Health Facilities In Rural Areas

              Healthcare Facilities in Rural Areas   indigenous systems of medicine; drugs and pharmaceuticals. Public health being a State subject, the primary responsibility to provide improved access to healthcare services is that of the State Governments. However, under National Health Mission (NHM) financial support is provided to State/UT Governments to strengthen their healthcare … Read more

Fuel Sector

   Introduction   Power is one of the most critical components of infrastructure crucial for the economic growth and welfare of nations. The existence and development of adequate infrastructure is essential for sustained growth of the Indian economy.   India’s power sector is one of the most … Read more

Forest Based Industries

   Introduction   India is very rich in forest resources, with a large area under forest. All kinds of trees are found here varying from the deciduous, tropical hardwood trees to the evergreen and coniferous trees.   Trees provide one with a wide range of products. From paper to paints, chemicals, housing and … Read more

Food Security Scheme

 After the rural job guarantee programme, the government is now focusing on an ambitious National Food Security Act aimed at drawing more people into the food security net. It has made a strong pitch for providing 35 kg of cereal at Rs 3 per kg every month to the poor of this country. … Read more

Enterpreneur And Commercial

 Division of Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs)   The division of the PSEs of the existing state of Andhra Pradesh will be done according to the location of production facilities  With the exception of a few PSEs, the headquarters of most of them are located in Hyderabad. However, it is the location of the … Read more

Employment Trend

 JOB CREATION   As outlined in the NITI Aayog’s Action Agenda, India suffers more from the problem of underemployment (i.e. low-productivity, low-wage jobs) than unemployment as for example: In 2011-12, agriculture engaged nearly 50% of the workforce but contributed 15% to GDP In 2010-11, within manufacturing, small firms employed 72% but output was … Read more

Education For Women

 Women’s education in India: statistics According to the statistics released by the latest census of 2011, India’s female literacy rate is 65.46 percent, significantly lower than the world average of 79.7 percent. China, India’s neighbor and the other global human resource powerhouse, precedes with 82.7 percent female literacy rate. The Right to Education … Read more

Calculation Of Interest On

 calculation of interest on/in savings account, fixed deposit account and recurring deposit account Saving account Interest rate calculation Formula  Daily interest = Amount (Daily balance) * Interest (3.5/100) / days in the year. Earlier method of interest rate calculation   Earlier, banks would pay interest at the rate of 3.5% p.a. on the … Read more

Administered Prices

 ADMINISTERED PRICES INCLUDING MSP AND PROCUREMENT PRICES Historical context The emergence of agricultural Price Policy in India was in the backdrop of food scarcity and price fluctuations provoked by drought, floods and international prices for exports and imports. This policy in general was directed towards ensuring reasonable food prices for consumers by providing … Read more

Westernisation And Modernization

 Westernisation and modernization vs Traditionalism  Westernisation The role of Westernisation has been very significant in understanding the socio-cultural changes of modern India. British rule produced radical and lasting changes in the Indian society and culture. TheBritish brought with them, unlike the previous invaders, new technology, institutions, knowledge,beliefs, and values. These have become the … Read more

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