GS-3, Internal security, Uncategorized

NEW DEFENCE PROCUREMENT POLICY

There was an announcement recently about change in Defence Procurement Policy related to splitting of Make category. It was intended to target the Indian industry; to involve them in business design, development and manufacture of defence equipment. It has been decided to split the Make procedure into 3 categories. The first category is the same… Continue reading NEW DEFENCE PROCUREMENT POLICY

Agriculture, Big Picture, Uncategorized

How will the new crop insurance benefit the farmer

Crop insurance is an issue that has gained attention to almost all governments given the fact that lakhs of farmers are exposed to vulnerability of Monsoons and incidents of climate change. In the light of the above discussion the NDA government has come out with new crop insurance scheme promising to address all the issues… Continue reading How will the new crop insurance benefit the farmer

Agriculture, Big Picture, Uncategorized

State of Indian Agriculture & Rural Economy

State of Indian agriculture and Rural economy Agriculture in India contributes 14 percent to India’s GDP and employs nearly 50 percent of the population. However agriculture sector has failed to gain the momentum due to lack of sound policies making it one of the most vulnerable sector of Indian economy. Following are some of the… Continue reading State of Indian Agriculture & Rural Economy

Editorials, Environment, GS-3, Uncategorized

Decoding Emission Norms

Article Link The Centre’s decision to adopt Bharat Stage VI automotive fuels nationwide by April 1, 2020 is a key measure that can, if implemented properly, vastly improve air quality. It also fits in with commitments made at the Paris climate change conference. In November, the government had put in public domain a draft notification… Continue reading Decoding Emission Norms

Editorials, GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

The Hidden Wealth of Nations

Article Link The 2015 final report of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)-led project on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) lays out 15 action points to curb abusive tax avoidance by MNEs. The BEPS project takes note of the erosion of a nation’s tax base due to the accounting tricks of Multinational… Continue reading The Hidden Wealth of Nations