INSIGHTS CURRENT EVENTS: 18 September 2014

Swavlamban Abhiyaan – new pro-poor initiatives of the Gujarat Government Swavlamban Abhiyaan: a set of 11 pro-poor initiatives for the benefit of Shram Yogis, especially women and youth, by the Gujarat government. These 11 schemes focus on empowering women, labourers, cattle-rearers, youth and farmers through various initiatives, assistance, relief, benefits and opportunities. This was launched …

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 19

ARCHIVES 18 September 2014 Urbanization, their problems and their remedies.  1) Recently released World Urbanization Prospects-2014 report by the UN has revealed new trends in urbanization across the world. Comment on some of its important findings. (200 Words) Reference – 1 Reference – 2 2) “What India needs is not a whole lot of very costly, brand …

History-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 13

ARCHIVES 18 September 2014 The American War of Independence “deprived Great Britain of one empire, but it strengthened the foundations of another” . Examine. (250 Words) To some extent, the American War of Independence inspired the French Revolution. Examine (250 Words) How did Napoleon Bonaparte heal the wounds of France inflicted by the Revolution and …