• Is India in the position to boycott Chinese products?

    India’s trade with China was $87.07 billion in 2018-19. In this duration, Indian import from China was US$70.32 in 2018-19 while Indian export to China was just US$ 16.75. It means India’s trade deficit with China was $53.57 billion in 2018-19. India sends 8% of its total exports to China whereas China sends only 2% of its total exports to India.

    Jun 2, 2020
  • How Much debt on Indian Government?

    The status report on Government debt for 2018-19 states that the total public debt of the country has increased to 68.6% of GDP by March 2019, which in simple terms has gone up to Rs.13 trillion or Rs. 1.3 crores. Read this article to know the exact amount of debt on the Indian government from 2014 to 2019.

    Jun 1, 2020
  • How to get free e-PAN card?

    The electronic PAN (Permanent Account Number) card allocation process has been started in India; this is a paperless facility which is being issued by the Income Tax Department. Instant PAN card facility has been started from 28 May, 2020. Let us read further on how to get a free e-PAN card.

    May 29, 2020
  • Universal Basic Income (UBI): Definition, Features, Advantage and Disadvantages

    Universal Basic Income (UBI): In the Economic Survey 2016-17, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley advocated Universal Basic Income scheme (UBI) in place of various social welfare schemes in the country, in an effort to reduce poverty and income inequality in the country.

    May 21, 2020
  • Indian Economy: A Complete Study Material for Competitive Exams

    The Complete Study Material of the “Indian Economy” is segmented into 5 Sections. These sections are; Economic Planning in India, The horizon of Indian Economy, Government Schemes & Programmes in India, Money and Banking and International Agencies and Trade.

    May 21, 2020
  • International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) Authority: Role, Power, Function and Responsibilities

    Do you know about an International Financial Services Centres (IFSC) Authority, its powers, functions and members? What services an IFSC can provide? Let us study in detail!

    May 15, 2020
  • List of Important Schemes launched by the Modi Government

    List of Modi Government Schemes: The Modi government has started many welfare schemes which include; Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao, Swachchh Bharat Mission, PM Mudra Yojna, Atal Pension Yojna, Smart city scheme, and Make in India etc. Read this article to know the list of important welfare schemes started by Narendra Modi.

    May 15, 2020
  • List of Geographical Indications (GI) Tags in India

    Darjeeling tea was the first product that got a GI tag in India in 2004–05. Till now around 365 products have been added to the GI list. Recently Kashmir saffron and black rice of Manipur got the GI tag. Read this article to know the full list of GI tagged products in India.

    May 15, 2020
  • What is the New definition of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises?

    MSME Definition 2020: The Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are classified as per the MSME Act-2006. In the economic package to the MSME sectors of the country, FM Sitharaman has provided 3 lac crore loan to boost up this sector.

    May 13, 2020
  • Crowdfunding: Meaning, Types, and Benefits

    Crowdfunding is a method of raising capital through the collective efforts of a large number of individual investors. Crowdfunding is done primarily online via social media and websites. Read this article to know the types and benefits of Crowdfunding.

    May 12, 2020
  • Geographical Indication (GI) Tag: Meaning, Objectives, Examples and FAQs

    A Geographical Indication (GI) tag is given to an entrepreneur or a group of businessmen of a particular area/state/country to manufacturer goods of good quality.The GI tags are issued as per the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act,1999. 

    May 8, 2020
  • What is Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)?

    Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) covers most forms of intellectual property including copyright, patents, geographical indications, trademarks, industrial designs, trade secrets, and exclusionary rights over new plant varieties. TRIPS came into force on 1 January 1995. 

    May 7, 2020
  • Kashmiri Saffron given GI Tag: Know what is Geographical Indication (GI) Tag?

    Geographical indication is a name or mark given to products, agriculture, natural and manufactured products (sweets, handicrafts, and industrial goods) of a particular region (country or state or a town). Recently, Kashmiri Saffron has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag. Now Kashmiri saffron will get a different identity in the market.

    May 7, 2020
  • Who gives funding to World Health Organisation-WHO?

    WHO Funding: USA is the biggest donor to the World Health Organisation (WHO). In FY 2018-19, the USA contributed around US$ 400 million in the assessed fund of the WTO. China's contribution to this agency was US$86 million in 2018-19. Let us know the name of other contributors to the WHO in this article. 

    May 1, 2020
  • Ayushman Bharat Yojna: Features, Eligibility and Facts

     Ayushman Bharat Yojana or PMJAY provides free treatment up to Rs 5 lacs per year to approx.50 cr poor people of the country. So far, 12.45 crore e-cards have been issued and 10 lakh people have been treated under this scheme. Let us know more about this scheme in this article.

    Apr 30, 2020