Tag - reforms

India and Australia ties and importance of Indo-Pacific region, Civil Services reforms: The need for lateral entry Current Affairs 19th July, 2017

India and Australia ties and importance of Indo-Pacific region Introduction: India and Australia have several commonalities, which serve as a foundation for closer cooperation and multi-faceted interaction, on lines similar to what India has developed with other Western countries. The relationship has grown in strength and importance [...]

Understanding the agitating farmers, A calibrated approach to reforms Current Affairs 10th June, 2017

Understanding the agitating farmers In news: Farmers in two of the largest states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra have resorted to agitation. The protests have come soon after the Uttar Pradesh government waived farm loans earlier this year, setting off similar demands in other States. [...]

NITI AYOG – Change in Planning mindset, Delay in quota reforms to erode IMF’s credibility, Current Affairs 26th April, 2017

NITI AYOG – Change in Planning mindset Introduction Post independence planning was adopted as major part of economy. Economic and social planning is part of concurrent list of Indian constitution. With the NITI Ayog taking over from the erstwhile Planning Commission there is change in the [...]

Governance and Tobacco, Electoral Reforms and Judiciary, Current Affairs 18th April, 2017

Governance and Tobacco Introduction As part for the government policy we have a clear cut framework of discouraging use of tobacco. But investment of government companies and PSUs in large private tobacco holdings is a question worth a debate. Issue: A group of people including the managing trustee [...]

Banking reforms and NPAs, Farm loan waiver is not the solution Current Affairs – 28th March, 2017

Banking reforms and NPAs Introduction Banks are the fundamental pillars of the financial infrastructure of the economy. The last decade of growth boom was financed by the banks largely. Post the global recession the stress on banks is increasing and hence has resulted in large NPAs [...]

E-Payment Challenges & Reforms: Yojana 2017 with Mains Answer writing Practice

BES171/E-Payment #1: MDR, PoS, Interoperability, BharatQR, Ratan Watal, C.Naidu Committee BES171/E-Payment #2: Budget penalties on Cash, Lucky Grahak, Paygov, NTRP, DipYAN, BES171/E-Payment #3: Mains Answer writing Practice on Digital Payment BES171/E-Payment #1: MDR, PoS, Interoperability, BharatQR, Ratan Watal, C.Naidu & Budget provisions In earlier [...]

[World History] French Revolution: Causes, Events, Outcomes, Significance; Napoleon Bonaparte- Rise, Reforms & Fall

Prologue WHFr/P1: French Revolution: Political Causes, Divine right theory, Louis XVI WHFr/P2: French Revolution: Socio-Economic & Cultural causes WHFr/P3: French Revolution: Events, National Assembly, Bread Riots WHFr/P4: French Revolution: Outcomes, Impact, Significance WHFr/P5: French Revolution: Napoleon Bonaparte- rise, reforms & fall Prologue In past [...]

[Economy] Insurance Types, IRDA, Reforms, FDI in Insurance for AFPC, LIC AAO etc exams

IRDA What are the functions of IRDA? Organizational setup of IRDA Insurance Ombudsman Functions of Insurance Ombudsman Selection of Ombudsman Insurance Policies: Types General Insurance Life Insurance Nationalization of Insurance business Foreign Direct Investment in Insurance Reform in Insurance sector Already Done by [...]

2nd ARC Ethics and Corruption mindmap

[Polity] 2nd ARC Ethics and Corruption (4th Report): Election Reforms, State Funding of Elections

What is Ethics? What is Rule of Law? Two Viewpoints in Fighting Corruption 3 Factors behind Corruption in India Politics and Ethics Election =Mother of corruption Criminalization of politics Election reforms already in process Election Funding Three Patterns of State Funding of Elections [...]

Banking regulation Act

[Economy] Banking Amendment Bill: Issues, Features, Problems, Reforms meaning explained

What is Banking Regulation Act? RBI Power #1: Can remove entire Board of a Bank RBI Power #2: Connected Lending Prevention RBI Power #3: Unclaimed Accounts Public Banks Issue#1: Need consolidation Public Banks Issue#2: Need more investment Banks issue #3: More voting rights [...]

Handloom Mark India textile ministry

[Schemes] Handloom Mark, Handicraft Sector: Government schemes, problems, reforms

Handloom vs Handicraft? Why Handloom Mark? What is Handloom Mark? Social Security for Handloom n Handicraft? Mahatma Gandhi Bunkar Bima Yojana Health Insurance Scheme (HIS) for weavers Special schemes? Technology Upgradation Fund (TUF) Integrated Handlooms Development Scheme (IHDS) Mill Gate Price Scheme Babasaheb [...]

[Polity] Judicial Impeachment, reforms, Judicial accountability Bill,Sri Lankan CJ Impeachment

Judicial Accountability: intro? Judges Impeachment: India Justice Soumitra Sen impeachment Justice P Dinakaran impeachment Reforms necessary Judicial Standards and Accountability(JSA) Bill National Judicial Oversight Committee Sri Lankan Chief Justice Impeachment Mock Questions Judicial Accountability: intro? Judicial Impeachment is an ongoing issue in a lot of [...]