GS-2, Social Empowerment, Uncategorized

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana

Uplifting the poor through through skill development   It is a scheme for upliftment of urban and rural poor through enhancement of livelihood opportunities through skill development and other means Why the scheme? To provide Skill training to the poor in cities and villages. This would make them eligible for employment and will help in poverty… Continue reading Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Antyodaya Yojana

Editorials, GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

No jobs in sight

Article Link With recent demands for affirmative action or job reservations for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates in the private sector, debates surrounding quota have once again come to the fore. What has been suggested? Reservation in private sector has been suggested. Because providing quota in private jobs will help cool down anger among… Continue reading No jobs in sight

Editorials, GS-3, Science & Tech, Uncategorized

Fourth Industrial Revolution

CEOs, political leaders, social entrepreneurs, technologists and other global leaders are all at Davos to further the World Economic Forum’s mission of improving the state of the world. But, the big buzz at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos this year is about the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’. What is Fourth Industrial Revolution? As described… Continue reading Fourth Industrial Revolution

Editorials, Uncategorized

India’s Start-up Policy

Article Link As part of a bunch of measures that constitute the action plan for government’s start-up initiative, the centre will shortly be setting up a Fund of Funds that would invest in private venture capital funds. The fund will be set up with the initial corpus of 10,000 crore (about $1.5 billion). However, it… Continue reading India’s Start-up Policy