Gobardhan Yojana – The scheme that could create 1.5 million jobs!

Reading Time: 3 mins Expected questions for mains: “The productive utilization of cow dung could create 1.5 million jobs nationally”. Discuss this statement with reference to the recently launched Gobardhan Scheme. Examine the key features of the Gobardhan Yojana. Critically analyze the potential benefits and challenges associated with the implementation of Gobardhan Scheme. Why in News? Gobardhan yojana was …

European Monsoon – What, Why, Where, When, How?

Reading Time: 3 mins What is the monsoon? Monsoon is defined as a change or shift in the prevailing wind direction every 6 months in the Indian subcontinent. Monsoon is caused by the difference in temperature between land and sea, which brings a seasonal and predictable period of considerable rainfall. The Indian monsoon is the best example of these …

Modern Slavery in India – Forced Labour, Forced Marriage & Human Trafficking

Reading Time: 7 mins Global Slavery Index reveals that, in 2016, there were 8 million people living in modern slavery on any given day in India. India ranked 53 among 167 countries in the index. North Korea topped the list and Japan at the bottom. But in absolute numbers, India topped the list on prevalence due to its huge …