Monthly Archives: January 2016

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National Industrial Corridor Authority

To coordinate the development efforts of Industrial Corridors across the country Background: Finance Minister Jaitly announced the establishment of NICA in 20015-15 Budget speech Features: Initial corpus fund of 100 crores To Bring the all the industrial corridors under the … Continue reading

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Pharmacy of the world under threat – Issues with Intellectual Property Rights

India is considered “Pharmacy of the world” due to its affordable generic drugs to middle and low income countries saving millions of life worldwide. Why it is called Pharmacy of the world? 50% of its $10 Billion annual generic medicine … Continue reading

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Pradhan mantri Fasal Bheema Yojana

The new scheme replaces two existing shemes National Agricultural Insurance scheme 1999 Modified National Agricultural scheme 2010 Problems with existing scheme: High premium Linkage to crop loans cap on claims to abysmal coverage Features of new scheme: 1.Uniform Premium: 1.5% … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development goals

On Sep 25th ,2015 ,UN adopted SDG’s . No Poverty No Hunger Good Health and Well being Quality Education Gender Equality Clean water and sanitation Affordable and clean energy Decent work and Economic Growth Industry,Innovation and Infrastructure Reduced Inequalities Sustainable … Continue reading

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Start up India Scheme

Prime Minister Narendra modi unveiled the start up india scheme on 17th Jan to give a boost to Indian Enterprenuer eco-system. Imp Features of this scheme: Corpus fund of 10,000 crore rupees for 4 years i.e. 2500 crore rupees for … Continue reading

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Panchsheel Agreement

Agreement between India and Chine in 1954 Mutual respect in each others territorial integrity and sovereignty Mutual Non Aggression Peaceful Existence Mutual non interference in each other internal affairs Equality and mutual benefit what it meant for India: To maintain … Continue reading

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