NIRVIK scheme

Topics Covered: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. NIRVIK scheme   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Key features and significance of the scheme.   Context: Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC) has introduced ‘NIRVIK’ scheme to ease the lending process and enhance loan availability …

Hidden cost of global food, land use at $12 trillion

Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security.   Hidden cost of global food, land use at $12 trillion   What to study? For Prelims: What is hidden cost? Key findings of the report. For …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 17 September 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 17  September 2019 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services …