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9th August 2017 Part-2: Daily News Analysis
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National Food Security Act- Institutional Structure

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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Hello sir, How r u? I jst like to see ur introduction & this GK video is vry helpful to us....thnku....waiting for the next upload
Sanjib Das
2 years ago
thank you so much 😊.. & I will try my level best for any research materials.
Next time Sir if you r on leave , Plz inform in advance so we can also alter our schedule accordingly..
Jatin Verma
2 years ago
sure:)
Sir why r u nt yploading editorial analysis ..
Sir plz make a video on what reports to read for upsc,such as ARC,economic survey like. Thank you for the lesson.
Divya Sharma
2 years ago
and also if we can have one course on 2nd ARC Reports Summary by you sir, it would be very helpful than
hello jatin sir I m facing difficulty in understanding d clarity of an article on business review page 14 of the hindu dated 7th aug .. "Debt-laden Essar’s oil asset sale may only aid promoters" will u plz add a slide and discuss abt it if Ur time permits for it !!! Or u cn dismiss its importance right here in the comment section. Thank you .
Jatin, you have 31 Lakh viewers, you can be more positive and probably say "IT can happen in India". Large coporates do 360 degree review always . if someone gives negative, someone will give positive too. 360 degre is built to navigate these situations.
  1. DAILY NEWS ANALYSIS from HINDU, TOI, INDIAN EXPRESS 9th August 2017 By JATIN VERMA Educator Unacademy


  2. PAGEI Wednesday August 09,2017 News Articles to be discussed today. survey. [From Tol] invalidate votes of 2 rebels. News Editorials to be Discussed l. Kerala, Haryana top sanitation I. Food for action [G.S. Mains 3] 2. Mehbooba, Farooq talk Article 35A 2. Rouhani's challenge 3. Video proof helps Congress 4. Dipak Misra to be 45th Chief 3. Today, we do not talk of inclusive nationalism 4. From Indian Express: The Case for Justice of India [Table of Precedence] Lateral Entry into IAS 5. ndian Express: New system for rating bureaucr open to bias: 6. Food security: SC raps Centr States 8th August Hindu


  3. PAGE8 Wednesday August 09,2017 Page I +10: Dipak Misra to be 45th Chief Justice of India Table of Precedence. [Ministry of Home Affairs through a notification] l. President 2.Vice-President 3. Prime Minister 4. Governors of States within their respective States 5. Former Presidents 5A. Deputy Prime Minister 6. Chief Justice of India Speaker of Lok Sabha 7. Cabinet Ministers of the Union; Chief Ministers of States within their respective States Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission Former Prime Ministers Leaders of Opposition in Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha 7A. Holders of Bharat Ratna decoration 8.Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and High Commissioners of Commonwealth countries accredited to India Chief Ministers of States outside their respective States Governors of States outside their respective States) 9.Judges of Supreme Court 9A. Chairperson, Union Public Service Commission Chief Election Commissioner Comptroller & Auditor General of India


  4. PAGE9 OLAs per ndian Frotocol who among the fllowing ranks highet h the order of precedence Wednesday August 09,2017 [CSP 2003] (a) Deputy Prime Minister Former President (c) Governor of a State within his State (d) Speaker of Lok Sabha. o) CGovernorof'a State within his State Q2.Which one of the following is the correct sequence in the descending order of precedence in the warrant of precedence? Attorney General of Indiajudges of the supreme Court Members of ParliamentDeputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha. [CSP 2004] A. Judges of the Supreme CourtDeputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Attorney General of IndiaMembers of Parliament B. Attorney General of IndiaDeputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Judges of the Supreme CourtMembers C. Judges of the Supreme CourtAttorney General of IndiaDeputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Members For Indian Polity Crash course, Visit my Unacademy profile- of Parliament of Parliament www.unacademy.com/user/studiousjatin


  5. PAGEI0 Wednesday August 09,2017 From Indian Express: [Topic- GSM-2:Role of civil services in a democracy.] New system for rating bureaucrats open to bias: Parliamentary Standing Committee Personnel, Public Grievances The government's new system of rating officers on the basis of a 360-degree approach is opaque and susceptible to bias, manipulation and lacks fairness, a parliamentary standing committee has said The 360-degree approach is a new multi-source feedback system for performance appraisal of bureaucrats started by the current government for future postings.The system seeks to look beyond the ratings received in appraisal reports written by their bosses. It relies on feedback of juniors and other colleagues for an all-round view.The government has been showcasing the 360-degree approach as one of its major administrative reforms. Why? The report mentions that most central posts of joint-secretary level and upwards go to IAS officers and adds that the majority of top posts should not go to any one service leaving others services out in the Central Staffing Scheme.Feedback received from subordinates and stakeholders could be biased or lack objectivity, particularly if the officer had to discipline his subordinates or he was unable to meet the unjustified demands of stakeholders. 360-degree approach does not have any statutory backing,or supported by any Act. The report also mentions the report of the Second Administrative Reforms Commission set up by the government to say that the multi-source feedback system was not suitable for India.


