10th Sep Current Affairs News Analysis | Prelims & Mains 2020

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IASbhai 10th Sep Current Affairs News Analysis is an initiative to dilute major articles from leading Newspapers in India which are most relevant to UPSC preparation –‘THE HINDU, LIVEMINT , INDIAN EXPRESS’ and help millions of readers who find difficulty in answer writing and making notes everyday. Hence we choose articles on daily basis and analyse them with respect to UPSC PRELIMS 2020.

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10th Sep Current Affairs News Analysis | Prelims & Mains 2020

Shikshak Parv

      HEADLINES:

Shikshak Parv

      WHY IN NEWS:

Shikshak Parv is being celebrated from 8th-25th September 2020 to felicitate the teachers and to take New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 forward.

MINISTRY? :-Ministry of Education
SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 3: Education

      ISSUE: 

Under the Shikshak Parv initiative, the Ministry of Education is organizing a series of webinars on NEP and its implementation.

SHIKSHAK PARV

  • Ministry of Education will be organising a two-day conclave on School Education in 21st Century under Shikshak Parv on 10th and 11th September, 2020 through online medium.

Principal and Teacher practitioners, who will discuss how they have already implemented certain themes of the NEP in creative ways.
 

  • National Awardee teachers and other creative teachers will be a part of this conclave.
  • Some of the suggestions from teachers received on MyGov will also be shared.

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

Shikshak Parv is being celebrated from 8th September- 25th September, 2020 to felicitate the Teachers and to take New Education Policy 2020 forward.

     SOURCES: PIB | 10th Sep Current Affairs News Analysis

 Typhoons –Maysak and Haishen

      HEADLINES:

Maysak and Haishen Both typhoons were categorised as a Category 4 hurricane storm.

      WHY IN NEWS:

Recently, Korean Peninsula and Japan were hit by two typhoons named Maysak and Haishen.

SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 1 : Geography

      ISSUE: 

CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE

A Category 4 storm has wind speeds between 130-156 mph and can uproot trees and bring down power lines. 

  • Hurricanes that reach category three or higher are classified as major hurricanes.
  • Hurricanes are categorized on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which rates them on a scale of 1 to 5 based on wind speed.

NAMING

  • The Maysak typhoon takes its name from a Cambodian word for a type of tree.
  • While, Haishen means sea god in Chinese.

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

  • In Japan the first typhoon to occur after January 1st of the year is called typhoon number 1.
  • In the USA, hurricanes are referred to by English names.
  • The intergovernmental organisation called the Typhoon Committee is behind naming these typhoons .
  • Haishen was a name recommended by China, while Maysak is a Combodian name.
     SOURCES: PIB | 10th Sep Current Affairs News Analysis

ARISE-ANIC Initiative

      HEADLINES:

Atal Innovation Mission Launches Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC Initiative

      WHY IN NEWS:

ISRO and Four Ministries Roped In

SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 3 :

      ISSUE: 

The Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-Atal New India Challenges, is to spur applied research and innovation in Indian MSMEs and startups.

AIM

  • The aim is to associate industries to facilitate innovative solutions to sectoral problems.
  • The programme will be driven by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), four ministries—Ministry of Defence; Ministry of Food Processing Industries; Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; and Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

FUNDING

The Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE–ANIC programme will support deserving applied research–based innovations by providing funding support of up to Rs 50 lakh for speedy development of the proposed technology solution and/or product.

KEY FEATURES

  • ISRO to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs from Atal Innovation Mission
  • Officials stressed on attracting innovators using the Mahatma Gandhi Challenge method
  • Minister of Road Transport and Highways laid emphasis on developing the MSME sector with the help of the ARISE-ANIC initiative under Atal Innovation Mission
  • ISRO, which is a great promoter of technology, will promote new startups.

      IASbhai WINDUP: 

  • Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE challenges are a pioneering initiative to stimulate Make-in-India innovations in the associated MSME startups’ sector .
  • This is a unique opportunity to make advanced research and development ideas market viable, and field deployable MSME products that can be procured by the government.
  • Science should help solve socio-economic problems and scientific research should be extended from the labs to the land.
  • This initiative will help identify and promote innovations necessary for boosting this sector.
     SOURCES: PIB | 10th Sep Current Affairs News Analysis

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