Social Issues

What does India need an anti torture legislation?

UN Convention against torture is on conventional Human rights treaty that comes in force in the year 1987. Its main aims are to prevent torture and other acts of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment around the World. India signed this nearly 1997 but did not ratify it. Arguments in favour, that India needs …

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Are e-pharmacies impactful in lowering cost of healthcare?

With the advent of digital marketing and a plethora of e-commerce sites for a variety of business, it only makes sense of employ technological up-gradation to the Indian drug distribution system. Granted that e- pharmacies are only about half a decade old and do not have any concrete legal status, but their entry has been …

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Do we need changes in teacher training programs in India?

Teacher training requires on urgentoverhaul in India. Examine. Asper views of  Chonkya : Construction and destruction both plays under the shadow of a teacher. Teacher plays a very vital role in shaping the destiny of country through educating children in right approach. Therefore quality of teaching can profoundly help in education  outcomes concern of in …

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development of North-East of India

Report on development of North-East of India

Northeast India although blessed with one of the best scenic beauties, water resources and Himalayan ecosystem including pleasant climate, yet this remained underdeveloped for longer. Issues of North East- Different geographical terrain. Poor connectivity to maintained and neighbouring SEASON am unities. Meagre population density and huge investments lead to stress with to capital-output ratio. Migration …

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Women’s financial literacy

How strong is women financial literacy in India?

Financial inclusion means getting access to finance on credits especially for the vulnerable section of society at an affordable cost for overall development. How financial literacy is important for women. To make them on par with men for the growth of society. To economically empower them. To become 5 $ billion economy is 5 years. …

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National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking

Why is NIRF ranking important in college selection?

The NIRF framework is the brainchild of Minister of Human Resource and Development [MHRD] which aims to rank educational institutions on a scale based on parameters like – NIRF: Eruption Learning outcome Research Teaching Industry The 2019 NIRF ranked 860 institutions ranging from – medical, engineering, social sciences, law, universities, etc. See all- SOCIAL ISSUES: …

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disaster management in coastal regions

What is disaster management plan for coastal regions in India?

The coastline of India measures 7516km which is prone to frequent disasters like – cyclone, tsunami, floods, etc. Recently cyclone Fani has wreaked havoc in the coastal areas of Odisha. The eastern coast is more affected by such disasters than western coast due to formation of Intertropical convergence (ITCZ) in the Bay of Bengal. To …

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Gender budgeting

What is Gender budgeting?

How gender budgeting works: – Reappropriation – Reappropriation of budgeting allowances rather than increasing budgetary allowances to gender needs. Reorientation –Reorientation of programmes rather than increasing expenditure in a particular score. Why gender budgeting is need of India? The earlier expect of Nickle down effect of macroeconomic policy is not responsive to the gender needs …

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Rohingya

Who are Rohingya and what are their issues?

Rohingyas are an ethnic group belonging to the Muslim community in Myanmar. However, the country has not given its people its citizenship. The Rohingyas, in large number, fled Myanmar owing to large scale ethnic cleansing allegedly committed by the Myanmar army. About 7 lakhs of them fled Bangladesh after they were attacked in which many …

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microplastics

What are microplastics?

Microplastics Microplastics are plastic particles having a diameter of less than 5mm. They can be of 2 types. Microplastics – Primary- Particles were already less than 5mm diameter. e.g. microbeads, microfiber. Secondary -Created from the degradation of larger plastics. e.g. plastic bags. fishing nets. see all The threats posed by microplasticsare : They are consumed …

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How can be better our reservation policy?

How can be better our reservation policy?

Educational institutions have been one preserve of upper caste and rich with affirmative action in form of caste-based reservations, however, their chignonhas been challenged to significant content, often through harassment, disgrace and coercion critically analysis the statement in the light of recent incident of Mumbai Doctor’s suicide owing to caste hared discrimination. The SC and …

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