Role of Information Technology in Rural India

Preservation & promotion of culture and indigenous knowledge- Use of Regional Language in ICT “A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” -Mahatma Gandhi Indigenous Knowledge (IK) refers to the knowledge, innovations, and practices of indigenous groups in matters related to agriculture and environmental management, medicine and health, and … Read more

Space programme in India and its applications with special reference to industrial, agricultural and other rural developmental activities, INSAT and IRS systems

Space Technology- Indian space programs. Application of Satellites for different purposes   Despite being a developing economy with its attendant problems, India has effectively developed space technology and has applied it successfully for its rapid development and today is offering a variety of space services globally. Indian Space Program: During the formative decade of 1960s, … Read more

Importance of Science & Technology as an engine for national development- Industrial development & Urbanization

Importance of Science & Technology as an engine for national development- Industrial development & Urbanization Professor Freeman J. Dyson, of Institute of Advanced Studies, Princeton, in his book “Infinite in all Directions,” had this to say about Technology: “Technology is a gift of God. After the gift of Life, it is perhaps the greatest of … Read more

National policy of science and technology and changes in the policy from time to time

National Policy for Science and Technology The thrust of the Scientific Policy Resolution, 1958 was on capacity-building in advancement of science as the foundation for making a strong nation, which had just freed itself from the shackles of colonial domination . The focus of the Technology Policy Statement, 1983 was attainment of technological self-reliance and building … Read more

20.02.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH C’garh rice varieties could help fight cancer   Scientists have claimed to have detected anti-cancer properties in three traditional varieties of rice found in Chhattisgarh.     A research has concluded that three medicinal varieties of rice – Gathwan, Maharaji and Laicha – have the ability to fight cancer, said scientist Deepak Sharma.   … Read more

14.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH • Independent Body To Review Amrut Projects  The Chhattisgarh Government will get done an independent review of the progress of work under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) projects, officials informed.  Notably, the Central government had already released the first installment of Rs 55.29 crore out of the approved Rs … Read more

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read more

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India Human development—a comprehensive approach Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. … Read more

05.06.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate Chhattisgarh foundation day celebrations   Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate Chhattisgarh Rajyotsav, the celebrations to mark the 17th state foundation day. While the celebrations will be held for five days at the sprawling Rajyotsav Sthal in Naya Raipur, the upcoming new capital, remaining 26 district headquarters will witness celebrations for … Read more

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