06 August, 2020

  • Medical device industry (Economy)
  • Vulnerabilities of Nuclear weapons (Security)
  • EWS Quota challenged (Polity)
  • Bru Tribes (Polity)
  • Migration during Pandemic - Sociological Analysis (Social Issues )
  • Question for the day

Prelims Quiz

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    CENTRE FORMULATING R&D POLICY TO BOLSTER DRUG DISCOVERY             

    The Indian Medical device Industry is a sunrise segment in healthcare space. The production of medical Devices is a growing sector and its potential for growth is the highest among all sectors in the healthcare market. It is presently valued at Rs. 50,000 crore and is expected to reach to Rs. 86,000 crores by 2021-22. However, India depends on imports up to an extent of 85% of total domestic demand of medical devices. Hence, in order to achieve self-sufficiency and become major exporter of medical devices, the Union Cabinet has approved the scheme.

    • Approval of scheme by Union Cabinet
    • Present Status of Medical Device Industry in India
    • Problems faced by Medical Devices
    • Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme
    • Promotion of Medical Devices Parks
    • Project Management Agency
    • Benefits of the Schemes

     

    TAKING NUCLEAR VULNERABILITIES SERIOUSLY – ARTICLE

    This article talks about the threats due to Nuclearisation of the world. It also elucidates the vulnerabilities regarding current arguments in favour of the nuclear arms.

    • Two instances of use of Nuclear weapons so far (Prelims perspective)
    • Current status of Nuclearisation across the globe
    • Vulnerabilities regarding Nuclear weapons
    • Little Boy
    • Fat Man
    • The problems of deterrence
    • The illusion of Controllability of nuclear weapons

     

    EWS QUOTA CHALLENGE REFERRED TO CONSTITUTION BENCH 

    The Supreme Court has referred to a five-judge Bench the matter of reservation provided to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).

    • Grounds of Challenge of EWS Reservation
    • Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019
    • Sole criteria of economic backwardness
    • 10 per cent reservation violated 50 per cent ceiling
    • State’s prerogative to provide 10 per cent to EWS
    • Article 15(6) and Article 16(6)
    • Ensuring fair opportunity
    • Article 46 – DPSP

     

    BRUS REJECT RESETTLEMENT SITE OFFER      

    Three organisations representing the Bru community displaced from Mizoram have rejected the sites proposed by the Joint Movement Committee (JMC), an umbrella group of non-Brus in Tripura, for their resettlement. Let us understand the issue of resettlement of Bru Refugees in Tripura.

    • Brus rejected JMC proposal
    • About Bru Refugees
    • Settlement of Bru Refugees in Tripura   

     

    THE URBAN MIGRANT AND THE ‘RITUAL’ TUG OF HOME

    The article focuses in the issue of Migration that happened during the lockdown in the background of COVID-19 Pandemic. It is argued that the migration happened not because of the economic crisis but because of the fear of dying alone and with nobody to perform the last rites.

    • Migration during COVID-19
    • Unemployment is a part of life for urban migrant labourer
    • Industrial opportunity vs the family glue
    • Rituals and customs in different communities
    • Why less number of Woman migrated
    Comments

    Prateek Khandelwal 3 months ago

    103rd CAA, would amend only two articles Art 15 and 16, while Art 46 is the source of inspiration for providing 103rd CAA and it is not amended. Isn't it ???

    Aakash Rathi 3 months ago

    Please correct Q.1's answer

    Balamphrang kharrngi 3 months ago

    Balamphrang kharrngi

    Najeem Sakib 3 months ago

    same doubt as Prateek 

    Ashwinee Kumar 3 months ago

    Plz clarify whether Article 46 was amended by 103 CAA or not

    ANKURGOYAL 3 months ago

    THANK YOU

    SOURAV SAHAY