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Rail Development Authority for UPSC

Rail Development Authority – Government has approved formation of a Rail Development Authority (RDA) comprising Chairman and three Members. The objective underlying RDA is to get expert advice/make informed decision on – Pricing of services commensurate with costs. Suggest measures for enhancement of Non Fare Revenue. Protection of consumer interests, by ensuring quality of service …

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31st August, 2017 | PIB Summary

Cabinet approves MoU’s (Prelims + GS 2 IR) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of the Election Commission of India to enter into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration with the Election Management Bodies of other countries/International Agencies. These …

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Medical Council of India – Brookings India Paper Summary

Brookings India recently published a research paper on the Medical Council of India (MCI) bill to be put in parliament soon. A good read for UPSC. The National Medical Commission Bill would create a National Medical Commission (NMC) to replace the currently existing and allegedly corrupt Medical Council of India. Details – This new body would be …

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Sagarmala Project | AIR Summary

To pursue the vision of ‘Blue Economy’ for India, the flagship ‘Sagarmala’ programme aims to increase port-led development along India’s 7,500-kilometre-long coastline. Background – The idea was originally mooted by the Atal Behari Vajpayee (NDA 1) government in 2003. Sagarmala project is seen as an equivalent of the project named ‘Golden Quadrilateral’, a highway network …

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National Strategic Plan For Malaria Elimination

Shri J P Nadda, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched the National Strategic Plan for Malaria Elimination 2017-22. National Strategic Plan For Malaria Elimination | Details The Strategic Plan gives details about year wise elimination targets in various parts of the country depending upon the endemicity of malaria in the next 5 …

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UPSC Answer Key 2017 | Set – A

UPSC Prelims 2017 Morning Paper (General Studies) is over and below is the UPSC Answer Key 2017 for the Test Paper Code – A To Check UPSC Answer Key 2017 against the question paper : Click Here To Download pdf: Click Here For more information keep visiting Raj Malhotra IAS Academy