16 Oct, 2019

  • A cost effective way to power generation (Article) - Economy
  • For a wider food menu - (Article) - Environment
  • Interconnect Usage Charge - Economy
  • AQI, SAFAR and NAAQS - Environment
  • Indus Water Treaty - I.R
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    RENEWABLE ENERGY GENERATION

    Being the world's third largest energy consumer after USA and China, India has made rapid strides in electricity generation. The Installed Power generation in India has increased to around 358 GW, which is almost 4 times of the power generation in 1997-98.

    • Present Status of Installed Power generation in India
    • How to increase the Capacity Addition?

     

    INTERCONNECT USAGE CHARGE

    Recently, Reliance Jio announced that it would start charging its customers Interconnect Usage Charge (IUC) of 6 paisa per minute on all outgoing calls made to Airtel and Vodafone-Idea’s networks.

    • What is the Interconnect Usage Charge (IUC)?
    • What's the present controversy?

     

    FOR A WIDER FOOD MENU

    On the occasion of World Food Day, the article highlights the pressing issue of increasing incidence of malnutrition in India. The author flags the disconnect between dietary planning, food systems and agricultural production as one of the main reasons behind high incidence of malnutrition in India.

    • Fight against Hunger: Shift to nutrition security
    • Nutrition transition and nutrient loss

     

    INDUS WATER TREATY

    The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-distribution treaty between India and Pakistan, brokered by the World Bank to use the water available in the Indus System of Rivers located in India.

    • About Indus Water Treaty

     

    AIR QUALITY INDEX AND SAFAR

    This article discusses about Air Quality Index and SAFAR

    • Air Quality Index
    • SAFAR
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