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    Relevance for Prelims and Mains  

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    6&

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    Single use plastic alternatives few ,costly :traders 

    Why single use plastic ban 

    (Environmental Pollution)

    What are the items being banned ?Major reasons to ban them,What are the implications of the ban on single-use plastics ?issues  in enforcement and suggest ways to handle them .

    GS 2

    8&

    10

    MGNREGS fund deviation of Rs 22 crore in Kerala: Social audit report

    The Nagging deficit 

    (Welfare Schemes)

    Know about Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme, recent issues, what steps need to be taken in this context 

    GS 3

    10

    Five years stronger 

    (Economy)

    Overview of GST ,Salient Features of GST,Achievements  ,Shortcomings /Challenges,Conclusion & Way Forward

    GS 2

    10

    Her body her choice 

    (Governance)

    Is India really ahead of the West in terms of reproductive rights?How did abortion laws come about in India?How has the MTP Act evolved from 1971 to 2021?What is the MTP (Amendment) Act, 2021?Have there been judicial interventions in cases of abortions?What are the criticisms against the abortion law? And what lies ahead ?

    GS 3

    11

    Nurturing services 

    (Economy)

    Know about the present status of the service sector in India ,economic measures with both long-term effects and benefits for services,challenges /Issues faced by them and what lies ahead ?

    GS 2

    11

    Statements of mighty 

    (International Relations)

    What has the G7 meet accomplished? What do the statements of the mighty amount to? How will it affect the lives of ordinary citizens around the world?

     

    GS 3

    12

    In 2nd commercial success ,ISRO sends 3 foreggnn satellites into orbit 

    (Defence)

    Learn facts related to PSLV-C53 mission

     

    GS 3

    13

    What unchanged small savings rates mean for banks, savers

    (Economy)

    Are the rates attractive?What does it mean for banks and savers?What have been the recent trends in interest rates?What has been the impact of negative returns?How have banks responded?

    GS 3

    13

    POEM

    (Science and Technology )

     

    What is ISRO’s ‘POEM’ platform?

     

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    15

    RBI: Bank NPA ratio at 6-year low, but fintechs expose system to new risks

     

    Fiscal deficit at 12.3%of FY23 target at may end 

     

    Ease of doing business ranking :seven states of among top achievers 

    (Economy)

    What are the major findings of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) Financial Stability Report (FSR) ?and key suggestions 

     

    What is a Fiscal Deficit?Components of Fiscal Deficit,Reasons for Fiscal Deficit,ways to handle .

     

    What are findings of the Business Reforms Action Plan (BRAP) jointly formulated by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and the World Bank?