03 Nov, 2022
28 Min Read
|GS-II||Voting Rights for Prisoners Pending Trial||Governance|
|GS-III||First Floating Financial Literacy Camp in India||Economic Issues|
|COP27's Challenges||Biodiversity & Environment|
|Increasing the Biosphere's Footprint||Biodiversity & Environment|
|PT Pointer||C-295 Aircraft||S&T|
The Supreme Court recently decided to consider a petition challenging an election law clause that puts a blanket ban on voters who are awaiting trial, are housed in civil prisons and are serving jail sentences.
Disenfranchises a Significant Part of the Population
Source: The Hindu
It is founded on the principle of "women for women," as women in rural areas find it more comfortable to ask females for advice.
Financial Literacy Camp on the Water:
What additional financial literacy initiatives are there in India?
Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana:
Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana:
Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana (PMKMDY):
Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)
About India Post Payments Bank (IPPB):
It was founded under the Department of Posts, Ministry of Communication, and the Government of India owns all of the stock.
Suggestions and future plans:
Considering the action plans:
Glasgow Climate Conference (Cop26)
The 'Panchamrit' strategy of India
India's 'Panchamrit' strategy for improved climate targets was announced at the COP 26 conference in Glasgow.
It is the supreme decision-making body of the UNFCCC.
Source: The Hindu
On November 3, 2022, the first 'International Day for Biosphere Reserves' will be held.
Governments decide which areas to nominate and which to approve as biosphere reserves.
The sites are subjected to external scrutiny before being approved by UNESCO.
If approved, they will be managed according to a plan, with credibility checks, while remaining subject to the sovereignty of their national government.
Local communities and all interested stakeholders are involved in the planning and management of Biosphere Reserves. They combine three major "functions":
They are divided into three interconnected zones.
Expansion is required:
Man and the Biosphere (MAB) programme
Source: The Hindu
Source: The Hindu
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