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What is the Child Sex Ratio in Indian states as per Census-2011?

Apr 2, 2018
The Child Sex Ratio is defined as the number of females per 1000 males in the age group 0–6 years. In the census 2001 the child sex ratio of India was 927 which declined to 919 in the census 2011. As per the census 2011, Arunachal Pradesh has the highest child sex ratio among the Indian states i.e. 972 while Haryana has the lowest child sex ratio i.e.834 per thousand males.

500+ GK Questions & Answers on Indian Economy

Mar 26, 2018
“Indian Economy” is one of the important parts of Exams like IAS, State PSC, SSC and other similar competitive exams. Here, we are giving a complete set of Indian Economy Questions & Answers in the form of Practice Sets that consists of 500+MCQs.

What are the Key Features of Companies Act, 2013?

Mar 26, 2018
The Companies Act, 2013 seeks to bring corporate governance and regulation practices in India at par with the global best practices. The Companies Act, 2013 was enacted on August 30. The Ministry of Corporate affairs has notified 326 sections out of 470 sections of the Companies Act, 2013 which was enacted in August, 2013 while remaining 144 sections needs to be notified yet.

Which countries of the world do not impose income tax?

Mar 23, 2018
Governments impose income tax on people in almost every country of the world. Corpus of the income tax is use to provide basic facilities like road, water, electricity, schools and many more to the residents of the country. But you would be surprised to know that there are some courtiers like Saudi Arab, Qatar and Bahamas which do not impose income tax on the citizens.

20 facts about Indian Economy-2018

Mar 20, 2018
A recent report released by the International Monetary Fund, said that Indian economy will be the fastest growing economy in the world in the year 2018. The Indian economy is composed of the three major sectors like i.e., Services sector: 53.7%, Industry sector: 31.2% and Agriculture sector: 15.2%.

List of Indian states on the basis of sex ratio

Mar 19, 2018
Sex ratio is defined as the number of females per thousand males. Sex ratio in an important social indicator to measure the extent of prevailing equality between the males and females in a society at a given point of time. As per the census 2011 the sex ratio in India is 943 per 1000 males which was 933 in the previous census 2001.

What are the names of Indian Credit Rating Agencies and their grades?

Mar 15, 2018
Credit rating agencies evaluate debentures, fixed deposits and other short term credit documents of various companies after studying their financial status, industrial risks and market conditions. There are 4 credit rating agencies working in India namely, CRISIL, ICRA, CARE and DCR India.

What is the difference between payments banks and commercial banks?

Mar 14, 2018
In India the Payments Banks and the Commercial Banks both work as per the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, but still the work of commercial banks is much larger than the payments banks. The biggest difference between the payments banks and the commercial banks is that the commercial banks can accept any sum of amount as a deposit/customer, but payments banks can accept deposits upto maximum Rs. 1 lakh/customer.

What is the State wise Renewable Energy Potential in India?

Mar 13, 2018
As per the data released by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, the total renewable potential of India is 896602 MW.Rajasthan is the leader of solar power production and overall renewable energy production in the country followed by the Jammu & Kashmir and Maharashtra with total renewable energy of 118208 MW and 74500 MW respectively.

What are the key features of Payments Banks in India?

Mar 12, 2018
A Payments Bank is a “differentiated bank” set-up under the guidelines issued on Nov 27, 2014 by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).The main objective of setting up of payments banks is to ensure the financial inclusion by providing payments/remittance services to migrant labour workforce, opening up small savings accounts of; small business holders, low income households and workers of the un-organised sector.

What is FRDI Bill and how will it affect your bank deposits?

Mar 9, 2018
The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance (FRDI) Bill, 2017 introduced in the Lok Sabha on August 10, 2017, is presently under the consideration of the Joint Committee of the Parliament. The FRDI will provide a comprehensive resolution framework to deal with bankruptcy situations in financial sector entities such as banks and insurance companies.

How Maharatna,Navaratna and Miniratna status granted to CPSEs?

Mar 7, 2018
The central Government has laid down eligibility criteria to grant Maharatna, Navratna and Miniratna status to Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs).This article is explaining the criteria for granting the Maharatna, Navaratna and Miniratna status granted to PSUs/ CPSEs. Currently there are 8 Maharatna, 16 Navratna and 74 Miniratna companies in India.

Rs of 500 and 1000 Note Ban: Benefits & Drawbacks

Mar 5, 2018
PM Modi announced a decisive war against black money and also corruption by demonetising notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 which will be no longer legal. So, let us have a look on the benefits of this scheme, how it will be beneficial and also some drawbacks.

Index of Industrial Production (IIP): Detailed information

Feb 28, 2018
The Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) under the “Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation” is responsible for the compilation and publication of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) since 1950. It calculates the data of eight core sectors. IIP’s current base year is 2011-12 since May 2017.

What is the Sector-wise contribution of GDP in India?

Feb 28, 2018
Services sector is the largest sector of India. Services sector accounts for 53.66% of total India's GVA of Rs. 137.51 lakh crore. Industrial sector is at the second spot and contributing around 31% of the Indian GDP. Agriculture sector is at the third spot and contributing around 16% of the Indian GDP.

Fiscal Policy of India: Meaning, Objectives and Impacts on the Economy

Feb 26, 2018
Fiscal policy deals with the taxation and expenditure decisions of the government. Some of the major instruments of fiscal policy are as follows: Budget, Taxation, Public Expenditure, public revenue, Public Debt, and Fiscal Deficit in the economy.

List of top 15 Private Sector Banks in India

Feb 23, 2018
In banking sector, there are 3 types of banks i.e. Public sector Banks, Private sector Banks and Foreign sector banks. In private sector Banks; the Banks are owned through either an individual or with limited partners and these types of banks are not incorporated. HDFC (Housing and Development Finance Corporation) is the biggest bank of India in terms of market capitalization followed by axis bank and ICICI Bank.

Five Year Plans of India: 15 important facts

Feb 22, 2018
The first five year plan of India was launched in the 1951 and so far 12 five year plans have been implemented in the country. Present NDA government has decided to stop formation of new five year plan further. This article is explaining 15 interesting facts about these all five year plans.

New Economic Policy of 1991: Objectives, Features and Impacts

Feb 21, 2018
In 1991, the P. V. Narasimha Rao government reduced the import duties, opened reserved sector for the private players, devalued the Indian currency to increase the export and reduce the adverse Balance of Payment (BOP) situation. This is also known as the LPG Model of growth.

Features of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006

Feb 9, 2018
Small and Medium Enterprises Development Bill 2005 (which was presented in the parliament on May 12, 2005) has been approved by the president and thus become an act. This act is named as ‘The Small And Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006’. This act became effective from Oct. 2006.

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