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#UPSC Aspirants writing the FREE STEP-UP Test Series for #UPSCPrelims 2023 at our #Delhi branch.

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Aspirants writing the test at our #Bengaluru branch
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Feb 13
“Today’s latest devices are also the future’s E-Waste.”
PM Modi

Here’s a valuable thread on E-Waste, Waste-to-wealth, statistics, case studies & other steps related making India a Global Recycling Hub for E-Waste!

Save them to your notes 📝!

A 🧵:
Global E-waste Monitor 2020

•The world dumped 53.6 million metric tons of e-waste in 2019

•Global e-waste generation to touch 747 LT per year by 2030

•the e-waste generated around the world in 2019 contained raw materials (mainly iron,copper & gold) worth $57 billion
•Only 17. 4% of e-waste was documented as formally collected & recycled in 2019

•Many developed countries have e-waste recycling rates of 50-70%

•Described e-waste as an ‘URBAN MINE’:the critical & non-critical metals in it can be recycled as secondary raw materials.
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Feb 12
Attention #UPSC Aspirants in Delhi!

•We will be offering FREE mentorship at #Delhi to ALL UPSC Aspirants:

⏰:9:30 am-5:30 pm

•We are also providing FREE DEMO Classes of our Foundation Program:OGP

-GEOGRAPHY is going on at our Delhi branch till 20th Feb!
⏰: 10:30 AM- 2:30 PM
🗓️: Monday to Saturday

CSAT Classes will begin on 21st February and they will continue till 9th March
⏰: 10:30 AM- 2:30 PM
🗓️: Monday to Saturday
Please fill this form if you wish to join our Foundation Program: OGP for #UPSC CSE 2024 at our #Delhi branch.…
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Feb 9
India leads the charge in global energy transition, harnessing new sources of power with a determined spirit of 'VIKSIT BHARAT'.

Here are a few important snippets from the PM’s speech at the India Energy Week. Save them to your 📝

A 🧵:
@IMFNews growth projections for 2023 for #India

-Going to be the fastest growing major economy

-A global bright spot in 2022 despite the pandemic & war

@IEA The International Energy Agency:

-India’s energy demand will be the highest in the world in this decade⬇️

•Today India's share in global oil demand is around 5% but it is expected to reach 11%.

•India's gas demand is expected to increase by 500%.
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Feb 7
Recently, CJI Chandrachud appealed to judges to apply:

•the Precautionary Principle
•Principle of Sustainable Development &
•the Public Trust Doctrine

Here’s a valuable thread 🧵on the terms & cases related to these principles!
Save them to your notes 📝!

The judgments of the #SupremeCourtOfIndia have interlinked:

•the survival of humanity to the survival of the environment

•The “right to life under Article 21, includes the right to wholesome environment”.

•Ensures fairness across generations by considering the well-being of future generations in the allocation of resources

•Foundation of sustainable development

•State is obligated to conserve the environment for future generations
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Feb 4
2023:“International Year of Millets”by the @UN

India:A Global Hub for Millets: ‘Shree Anna’(Mother of all Grains)

“India’s at the forefront of popularizing Millets,whose consumption furthers NUTRITION, FOOD SECURITY & WELFARE of FARMERS”PM Modi

🧵 on #Millets:

#UPSC #IYM2023
•India:largest producer & 2nd largest exporter of ‘Shree Anna’ in the world

•We grow several types: jowar,ragi,bajra,kuttu, ramdana,kangni,kutki,kodo, cheena & sama

•Among the 1st crops to be domesticated:evidence for consumption in Indus-Sarasvati civilisation:3300-1300 BCE

•Require much less water than rice & wheat

•can be grown in rainfed areas without additional irrigation. 

•A 2019 study: “wheat & rice have the lowest green water footprints but the highest blue water footprints,while millets were exactly opposite.”⬇️
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Feb 2
Our #UPSC PYQ initiative : #PracticeToProgress. Comment below with your answers or vote in the poll below⬇️. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes, that’s how you’ll learn. The solution will be posted at 9 pm.
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