Uttar Pradesh PSC (UPPSC)

Safe Food And The Need To Develop Lab Infrastructure In States : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS 2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

Key Phrases: Food safety, food testing, consumer empowerment, State Food Safety Index, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 (FSS Act), Ayurveda Aahar, Eat Right India Movement, Eat Right Station Certification.

Government of India Rejects Environment Performance Index 2022 : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS-3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

Key Phrases: Environment Performance Index 2022, World Economic Forum, Ecosystem vitality, Climate change performance, Environmental health, GHG emission per capita, Common but Differentiated Responsibilities and Respective Capabilities, Waste generation per capita, Sustainable consumption.

Host of Crucial Issues to Dominate WTO Meet : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS-2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests; Important International institutions.

Key Phrases: Fisheries subsidies, Public stockholding, WTO conference, General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, Uruguay Round, Fisheries sector, Food security, Minimum support price, World Food Program, TRIPS, Compulsory licensing, Pharma lobby.

A ‘silver’ Moment to Propel a Bay of Bengal Dream : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS 2: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

Key Phrases: Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), Bangkok Declaration, South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation(SAARC), BIMSTEC Development Fund, Act East policy, Bay of Bengal Community (BOBC)

A New Account System Helps Save Interest Expenditure : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS-3: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment; Government Budgeting;

Key Phrases: SNA and TSA; ‘Just in time’ Principle; save around ₹10,000 crores of interest cost during FY22; a new accounting mechanism; principle of unity of cash and transfer; trimming expenditure.

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