns during his one-day visit to Delhi. Among the highlights of the Crown Prince's visit, was the structure it gave the India-KSA Kigdom of Saudi Arabia) strategic partnership signed in 2010, substantial enhancement of rev ecooperation on maritime security and intelligence sharing, and a commitment to invest in projects of up to $100 billion in India. The government has come in for sharp criticism from the Opposition for not ensuring stronger language on terrorism in the Crown Prince's statement, which did not refer to the ne Pulwama attack on a CRPF convoy of February 14 that left 40 soldiers dead, and made no references to Pakistan and the Jaish-e-Mohammed group that claimed responsibility for the attack However, the joint statement issued later in the day contained a "strong condemnation" by both Prince Salman and Prime Minister Narendra Modi ink h cause ferent PLI kand stay


  10. want fo be start but th Both sides called on all states to reject the use of terrorism against other countries; dismantle terrorism infrastructures where they happen to exist and to cut off any kind of support and financing to the terrorists perpetrating terrorism from all territories against other states; bring perpetrators of acts of terrorism to iustice ph rev According to the new structures agreed upon, three Ministerial groups will now be set up between the two governments and will meet regularly as a part of the new Strategic Partnership Council, ink h cause ferent pu kand stay


  11. want fo be start but th Page 13: Will try to pass on rate cut: banks (GSM 3-Indian Econom Banks are set to reduce interest rates, particularly on retail loans like home and automobiles, following an interaction with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Commercial banks have been reluctant to lower interest rates even after the central bank had ine reduced the key policy rate or the repo rate by 25 bps to 6.25% earlier this month While banks have been reluctant to reduce the lending rate after RBI rate cut, during the rate hike cycle of 2018 when the RBI had hiked interest rates by 50 bps_banks responded by increasing their benchmark lending rate by at least 60 bps. After the central bank cut rate earlier this month, only the State Bank of India has reduced the interest rate by 5bps on home loans of up to 30 lakh. Bankers said while there is not much scope to reduce the benchmark rate _that is marginal cost of fund based lending rate (MCLR) the spread between the benchmark rate and the actual lending rate could be narrowed Banks typically add a spread over MCLR while pricing the interest rate for a particular loan ink h cause ferent PLI kand stay


  12. but th Liquidity deficit At the same time, the bank chiefs have expressed concern on the liquidity deficit in the system and said the lack of liquidity is not allowing them to reduce deposit rates. Deposit rates are an important component of the cost of funds of banks to which the . ee benchmark rate is linked Highe cash holding Banks have also highlighted increase in cash holding with the public, due to the general elections, which is also causing liquidity shortfall Analysts said with the government announcing capital infusion of 48,200 crore in public sector banks, the move would also help the lenders to reduce interest rates. ink h cause ferent pu kand stay


  13. want fo be start but th Page 13: BharatNet can monetise fibre assets Digital Communications Commission (DCC), the highest decision-making body for the telecom sector, has given an in-principle approval to monetise 2.5 lakh km of fibre laid under the government's flagship BharatNet programme, by leasing or selling the assets to private players. The official said the lease model is being worked out and the USOF (Universal Service Obligation Fund) has been asked to present a plan within 10 days, along with estimates of the revenue proceeds Additionally, the DCC deferred the decision on 3,050 crore penalty on Bharti Airtel and Vodafone- Idea recommended by regulator TRAI in October 2016 for alleged denial of interconnection to Reliance Jio The official citied lack of"full quorum" at the meeting for the deferment., adding that the DCC raised questions with regards to the bearing of the past judgements of the Supreme Court and CCI on the issue. Further, the DCC has asked the loss-making telecom PSUs_BSNL and MTNL to present a plan on how they could achieve higher revenue if the revival package sought by them was approved. Both firms have asked for monetisation of land assets as well as approval for a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for employees reve. ink h ferent . PLI kand stay


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