UPSC IAS DAILY CAPSULE @ 7PM- April 12 [PIB,Hindu notes & MCQ]

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General Studies-01

Mahatma Phule [PIB]

  • Jyotiba phule also known as mahatma phule from Maharashtra also worked in the era of the socio religious reform

  • Jyotiba phule worked in the area of the elimination of the caste system and specially worked in the field of the dalit society improvement

  • Mahatma phule established satyasodhak society for the institutional work of social development

General Studies-03

Blue Revolution[PIB]

  • Realizing the immense scope for development of fisheries and aquaculture, the Government of India has restructured the Central Plan Scheme under an umbrella of Blue Revolution.

  • Integrated Development and Management of Fisheries (CSS) approved by the Government provides for a focused development and management of the fisheries sector to increase both fish production and fish productivity from aquaculture and fisheries resources of the inland and marine fisheries sector including deep sea fishing.

  • The Blue Revolution is being implemented to achieve economic prosperity of fishermen and fish farmers and to contribute towards food and nutritional security through optimum utilization of water resources for fisheries development in a sustainable manner, keeping in view the bio-security and environmental concerns.

     

    High Yielding Seeds [PIB]

  • High yielding varieties is the one of the developed and researched component of the green revolution

  • This varieties include commercial and food grain that make it higher production and higher economic prosperity to farmer

  • This also target to farmer development but without rationale research this led to environmental degradation

  • Now government want to launched evergreen revolution that aim to achieve sustainable and inclusive development

PMBJP [PIB]

  • Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) Kendras are functional in the country to provide medical facility to people who need it most

  • This scheme started in order to promote the use of generic drugs in the country and with the objective of making available quality generic drugs at affordable prices to all, a countrywide campaign in the name of PMBJP has been started.

  • The PMBJP scheme provides more than 600 medicines and 154 surgicals and consumables at affordable prices in all therapeutic categories such as Anti-infectives, Anti-diabetics, Cardiovasculars, Anti-cancers, Gastro-intestinal medicines, etc.

  • This initiative also led to maximum expenditure by the government in health that is most needed sector of the nowadays government

Virtual Currencies [PIB]

  • Virtual currency is the currency that design on internet platform to use it on digital platform and this currency have no physical form

  • Bitcoin is major component of the digital currency but no country or central bank have provided them authorize status

  • The creation, trading or usage of VCs including Bitcoins, as a medium of payment is not authorized by any central bank or monetary authority. No regulatory approval, registration or authorization has been obtained by the entities concerned for carrying on such activities.

    Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB)[PIB]

  • The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) was created to enhance access to financial services at affordable rates, promote asset ownership, entrepreneurship for the purposes of inclusive growth and empowerment of women in general.

  • The objectives of affordable credit to women as well as propagation of women-centric products need to be quickly achieved through a wider network and lower cost of funds which are not possible for a new bank and that is why to achieve this, BMB has been merged with State Bank of India.

Mission to curb tuberculosis [PIB]

  • According to report of the global burden of the disease india accounted for majority of the cases of tuberculosis

  • But major problem is related to the access to the health facility and resistant to drug

  • The Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme is being implemented under the aegis of the National Health Mission with the following steps

  1. strengthening and improving quality of basic TB services,

  2.     addressing TB HIV co-infection, other co-morbidities and MDR-TB

  3.   engaging with care providers both in the public and the private sector

  4.    targeted intervention in the vulnerable population and strengthening urban TB control along with active case finding activities

  5.   integrating newer molecular diagnostics for TB  in the health system (CBNAAT) for early diagnosis of MDR TB

PMGSY

  • Pradhan mantri gram sadak yojna is the flagship program of the government of india for the rural infrastructure development

  • This program aim to provide all weather road connectivity to rural area

  • This program will provide road connectivity to village with population up to 500 population in plain region and 250 population in mountain, tribal and desert areas

  • New law on HIV AIDS

  • Parliament passed human immune virus [HIV] acquired immuno deficiency syndrome [AIDS] act 2017

  • This law provide equal right for the treatment and opportunity of the job to person and this new law also provide opportunity right to life with dignity

  • The legislation prohibits discrimination against people living with, and affected by, HIV in a range of settings, including employment, education, housing and health care, as well as with regard to the holding of public or private office, access to insurance and freedom of movement.

  • The Bill also prohibits any individual from publishing information or advocating feelings of hatred against HIV positive persons and those living with them.

CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQ

Q.1 consider the following statement about mahatma phule is/are correct

1. Mahatma phule worked in the area of the widow remarriage

2. phule has formulated satyasodhak samaj

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none

Correct Answer : Option B

Q.2 which of the following pair correctly matched

1. green revolution agriculture

2. blue revolution fishery development

3. round revolution egg production

4. white revolution milk production

A. 1 2 4 only

B. 2 3 4 only

C. 1 3 4 only

D. all of the above

Correct Answer : Option D

 

Q.3 consider the following statement about Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) Kendras is/are correct

1. functional in the country to provide medical facility to people who need it most

2. this surgicals and consumables at affordable prices in all therapeutic categories such as Anti-infectives, Anti-diabetics, Cardiovasculars, Anti-cancers, Gastro-intestinal medicines

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none

Correct Answer : Option C

Q.4 consider the following statement about bitcoin is/are correct

1. it is one of the virtual currency

2. it is backed by the world bank

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none

Correct Answer : Option A

 

Q.5 consider the following statement about bhartiya mahila bank

1. The Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) was created to enhance access to financial services at affordable rates, promote asset ownership, entrepreneurship for the purposes of inclusive growth and empowerment of women in general.

2. BMB has been merged with State Bank of India.

 

A. 1 only

B. 2 only

C. both

D. none

 

Correct Answer : Option C

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