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Transforming India’s healthcare sector Current Affairs 25th July, 2017

Transforming India’s healthcare sector In news: Two recent developments related to public health in India hold the prospect of changing the nature of service provision for the people. Both lean heavily on the private sector in an effort to improve the deplorable state of healthcare services [...]

Monetary Policy: Qualitative Tools, PSL, SCC & CAS- Priority Sector Lending Norms, LTV, Margin Requirement, Moral Suasion & Direction Action

  Monetary Policy#6: PSL, SCC & CAS- Priority Sector Lending Norms In the previous sessions, we learned about the quantitative tools of monetary policy, which decide the ‘volume’ of credit in an economy. Now we shall look into the qualitative tools of monetary policy, which [...]

Issues Relating to Real Estate Sector

ISSUES RELATING TO REAL ESTATE SECTOR   Recently Real Estate (Regulation &Development) Bill, 2016 was passed near unanimously by the Rajya Sabha with almost all the parties welcoming the Government’s decision requiring developers to deposit 70% of the collections from the buyers in a separate account [...]

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 [...]

[Economic Survey Ch5] Financial Intermediaries: Insurance Sector: issues, reforms, Bancassurance, FDI (part 1 of 3)

Introduction Insurance: intro Insurance Penetration Insurance density FDI in insurance Insurance amendment bill 2008 What is Bancassurance? Example of Bankcassurance Bancassurance: pros and cons Chindu’s revival package for insurance sector Chindu’s Budget speech: Insurance Reforms New branches Banks as insurance brokers Claims New [...]

[Economic Survey Ch10] (Part 1 of 5) Service Sector: Tourists, Lawyers and CAs

Prologue Service sector Definition? FDI in Multibrand Retail Trading FIPB FDI is not permitted in Tourism UNWTO report Indian Tourism challenges: Medical Visa? Surrogacy and medical visa R&D Services Global Innovation index Legal Services Challenges: legal profession FDI in legal services Bar Council [...]

map Milk Supply Chain: Major producers in India

[Food Processing] Milk Dairy Sector, Supply Chain, upstream downstream issues, Amul Model, Operation Flood

Prologue Scope-Significance of Dairy Sector Location: Dairy cooperatives Milk Supply Chain: Upstream Issues Low productivity of milch animals #1: Veterinary problems #2: Breeding issues #3: Fodder problems Azolla fern Milk Quality Milk Supply Chain: Processing Issues Regional imbalance Anand/Amul Model/dairy cooperative model Amul [...]

Interim budget

[Economy] Current 2014 Feb Week 1: Fiscal Policy, Spectrum, Subsidies, LPG and Banking Sector (Part 1 of 3)

Prologue [Act I] Government side: Fiscal Policy, Macroeconomics India’s bogus GDP growth rate Fiscal deficit 4.8% target = Mission impossible #6? CAD & gold FATF: Desi Diamonds = Money laundering Interim budget/Vote on Account? [Subsidy] LPG: nau se baara (9 to 12) Kejriwal [...]

Evolution of Banking sector in India upto New Bank Licence

[Economy] New Bank Licences: Bandhan, IDFC, Bharatiya Mahila Bank; Differential Bank licences, Bimal Jalan Committee, Narsimhan Committee; arguments favor against, Bank nationalization, Historic evolution of Banking sector in India

Prologue Banking sector in British India Birth of RBI Banking sector Post Independence Narsimhan Committee I (1991) Bank licences: 1st Round (1993) Narsimhan Committee II (1998) New Bank licences 2nd round (2001) New Bank licences 3rd Round (2013-14) Bandhan Microfinance and IDFC In [...]