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  • Industrial Regions in India

    Industrial regions emerge when a number of industries locate close to each other and share the benefits of their closeness. They tend to concentrate on certain locations because of the favourable locational factors. India has several industrial regions like Mumbai- Pune cluster, Bangalore-Tamil Nadu region, Hugli region, Ahmedabad-Baroda region, Chottanagpur industrial belt, Vishakhapatnam-Guntur belt, Gurgaon-Delhi-Meerut region and the Kollam Thiruvanathapuram industrial cluster.

    Nov 28, 2018
  • List of Famous Railway Tunnels in India

    The railway tunnels serves as the most economical mode of transport among the prevailing travel modes in India. They are more economical than open cuts beyond certain depths. It avoids disturbing or interference with surface life and traffic. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Railway Tunnels in India which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Jun 27, 2018
  • How does Demographic Dividend impact on the India’s economic growth?

    In the contemporary world, 'Demographic Dividend' has become a hot topic for the policy makers, economist and experts from the various sectors around the world. In this article, we are giving the concepts of demographic dividend as well economic growth, relationship between demographic dividend and economic growth, and how does Demographic Dividend impact on the India’s economic growth. It will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

    May 10, 2018
  • List of Mountain Railways of India

    The Mountain Railways of India are the best example of bold, ingenious engineering solutions for the problem of establishing an effective rail link through a rugged, mountainous terrain. The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the Nilgiri Mountain Railway, and the Kalka–Shimla Railway, are designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this article, we are giving the list of Mountain Railways of India for general awareness.

    Apr 27, 2018
  • Transport and Communication System in India: Complete Summary

    The transport system in India includes Rail transport, Road transport, Air transport, water transport and portal connectivity. India has one of the largest road networks in the world, largest railway system in Asia and second largest in the world. In this article, we are giving a complete summary of the Transport and Communication System in India that will helps the aspirants in the preparations of examinations like UPSC, SSC, State Services, CDS, NDA, Railways etc.

    Mar 27, 2018
  • Traditional Agriculture and its impact on the environment

    Human has sacrificed their natural resources for economic development from the dawn of Human civilisation to the modern world. In the evolutionary period of agriculture, people used the practice of slash and burn cultivation or shifting cultivation, which is still prevalent in the tribal region of northeast India. Here, we are giving a brief note on traditional agriculture and its impact on the environment, which is very useful for competitive examinations like UPSC, SSC and State Services.

    Feb 8, 2018
  • Cropping Patterns and Cropping Systems in India

    The choice of crop cultivation of farmer is guided by the factors like Physical, Social and Economic. Sometimes they cultivate a number of crops at their farms and rotate a particular crop combination over a period. Here, we are giving a brief note on the Cropping Patterns and Cropping Systems in India, which will be helpful for the aspirants of the competitive exams like UPSC/PCS/SSC/CDS etc.

    Jan 31, 2018
  • Pharmaceutical Industries in India

    India's Pharmaceutical Industry is leading manufacturers and is becoming global players, utilizing both organic growths, through the gradual development of their business. Currently, it represents just U.S. $6 billion of the $550 billion global pharmaceutical industry, but its share is increasing at 10 percent a year, compared to 7 percent annual growth in the world market overall. The “organized” sector of India's pharmaceutical industry consists of 250 to 300 companies, which account for 70 percent of products on the market, with the top 10 firms representing 30 per cent.

    Nov 27, 2017
  • Agro-Based Industries in India

    The agro-based industry includes indutries related to textiles, sugar, paper and vegetable oil. These industries use agricultural products as their raw materials. Textile industry is the largest industry in the organized sector. It comprises of (i) cotton textiles, (ii) woollen textiles, (iii) silk textiles (iv) synthetic fibres and (v) jute textile industries. Textiles have been a major component of the industrial sector. It accounts for nearly a fifth of the industrial output and a third of the export earnings.

    Nov 27, 2017
  • Cooperative Movement and Cooperative Societies in India

    The Cooperative Societies can be defined as an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise". India is an agricultural country and laid the foundation of World’s biggest cooperative movement in the world. Here, we are giving a brief summary of the Cooperative Movement and Cooperative Societies in India for general awareness.

    Nov 23, 2017
  • List of the Major Railways Zones in India

    The Indian Railways is divided into 17 zone and around 73 sub-divisional headquarter. North Zone is the largest Railway Zone of Indian Railways. There are three types of rail lines in India: Broad Gauge; Meter Gauge; and Narrow Gauge. Here, we are giving the list of the Major Railways Zones in India which can be used as quick revision GK study material in the preparation of different competitive examinations.

    Sep 8, 2017
  • List of Defence Public Sector Undertakings in India

    The Public Sectors Undertakings (PSUs) can be classified as Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs), Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and Public Sector Banks (PSBs). They are also classified on the basis of working areas into ‘strategic’ and ‘non-strategic’: Arms & Ammunition and the allied items of defence equipment’s, defence air-crafts and warships; Atomic Energy; Railways transport. Here, we are giving the list of Defence Public Sector Undertakings in India for general awareness.

    Aug 31, 2017
  • List of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of Shipping Industry in India

    The Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) are the government-owned corporations in which majority (51% or more) of the paid up share capital is held by central government or by any state government or partly by the central governments and partly by one or more state governments. Here we are giving the list of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of Shipping Industry in India for general awareness.

    Aug 31, 2017
  • List of Nuclear Power Plants in India

    Power development in India commenced at the end of the 19th century with the commissioning of electricity supply in Darjeeling during 1897. Nuclear power is one of the largest source of electricity in India after thermal, hydro-electric and renewable sources of electricity. Here, we are giving a list of Nuclear Power Plants in India for concretising the reading of GK.

    Aug 22, 2017
  • List of Important National Highways of India

    The road network of India has grown from 4 lakh kms in 1951 to more than 33 lakh km. It is the second largest in the world. In India, roads are classified on the basis of management into three categories: National Highways; State highways; and Border Roads. Here, we are giving the list important National Highways which can be used as quick revision GK study material in the preparation of different competitive examinations.

    Aug 14, 2017