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ASHNA SISODIA .Verified Educator at Unacademy and teaching since October 2016 Appeared in UPSC CSE Mains 2017 and scored 140 marks in Essay and 110 each in GS Paper 2 and 3 each. . Scored 125+ in Prelims 2017 .From Chandigarh, India and CSE Btech from UIET .Courses Made so Far - India Yearbook 2016, 2017and 2018 Learning maps quickly in 25 Lessons - Current Affairs Course on Env, Internal Security and Social Issues Crash Course on Geography, History and International Organizations - Course on Polity Part V, PRIs and International Relations https://unacademy.com/user/AshnaSisodia *
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Atal Bhujal Yojana(ABHY Why in News? The World Bank has approved Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY). The scheme is to be implemented over a period of five years from 2018-19 to 2022-23, with World Bank assistance About Atal Bhujal Yojana(ABHY: It is a Rs.6000 crore Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The scheme aims to improve ground water management in priority areas in the country through community participation. The priority areas identified under the scheme fall in the states of Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. These States represent about 25% of the total number of over-exploited, critical and semi-critical blocks in terms of ground water in India. They also cover two major types of groundwater systems found in India alluvial and hard rock aquifers- and have varying degrees of institutional readiness and experience in groundwater management
Public Credit Registry . Why in News? To provide a single-point and real-time source for financial liabilities of a person or entity, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to set up a public credit registry (PCR) in a modular and phased manner. The decision is based on the report of RBI appointed task force led by YM Deosthalee. About Public Credit Registry: The PCR will be the single point of mandatory reporting for all material events for each loan, notwithstanding any threshold in the loan amount or type of borrower. The PCR will serve as a registry of all credit contracts, duly verified by reporting institutions, for all lending in India and any lending by an Indian institution to a company incorporated in India. A PCR aims to remove information asymmetry to foster the level of access to credit, and to strengthen the credit culture in the economy
Global Peace Index 2018 . Why in News? Australia-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), world's leading think tank that develops metrics to analyze peace and quantify its economic value, has released the 12th edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), or measure of global peacefulness 2018 GLOBAL PEACE INDEX -no
India's Global Peace Index 2018 India has moved up four places to the 137th rank among 163 countries. The improvement is due to a reduction in the level of violent crime driven by increased law enforcement. India was ranked 141 last year India was also among the countries with the biggest decreases in the number of deaths, along with Sri Lanka, Chad, Colombia, and Uganda. ' Global Peace performance: Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world, a position it has held since 2008. New Zealand, Austria, Portugal and Denmark also sit in the top five most peaceful rankings Syria remains the least peaceful country in the world, a position it has held for the past five years. Afghanistan, South Sudan, Iraq and Somalia comprise the remaining least peaceful countries.
Small Finance Banks . Why in News? The Reserve Bank of India has decided to allow urban co-operative banks (UCB) to convert into small finance banks (SFB), a move aimed at bringing these entities into mainstream banking. It has been decided to allow voluntary transition of UCBs meeting the prescribed criteria into SFBs. UCBs currently face regulation by both the RBI and the respective State governments. By turning into SFBs, they will be regulated only by the RBI . About Small Finance Banks: The small finance bank will primarily undertake basic banking activities of acceptance of deposits and lending to unserved and underserved sections including small business units, small and marginal farmers, micro and small industries and unorganised sector entities.
Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space . Why in News? The Union Cabinet was recently apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India represented by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and Oman represented by the Ministry of Transport and Communications on Cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space, in February, 2018 at Muscat (Oman's port capital) This MoU shall enable the following areas of cooperation such as, space science, technology and applications including remote sensing of the earth; satellite based navigation; Space science and planetary exploration; use of spacecraft and space systems and ground system; and application of space technology
About Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Space exploration is governed by a complex series of international treaties and agreements which have been in place for years. The first and probably most important of them is the Outer Space Treaty The treaty was initially signed by the United States of America, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union on January 27, 1967 and it came into effect from October 10, 1967. The treaty was initially called 'Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and other Celestial bodies.