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Category: III. Indian Economy


National Water Policy, 2002   The Union Ministry of Water Resources has undertaken a review and revision of the National Water Policy (NWP), 2002. Some points regarding to that are mentioned below as the recommendations given in an editorial of Read more…

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  Urbanisation   Some stats Census 2011 indicates that compared to 1363 in 2001, there are now 3893 census towns There have been 2774 new census towns Census criteria for an urban area Minimum population of 5000 Density of 400 Read more…

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  UID   There have been some criticisms of the UID project. These can be summarized under four heads: 1. the project would necessarily entail the violation of privacy and civil liberties of the people. 2. it is unclear whether Read more…

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  Treaties   Environment Two environmental priorities internationally now are: Climate Change Mitigation Biodiversity Conservation Convention on Biodiversity CBD has failed in its original goal of reduce the loss of biodiversity significantly by 2010. Next meeting of CBD is scheduled Read more…

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  Programmes – Schemes   Sanchar Shakti For empowering women SHGs through ICT related livelihood skills. Sanchar Shakti envisages bringing together the combined efforts and contributions of Department of Telecommunication (DoT), Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF), mobile and Mobile Value Read more…

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  Organizations   UK Department for International Development (DFID)   The Department For International Development (DFID) is a United Kingdom government department. It was separated from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 1997. The goal of the department is “to Read more…

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  NREGA   Wage indexation controversy   The NREGA workers are being paid less than the minimum wages in certain states like AP, Kerala and Rajasthan where MNREGA workers are being paid less than the agricultural labourers. During 2009-10 there Read more…

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  MDGs – Minimum Development Goals   MDGs 189 nations. 8 goals. 21 targets Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Halve the proportion of people living on less than $1 a day Achieve decent employment for women, men and Read more…

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  Industry   Name HQ/Estd Others NALCO Bhubaneshwar, 1985       BHEL Estd. 1953 Chairman: B Prasad Rao HQ: New Delhi   Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is the largest engineering and manufacturing enterprise in India in the energy-related Read more…

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  Important Years – Places   1900 Davis Cup started 1911 Indian Research Fund Association started. In 1949, it was re-designated as Indian Council of Medical Research 1958 Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Prize instituted 1963 UNRISD 1965 UNDP 1966 Asian Development Read more…

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