Goaltide Daily News 2020

Dec 17, 2020

News 1:
5 hospital beds/10k population: India ranks 155th in 167: Times of India

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Syllabus Reference: GS-II

Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.


An important article covering many facts regarding the loopholes in the health sector of India. It tells the data related to bed availability in India and compares it with other countries as well. Can be helpful both in prelims as well as mains.


News 2:
The long road to food security: The Hindu

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Issues relating to Poverty and Hunger.


Issues of Buffer Stocks and Food Security


Article says, It is a grim failure that 73 years after Independence, India continues to be gripped by a paradox of plenty in the realm of food security. The country reached self-sufficiency in agricultural production some time ago, and yet, mass hunger is rampant across States. It also covers some important facts and gives the way forward. Read without fail.

News 3:
With 1 in 5 workers ‘skilled’, India ranks 129 among 162

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Syllabus Reference: GS-III

Indian Economy and issues relating to Planning, Mobilization of Resources, Growth, Development and Employment.


Barely one in five Indians in the labour force is “skilled” according to the recently released Human Development Index, 2020. There is a comparison of major countries in the article, just read it once.

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