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$86 million in 2018-19. Let us know the name of other contributors to the WHO in this article.
Ayushman Bharat Yojana or PMJAY provides free treatment up to Rs 5 lacs per year to approx.50 cr poor people of the country. So far, 12.45 crore e-cards have been issued and 10 lakh people have been treated under this scheme. Let us know more about this scheme in this article.
India’s HDI ranking in 2019 is 129 that is one rank better than last year. There are a total of 189 countries participated in this rank. Top HDI rank is occupied by Norway while Burundi is at the bottom in 2019 report. Read this article to know more International Reports and India's Rank in various Indexes.
Make in India Programme was launched by PM Modi on 25 September 2014 to encourage companies to manufacture their products in India. The basic objective of this plan was to increase the share of the manufacturing sector in the Indian GDP.
FDI limits in different sectors in India 2020: India has attracted total FDI amount US$ 62,001 million in 2018-19. The service sector has the highest share in India's FDI share amount of US$ 80,670.79 from April 2000 to December 2019. Agriculture & Animal Husbandry, Auto components, and E-commerce activities have the permission of 100% FDI through automatic route.
A mutual fund is a pool of collective investment in stocks, bonds, and other short term investments. The investors in mutual funds are individuals and institutions. This fund is usually managed by a fund manager who charges money from the investors for taking care of their investments.
15th Finance Commission is headed by Mr. N.K. Singh. The Finance Commission is set up by the President of India for a period of 5 years. The period of the 15th Finance Commission would be from 2021 to 2026. Read this article to know the Facts, Members, and Terms of Reference of the 15th Finance Commission for the FY 2020-21
The 14th Finance Commission of India is constituted under the chairmanship of the former RBI governor Mr. Y.V. Reddy for the period of April 1, 2015, to March 31, 2020. Now the 15th Finance Commission has been set up under the chairmanship of N.K. Singh. He has submitted his annual report for 2020-21.
Brent crude oil and WTI (West Texas Intermediate) are benchmarks of crude oil prices at the international level. The crude oil which is extracted from the North Sea near Norway, Sweden and UK while the crude oil extracted in the USA is benchmarked as the WTI (West Texas Intermediate) prices.
Mauritius has the highest FDI inflow (31% of the total Indian FDI) in India From April 2000 To December 2019. The Indian economy is composed of the three major sectors like i.e., Services sector, Industry sector, and Agriculture sector. The contribution of the Services sector in the Indian economy is around 54.30%. The Value of India's Export stood at US$ 356.96 billion in between April-November 2019.
The finance commission is constituted by the president of India under the provision of Article 280 of the Indian constitution for five years. The tenure of the 14th finance commission was April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2020. Currently, 15th finance commission is in progress which is headed by the N.K. Singh.
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana, Antyodaya Anna Yojna, and Bharat Nirman, are some important programmes of government of India to upgrade the welfare of the poor citizens of the country.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) was established in July 1944 in the Conference of 44 countries held in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, USA. India is the founding member of the IMF. Recently, the IMF has granted US$ 1.4 billion aid to Pakistan to fight COVID-19.