St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

St. Petersburg International Economic Forum

What is the issue? The 23rd St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) was recently held in St. Petersburg, Russia. BACKGROUND The first SPIEF was held in 1997. Now over past two decades, it has become one of leading global platforms for communication between...
Shanta Kumar Committee

Shanta Kumar Committee

GS 2: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources, issues relating to poverty and hunger.    What is the issue? Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri Ram Vilas...
Impact of Air Pollution on Human Health

Impact of Air Pollution on Human Health

GS3: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment   What is the issue? The United Nations has warned that 9 out of 10 people on the planet are now breathing polluted air and nobody is safe from air pollution, in a report on...
Why India needs a Solar Manufacturing Strategy?

Why India needs a Solar Manufacturing Strategy?

GS3: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, And Railways etc.   What is the issue? India has made an ambitious target for its National solar mission and co-authored to start the International Solar alliance. Despite making significant progress in solar power...