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

Important international Institutions, agencies and fora, their structure and mandate.

An international organization is an organization with an international membership, scope, or presence. There are two main types: International nongovernmental organizations(INGOs): non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that operate internationally. These include international non-profit organizations and worldwide companies such as the World Organization of the Scout Movement, International Committee of the Red Cross. Intergovernmental organizations, also known as international governmental organizations (IGOs): the type of organization most closely associated with … Read more

Populations of Himachal Pradesh

Populations  of Himachal Pradesh The population of Himachal has been increasing continuously over the years. However the growth rate of total population shows a decreasing trend over the last three decades. In 2011 the total provisional population of Himachal Pradesh is 68, 64,602 out of which 34, 81,873 were males (51%) and 33, 82,729 (49%) … Read more

22.12.17 Himachal Pradesh (HPPCS) Current Affairs

HIMACHAL PRADESH   Literacy rate low among slum kids: Survey   With little focus on enrolling children in anganwari centres or schools, a low literacy level has been noticed among the children of jhuggi dwellers residing in the state’s industrial hub of Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh (BBN).   A survey conducted by revenue staff revealed that there were … Read more

22.12.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN UP taps solar-rich Rajasthan, gets 2nd lowest tariffs for 500 MW   Despite the increase in prices of solar panels in recent months and the GST burden, Hero Solar Energy Pvt Ltd and SBE Four Ltd bagged 500 megawatt (MW) offering to sell solar power to Uttar Pradesh government at Rs 2.47 and Rs 2.48 per KWh, respectively. … Read more

Health, Health Infrastructure and Health Policy of Himachal Pradesh

Health, Health Infrastructure and Health Policy of Himachal Pradesh:- Himachal  Pradesh  has  a  population  of 6,856,509  including  3,473,892  males  and  3,382,617 females as per the provisional results of the Census of India 2011. Himachal Pradesh is ivided into 12 districts namely, Kangra, Hamirpur, Mandi, Bilaspur, Una, Chamba, Lahaul and Spiti, Sirmaur, Kinnaur, Kullu, Solanand Shimla. … Read more

Agriculture in Himachal Pradesh

Agriculture in Himachal Pradesh Introduction: Himachal Pradesh describe by the ancients as “DevBhoomi”  (Abode of the Gods), is situated in the heart of the Himalayas in the northern part of India. It has a geographical area of 55.67 lakh hectrares by professional surveys. Most of which is under forests, pastures and grazing lands. Less than … Read more

Animal Husbandry of Himachal Pradesh

Animal Husbandry of Himachal Pradesh Animal husbandry is the branch of agriculture concerned with animals that are raised for meat, fiber, milk, eggs or other products. It includes day-to-day care,selective breeding, and the raising of livestock. Animal Husbandry has a long history, starting with the Neolithic revolution when animals were first domesticated, from around 13,000 BC onwards. NATIONAL LIVESTOCK POLICY, 2013 Livestock … Read more

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