Flagship Programmes by Government of India

Some of the Flagship Programmes by Government of India (GOI) are : National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGP) National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) Mid-day Meal Scheme (MDM) National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC) Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGP): The National… Read More »

Woollen Textile Industry in India

The first woolen textile industry (mill) was set up in 1876 at Kanpur, because Kanpur was the principle depot for the British Indian Army. The woolen textiles industry in India is partly a cottage industry and partly a factory industry. The organized sector has three sub-sectors: Woolen (superior yarn for fabrics and hosiery); Worsted (medium quality goods –… Read More »

Human Reproductive System

Human reproductive system becomes functional at a definite age called puberty. Normally, males attain puberty at the age of 13 to 14 years, while females attain puberty at the age of 10 to 12 years. Testis is the primary sexual organ of male whereas ovary is primary sexual organ of female. The male gonad produces sperm and female… Read More »

Chemical Fertilizers Industry in India

Chemical Fertilizers Industry played a significant role in making Green Revolution a success in India. The different raw materials needed for Chemical fertilizers company are available in India. At present, India is the third largest producer and consumer of chemical fertilizers in the world. Mainly two kinds of fertilizers are produced in India: 1. nitrogen based 2. Phosphorous… Read More »

Sugar Industry in India

India is the second largest sugar producing country of the world after Brazil. In 1840, the first sugar industry was set up in Betia (Bihar). Sugar production is known in India since ancient times, but modern sugar industry in India developed in first decade of the twentieth century. Indian sugar industry is the second largest agro-based industry in India… Read More »

Departments under the Ministry of Science and Technology – DBT, DST, DSIR

Department of Biotechnology(DBT), Department of Science and Industrial Research (DSIR) and Ministry of science and Technology(DST) are the three department which work under the Ministry of Science & Technology. Department of Biotechnology(DBT): Department of Biotechnology(DBT) is responsible for identifying and supporting specific Research and development programmes in biotechnology and biotechnology-related product manufacture. DBT also supports training of young… Read More »

Important Acts in India Before Independence

Some of the Important acts in Indian before Independence (August 15th) 1947 are The Regulating Act, 1773, The Pitts India act, 1784, The Charter Acts The Government of India Acts and The Indian council Acts. The Regulating Act, 1773 The Regulating Act, 1773 was the first attempted by British Parliament to regulate the affairs of the Company in… Read More »

Coastal Plains of India

To the east and west of the peninsular plateau, two narrow strips of plain lands are found , which are respectively called Eastern Coastal Plain and Western Coastal Plain. Eastern Coastal and Western Coastal Plain are formed by the erosional and depositional & activities of the Sea waves and from the sediments brought by the peninsular rivers. Western… Read More »

Important Terms Related to Banking

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may control money supply in the market through following operations: Bank Rate Policy Open Market Operations (OMO) Cash Reserve Ratio (SRR) Statutory Liquidity Ratio Liquidity Adjustment Facility operating through Repo and Reserve Repo. Selective Credit Controls Moral Suasion Bank Rate Bank Rate has been defined as the standard rate at which RBI is… Read More »