Bharat Kumar is teaching live on Unacademy Plus
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6 MONTHS CURRENT AFFAIRS COMPILATION DECEMBER 2017 TO MAY 2018
PLAN FOR AUGUST 2018 PIB COMPILATION DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS DAILY MCQS
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN?
INSIDE THE COURSE ASEAN GURU RAVIDAS SAVITRI BAI SHEKATKAR COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS HEALTH SCHEMES SOCIAL UPGRADATION THROUGH ISRO
INSIDE THE COURSE SUICIDE BY SOLDIERS YOGA ARAKU VALLEY COFFEE MENTAL HEALTH DIGITAL EDUCATION KUSUM SCHEME National policy on Biofuels 2018
ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny: Narendra Modi ASEAN Member Countries Myanmar Laos Thailand Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Brunei Darussalam Malaysia Indonesia Singapore
ASEAN PLUS 3 ASEAN + CHINA + JAPAN S KOREA ASEAN PLUS 6= ASEAN + CHINA + JAPAN + S KOREA INDIA AUS +NZ
FOCUS ON ASEAN +3 AND ASEAN+6 ZEALAND KOREA JAPAN
Guru Ravidas Ji dreamt of a time when everybody has enough to eat and every person is happy", the Prime Minister said. Shri Guru Sant Ravidas was a great Saint, philosopher, poet, social reformer and follower of the God in India during 15th century. .He was one of the most famous and leading star of the nirguna sampradaya lead the North Indian Bhakti movement. He has given variety of spiritual and social messages through his great writings of poetry to his lovers, followers, community people, society people to reform their mind
PM pays tributes to Savitribai Phule on her Jayanti Savitribai Jyotirao Phule was a prominent Indian social reformer, educationist and poet who played an instrumental role in women education and empowerment during the nineteenth century Savitribai is credited for founding the first girl's school in Pune with her husband Jyotirao Phule . She took great effort towards educating and emancipating child widows, campaigned against child marriage and sati pratha, and advocated for widow remarriage. .A leading figure of Maharashtra's social reform movement, she is considered an icon of Dalit Mang caste along with likes of B. R. Ambedkar. .She campaigned against untouchability and worked actively in abolishing caste and gender based discrimination.
As per International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), India presently ranks third in number of reactors under construction after China and Russian Federation (based on the placement of first pour of concrete) and seventh in number of reactors in operation.
MONSOON MISSION: to build a state-of-the-art coupled ocean atmospheric model for a) improved prediction of monsoon rainfall on extended range to seasonal time scale (16 days to one season) and b) improved prediction of temperature, rainfall and extreme weather events on short to medium range time scale (up to 15 days) so that forecast skill gets quantitatively improved further for operational services of India Meteorological Department (IMD) c) For the first time, India Meteorological Department used the Monsoon Mission dynamical model to prepare operational seasonal forecast of 2017 monsoon rainfall over India. Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad and National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), NOIDA
renewable energy projects and industrial corridor development Mapping of wastelands Mapping of land degradation prioritization of development in the rural areas Prepared and deployed National level groundwater prospects maps support for drinking water requirements ISRO Geospatially enabled monitoring MGNREGA Generation of sustainable land and water resources development plans soil and water conservation
Yoga is a holistic approach to well-being which has physical, emotional and spiritual dimensions. The science of yoga is ancient yet timeless. This knowledge can be applied to make our contemporary lives better, healthier and happier. The word Yoga is derived from two roots. One signifying "connection" and the second signifying "concentration". connects physical health with m focused attention. It ental equilibrium and emotional tranquility. It promotes concentration and .The emphasis on the physical exercises emerged around the 11th century AD in a branch of yoga called Hatha yoga. These exercises have gained world-wide importance and prominence over the years. We, in India, felt that this treasure house of knowledge should be shared with the entire world, as this ancient science of Yoga is India's invaluable gift to the modern world
Sage Patanjali who compiled the first yoga philosophy defines yoga as an thoughts and achieve a stillness, a calmness that creates inner harmony . Yoga should become a part and parcel of our daily routine to combat the modern-day health problems, both physical and mental. Yoga is a holistic system in which the mind and body act in unison and get completely rejuvenated, as physical postures, breathing exercises and meditation help in overall well-being of an individual. . Yoga aims to help us to achieve a state of equilibrium when we are at peace with ourselves so that we can create a peaceful environment around us. We are at harmony with our surroundings, with our fellow human beings, with nature and environment. . .Lord Krishna in the Bhagawad Gita talks of three Yogas - Karma Yoga, Jnana Yoga and Bhakti Yoga. These three dimensions - Action, Knowledge and Devotion are relevant in all walks of life. We should be always active and work with total dedication and devotion. At the same time we should keep learning and spreading the knowledge as we keep doing our work
A prayer from the Upanishads that is a prayer for happiness, good health and positive thoughts. Sarve Bhavantu Sukhinah Sarve Santu Niraamayaah Sarve Bhadraani Pashyantu Maa Kaschid Dukha Bhaag Bhavet "Let everyone be happy, free from illness, see goodness everywhere and not be sorrowful."
