04 November, 2019
12 Min Read
|GS-I||‘Red Atlas Action Plan Map’ atlas and CFLOWS- Chennai|
|GS-II||Registration mandatory to enter Meghalaya|
|GS-III||Global Microscope on Financial Inclusion Report||Economic Issues|
Syllabus subtopic: Disaster and disaster management.
News: Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu recently unveiled the ‘Red Atlas Action Plan Map’ atlas and the ‘Coastal Flood Warning System App (CFLOWS-Chennai)’ for flood mitigation in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Prelims and mains focus: Features, need for and significance of the Atlas and CFLOWS.
About Red Atlas Action Plan Map
Coastal Flood Warning System app for Chennai (CFLOWS- CHENNAI):
Syllabus subtopic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections
News: Meghalaya has brought an ordinance that makes registration on entry mandatory for visitors who intend to spend more than 24 hours in the state.
Prelims and Mains focus: Changes introduced and overview of MRSS Act, Inner Line Permit (ILP)- features, significance and issues.
Why this move?
The amendment comes in the backdrop of demands by civil society and political leaders, that people excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam might try to enter Meghalaya.
Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA) 2016 aims to ensure the security of the tenants as well as the safety and security of the citizens of the state.
About Inner Line Permit
Inner Line Permit (ILP) is an official travel document required by Indian citizens residing outside certain “protected” states while entering them. The ILP is issued by the Government of India and is obligatory for all those who reside outside the protected states. With the ILP, the government aims to regulate movement to certain areas located near the international border of India.
Genesis of ILP:
Syllabus subtopic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.
News: The latest edition of Shanghai Cooperation Organization Joint Exercise on Urban Earthquake Search & Rescue is being held in India.
Prelims and Mains focus: SCO- objectives, members, functions, significance, various organs and issues associated, SCOJTEX.
Syllabus subtopic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
News: The Economist Intelligence Unit has released the 2019 edition of Global Microscope on Financial Inclusion report.
Prelims focus: Key findings, about the report, about EIU
Mains focus: Challenges for India and ways to address them.
India- specific observations:
Efforts by India:
About the report:
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