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DNA OF JULY 4/2018 FOR KPSC EXAMS
'Tow-an-iceberg' plan for Cape Town It is a plan as crazy as the situation is desperate towing an iceberg from Antarctica to Cape Town to supply fresh water to a city in the grip of drought.
What is Interpol? 1. Interpol is the shorter name of the International Criminal Police Organization, 2. A network comprising 192 member nations, including India. 3. The agency, with its headquarters in Lyon, France, 4. Was established in 1923 5. India has been a member since 1956
EC launches app " cVigil" to report electoral malpractice The Election Commission launched an Android- based mobile application named "cVigil" for citizens to share proof of malpractices by political parties, their candidates and activists when the Model Code of Conduct is in force
Why Demand for Farm Loan Waiver? Issues related to agriculture: - Fragmented land holding Depletion of water table level Deteriorating soil quality - Rising input costs and less output Low productivity - Vagaries of monsoon
Merits: 1. Shortterm relief for farmers, 2. Reduce farmer suicide cases, Demerits: 1. Bad Economics, 2. It lowers the financial discipline of farmers, 3. Increase the Non Performing Assets, 4. Takes the attention away from the structural weakness ofagricultural sector 5. Inclusion ofineligible beneficiaries 6. Non-extensionof benefits to eligible beneficiaries(Farmers out of formal credit system)
Way Ahead Govt should be more focused on 1. Building infrastructure support for farmers. 2. Implementation of schemes like PMKSY,PMFBY 3. Govt should focus on more R&D like hydroponics ,soil mulching,Drip irrigation More technological support on the organic farming efforts should be given 4. 5. MSP reach should be made for each and everv farmers as of now the MSP cover is very less.