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List of Maharatna and Navratna Companies in India

2 days ago
List of Maharatna and Navratna: As of January 2020, India has 10 Maharatna companies, 14 Navratna companies in India, and 73 Miniratna companies divided into Category 1 and Category 2. 

List of Finance Ministers of India

3 days ago
The Ministry of Finance is one of the most important ministries within the Government of India and is headed by the Finance Minister of the country. Nirmala Sitharaman is the current Finance Minister of India. She took charge on 31 May 2019. Let us have a look at the list of Finance Ministers of India from 1947 to the present.  

List of all Five Year Plans of India

3 days ago
The first five-year plan in India was launched in 1951 and since then, India has witnessed twelve Five Year Plans. The present government had however discontinued the Five-year plan system and a new mechanism was put into place. Let us have a look at all the Five Year Plans the country has witnessed so far. 

Why is stock market important for any country?

3 days ago
What is stock market and why is it important for any country? Know all about shares and other details in the article listed below

Explained: What are AT1 Bonds and how are they related to mutual funds?

Mar 15, 2021
SEBI decided to put restrictions on the mutual fund investments in additional tier 1 bonds or AT-1 Bonds. Government asked to revoke the 100 year maturity rule on AT1 Bonds from SEBI. Know all about the AT1 bonds and understand its relationship with mutual funds here

EIU's Democracy Index 2020: India falls to 53rd position

Feb 15, 2021
According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, India slipped two places to 53rd position in the 2020 Democracy Index's global ranking. Let us read in detail about it.

GK Quiz on Economic Survey 2021

Feb 2, 2021
The Economic Survey was tabled on January 29, 2021, in the Parliament by Nirmala Sitharaman. Take a look at the questions important from competitive exams point of view and go through each explanation. 

GK Question and Answers on Union Budget 2021

Feb 1, 2021
The Union Budget is out and announced. Take  a look at the terms stated below and go through the explanation of each question listed below

What are Green Bonds?

Jan 29, 2021
Green Bond is a debt instrument that is specially reserved to raise money for climate and environmental projects. In 2009, first official Green Bond was released by the World Bank.

Industry 4.0: All you need to know about SAMARTH Udyog Bharat 4.0

Jan 28, 2021
SAMARTH Udyog Bharat 4.0 is an initiative by the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI) under the aegis of Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Government of India. 

India's first Social Impact Bond (SIB): Here's all you need to know

Jan 27, 2021
The Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) signed an MoU with UNDP India to co-create India’s first Social Impact Bond (SIB).

State of the Economy Report 2020: What is V-shaped economic recovery?

Jan 27, 2021
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released its 'State of the Economy Report 2020' on 21 January 2021. RBI in its report has stated that the shape of the economic recovery in FY 2021-22 will be V-shaped, where 'V' stands for 'Vaccine'. 

What are Domestic Systematically Important Banks (D-SIBs)?

Jan 21, 2021
What are domestic systematically important banks or DSIBs? How are SBI, ICICI, HDFC too big to fail- Know all about it here

What is K shaped economic recovery?

Jan 18, 2021
Know what is K shaped economic recovery, what are its implications for India and what are its limitations.  Take a look at the article below to understand the economic condition of India.

Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme (ESDP): Objective, Eligibility, Nature of Assistance and Implementation

Jan 4, 2021
Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programme (ESDP): It is an entrepreneurship scheme that nurtures the talent of youth by enlightening them on several aspects of industrial or business activity that are required for setting up MSEs. Let us read in detail about ESDP.

What is Digital Lending? Know its significance, loopholes and advantages here

Dec 24, 2020
Know all about Digital Lending and why RBI asked individuals and small businesses not to fall prey to the growing number of unauthorised digital lending platforms and mobile applications 

Farmer's Day 2020: The Birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh

Dec 23, 2020
Kisan Divas or Farmer’s Day or Kisan Samman Divas is observed in India on the 23rd of December. This day symbolizes the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh-the fifth Prime Minister of the Indian Republic. Charan Singh served as the Prime Minister of India from 28 July 1979 to 14 January 1980. Let us read more about Farmer's Day.

What is Cryptocurrency? Know all about Bitcoins and others here

Dec 22, 2020
Bitcoin has recently crossed the value of 20,000 US dollars. Know more about cryptocurrency, Bitcoin and many other details below.   

List of International Organizations and their Headquarters in the Area of Economics, Social & Politics

Dec 18, 2020
International Organizations is an important examination topic for the candidates preparing for UPSC, SSC, RRB, Bank PO/Clerk or any other government and competitive examinations. In this article, we have provided a list of International Organizations. 

Differences between Social Commerce and E-commerce (Electronic Commerce)

Dec 15, 2020
In this article, we have underscored the differences between e-commerce and social commerce. 

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