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Urban Jobs Scheme : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS-2: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education and Human Resources.

Key Phrases: MGNREGS, urban unemployed, National Sample Survey Organisation, Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, Swarna Jayanti Rozgar Yojana, National Urban Livelihoods Mission, Urban Employment Schemes, urban commons, skill urban youth, Parliamentary Standing Committee, Ayyankali Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme.

NRAA Proposes A Policy To Accelerate the Growth of Rainfed Agriculture : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS-3: Major Crops - Cropping Patterns in various parts of the country, - Different Types of Irrigation and Irrigation Systems

Key Phrases: National Rainfed Area Authority (NRAA), Rainfed agriculture, Climate-resilient varieties, Water use efficiency, Improving infrastructure and organizations, National level committee, Integrated farming, and livelihood system.

Sarpanch Pati : The Small Steps, and Giant Leaps of Women’s Reservation : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS-2: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.

Key Phrases: Elected Women Representatives of Panchayats, Sarpanch Patis, Proxy Politics, Absence of Strong Deterrence Laws to Punish Men, Lack of Political Education, Poor Social Status of Woman, Conservative Social Fabric, Effective Female Leadership

Red Alert On Children’s Health: Historical Backslide In Global Immunization : Daily Current Affairs

Relevance: GS-2: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

Key Phrases: Global Immunization, World Health Organization, UNICEF, diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTP3), Immunisation Agenda 2030, Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP), GAVI, Vaccine Alliance.

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