Slum: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Egypt government to ban the iconic tuk tuks

The Egyptian government is planning to completely ban tuk tuks. These are yellow and black, 3 wheeled auto-rikshaws. These are used to ply people especially in Egypt’s informal settlements and slums. These vehicles are viewed ..

Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana (VAMBAY)

The VAMBAY was launched in December 2001 to ameliorate the conditions of the urban slum dwellers living below the poverty line without adequate shelter. The scheme has the primary objective of facilitating the construction and ..

Twenty Point Programme

The Twenty Point Programme was initially launched by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1975 and was subsequently restructured in 1982 and again on 1986. With the introduction of new policies and programmes it has been finally restructured in ..

Quick Current Affairs: February – March 2009

Goafest 2009 China will achieve 8% growth RBI Task force on the diamond industry Mega Tourism Circuit of Orissa Mumbai Students win Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC), Narayanmurthy a comic book Hero Nano Europa at ..