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FARMER SUICIDES Occur at the approximate rate of about 1,500 per annum and represent 11 per cent of the total number of suicides in the country. Subsidies exist everywhere Farmers are the holy cows of…

HIMALAYAS AND HYDROELECTRIC PROJECTS To meet surging domestic energy demand, provide power to the largest population in the world that lacks electricity (> 400 million people), and reduce rapidly growing CO2 emissions, the Government of…

ROLE OF STATE GOVERNMENTS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS OR  CONSTITUENT DIPLOMACY OR PARA DIPLOMACY “International relations are no longer the sole domain of national government, but that international relations and agreements are entered into on the provincial level as well,…

FOOD SECURITY, NFSA AND DELAY IN IMPLEMENTATION Condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Exists “when all people, at all times, have physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and…

The present status of IP systems in India is quite positive. IP consciousness is on the increase amongst the creators and innovators leading to the development of a strong IP culture. India shall continue to…

SMART CITIES BACKGROUND As the global population continues to grow at a steady pace, more and more people are moving to cities every single day. Experts predict the world’s urban population will double by 2050…

The Handloom sector plays a very important role in the country’s economy. It is one of the largest economic activities providing direct employment to over 65 lakhs persons engaged in weaving and allied activities. Issues…

Smart Cities are those cities which have smart (intelligent) physical, social, institutional and economic infrastructure while ensuring centrality of citizens in a sustainable environment. It is expected that such a Smart City will generate options…

  Public procurement is the purchase of goods or services by the public sector and it generally accounts for a large share of public expenditure in a domestic economy. Public procurement1 may be defined as,…

  Categories under priority sector Agriculture Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Export Credit Education Housing Social Infrastructure Renewable Energy Others The Total Priority Sector target of 40 percent for foreign banks with less than 20…

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