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[Diplomacy] UN Secretary General: Selection, Appointment, Powers, Signifiance, Limitations, Antonio Guterres for UPSC Prelims and Mains GS2

Selection process of UN Secretary General Latest selection: Antonio Guterres Informal rotation system UN Secretary General: significance and limitations Selection process of UN Secretary General Q. Discuss in brief, the selection procedure for the post of United Nations Secretary General. संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासचिव पद की चयन [...]

Shale Gas Deposit-Diagram

[Environment] Shale Gas: Advantages and limitations as an Energy source

What is Shale Gas? What’re its Advantages? What’re its limitations? What is Shale Gas? Shale gas is natural gas formed from being trapped within shale formations. Shale gas—an “unconventional” source of methane, like coal-bed gas (in coal seams) and tight gas (trapped in rock [...]

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[Economy] Ethanol Blending in Petrol: meaning, benefits & limitations; Hybrid cars & Intelligent Transport

What is Ethanol fuel / Gasohol? Pro-argument for Ethanol Blending? Anti-argument against Ethanol Blending? Gasohol system in India and abroad What is National Automotive Board (NAB)? What is National Mission for Electric Mobility (NMEM)? What is a Hybrid vehicle? What is Intelligent Transport [...]

[Land Reforms] Post Independence: Abolition of Zamindari, Reasons, Impact, Obstacles, Limitations, First Amendment

Prologue What is Land reform? Land reforms: broad vs narrow sense What are the objectives of Land reforms? Increase production social justice Economic development Improve standard of living Post-Freedom: Towards land reforms Why Abolish Zamindari? First Amendment, 1951 #1: SEBC #2: Freedom of [...]

Land Ceiling in India how to avoid

[Land Ceiling] Phase 1: Since Independence to 1974 in India, Salient Features, Limitations, Failures

Ceiling Phase 1: Freedom to 1972 Salient Features Limitations/Failures of Land Ceiling (‘47-‘72) Negative#1: No redistribution Negative#2: Family vs Individual Negative#3: Land ceilings too high Negative#4: Exempted land categories Negative#5: Delay in Law Making Negative#6: History repeats Ceiling Phase 1: Freedom to 1972 1946 (just before [...]

[Tenancy Reforms] Achievements and Limitations in India

Tenancy Reforms: Obstacles/Limitations #1: Women did not benefit #2: SC/ST did not benefit #3: Green Revolution=land grabbing #4: Personal Cultivation Tenancy Reforms: Benefits #1: Rise of New Politics #2: Social Justice #3: More investment Tenancy Reforms: Obstacles/Limitations In the previous article, we saw the salient [...]

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[Land Reforms] Bhoodan, Gramdan, Vinoba Bhave: Achievements, obstacles, limitations

Prologue Bhoodan Movement (Donation of Land) Bhoodan: Mechanism/procedure/features Bhoodan: Positive Bhoodan: Obstacles, Limitations, Problems Gramdan (Donation of the Entire Village) Gramdan: Concept/Principles Gramdan Mechanism Gramdan: Benefits Pardi Satyagraha, Gujarat, 50s Mock Questions Prologue So far we’ve seen: British Tenure system, peasant revolts and three [...]

[Land Reforms] Cooperative Farming in India: features, benefits, limitations

What is cooperative Farming? Why Cooperative farming? India towards Cooperative Farming Cooperative Farming vs Five Year Plans Cooperative Farming: Limitations/Epicfail Miscalculations and false hopes Bogus farms and apathetic bureaucrats Free riders What is cooperative Farming? Cooperative farming refers to an organisation in which: each member-farmer [...]

[Land Reforms] Consolidation of Land Holdings, Computerization of Land Records in India- features, benefits, limitations

Prologue Topic#1: Consolidation of Land Holdings What is Consolidation of Land holdings? Why do we need Consolidation of Land holdings? What are the methods of Land consolidation? #1: Voluntary Consolidation #2: Compulsory Consolidation (+ve) Land Consolidation: Benefits, Advantages, Positive points (-ve) Land consolidation: [...]

White Label ATM

[Banking] White Label ATM: Meaning, Features, Advantages, Limitations, Financial Inclusion, Nested Design, Contagion Risk

What is White label-ATM? What’s the difference between Brown label vs White label ATM? Stakeholder/Players in White label ATM game? Why do we need White Label ATM? How does White Label ATM help in financial inclusion? Facilities @White label ATM? Where does the [...]

Airtel Money prepaid payment instrument

[Banking] Nachiket Committee: Payment Banks- Rationale, Features, Advantages, Limitations, Pre Paid Instrument Providers (PPI), USSD Banking

Pre-Paid Instrument Providers (PPI) Why Nachiket hates PPI model? Why Payment Bank? What is payment bank? M-Pesa: Why India should get Payment banks? Payment Banks: Anti-Arguments USSD and Conflict of Interest USSD connectivity for Banking Mock Questions Pre-Paid Instrument Providers (PPI) Airtel money is an [...]

Monetary Policy Tool: How repo rate works?

[Banking] Monetary Policy: Quantitative & Qualitative Tools, applications & limitations MSF, LAF, Repo, OMO, CRR, SLR, Revisited before upcoming Urjit Article

Prologue What is monetary policy? Quantitative Tools #1: Reserve Ratios (SLR and CRR) #2: Open Market Operation (OMO) #3: Policy Rate Bank Rate Liquidity Adjustment facility (LAF) LAF Repo Rate Marginal Standing facility (MSF) Reverse repo Rate Repo Rate in recent years: Monetary [...]