Finance Commission of India

Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Finance Commission of India   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About FC- roles, objectives, functions, criteria used and need for reforms.   Context: Cabinet approves extension of the term of the Fifteenth Finance Commission up to 30th …

Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY)

Topics Covered: Government policies and their performance. Schemes for the vulnerable sections of the society. Employment and issues related to inclusive growth.   Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY)   What to study? For Prelims: Features of the scheme, beneficiaries. For Mains: Significance and performance of the scheme.   Context: The total number of employees benefited …

National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)

Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Features, performance and significance of …