Tag Archives: India

Woollen Textile Industry in India

By | May 13, 2018

The first woolen textile industry (mill) was set up in 1876 at Kanpur because Kanpur was the principal 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 »

Islands in India

By | May 13, 2018

In India there are nearly 650 islands, most of the islands are located in two groups: Andaman and Nicobar group Lakshadweep group 1. Andaman and Nicobar group Andaman and Nicobar Islands are located in the Bay of Bengal, are considered as the continuation of the Arakan Yoma mountain ranges of Myanmar. There are 572 islands in Andaman and… Read More »

Some other Development Schemes by Government of India

By | April 16, 2018

Some other Development Schemes by Government of India (GOI) are Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojna (SGSY) Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (SGRY) Council for Advancement of People’s Action and Rural Technology (CAPART) Member of Parliament Local aAreaDevelopment Scheme (MPLADS) Aam admi Bima Yojana and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana… Read More »

Lok Adalats in India

By | April 16, 2018

Lok Adalats is a system of alternative dispute resolution developed in India. Lok Adalat means ‘People’s court’. India has had a long history of resolving disputes through the mediation of village heads. Under the Legal Services Authorities Act of 1987, Lok Adalats have been given a statuary status. The aims of Lok Adalats are secure justice to the… Read More »

Salient and Unitary Features of Indian Constitution

By | April 16, 2018

12 Features of the Indian Constitution Three-tier Government in India Central Government State Government Panchayati Raj Government Lengthiest Written Constitution Constitution consisted of a Preamble, 395 articles (which were divided into 22 parts) and 8 Schedules. Federal System with Unitary Bias Essential characteristics of a federation are: Minimum two tiers of governments (India has 3 tiers of government).… Read More »

The Preamble to the Constitution of India

By | April 16, 2018

The Preamble to the Constitution of India sets out the main objective which the Constituent assembly intended to achieve. The preamble which is based on the “Objectives Resolution” was drafted and moved by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and adopted by the Constituent Assembly. It has been amended by 42nd Constituent amendment Act, 1976 by which three new words –… Read More »

Railway Engineering Industries and Institutes in India

By | April 16, 2018

Indian Railway is fully independent in the matter of building all its equipment. The industry is based on railway equipment was established as a Peninsular Locomotive company at Singhbhum district of Jharkhand in 1921. Later, it was named as “Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company’ (TELCO). Some of the railway production units in India are: Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW),… Read More »

Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act, 1963

By | August 3, 2017

The Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act was enacted in the year 1963 to strengthening the export trade through quality control and pre-shipment inspection. The act empowers the government not only to notify the commodities which may be subjected to compulsory quality monitoring and inspection before export but also specify the type of quality control or inspection. The Act… Read More »

Flagship Programmes by Government of India

By | August 3, 2017

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 »

Fundamental Duties in the Indian Constitution

By | January 23, 2017

Fundamental duties in Indian constitution are based on Japanese model. Ten duties in the the Indian Constitution were included in the Indian Constitution by 42nd amendment act, 1976 on the basis of Swarn Singh Committee. Eleventh duty was added by 86th Amendment act, 2002. Fundamental rights and fundamental duties are co-relative. 11 Fundamental Duties of the citizens towards… Read More »