Six Components of Bharat Nirman Programme

By | September 4, 2015

Bharat Nirman Programme is four year business plan to develop rural infrastructure. Government of India launched a time bound plan under Bharat Nirman in 2005 for implementation during four year period of 2005-2009. The six components included in Bharat Nirman programme under rural infrastructure are Roads Telephone Connections Irrigation Water supply Housing Electrification Roads In order to increase… Read More »

Gandhian Principles and Western Liberal principles

By | September 2, 2015

Gandhian Principles Articles 40, 43, 45, 46, 47 and 48 of Indian constitution are Gandhian principles. Article 40: Organisation of village panchayats Article 43: To promote cottage industries. Article 45: The state shall endeavour to provide early childhood care and education for all children until they complete the age of six years. Article 46: Promotion of education and economic… Read More »

Famous Tourist Visiting Places and Attractions in India

By | September 2, 2015

Below table shows the list of famous tourist spots and location that attract foreign travelers to India. S.no Site name Location Founder 1 Adhai Din Ka Jhopda Ajmer (Rajasthan) Qutub-ud-din Aibak 2 Aram Bagh Agra (Uttar Pradesh ) Babur 3 Akbar’s Tomb Sikandra (Uttar Pradesh) Jehangir 4 Anand Bhawan allahabad (Maharastra) Babur 5 Bibi Ka Maqbara Aurangabad (Maharastra)… Read More »

Policies of British Empire in India

By | September 2, 2015

The administrative policy of the East Indian Company underwent frequent changes during the period between 1757 to 1857. To increase the Company’s profit and to be sustainable for long term the British hold over India, they have passed many acts in India during there period so that trade and exploitation of resources with India can be carried on… Read More »

The Advent of European Companies in India

By | August 31, 2015

In 1453, land routes were blocked by Ottoman Turks. So, new sea routes discovered by the Europeans to promote their business. Colombus of Spain discovered America where as in 1498, Vasco-da-Gama of Portugal discovered India. He came to India via Cape of Good Hope (Africa). First of all, Vasco-da-Gama reached to Calicut (Kerla or Kozhicode) where Zamorin ruler… Read More »

Scientific Instruments and Their Purpose

By | August 30, 2015

Scientific instruments are used for scientific purposes. Scientific Instruments are specifically designed, constructed and refined for their purpose. Over time, instruments have become more accurate and precise. Various scientific instruments and their purpose are briefly described below. Actinometer: Actinometer is a device that measures the heating power of radiation. Altimeter: Altimeter is a special type of aneroid barometer,… Read More »

Vitamins – Function, Deficiency and Sources

By | August 28, 2015

Vitamin Function Deficiency Sources A-Retinol For normal growth in children. To maintain conjunctiva aids in night vision. To maintain skin and mucous membrane. Roughness and dry skin. Inability to see in dim light. Xerophthalmia leading to blindness (cornea becomes rough and dry). Nyctalopia (Night blindness). Fish, liver, oil, butter, milk, egg B1-Thiamine 1st vitamin to be discovered by… Read More »

Introduction to Indus Valley Civilization (Harappan Civilization)

By | August 27, 2015

Indus Valley Civilization (2350-1750 BC) is also called as Harappan civilization because Harappa was the first site to be excavated in 1921 under the supervision of Daya Ram Sahni. The known extent of the civilization in the west is upto Sutkagendor in Baluchistan; Alamgirpur South; and Manda (Jammu and Kashmir) in the north. Indus Valley civilization belongs to… Read More »

Important Features and Economy of Indus Valley Civilization (Harappan Civilization)

By | August 27, 2015

Important Features of Harappan Civilization Town planning was the most distinguishable feature of the Harappan civilization. hence, Indus valley civilization is also called first urbanization. Towns were divided into parts viz. citadel and lower town. citadels were occupied by members of ruling class and lower town was inhabited by the common people. Dhaulavira is an exception because it was… Read More »