Daily Archive: January 20, 2017

Insights into Editorial: Startup India’s flaws are beginning to tell

    Insights into Editorial: Startup India’s flaws are beginning to tell   Summary: Government’s ambitious ‘Startup India, Stand Up India’ campaign aimed at boosting entrepreneurship marked its first year anniversary on January 16. The Startup India initiative had received only 1,368 applications by mid-December 2016, of which only 502 were recognized as startups by the Department of Industry Policy...

Lok Sabha TV- Insight: Payments Banks

    Lok Sabha TV- Insight: Payments Banks   In September 2013, the Reserve Bank of India constituted a Committee headed by Dr. Nachiket Mor to study comprehensive financial services for small businesses and low income households. The objective of the Committee was to propose measures for achieving financial inclusion and increase access to financial services. The Committee submitted its...

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 January 2017

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 January 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.   Centre sets up a negotiation panel on river Mahanadi and its tributaries   Ministry of Water Resources,...