Rural Banking and Regional Rural Banks.

68.84% of the population in India is rural based and majority of them depends on agriculture for a living. Enhanced and stable growth of the agriculture sector is important as it plays a vital role not only in generating purchasing power among the rural population by creating on-farm and off-farm employment opportunities but also through … Read more

Bilateral, Regional and Global groupings and agreements involving India and affecting India’s interests.

Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and or affecting India’s interests   Historical Background India’s relations with the world have evolved since the British Raj (1857–1947), when the British Empire monopolised external and defence relations. When India gained independence in 1947, few Indians had experience in making or conducting foreign policy. However, the country’s oldest political … Read more

19.01.18 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   ‘112’ to be common no. for all emergency services   The state Police Department will replace emergency call number ‘100’ with ‘112’ under the Centre’s Nationwide Emergency Respond System (NERS). People in distress will have to dial ‘112’ for police assistance.   Under this project, ‘112’ will be the single common number … Read more

International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), commonly referred to as the World Bank, is an international financial institution whose purposes include assisting the development of its member nation’s territories, promoting and supplementing private foreign investment and promoting long-range balance growth in international trade. The World Bank was established in December 1945 at the … Read more

25.10.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   50% of Himachal Pradesh poll candidates are crorepatis: ADR report   There are 158 crorepatis out of a total of 338 candidates in the fray for the Himachal Pradesh assembly elections. The elections, which are scheduled to be held on November 9, will also have 61 candidates with criminal cases fighting the polls. The … Read more

30.08.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

Himachal Pradesh   Himachal Pradesh mulls over pre-primary school classes   Himachal Pradeshgovernment is mulling starting pre-primary school classes for tiny tots to help them grasp lessons in primary classes.   Virbhadra said that such an initiative could be taken in all districts by starting pre-primary classes in schools near the district headquarters. He lauded the efforts … Read more

30.08.2017 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Bharatpur to have state’s first cow sanctuary to curb slaughter   A cow sanctuary will be set up in Bharatpur district -first in Rajasthan — to shelter stray cattle and curb their smuggling for slaughter   The Union government proposed a Project Cow in April this year, under which sanctuaries will be set … Read more

30.08.2017 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Bharatpur to have state’s first cow sanctuary to curb slaughter   A cow sanctuary will be set up in Bharatpur district -first in Rajasthan — to shelter stray cattle and curb their smuggling for slaughter   The Union government proposed a Project Cow in April this year, under which sanctuaries will be set … Read more

REGULATORY GOVERNANCE      

Regulation refers to “controlling human or societal behaviour by rules or regulations or alternatively a rule or order issued by an executive authority or regulatory agency of a government and having the force of law”. Regulation covers all activities of private or public behaviour that may be detrimental to societal or governmental interest but its … Read more

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