28 May, 2020

  • Agriculture Marketing Structure - Analysis (Economy) (Issues that impact agricultural marketing in India)
  • Forest Rights Act 2006 & PESA Act 1996 (Polity) (Tribal Rights)
  • Hong Kong Protest (International Relations) (Background of protests in Hong Kong)
  • Question for the day (Environment)

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    ENJOYING THE FRUITS OF THEIR LABOUR – ARTICLE  

    The farmers have immensely contributed to the growth of economy as evident in the record production of agricultural commodities. They have been able to provide us with food and nutritional security. However, the increase in the agricultural production has neither benefitted the farmers nor the end-consumers.

    • Importance of Agriculture in India
    • Agriculture as an Enterprise
    • Understanding the role of Agricultural Marketing
    • Evolution of Agricultural Marketing in India
    • Problems with Agriculture Marketing
    • Regulation of Agricultural markets
    • Fragmented Agricultural Marketing
    • Lack of Access to APMCs
    • Against the Interests of Small and Marginal Farmers
    • Poor Infrastructure of the APMCs
    • Imposition of Multiple Fees in APMCs
    • Higher Post-harvest Losses
    • Model APMC Act
    • National Agricultural Market (e-NAM)
    • Contract Farming
    • Farmer producer organisations (FPOs)
    • PM-AASHA
    • Gramin Rural Markets
    • Further Reforms Needed

     

    GOVERNOR MODIFIES LAW ON FOREST RIGHTS

    Maharashtra Governor has modified the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, allowing rightful claimants of forest rights to appeal against decisions of the district level committee (DLC). Activists, however, are concerned that this will lead to further delays in implementation of forest laws.

    • Changes made in Forest Rights Act
    • Basics about Forest Rights Act (FRA)
    • Rights under the Act
    • Eligibility under the act
    • Salient feature – PESA 1996

     

    RISING TIDE – EDITORIAL

    After China’s political authority over Hong Kong, protests have started in Hong Kong. The protest assumed significance when two days before the march, China’s central government stunned Hong Kong’s pro-democracy parties by tabling a new national security bill, as the National People’s Congress met in Beijing.

    • The Bill to swallow Hong Kong
    • World History perspective on Hong Kong
    • Handover to China
    • Geographical Significance
    • Cause of tensions between China & Hong Kong
    • India - Hong Kong relations

     

     

    Comments

    Akash Jindal 1 month ago

    Please add the information after every answer nicely. Basic formatting is wrong, which creates un-necessary redo efforts if one wants to copy content in their notes. 

    MRITUNJAY RAI 1 month ago

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