19.03.20 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Street vendors to get Rs 3K aid   Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a financial aid of Rs 3,000 for each of the 65,000 registered street vendors in 114 ULBs cross the State.   Notably, these street vendors have suffered financially as they have kept their shops closed as a measure to maintain … Read more

18.03.20 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   UGC asks nine universities in state to implement EWS quota The University Grants Commission (UGC) has asked nine state-run universities to implement quota for economically weaker sections (EWS) in admissions. The university authorities said they will take decision in consultation with the state government. These institutions are Berhampur University, Fakir Mohan University, Balasore, … Read more

17.03.20 Odisha (OPSC) Current Affairs

ODISHA   Odisha to constitute Commission for Backward Classes The state government announced to constitute a commission for backward classes, which will be headed by a retired judge of the Orissa high court. The move came barely a month after the state cabinet passed a resolution to move the Centre for a socio-economic caste enumeration along with the general … Read more

DMPQ- Blue flag certification and its significance.

The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most recognised voluntary eco-labels awarded to beaches, marinas, and sustainable boating tourism operators. In order to qualify for the Blue Flag, a series of stringent environmental, educational, safety, and accessibility criteria must be met and maintained. There are nearly 33 criteria that must be met to qualify … Read more

DMPQ- Thanjavur paintings.

Thanjavur paintings basically signify paintings created using a style and technique, which originated in Thanjavur during the maratha period in the 16th century. A typical Thanjavur painting would consist of one main figure, a deity, with a well-rounded body & almond shaped eyes. This figure would be housed in an enclosure created by means of … Read more

DMPQ- What is a privilege motion?

Parliamentary privileges are certain rights and immunities enjoyed by members of Parliament, individually and collectively, so that they can “effectively discharge their functions”. When any of these rights and immunities are disregarded, the offence is called a breach of privilege and is punishable under law of Parliament. Rule No 222 in Chapter 20 of the … Read more

DMPQ- What do you mean By M Sand and write down its benefit.

Manufactured sand (M-Sand) is a substitute of river sand for concrete construction . Manufactured sand is produced from hard granite stone by crushing.The crushed sand is of cubical shape with grounded edges, washed and graded to as a construction material. The size of manufactured sand (M-Sand) is less than 4.75mm.Manufactured sand is an alternative for … Read more

DMPQ- Transformation of aspirational districts programme aims to quickly and effectively transform some of the most underdeveloped districts of the country. Discuss

Launched by the Hon’ble PM in January, the ‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ programme aims to quickly and effectively transform these districts. The broad contours of the programme are Convergence (of Central & State Schemes), Collaboration (of Central, State level ‘Prabhari’ Officers & District Collectors), and Competition among districts driven by a mass Movement. With States … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short note on deep sea mission?

Ministry Of Earth Sciences Plans Rs 8000 Crore ‘Deep Ocean Mission’ To Boost India’s Sea Exploration Capabilities. The mission proposes to explore the deep ocean similar to the space exploration started by ISRO about 35 years ago.The focus of the mission will be on deep-sea mining, ocean climate change advisory services, underwater vehicles and underwater … Read more

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