Topic: India [361 items]

Forbes’s annual ranking of the best of Asia-Pacific

Indian Companies in the Forbes’s annual ranking of the best of Asia-Pacific Listed Companies Some facts: The ranking was started in 2005, Infosys and Wipro are getting a place every year since 2005. China has maximum number (16) of Companies. The criteria for selection was at least $3 billion in revenue or a $3 billion ..

Rajamanar Committee

A Centre-State Relations Inquiry Committee was set up by the then DMK Government of Tamil Nadu on 2nd September, 1969 under the Chairmanship of Dr. P.V. Rajamanar to consider the entire question regarding relationship that should subsist between the Centre and the States in a federal set up. The Committee in its report recommended that ..

Antyodaya Anna Yojna

AAY was launched in December 2000. Under the scheme 1 crore of the poorest among the BPL families covered under the targeted public distribution system are identified. Twenty five kilograms (kg) of food grains were made available to each eligible family at a highly subsidized rate of Rs. 2 per kg for wheat and Rs.3 ..

Pradhanmantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY)

The Government of India has launched a new scheme called Pradhanmantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) for the integrated development of scheduled castes dominated villages in the country. The Finance Minister while presenting the Budget 2009-10 in the Lok Sabha said that there are about 44,000 villages in which the population of scheduled castes is above ..

Swaran Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojna

The Urban Self-Employment Program and the Urban Wage Employment Program are two special schemes of the SJSRY initiated in December 1997, which replaced various programs operated earlier for urban poverty alleviation. Between the Centre and the States, SJSRY is funded on a 75:25 basis. During 2002-03, the full allocation of Rs.105 crore provided for various ..

Books & Periodicals for General Studies : UPSC Civil Services

Preliminary Examination:Comprehensive Guides for Preliminary Exam IAS General Studies Manual : Unique Publishers General Studies Manual : Tata McGraw Hill Publications General Studies Manual : Spectrum Publication Individual Books: Pratiyogita Darpan General Studies : Indian Polity (For selective Notes) Pratiyogita Darpan General Studies : Indian History (For Selective Notes) Ancient India , NCERT Class XI ..

Rural Housing Schemes in India

Our country is an agrarian economy and 70% of Indian population resides in rural area. Government is working towards the upliftment of the people living in rural areas. Various schemes have been implemented since independence to provide them resources for the development and growth of living standards. Rural Housing scheme is one of them. Rural ..

Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)

This Scheme was launched after a review and restructuring of the erstwhile Integrated Rural Development Program(IRDP) and allied schemes like Training of Rural Youth for Self Employment (TRYSEM), Development of Women and Children in Rural Areas (DWCRA), Million Wells Scheme (MWS), Supply of Improved Toolkits to Rural Artisans (SITRA) & Ganga Kalyan Yojna. SGSY was ..