Current Affairs

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Smart Cities are the incubators of the New Urban India

New India envisage the concept of aluminous, sustainability, e-mobility and overall development. Smart cities facilitated the same – If an initiative that ha brought invariability to developmentaspects sparring along : E-mobility –Fame India Innovation Digitization – automation Cultural aspects –NRIDXY It has brought structural changes to city based development towards ensuring sustainable urbanization : Digital …

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What are key roles of Final Action Task Force ?

Financial action task force was established In 1989 by G.7 countries submit in Paris to curb the money laundering, later on, it expanded its mandate by adding to combating against terror financing. The objective of FATF:- Curb money laundering Combat against terror financing Maintain the integrity of the financial system. Role of FATF:- It provided …

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What is India role in Indo pacific region?

IndoPacific region has been the latest region of geostrategic importance after the Asian continent prevalent during important times. The Indian state is the region is high – India cannot ignore Chinese aggressiveness occurs Indo Pacific towards invariability and demoralization. The region has high economic value in terms of logistics and resource (rare earth). India continental …

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India’s balancing approach between different West Asian powers

India has contact with these powers from ancient lives through the silk route and sea route. The west Asian powers are Israel, Saudi Arabs, UAF and Iran. After 1947 and up to 1991. India followed a non-alignment policy and balanced relations without depending partnership with these countries. With 1991 reforms India actively engaged with these …

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Indian democracy – ‘Case story of world’ largest but flawed one

The economist intelligence unit’s latest report on “state of democracies around the world in 2018 “ holds up a mirror to democracies around the world. It classified the countries into four categories, namely – full democracies, flawed democracies, hybrid democracies and authoritarian regimes. The parameters used are an electoral process,  pulsation, civil liberties, functioning of …

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What are main challenges in farm diversification in India?

Farm diversification includes changing bin cropping pattern and shifting of workforce towards allied activities. Agriculture in India faces several issues and to bring stability and increase the farm income, farm diversification is considered as an efficient strategy. Benefits – Better use of land, labour, capital. Ecological conservation. Reduces financial risk and stabilizes farm income. Increased …

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ISRO

Key challenges of private particiapation in India’ space program

The first time the US space agency NASA lets a private sector company SpaceX to resume the manned space flight with SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule to docked on ISS. NASA has collaborated with private space companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin to actively create Space Industry. ISRO has also law built and launched satellites famously …

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globalisation effect on India

Report on globalisation effect on India

Globalization is a phenomenon which has invited large scale urbanization and development, but its implementation through internal investments have been biased. Biasness concerning urban and rural India – Growth has been uneven part liberation of 1991 Rural-urban income divide is varying at 21%. The rural-urban divide in digitization has been around 58%. Urbanization has been …

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India's groundwater crisis

Report on India’s groundwater crisis?

With billion population depending on Ground Water worldwide, the significance of it is well increasing with the increasing population specially in a country like India. But this scenario is not going in right direction with central Ground Water report stating the water table is going down at an unprecedented rate in 67% of maintaining station …

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Evolution of Aadhaar system

How has Aadhar system evolved so far?

Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi remarked that “ for every 1 Rupee sent/allotted from Delhi, only 15 paisa reaches on the ground “. This statement explains the scale of intermediates and associated corruption, misappropriation of funds meant for welfare Delivery scheme. To avoid the issue of intermediaries and to ensure beneficiaries receive their benefits, the …

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Priority Sector Lending in Agriculture

What is meaning of priority sector lending in agriculture?

The recent move by the state-run Bank of Maharashtra, of not to extend loans in several zones in the state, have to lead the chaos amidst the farmers of the drought-hit state. This more certainty makes the policymakers. Link the future of priority sector lending norms, which are generally decided by the Reserve Bank of …

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(SHREYAS)

Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills

The unemployment rate in India was 7.2% in February 2019, higher since September 2016 according to the latex data compile by centre for monitoring Indian economy (CMIC) to improve the employability of student by introducing employment allowance into the learning process of the higher education system, the Ministry of Human Resource Development introduced SHREYAS scheme. …

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Agriculture

Why is Agriculture sector in distress in India?

The agriculture sector is engaging almost 51% population directly or indirectly and contributing only 17% of GD. However over a certain period of time agriculture production is on the rise after the implementation of Government Schemes such as PM-Fasal Beema Yojana, Krishi Sichal Jojana, PM-Krishan Jojana, Kisan Credit Card Yojana etc. Agrarian distress:– Small landholding. …

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