Bomb Cyclone

Bomb cyclone is an area of rapidly deepening low-pressure system that is associated with a large drop in atmospheric pressure over a short time period. It occurs when a large air mass moves rapidly in the atmosphere, usually due to a cold front, and the pressure drops quickly. This causes strong winds and heavy rain, … Read more

Can Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organizations present an alternative model of public service delivery to benefit the common citizen. Discuss the challenges of this alternative model. 2021

Can Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organizations present an alternative model of public service delivery to benefit the common citizen. Discuss the challenges of this alternative model. 2021 Answer Civil society is a term used to refer to the sector of society that is made up of individuals and organizations that are independent of the government. … Read more

National Commission for Women

  National Commission for Women (NCW) was established in January 1992 under the National Commission for Women Act, 1990. NCW is a statutory body of the Government of India, which is mandated to review the constitutional and legal safeguards for women; recommend remedial legislative measures; facilitate redressal of grievances and advise the Government on all … Read more

Dark Patterns

Dark patterns are interfaces and user experiences designed to manipulate users into making specific choices without them fully understanding the consequences of those choices. They are often used by companies to increase revenue, increase sales, or reduce customer service costs. Examples of dark patterns include deceptive language, fake discounts, hidden fees, and mandatory opt-ins. Examples … Read more

Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committees

What are Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committees? Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committees are a type of committee in the Indian Parliament. They are constituted by representatives from both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and are appointed by the President of India. They are tasked with examining the functioning of the concerned Ministry or Department and making … Read more

What Is Greenwashing? How It Works, Examples, and Prevention

What is Greenwashing? Greenwashing is a term used to describe a company’s efforts to make its practices seem more environmentally friendly than they are. Greenwashing is a form of false advertising or marketing that exaggerates a company‘s commitment to the environment or its green credentials. It is a deceptive practice in which a company promotes itself … Read more

Gig Economy

The gig economy refers to a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work, as opposed to permanent jobs. Gig economy workers are typically engaged as independent contractors and are not entitled to the benefits that traditional employees receive.  Examples of Gig Economy 1. Ride-Hailing: Companies like Uber and Ola provide … Read more

National technical advisory group on immunization (NTAGI)

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) is an expert body of the Government of India, constituted in 2000 to provide scientific, and technical advice to the Government on immunization and other related issues. The group consists of experts from different areas such as Pediatrics, Medicine, Public Health, Biostatistics, Community Medicine, Immunology, Virology, Epidemiology, … Read more