Context: THE MINISTRY of Earth Sciences (MoES) is developing an ‘Early Health Warning System’ which is expected to forecast the possibility of disease outbreaks in the country.
Topic in syllabus: Prelims – Science & Technology
How it will work?
Context: A Pakistani fisherman, who allegedly crossed over to the Indian side of the border at Sir Creek in Kutch, has been apprehended by the Border Security Force (BSF).
Topic in syllabus: Prelims – Geography & IR
About Sir creek region:
Context: As part of efforts to further expand the coastal radar chain network meant to enable real-time monitoring of the high seas for threats as also expand India’s assistance for capacity building to Indian Ocean
littoral states, efforts are in advanced stages to set up coastal radar stations in the Maldives, Myanmar and Bangladesh, according to defence sources.
Topic in syllabus: Prelims – Defence & IR
About recent developments:
About Info fusion centre:
[The Hindu & The Indian Express]
Title: Road to India’s economic recovery from the pandemic
Topic in syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment. (GS-3)
Analysis about: This editorial talks about issues and the solutions for economic recovery of India.
Issues & suggestions mentioned below:
There will be many arguments why the above suggestions can’t be implemented. Accelerated growth of India financed by domestic capital is the only reason why the above suggestions need to be implemented.
Title: Reading NFHS data: why findings of the latest round are of concern
Topic in syllabus: Issues related poverty & hunger (GS-2)
Analysis about: This editorial talks about National Family Health Survey & its Importance.
What is NFHS?
What data does it collect?
Why are NFHS results important?
What has NFHS-5 found?
What is the significance of these results?
Worsening child malnutrition, as well as rising levels of anaemia in women (especially pregnant ones), points to Indian children born in the past 5 years likely suffering from both cognitive and physical deficiencies.
Title: Stopping the slide of health care in India
Topic in syllabus: Issues related Health care management (GS-2)
Analysis about: This editorial talks about issues & solutions regarding health care management in India.
Issues related to our health care system:
What are the suggestions?
With public spending at 1.13% of GDP and a huge shortage of healthcare workers particularly nurses and midwives, policy moves and plans appear like a sound in emptiness. Once the health services become predictable, people will return to these health facilities.
Title: Losing the plot on women’s safety
Topic in syllabus: Issues related women & women empowerment (GS-1) Analysis about: This editorial talks about issues regarding newly enacted The Maharashtra government’s Shakti Act.