Banking and Finance terms in India What is a Repo Rate?A: Repo rate is the rate at which our banks borrow rupees from RBI. Whenever the banks have any shortage of funds they can borrow it from RBI. A reduction in the repo rate will help banks to get money at a cheaper rate. When the repo rate increases, borrowing from RBI becomes more expensive. What is Reverse Repo Rate?A: This is exact opposite of Repo rate. Reverse Repo rate is the rate at which Reserve Bank of India (RBI) borro..
Namami Gange - National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) ‘Namami Gange Programme’, is an Integrated Conservation Mission, approved as ‘Flagship Programme’ by the Union Government in June 2014 with budget outlay of Rs.20,000 Crore to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of National River Ganga.
Main pillars of the Namami Gange Programme are:-
Sewerage Treatment Infrastructure
5 Most Reliable Places to Find Best Online Courses on Artificial Intelligence Mesmerized with the irresistible achievement of artificial intelligence as the development of robots Sophia, Kurri, Sony Aibo and Snake Robots. The universal tech giants like Microsoft, Apple, Google, Alphabet and Baidu are investing billions on the next digitalized revolution. Artificial technology is facilitating and transforming different sectors like healthcare, hospitality, engineering, and banking and entertainment industries. AI technology has promised an era of immense economic growth and develop..
Government e-Marketplace (GeM) : Procurement Made Smart GeM is a short form of one stop Government e-Market Place hosted by DGS&D where common user goods and services can be procured. GeM is dynamic, self sustaining and user friendly portal for making procurement by Government officers.
Public procurement forms a very important part of Government activity and reform in Public Procurement is one of the top priorities of the present Government..
Statue of Unity: The Tallest Statue in the World There are many more feathers that can be added to the cap when it comes to the Statue of Unity- scheduled to be inaugurated on 31st of October. Standing at a mouth-gaping height of 182 meters, this statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is a good 54 meters taller than the Spring Temple Buddha (China). The latter is now the second largest statue in the world.
While the statue is one of PM Modi’s treasured projects, it hasn’t always escaped controversies. Nonetheless, it is the talk of th..
RNTCP - Government TB Treatment Education & Care NSP RNTCP - Government TB Treatment Education & Care NSP
The RNTCP in India
The large scale implementation of the Indian government’s Revised National TB Control Program (RNTCP) (sometimes known as RNTCP 1) was started in 1997. The RNTCP was then expanded across India until the entire nation was covered by the RNTCP in March 2006. At this time the RNTCP also became known as RNTCP II. RNTCP II was designed to consolidate the gains achieved in RNTCP ..
Careers in Business Analytics Author : Dr. Satya Prakash Pandey
The technological advances of the last decades have impacted our world, and the business world in particular, in fundamental ways. Massive amounts of data are being gathered and stored, from individual medical records to every single truck movement via GPS for large logistics providers. Consequent to decades of information technology deployment, organizations today have more information at hand than ever before. But in many ca..
UIDAI to set up Aadhaar Seva Kendras UIDAI to set up Aadhaar Seva Kendras
The UIDAI plans to set up Aadhaar Seva Kendras, similar to the concept of Passport Seva Kendras, in a mega project that involves opening of facilitation centres for enrolment and update services in 53 cities across India, official sources said.
The proposed Aadhaar centres will be UIDAI’s own – under the authority’s supervision – and will operate in addition to nearly 30,000 centres, currently being run by b..
Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), previously Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY), is a maternity benefit program run by the government of India. It was introduced in 2010 and is implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. It is a conditional cash transfer scheme for pregnant and lactating women of 19 years of age or above for the first live birth. It provides a partial wage compensation to women for wage-loss during childbirth and childcare and to provide conditions fo..
Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam Question Paper (23.09.2012) Intelligence Bureau ACIO Exam Question Paper (23.09.2012)
1. A man decides to travel 80 kilometers in 8 hours partly by foot and partly on a bicycle. If his speed on foot is 8 km/hr and on bicycle 16 km/hr, what distance would he travel on foot?
(i) 20 km (iii)48 km (ii) 30 km (iv) 60km
2. Due to a 25 % increase in the price of rice per kilogram a person is able to purchase 20 kilograms less for Rupees 400. What is the increased price of rice per kilogram?..
