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Goaltide Daily News 2020

Oct 19, 2020

News 1:
The hues in the green tribunal’s resilient journey: The Hindu

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

  • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment

It’s been a decade that National Green Tribunal is established. So, today let us learn about its mandate, its performance, some concerns and the way forward. The article sufficiently covers these aspects. Read without fail.

News 2:
Ambit of economic census to be wider: Hindustan Times

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II • Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. • 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. • Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Nothing much, very simple article explaining the changes brought in the Socio-Economic Caste Census. Focus on what are the changes brought in, why they were brought and what is the significance. Very simple article, go through it once.

News 3:
Action on ground needed to tackle malnutrition: Experts on India's poor showing at Global Hunger Index: Indian Express

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

  • Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
  • Issues relating to poverty and hunger.

With Global Hunger Index released recently there is a buzz about the topic. It is essential for us as well to understand the issue in depth and think of the way forward. The article covers some facts about the severity of the issue in India and also gives the way forward in an effective way.

 

News 4:
Rewilding is life-changing — it saves multiple species and creates sustainable economies: Times of India

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

  • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

 

The article talks about the rewilding of animals. Author first explains why the last few remaining wildlife places are under threat and how the rewilding can help us sustain our biodiversity as well as economy simultaneously. Author quotes some examples from different parts of world and also gives some data to support his arguments. Read the article completely and make a note out of it.

 

19 October Questions:

  1. How Food Process Industries can play a major role in improving the conditions of farmers?
  2. Define the role of National Green Tribunal. Give recent few examples of active of role of NGT in protection of environment.
  3. Keeping COVID-10 Pandemic in mind, is it important to conduct elections which involves large mass gatherings and may put lives in danger? Keep your view.

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