27th June 2018 mains questions based on the Hindu
Environmental impact assessment The compensatory afforestation, is mostly of futile exercise creating poor quality of forest Discuss the efficiency of environmental policy in saving the Indian environment from the anthropogenic effects. In India, an El report is organized only for development activities and not for policies or plans. The activities requiring an El report are listed by the DOE. An El report is not prepared for activities not on the list. Activities are not judged based on their individual characteristics in cooperation with independent experts. A public report (motivation report) is not prepared explaining why no serious environmental impacts are expected and,arn El report is not required Only public sector projects (new and the expansion of existing projects), private sector projects seeking public financial assistance, or private projects in reserved forest areas are subject to EA
The groundwater contamination of heavy metal across India is high and safe sources need to be identified. DISCUSS The reports of widespread Uranium contamination in groundwater cross India demands an urgent response It has been found that over 30 microgram per litre of Uranium is present in parts of North Western southern and South Eastern India . This can damage Kidneys and the World Health Organisation prescribed 30 microgram per litre as an upper limit When groundwater is over extracted the uranium is exposed to air does triggering its release
the same is the case with West Bengal where a decade of research revealed by the contaminant arsenic mainly occurred in shallow aquifers it has been found that a combination of geological and chemical triggers both arsenic to the Ganga delta in the holocene era and then released it into the sediments from that period Similar research across India's uranium hotspots can bring out the data on risky regions and how to protect them
Anthropocentrism refers to floss offical worldview where human beings are seen a superior to other living and nonliving things It justifies the exploitation of nature for the sake of human welfare What have been the impacts of anthropocentrism in the world.? How can enlightened anthropocentrism help in conservation of nature But enlighten anthropocentrism is a world view that says humans have ethical obligations towards the environment but those can be justified in terms of obligations towards other humans example environmental pollution can be seen as Immoral because it negatively affects the lives of other people
India is yet to see an involved community in the efforts towards environmental conservation and Mitigation of climate change. DISCUSS. The best strategy with environmental conservation is involvement of community
India has been ranked as the most dangerous country out of the world's 10 worst countries for women. Critically analyse the situation. .The report suggests that it is dangerous on three 1. Risk of sexual violence and harassment against 2. The danger woman face from cultural tribal and 3. Human trafficking forced labour sex slavery and different aspects women traditional malpractices domestic servitude.
was a 15th-century Indian mystic post and saint, whose writings influenced Hinduism'Bhakti movementand his verses are found in Sikhism's scripture Guru Granth Sahib His early life was in a Muslinm family, but he was strongly influenced by his teacher, the Hindu bhakti leader Ramanand Write a note on life and works of Sant Kabir.
P L Bhargavi
A speck of universe, trying to save her instincts and intuitions from the robotic chores. scored 150 in geography optional II