daily-news-prescription-3rd-february-2021

GS1: History

GS2: Polity    

GS2: Schemes

  • "Jal Jeevan Mission to help revive urban waterbodies(TH) The urban water supply mission announced in the Budget on Monday would include rejuvenation of water bodies as well as 20% of supply from reused
  • Jal Jeevan Mission (URBAN) to Provide Universal Coverage of Water Supply (PIB)" During her Budget speech, the Hon’ble Finance Minister announced JAL JEEVAN MISSION (URBAN) which has been designed to provide universal coverage of water supply to all households through functional taps in all 4,378 statutory towns in accordance with SDG Goal- 6. Providing coverage of sewerage/septage management in 500 AMRUT cities is the other focus area.
  • Implementation of ONORC scheme (PIB) The implementation of One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) plan is one of the top priorities of Department of Food & Public Distribution, Government of India to provide an option to all eligible ration card holders/beneficiaries covered under NFSA to access their entitlements from anywhere in the country. Under this plan, the distribution of highly subsidized food grains is enabled through nation-wide portability of ration cards through the implementation of IT-driven system by installation of ePoS devices at FPSs, seeding of Aadhaar number of beneficiaries with their ration cards and operationalisation of biometrically authenticated ePoS transactions in the State/UTs.

GS2: International Relations

GS3: Economy   

GS3: Science and technology

GS3:  Environment

  • On World Wetlands Day India gets its first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management. (PIB) India has nearly 4.6% of its land as wetlands, covering an area of 15.26 million hectares and has 42 sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar Sites), with a surface area of 1.08 million hectares. The year 2021 also commemorates the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971 in Ramsar, Iran, celebrated annually as World Wetlands Day.