  6. PAGEII Wednesday August 09,2017 From Second ARC 10th Report.[Topic- GSM-2: Role of civil services in a democracy.] 11.4.3 The focus stll continues to be on ratings and evaluation rather than on performance planning, analysis, review development and improvements which ultimately enables employees to achieve superior performance. The gaps which exist between the desired and the present performance appraisal system are indicated in the Figure 11.1 desired and re indicated in the Figure Fig. 11.1: Gaps in the Performance Management System Present Desired . Individual rankings - Appraisal - Periodicity- Process - Joint review Periodicity more periodic Outputs/Outcomes Performance annual -Outputs Performance and pay not related related pay - Ratings- - Ratings- Consultative - Supportive . Flexible Top-down . Directive - Monolithic 225


  7. Page-7: Food security: SC raps Centre, States [8th August Hindu] . We can only feel sorry for the people of Haryana, the Supreme Court noted in a judgment on how the State Food Commission, set up under the National Food Security Act in Haryana, sits jobless and without proper infrastructure owing to the State government's lacklustre response to the four- year-old welfare legislation. The judgment by a Bench listed nine other States who came under its scanner for their damp response to the food security law meant to quell the hunger pangs of millions of poor families, women and children living below the poverty line. The Supreme Court said the Centre cannot look the other way, passing the buck on to the States for not implementing the law Referring to Article 256 of the Constitution, the judgment said the "Government of India cannot plead helplessness in requiring State Governments to implement parliamentary laws." Article 256 256. Obligation of States and the Union: The executive power of every State shall be so exercised as to ensure compliance with the laws made by Parliament and any existing laws which apply in that State, and the executive power of the Union shall extend to the giving of such directions to a State as may appear to the Government of India to be necessary for that purpose


  8. National Food Security Act 2013 extends to whole of India and it was to be rolled out by the states within one year of its enactment. Currently, some 14-15 states have rolled out the act. NFSA-2013 provides for a two-tier grievance redressal structure, involving the District Grievance Redressal Officer (DGRO) and State Food Commission I. State Food Commissions: The act provides for the creation of State Food Commissions. Each Commission shall consist of a chairperson, five other members and a member-secretary (includingat least two women and one member each from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes). The main function of the State Commission is to monitor and evaluate the implementation of the act, give advice to the states governments and their agencies, and inquire into violations of entitlements (either suo motu or on receipt of a complaint,and with "all the powers of a civil court(Civil Procedure Code, 1908) State Commissions also have to hear appeals against orders of the District Grievance Redressal Officer Each state commission is required to prepare annual reports to be laid before the state legislature. Two or The State Commission may forward"any case'" to a Magistrate having jurisdiction, which shall proceed as if District Grievance Redressal Officer (DGRO) shall be appointed by state governments for each more states can have Joint Food Commissions with the approval of the Central Government. the case has been forwarded under Section 346 of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973. 2. district to hear complaints and take necessary action according to norms to be prescribed by state governments. If a complainant (or the officer or authority against whom an order has been passed by the DGRO) is not satisfied, he or she may file an appeal before the State Food Commission.


  9. PAGE14 Wednesday August 09,2017 Other Courses by me: Medium Timings l. The Hindu News Analysis 2. The Hindu Editorial Analysis 3. Daily PIB Summary Live Now 4. Daily MCQs on Current Affairs 5. YojanalKurukshetra Analysis Coming son [Hindi & English] It Sunday 6. Indian Polity- Crash Course 7. Most Important Current Affairs [Hindi & English] 9.00 am [Hindi & English] 9.00 am Hindi & English 5.00 pm [Hindi & English] 7.30 pm [Hindi for now] [Hindi & English]. Periodic Periodic Sunday-weekly DNA Review: -Sunday-Weekly Editorial Review: A re-cap of Most Important News of the week A re-cap of Most useful Editorials of the week For Indian Polity Crash course, Visit my Unacademy profile- www.unacademy.com/user/studiousiatin


  10. PAGEI5 Wednesday August 09,2017 For Indian Polity Crash course, Visit my Unacademy profile- www.unacademy.com/user/studiousjatin