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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Mental Health
The Government of India is implementing the District Mental Health programme (DMHP) under the National Mental Health Programme (NMHP) in 517 districts of the country with the objectives to: Provide mental health services including prevention, promotion and longterm continuing care at . different levels of district healthcare delivery system. Augment institutional capacity in terms of infrastructure, equipment and human resource for mental healthcare Promote community awareness and participation in the delivery of mental healthcare services. Broad-base mental health into other related programs.
SWAYAM SWAYAM will provide one integrated platform and portal for online courses, using information and communication technology (ICT) and covering all higher education subjects and skill sector courses. As on date, more than 28 Lakhs learners have been enrolled in 1000+ MOOCs courses that have been run through SWAYAM. SWAYAM SWAYAM Prabha is an initiative to provide 32 high quality educational channels through DTH (Direct to Home) across the PRABHIA length and breadth of the country on 24X7 basis.
The National Digital Library of India (NDL India) project is to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility The main objective of the e-Shodh Sindu: Consortia for Higher Education E-Resources is to provide access to quality electronic resources including full-text, bibliographic and factual databases to academic institutions at a lower rates of subscription. Shodh
Home About Members E-Resources SearchINFED Consortium for HC agtoertes Welcome to e-ShodhSindhu: Consortium for Higher Education Electronic Resourees Provides access to e-resources to Universities, Colleges and Centraly Funded Technical Institutions in INDIA An Initiative by MHRD, Govt of India Being Executed by INFLIBNET Centre Read More Online e-Resources Requisition System 91 217 108 3000+ 100O0+ 313500O 20 4
The Free and Open Source Software for Educatioin FOSSEE project has been promoting use of open source software in educational InSstitutions. Virtual Lab The project aims to provide remote-access to virtual laboratories in various disciplines of science and engineering for students at all levels from under-graduate to research.
There are 75 Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) notified as on date in the country. The criteria followed for determination of PVTGs are as under: i. A pre-agriculture level of technology; i. A stagnant or declining population; iii. Extremely low literacy; and iv. A subsistence level of economy. and web portal has been developed to bring transparency in power purchase transactions between Generators and Discoms
National Policy on Biofuels - 2018 Salient Features: The Policy categorizes biofuels as "Basic Biofuels" viz. First Generation (1G) bioethanol & biodiesel and "Advanced Biofuels" - Second Generation (2G) ethanol, Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) to drop-in fuels, Third Generation (3G) biofuels, bio-CNG etc. to enable extension of appropriate financial and fiscal incentives under each category. .The Policy expands the scope of raw material for ethanol production by allowing use of Sugarcane Juice, Sugar containing materials like Sugar Beet, Sweet Sorghum, Starch containing materials like Corn, Cassava, Damaged food grains like wheat, broken rice, Rotten Potatoes, unfit for human consumption for ethanol production. The Policy encourages setting up of supply chain mechanisms for biodiesel production from non-edible oilseeds, Used Cooking Oil, short gestation crops .