Vaccines and Immunization | Facts and Information Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual's immune system to develop adaptive immunity to a pathogen. Vaccines can prevent or ameliorate morbidity from infection. When a sufficiently large percentage of a population has been vaccinated, this results in herd immunity. The effectiveness of vaccination has been widely studied and verified; for example, the influenza vaccine, the HPV vaccine, and the chicken pox vaccine. Vaccination is the most eff..
Various Jobs in Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science, Patna (Bihar) Various Jobs in Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Science, Patna (Bihar)
IGIMS was established on 19th November 1983, as an autonomous organisation on the pattern of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. The objective was to provide super specialty medical facilities in Bihar. On 27th January 1983 Cabinet approved the completion of this massive project in 4 phases within a span of six (6) years. According to the decision of State Government, 130.20 Acres of land ..
Pooled Finance Development Fund Scheme (PFDF) The Pooled Finance Development Fund Scheme (PFDF) has been set up by the Central Government of India. The main aim of the Government authorities is to provide credit enhancement facilities to Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) based on their credit worthiness. This will enable them to access market borrowings through state-level pooled mechanism. PFDF is to ensure availability of resources to Urban Local Bodies in order to improve urban infrastructure and ultimately attain the goal of self-sustai..
Vaccines and Immunization | Facts and Information Vaccination is the administration of antigenic material (a vaccine) to stimulate an individual's immune system to develop adaptive immunity to a pathogen. Vaccines can prevent or ameliorate morbidity from infection. When a sufficiently large percentage of a population has been vaccinated, this results in herd immunity. The effectiveness of vaccination has been widely studied and verified; for example
Deoghar Baba Baidyanath Dham - Shrawan Mela Deoghar Baba Baidyanath Dham - Shrawan Mela
The importance of Babadham increases during the month of Shrawan. During this period, lakhs of devotees throng the Baba Baidyanath temple. Most of them first visit Sultanganj, which is 105 km from Babadham.
In Sultanganj, the Ganges flows to the North. It is from this place that the devotees collect water in their kanwars and carry the holy Ganges water, with the kanwars on their shoulders. They walk 109 km up to Baba B..
10 Mysterious Things About Ram Setu 10 Mysterious Things About Ram Setu
The debate about whether the Palk Strait is natural or a man-made bridge is going on from years. Many discussions have led to some interesting things that make us astonished about Ram Setu.
Ram Setu or Rama's Bridge is a causeway that is created across the sea connecting Pamban Is..
PM Gram Sadak Yojana Phase 3 – Govt. Approves Rural Road Programme 3rd Phase Launch PM Gram Sadak Yojana Phase 3 – Govt. Approves Rural Road Programme 3rd Phase Launch
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana Phase 3 approved by central government, PMGSY 3rd Phase to revamp 1.25 km of roads, to boost connectivity of villages with hospitals, schools & markets
Central govt. has approved the launch of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana Phase 3 which is the flagship rural road programme. This PMGSY 3rd phase is approved in the cabinet committee meeting l..
SSC CGL Expected Cutoff 2019-20: Check Expected Cutoff Based on Difficulty Level & Normalization of Scores SC CGL Expected Cutoff 2019-20 Based on Difficulty Level & Normalization of Scores: Check SSC CGL Tier-1 2019-20 Exam Expected Cutoff marks based on the Difficulty Level & Normalization method. SSC CGL Tier-1 2019-20 Exam is being held in online mode from 3rd March till 9th March 2020.
SSC CGL Expected Cutoff 2019-20 Based on Difficulty Level & Normalization of Scores: Candidates appearing for the SSC CGL Tier-1 2019-20 Exam from 3rd March to 9th Ma..
What it is Like to be Men With Erectile Dysfunction
Every day, millions of mans with erectile dysfunction live a life of unfulfillment because of this disorder. This common medical condition affects so many people that the numbers are off the charts. For those who are thinking what it’s like to be men with erectile dysfunction, imagine not feeling like yo..
Government e-Marketplace (GeM) : Procurement Made Smart
GeM is a short form of one stop Government e-Market Place hosted by DGS&D where common user goods and services can be procured. GeM is dynamic, self sustaining and user friendly portal for making procurement by Government officers.