April Month schedule
Indian Culture – Salient aspects of Art Forms
Indian Culture – Salient aspects of Literature
Indian Culture – Salient aspects of Architecture
Modern Indian History from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present : significant events
Modern Indian History from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present: personalities
Modern Indian History from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present: issues
The Freedom Struggle — its various stages
The Freedom Struggle — ▪ important contributors/contributions from different parts of the country.
Salient features of World’s Physical Geography
Distribution of Key Natural Resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent)
factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India)
Important Geophysical Phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc
geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes
Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources
Growth, Development and Employment.
Inclusive Growth and issues arising from it
Major Crops – Cropping Patterns in various parts of the country, – Different Types of Irrigation and Irrigation Systems; Storage, Transport and Marketing of Agricultural Produce and Issues and Related Constraints; E-technology in the aid of farmers.
Issues related to Direct and Indirect Farm Subsidies and Minimum Support Prices; Public Distribution System – Objectives, Functioning, Limitations, Revamping; Issues of Buffer Stocks and Food Security; Technology Missions; Economics of Animal-Rearing
- Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
- Investment Models.
- Science and Technology- Developments and their Applications and Effects in Everyday Life.
- Achievements of Indians in Science & Technology; Indigenization of Technology and Developing New Technology.
- Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, Robotics, Nano-technology, Bio-technology and issues relating to Intellectual Property Rights