Paper III


Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management
1. Introduction and Syllabus


Ecology:

1. Ecology - 1
2. Ecology - 2
3. Ecology - 3
4. Ecology - 4


Environment

1. Environment - 1
2, Environment - 2
3. Environment - 3
4. Environment - 4
5. Environment - 5

Science and Technology

1. S and T - 1 (History of S&T in India, National Policy on S&T, Changing phases of S&T, Science Technology and Innovation Policy 2013, the need for S&T policy, Key elements of STI Policy, S&T in 12th five year Plan)
2. S & T - 2... (S & T in India, Technology Missions of India, Pan India S & T Mission)
3. S & T - 3.... (The Space Programme in India, ISRO and its Associated Institutions, The four Phases of Space programme, The main objectives of Indian Space Pgm, The Space systems including INSATs and IRS, Launch Vehicles)
4. S & T - 4.... (GSLV Mark-3, Application of Space Programmes including TV - Education- Training and Development Communication, Village Resource Centres, Tele Medicines - SA, S and R.)
(The Organisations - NRSC, Antrix Corporation Ltd..)
(IRNSS, MOM, 
Energy Resources - Types of Resources, Introduction of Coal)
5. S & T - 5.. Energy Resources...Types of Coals, Occurrence of Coal,  Coal Vision, Petroleum, occurrence, reserves, major oil producing areas both on shore and off shore, oil refineries and OVL
Natural Gas..Composition and occurrences, 
Non Conventional Energy Resources...Including Solar Energy, Wind, Geothermal, Tidal, Wave, OTEC, Biomass Energy, Energy from Bio Gas, 
6. S & T - 6: Bio Alcohols, Hydrogen Cells, Fuel cells, National Hydrogen Energy Board set up, Nuclear Energy, Advantages and Disadvantages, Application of Nuclear Technology, Nuclear Pgm of India, Research Centres Public Sector Companies for the development of Nuclear Energy, India's strategy for Atomic Energy development, 3 stages of Nuclear power pgm, India's Atomic weapons and Nuclear doctrine, ITER.
7. S & T - 7: Missile Development Pgm of India, Need of the Pgm, Historical Background of the Missiles, Missile Development Pgms and 5 stages, Classification of Missiles, IGMDP, BrahMos, Sagarika, Nuclear Winter, 123 Agreement, Nuclear Agreements with other Nations.
8. S & T - 8: Nano Technology and Its applications, Robotics and its Applications, DNA Finger Printing
9. S & T - 9: Biometrics, Pro Biotics and their benefits, IPRs and their types, Non Patentable inventions, IP Acts in India from British times, Organisations and Institutions of IP
Bio Technology. 
10. S & T - 10: Genetic Engineering, Stem Cells, Immunity, Vaccines, Lasers and its Applications.
11. S and T - 11: Cloud Computing, 3D Printing, Big data, Super Conductivity, Varable Technologies, The Smart Dusts or Micro Machines

Disaster Management:
Note: After watching Video 1..Please jump to Video 4. Videos 2 and 3 can be avoided. 
1. Disaster Management - 1:
2. Disaster Management - 2: (Skip)
3. Disaster Management - 3: (Skip)
4. Disaster Management - 4
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6. Disaster Management - 6: