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Structural Reforms in Indian Economy

Of late 2011 and early 2012, Indian economy has shown resilience and positive growth momentum. It is true that India has come out reasonable well in macro-economic policy reforms compared to many other countries with inflation moderating and the government taking measures to check its deficit. Inflation has eased from close to double digits indicating ..

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Somalia War- Important Terms

  Transitional Federal Institutions (TFIs) The Transitional Federal Institutions (TFIs) are the three key foundations of the central government of Somalia. Created in 2004, they include the Transitional Federal Charter (TFC), the Transitional Federal Government, and the Transitional Federal Parliament. The Transitional Federal Charter outlines a five-year mandate leading toward the establishment of a new ..

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Swadhar Scheme

Swadhar Scheme was launched in 2001-02, recognising the need for a project based approach to address the requirements of women in difficult circumstances. The objective of the scheme is to comprehensively rehabilitate widows, victims of trafficking, victims of natural calamities, mentally challenged and destitute women. The scheme provides for support like food and shelter, counselling, ..

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Saksham Scheme

Saksham is a new scheme proposed for holistic development of Adolescent Boys, on the pattern of SABLA. The proposed scheme Saksham, would aim at the all-round development of Adolescent Boys to make them self-reliant, gender-sensiive and aware citizens, when they grow up. The scheme will primarily focus on all out-of-school Adolescent Boys (10 to 18 ..

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SFURTI

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) and the Coir Board are implementing a scheme called the Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI). The scheme has been introduced all over India to generate employment in rural areas.Under this scheme 29 khadi, 47 village industries and 21 coir clusters have been made functional by ..

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