Mobilization of Resources – 3: Government Finances

  Mobilization of Resources – 3: Government Finances               Government of India retains a big role in economy. In aftermath of LPG reforms, it has pulled back substantially from private sector, yet its presence is unquestionable and desirable in social sector, defense and security, provision of public goods and …

Resource Mobilization – 2: Capital Markets

                   Resource Mobilization 2: Capital Markets ARCHIVES     Resources can be mobilized either for short term or for long term. Economy consists of huge number of enterprises and individuals, requirements of all of them differ. Some have surplus cash to save, while some other needs cash. Some firms/individuals wants to make good there short …

Investments, Models and Related Concepts

                             INVESTMENTS, RECENT MODEL AND RELATED CONCEPT Investment in common parlance means exchanging money for a ‘return or profit yielding asset’. Individual earning money can either invest his money or consume it. When he invests that money, asset will supplement his future income. So if a certain part of income is set aside regularly …

Effects of Liberalization on Indian Economy and Society

Effects of Liberalization on Indian Economy and Society Table of Content Growth rate Industry Agriculture Services Education Sector & Health Sector We have seen landmark shift in Indian Economy since the adoption of new economic policy in 1991. This had far reaching impacts on all spheres of life in India. There can be no concrete …

Post Liberalization Industrial policies

  Table of Content Introduction PSUs and Disinvestment MOU scheme for Autonomy of PSUs Sick Industrial Companies Act and BIFR Manufacturing Policy Industrial Corridors FDI policy Make in India Export Promotion Policies Policies for MSMEs Defense Production and Procurement Policies Introduction Fact that economy is being over regulated and controlled was realized in 1980’s. As …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 11 July 2014

ARCHIVES 11 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Examine the role of banks in funding infrastructure projects in the country. Also explain what role does 2014-15 General Budget has envisaged for the banks in this regard. Business Standard 2) Write a note on the importance of increasing FDI in defence sector. …

NEW SCHEMES – Announced in the Union Budget – 2014-2015

NEW SCHEMES – Announced in the Union Budget – 2014-2015 SCHEMES Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana  “Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana” for feeder separation will be launched to augment power supply to the rural areas and for strengthening sub-transmission and distribution systems. Its long term aim is to provide 24×7 uninterrupted power supply to all homes. …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 24, 2014

ARCHIVES January 24, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES POVERTY ESTIMATION & INDICATORS (Continued from yesterday’s post) OBJECTIVES OF POVERTY ESTIMATION To build awareness on poverty and to keep it in the agenda of discourse; To design policies, programs and institution to alleviate poverty To monitor and evaluate these policies, programs and institutions that are associated …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 20, 2014

ARCHIVES January 20, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Basic Features of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 The Act is designed to fulfill India’s treaty obligations under the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, Convention on Psychotropic Substances, and United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. The NDPS Act …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 15, 2014

ARCHIVES January 15, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Forest STs to get additional 50 days wage employment under MGNREGA . The Union Ministry of Rural Development decided to provide an additional wage employment of 50 days beyond the stipulated 100 days under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, MGNREGA for Scheduled Tribe (ST) households …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 13, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 13, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES DISABILITIES According to Census 2011, the number of disabled in India amount to 2.21 percent of population that is 26.8 million. Disability activists opine the count is grossly underestimated as no. of disabled in a country on an average roughly amount to 5-6 …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 08, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 08, 2013 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES Year End Review of Ministry of Women and Child Development  CHILD WELFARE: LEGISLATIVE AND PROGRAMMATIC MEASURES  A. Legislative Measures: 1.  Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012: Model Guidelines under the POSCO Act, 2012 were issued by the Ministry on 18th September, 2013 under Section …

Insights Daily Current Events January 07, 2014

FROM INSIGHTS MAGAZINE TEAM ARCHIVES January 07, 2014   NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES The Food Security Act- an initiative to avert malnutrition Food security refers to household’s physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that fulfills the dietary needs and food preferences of that household for living an active and healthy life. …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 28, 2013

ARCHIVES December 28, 2013 NATIONAL Guidelines soon to regulate campaign in social media As social media has emerged as a powerful medium for political campaign, the Election Commission (EC) has proposed to evolve guidelines for regulating it during the forthcoming Lok Sabha election. The emphasis was on the need for preventing ‘sectarian campaign and campaign …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 27, 2013

ARCHIVES December 27, 2013 NATIONAL Cabinet clears constitutional status for Judicial Appointments Commission The Union Cabinet has given its nod for conferring constitutional status on the proposed Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) for appointment and transfer of judges to the higher judiciary. The government earlier accepted the report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and …

Insights Daily Current Events, December 26, 2013

ARCHIVES December 26, 2013 NATIONAL Maternal mortality ratio comes down to 178 India inches closer to achieving millennium development goal of Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) 109 by year 2015. According to the recent data, released by the Registrar-General of India, the MMR (number of women who die of pregnancy-related causes per 1,00,000 live births) has …