Hydrogen is being considered as the potential renewable source of energy and the use of hydrogen fuel cells is significant in this context. Discuss their merits and demerits.

Hydrogen’s many uses and ability to be produced from domestic resources, including renewable sources like solar and wind, make it a promising renewable energy source. Hydrogen fuels cars, houses, portable power, and more. Industrial processes, rocket fuel, and fuel cells for electricity and vehicles use it. Hydrogen can store energy for electric power generation, enabling … Read more


Backdrop: Millets are cereal crops with high nutritive value and categorized as small-seeded grasses. The key varieties of millets include Sorghum, Pearl Millet, Ragi, Small Millet, Foxtail Millet, Barnyard Millet, Kodo Millet and others. High in dietary fiber, nutri-cereals are a powerhouse of nutrients including iron, folate, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, vitamins and antioxidants. … Read more

What Is Greenwashing? How It Works, Examples, and Prevention

What is Greenwashing? Greenwashing is a term used to describe a company’s efforts to make its practices seem more environmentally friendly than they are. Greenwashing is a form of false advertising or marketing that exaggerates a company‘s commitment to the environment or its green credentials. It is a deceptive practice in which a company promotes itself … Read more

Gig Economy

The gig economy refers to a labor market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work, as opposed to permanent jobs. Gig economy workers are typically engaged as independent contractors and are not entitled to the benefits that traditional employees receive.  Examples of Gig Economy 1. Ride-Hailing: Companies like Uber and Ola provide … Read more

Direct Income Support (DIS) To Farmers

Direct income support (DIS) is can be solution to the structural challenges facing farmers. Telangana’s Rythu Bandhu, Odisha’s KALIA scheme and Centre’s PM-KISAN are important examples of DIS schemes. KALIA Scheme Odisha’s KALIA scheme offers some important lessons for DIS schemes everywhere. Odisha used a three-step framework, called “Unification-Verification-Exclusion”, to identify beneficiaries. Unification- The first … Read more

Farmer’s Protest

This article talks about the farmer’s protest regarding three bills that pertain to agricultural marketing reforms in the parliament. Farmers from various states such as Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh are protesting against the three farm bills.  They have surrounded national capital borders and made a call for Bharat bandh on 8th December. Reason … Read more

Empowering Migrant Workers – Best Practices

The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it many challenges for India and countries around the world. Even as we tried to secure the country from this disease, the livelihoods of many unorganized and migrant workers were lost. Migrant workers in India—mostly comprising daily wage labourers working in manufacturing and construction industries, and those engaged in agriculture, … Read more