Category : Current Affairs

How to Optimise Prelims Preparation – Making the most of last few days + Strategy For the Last 45 Days How to Optimise Prelims Preparation – Making the most of last few days + Strategy For the Last 45 Days

In about a month and a half, we have the Prelims Examination. Unlike the Mains, examination, which some people love to write, and the Interview, which most people love to prepare and appear for – the Prelims is almost the most hated exam level amongst all the three. Everyone hates it ( with the exceptionRead Full Article

Prelims Magazine: Important Schemes, Programs and Organizations Prelims Magazine: Important Schemes, Programs and Organizations

Hello Friends, ForumIAS is coming up with a series of subject wise current affairs magazines, with current affairs coverage from September, 2016 to February 2017. Download the Important Schemes, Programs and Organizations Magazine by Clicking Here  

Tackling Human-Wildlife Conflicts in India Tackling Human-Wildlife Conflicts in India

Context Odisha has 70% of the total elephant population in eastern India, is witnessing frequent human-elephant conflicts with 423 elephants perishing since 2011-12 and 421 humans deaths reported during the same period. To protect elephant habitats, the Odisha government had identified 14 corridors. Let us learn the background of the Human-Wildlife Conflicts in India.

ICAR and ICRISAT – Partnership for Crop Research in India : Daily Editorial ICAR and ICRISAT – Partnership for Crop Research in India : Daily Editorial

Welcome to Daily Editorial Initiative! Context Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) and International Crops Research for semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) have joined together to work on crop improvement and agronomy programmes in India through Climate Smart Agriculture: Focus Areas: Climate Smart Crops, smart food, digitisation of breeding database, integrating systems modelling tools for up-scaling climateRead Full Article

Important Questions : ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17

Hi Aspirants, We have come up with some Important Questions from ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17. Hope it helps 🙂 List of Questions: Economic survey summary 2016-2017 Chapter 2: The Economic Vision for Precocious, Cleavaged India 1) India is a “precocious” and a “cleavaged” democracy. Discuss the above statement in the context of the “remarkable” economic growth witnessed inRead Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 14 – From Competitive Federalism to Competitive Sub-Federalism: Cities as Dynamos ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 14 – From Competitive Federalism to Competitive Sub-Federalism: Cities as Dynamos

Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter 14 – From Competitive Federalism to Competitive Sub-Federalism: Cities as Dynamos Introduction India, urbanisation is rapidly on the rise. As recently as 1991, there were only 220 million Indians living in cities, equivalent to about one-quarter of the population. By 2011, there were no lessRead Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 13 – The ‘Other Indias’: Two Analytical Narratives on States’ Development ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 13 – The ‘Other Indias’: Two Analytical Narratives on States’ Development

Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter 13 – The ‘Other India’: Two Analytical Narratives on States’ Development Overview: This chapter looks into If the problems associated with foreign aid and natural resources internationally also cause issues in the Indian states. If the redistributive resource transfers (RRT) from the Centre and revenueRead Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 12 – India on the Move and Churning: New Evidence ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 12 – India on the Move and Churning: New Evidence

Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter 12 – India on the Move and Churning: New Evidence Introduction From ages, the people migrate for work and education and this has brought about structural transformation of economies of countries by distribution of surplus labour from low productive agriculture activity to high productive manufacturingRead Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 11 – One Economic India: For Goods and in the Eyes of the Constitution ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 11 – One Economic India: For Goods and in the Eyes of the Constitution

Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter 11 – One Economic India: For Goods and in the Eyes of the Constitution On the basis of a new “Big Data” set available from the Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN- invoice level data on interstate movement of goods), it seems (Contrary to perception)Read Full Article

ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 10 – Income, Health and Fertility: Convergence Puzzles ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 Summary Chapter 10 – Income, Health and Fertility: Convergence Puzzles

Following is the Summary of ECONOMIC SURVEY 2016-17 – Chapter 10 – Income, Health and Fertility: Convergence Puzzles: Introduction Since 1980s India has been experiencing a rapid growth rate compared to its previous low levels of post-independence ‘Hindu Growth rate’. Thus India and its states should show convergence with other countries of the world inRead Full Article