Must Read Current Affairs Articles – February 2nd, 2023

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GS Paper 2

Budget 2023 | PM Awas Yojana share rises by 66%, with more focus on Tier 2 and 3 cities

Syllabus Topic – Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes

PAN to be used as common identifier for digital systems

Syllabus Topic –  mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections

Centre pitches for 100% switch to mechanised sewer cleaning

Syllabus Topic –  mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections

Allocation of ₹7,000 cr. for Phase 3 of eCourt will improve justice delivery system: Rijiju

Syllabus Topic – Functioning of judiciary

Is judicial majoritarianism justified?

Syllabus Topic – Functioning of judiciary

Women get a one-time small savings scheme

Syllabus Topic – Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes

The social sector has been short-changed once again

Syllabus Topic – Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes

GS Paper 3

Budget 2023 | Zero tax for annual income up to ₹7 lakh under new scheme

Syllabus Topic – Fiscal policy and mobilization of resources

A raft of concessions amid consolidation – While promoting inclusive development, the Budget gives more to the affluent than to the poor

Syllabus Topic –

Tourism to go into mission mode

Syllabus Topic – changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth

Major thrust planned for green energy

Syllabus Topic – Energy – Renewable energy

Government to set up 100 5G labs to develop new apps

Syllabus Topic – Science and Technology

What is the government’s new policy of UPI for NRIs?

Syllabus Topic – Banking and Finance

Finance Minister proposes amendments to banking laws

Syllabus Topic – Banking and Finance

 

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