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Success of ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ – Data vs Reality

About Swachh Bharat Mission: ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ is a nation-wide campaign in India for the period 2014 to 2019 with a target of clean India. It was launched on 2nd October 2014 by the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi. The mission has two thrusts:...

10% Quota for EW General Category

TIMELINE FOR RESERVATION This is not the First time Quota Reservation has hit the Court and Parliament. There is timeline being followed by the politicians from time to time to amend the Quota Reservation in India across on the basis of Castes and Income. ANNOUNCEMENT...

December 10 – 16, 2018

This Article will include Latest Current Affairs 2018 for various Government exams like RBI Grade B , SEBI, NABARD, UPSC etc. Get today's current affairs i.e. December 10-16 2018 . It will help you to improve your general awareness for these exams.  CLICK HERE TO...

Economic Activity Rate or Labour Force Participation Rate

Definition: The labor force participation rate (LFPR) is the proportion of people eligible to participate in the labor force who are actually participating in it by working or looking for work. It is usually expressed as a percent of the total labor force-eligible...

ADVERSE SELECTION

ADVERSE SELECTION Introduction:   Information is the basis for our economic and financial decisions. As buyers, we collect information about products before entering into a transaction. As investors, the same goes for information about firms seeking our funds. As life...

ACCRUAL BASIS

Introduction: Accrual principle is one of the important principles of accounting. A method of recording accounting transactions for revenue when earned and expenses when incurred even when cash has not been received or paid during the period of accrual. To record...

ADS (American Depository Shares) Conversion Offer

Introduction:  Conversion of local shares into American Depositary Shares(ADS) of a company is called an ADS conversion offer.    The offer allows local (Indian) investors to convert their shares into ADS and sell it in the US markets.   Our Courses We will learn...

What Are The Expected Impacts Of Governor’s Exit From RBI

What Are the Expected Impacts of Governor’s Exit From RBI:   The short-lived legacy of appointing technocrats and experts as RBI Governors has ended with the exit of Urjit Patel. The country is back to appointing bureaucrats as RBI heads, who for most part of...

ADRs(American Depository Receipt)

Introduction: An American Depositary Receipt (ADR) is a negotiable certificate that represents shares of a foreign stock owned and issued by a U.S. bank. It can be traded in US equity market. ADRs are denominated in dollars.Advantages of ADRs: It enables US investors...

Trade War

Introduction Trade war is a situation in which countries try to damage each other's trade. It is an economic conflict between two countries in which a country raises or creates tariffs (a type of  tax imposed on imported goods and services) or other trade barriers...

MINIMUM SUPPORT PRICE OR MSP

 WHAT IS MINIMUM SUPPORT PRICE (MSP):  Minimum Support Price (MSP) is an important part of India’s agricultural price policy. MSP is in the nature of long - term guarantee made by the Government to the producers/farmers so that in the event of a glut, prices are not...

GST (Goods and Services Tax) in India

Journey of GST in India from 2000 to 2017: 2000 - A committee was set up to draft the law. 2004 – A task force concludes GST to improve current tax structure. 2006 – Finance Minister proposes GST. 2011 – Constitution amendment bill to enable GST law introduced. 2013--...

Major Schemes and their achievements

Government Sponsored Health Insurance Schemes (GSHISs) Almost 20% of Indian population covered by GSHISs by 2010 (240 million people), expected to reach 50% or 630 million people by 2015 These schemes include RSBY and Rajiv Aarogyasri in AP, Central Government Health...

Social Audit

Social Audit is the process of measuring the performance of various government schemes and public services as against the stated objectives. In short, the social audits help to evaluate the true ground impact of social schemes.   Benefits: Limiting the scope of...

Gramin Swarozgar Yojana (GSY) — self employment

The ministry of rural development has recently incorporated new evidence into the design of a newly proposed scheme, tentatively named the Grameen Swarozgar Yojana (GSY). GSY proposes a diverse framework to achieve poverty-free panchayats through generation of...