Occupational safety and health: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

2019 General Studies Paper-3 : Questions

Enumerate the indirect taxes which have been subsumed in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India. Also, comment on the revenue implications of the GST introduced in India since July 2017. Do you agree with view that steady GDP growth and low inflation have let the Indian economy in good shape? Give reasons in ..

Water Treatment measure introduced in Tokyo

Tokyo which is hosting summer Olympics in 2020 has introduced water treatment measure to better deal with natural calamities like typhoons or squalls to keep the city safe. Preventing the Calamities The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has developed infrastructure such as levee protection, a pond to control the water level, tide embankment, watergate and so on. Disaster ..

NIMH merged with NIOH

The National Institute of Miners’ Health (NIMH), an autonomous institute under the Ministry of Mines (MoM), has been dissolved and merged with the ICMR-National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH), Ahmedabad with all assets and liabilities. All the employees of NIMH will be absorbed in NIOH in the similar post/pay scale as the case may be ..

India chosen to co-chair Consultative Group (CG) of GFDRR in 2020

India has been unanimously chosen as co-chair of the Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) for the fiscal year 2020. The decision was taken during the meeting of GFDRR held in Geneva, Switzerland on the margins of the 6th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) ..

2019 edition of UN Global Road Safety Week

The 5th edition of United Nations (UN) Global Road Safety Week has started from 6th May with theme “leadership for road safety”. The World Health Organization (WHO) promotes road safety as a means to reduce traffic-related injuries. Hence, UN Global Road Safety Weeks and its’ campaigns are chaired by WHO and the United Nations Economic ..