Union budget of India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

124th birth anniversary of Morarji Desai observed on February 29, 2020

Former Indian Prime Minister Morarji Desai, who was also the Finance Minister of India, has presented 10 Union budgets, which is the highest as of 2020. P Chidambaram and Pranab Mukherjee have presented 9 and 8 budgets respectively. Recently, the 124th birth anniversary of Morarji Desai was observed on February 29, 2020. Several national leaders ..

Oxfam releases ‘Time to Care’

Oxfam, a confederation of charitable organizations and rights group has released the ‘Time to Care’ report on Monday, 20th January 2020. The report focussed on global inequalities. As per the report, inequalities pertaining at the global level is deep-rooted and vast while the number of billionaires has doubled in the last decade. In 2019, there ..

Prime Minister invites citizens to share ideas and suggestions for Union Budget

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, has asked all citizens of the country to share their ideas and suggestions for the Union Budget 2019-20 that is scheduled to be presented by the Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman on 1st February 2020. For submitting their ideas and suggestions, any ..

Startup Advisory Council planned by Government

To further boost startups in the country by removing longstanding roadblocks, the Central Government has planned to set up a Startup Advisory Council comprising of some of the biggest names from the ecosystem of startup technology in India and government officials and regulators, that will advise the Government on reforms and help in developing a ..

What is Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan?

The Union Budget of 2018-19 proposed that without segmentation from pre-nursery to class 12, school education must be treated holistically. Samagra Shiksha is an overarching programme in the sector of school education extending from pre-school to class 12. The programme was prepared with a broader goal for improving the overall school effectiveness, that is measured ..