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What is reed warbler ?

They are small, insectivorous passeriform birds. Reed warbler is “the world’s least known bird species” declared in 2007 by BirdLife International. Its first specimen was discovered in India in 1867, with more than a century elapsing before a second discovery of a single bird in Thailand in 2006. Earlier there was only one name warbler ..

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Rural Non Farm Sector (RNFS)

Rural Non Farm Sector (RNFS) means all the non farm activities. So most of this Rural Non Farm Sector (RNFS) segment covers the secondary and tertiary sector in the Indian economy. This is highly a labour intensive market in India and recently NABARD also decides to target this segment as well through JLG (Joint Liability ..

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Joint Liability Group

JLG is an innovation in rural finance which has the potential of bringing marginal farmers, tenant farmers and oral lessees into the formal credit fold, is the Joint Liability Group (JLG). These farmers who either do not have land ownership or have problems with their land titles were hitherto shunned by banks, and had to ..

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What is Raman Chair?

The Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore was founded by Sir C. V. Raman in 1934. Professor Raman was elected the first president of the academy. To commemorate the memory of the academy’s founder, Government of India instituted the Raman Chair in 1972. Eminent scientists are invited by the Council of the Academy to occupy the ..

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What is STPF?

Special Tiger Protection force which has been set up for wild life conservation.STPF has been set up by following the directives of NTCA(National Tiger Conservation Authority). 13 sensitive area have been selected for creation and depolyment of Special Tiger Protection Force in India

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