Intellectual Property Rights

19.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Nrda bags key award for smart city project   Naya Raipur Development Authority (NRDA) was chosen as the winner of BW BusinessWorld Digital India Summit Awards 2018 under Best ICT (Information Communication Technology) implementation in a Smart City for its Integrated Smart City Project.   The 4th edition of this event was organized at the Shangri La Hotel in New Delhi. The awards are given with the aim of recognizing and encouraging technological initiatives in the country, and Naya Raipur left behind several other Smart City based ICT projects to win this award.   The event witnessed participation of ... Read more

Current Science & Technology developments in India

Current Science & Technology developments in India Science and Technology hold the key to the progress and development of any nation. Technology plays a Fundamental role in wealth creation, improvement of the quality of life and real economic growth and transformation in any society. The role of Science and Technology in our daily life is altering the way people live, behave, and communicate with profound effects on economic development. Science and Technology are now the key elements to development as the scientific revolutions reinforce economic progress, infrastructure and improve health and education system Innovation is the primary key to the ... Read more

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 art and language. Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs) are also part of IK. Like IK, TCEs have also been passed from one generation to the next (orally or by tradition) and are an integral part of a culture’s identity and heritage. These expressions include, but are ... Read more

05.09.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH   C’garh govt handpicks 36 start-ups under promotion programme.   The Chhattisgarh government has shortlisted 36 promising startups under its ambitious initiative launched last year to foster entrepreneurship and promote innovation.   Chief Minister Raman Singh  felicitated the startups selected under the first phase of the ‘Start-up Chhattisgarh Grand Challenge’ during an event organised here by Commerce and Industry department.   The chief minister also inaugurated “36 inc.”, the only incubator in the state sanctioned under Atal Innovation Mission.   Start up Chhattisgarh’ was launched last year with an aim to create an ecosystem that is conducive for growth of start-ups.   Under the first phase of the ... Read more

30.08.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

Chhattisgarh   Raipur Municipal Corporation portal to keep track of affordable house allotments   An online portal has been launched by the civic body to keep track of home allotments to slum dwellers through the Basic Service for Urban Poor (BSUP) housing scheme.   This portal will keep track of vacant houses and its allotment process executed by zone commissioners by the central server located at Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC).   Civic authorities said that the portal will enable beneficiaries of the scheme as well as civic officials to remain constantly updated on the allotment procedure, bringing in transparency in the process. INTERNATIONAL IAEA opens world’s first low ... Read more

15.07.17 Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

Chhattisgarh   Provide high speed net to broadband users: C’tisgarh HC to DoT   The Chhattisgarh High Court has directed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to provide high speed Internet facility to broadband users according to the national telecom policy. At least 200 million broadband users in India are devoid of high Internet speed facility while several other countries are enjoying high speed data service.   In Chhattisgarh, after IAS officer, legislator sends son to govt   Change is in the air. Days after an IAS officercaught attention by deciding to send his five-year-old daughter to a government school for studies in Balrampur district of Chhattisgarh, ... Read more

 08.07.17 Chhattisgarh current affairs

Chhattisgarh Ex-CM Ajit Jogi’s tribal caste certificate cancelled   In a major blow to Chhattisgarh’s first chief minister Ajit Jogi, government authorities have cancelled caste certificate following findings of a high-power committee that examined the authenticity of his claim of belonging to a tribal community. The fresh row over his tribal status comes at a time when Jogi has floated a new regional party with an aim to contest next year’s assembly polls.   The row over Ajit Jogi’s caste began about three decades ago during undivided Madhya Pradesh-almost immediately after he quit the Indian Administrative Services (IAS) and got elected to ... Read more

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion Financial inclusion or inclusive financing is the delivery of financial services at affordable costs to sections of disadvantaged and low-income segments of society, in contrast to financial exclusion where those services are not available or affordable. Government of India has launched an innovative scheme of Jan Dhan Yojna for Financial Inclusion to provide the financial services to millions out of the regulated banking sector.         Various program’s for financial inclusion are:- Swabhimaan Scheme:under the Swabhimaan campaign, the Banks were advised to provide appropriate banking facilities to habitations having a population in excess of 2000 (as ... Read more

Impacts of Globalisation:-

Definition of Globalization :- Its a process(not an outcome) characterized by increasing global Interconnections by gradual removal of barriers to trade and investment between nation and higher economic efficiency through competitiveness. Various economic, political, social and cultural effects of globalization are as follows:- Economic:- Breaking down of national economic barriers International spread of Trade, Financial and productive activities Growing power of transnational cooperation and International financial Institutions(WTO, IMF)Through the process of:- 1- Liberalization- relaxation of restrictions, reduction in role of state in economic activities,decline in role of govt in key industries, social and infrastructural sector. 2- Privatization- Public offering of ... Read more

World Trade Organization

Contents What is WTO? Structure? Agreeements? Rounds of WTO Doha Development Round India’s role in WTO India’s proposals to WTO Trade in Goods Agriculture NAMA Rules SPS TBT Trade in Services GATS Intellectual Property (TRIPS) TRIMS Dispute settlement Development Trade and Development Aid for Trade Special & Differential Treatment Environment Trade and Environment Trade facilitation Other issues E-Commerce Competition policy Investment Government Procurement Accession     Intellectual Property Rights Why is IPR becoming important? Increasing dominance of the new knowledge economy Exponential growth of scientific knowledge Increasing demand for new forms of intellectual property protection as well as access to ... Read more