Nowadays, UPSC is focusing on the current affairs for GS Prelims 2020, so here are some Important questions on Current Affairs of GS Paper Prelims, questions that might be ask in exams.
Paper 2 (Governance)
MGNREGA Scheme (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme Guarantee Act) –
Recently MNREGA (Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan) Scheme is in news let’s see what is the issue.
What is MGNREGA?
MGNREGA means the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme Guarantee Act.
The act was first introduced in 1991 by P.V Narsimha Rao.
It include the labour law and social security measures that aims to guarantee the “Right to work”.
To improve the livelihood security of the people by providing the employment opportunity for rural poor.
To create a rural asset base that could generate the productive ways of employment that sustain the rural livelihood income.
Features of MGNREGA
MGNREGA is not only provide 100 employment opportunity to unskilled workers but also providing the bargaining power to labours.
The job should be provided within the 5km of the applicants residents, along with the minimum wages are to be paid.
Paper 3 (Enviroment and Bio)
Recently (NTPS) National transit pass system is in news for seamless movement of forest produce. Let’s see what is the issue.
The NTPS is an online method of providing the transit permits for tobacco, bamboo, and other forest produce.
This online process keeps the records of transit permits of inter state and intra state of Bamboo, bamboo, and other forest produce from other govt./private/lands and depots.
An E-pass would be issued by a web portal for transit along with a mobile application.
It would bring an ease of business and make made easy for availability of transit to inter state without visiting to transit office.
It will be functional in MP and Telangana on a pilot basis.
Paper 2 – Polity
Recently, Contempt of court issues back in news on it’s own motion. Let’s see what is the issue.
What is contempt of court?
It is a way to protect the legal institution form unwarranted actions, and motivated attacks. It is an action or a legal mechanism for those who lower down courts authority.
Today’s questions for prelims for aspirants.