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Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana | PIB Summary

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its post-facto approval for launching of Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017 (VPBY 2017).  It is a part of Government’s commitment for financial inclusion and social security. Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana | Details The scheme will be implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India …

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Rubber Soil Information System (RubSIS) for Rubber Growers  | PIB Summary

Commerce & Industry Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman launched Rubber Soil Information System (RubSIS), an online system for recommending application of appropriate mix of fertilizers to the specific plantations of rubber growers depending upon their soil nature in New Delhi today. About RubSIS RubSIS, developed by Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII) under the Rubber Board …

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Education in India | Solutions (Part – 2)

To read the Part 1 in the Education Series  : Click Here Continuing from the last part some of the remaining issues are as follows :  Information and Communications Technology potential not fully tapped by educational institutes in the country Teacher development and management Not equipping teachers with competencies required to cope up with new profile …

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Education in India | Issues (Part – 1)

Education is more than just about qualifications or test scores; it embodies our hope for the future. Therefore, it requires a deep commitment to the fourth United Nations Sustainable Development Goal, which aims, by 2030, to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” This goal is still a distant prospect …

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UPSC Mains 2016 | GS Paper 1 – Analysis

https://rajiasacademy.comAnalysis The reviews of Paper-I were quite definite i.e. in favour of the examination being quite predictable and comfortable. Starting with history section of Paper I, one can understand that it was either taken out from the NCERTs or it was attached to a current topic. For example – the second question was directly taken out …

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Buddha – Perspective on Good Governance

Buddha has been considered to be mostly a philosopher and an ethical teacher and not preoccupied with political or state-related issues. But in contrast to that, many recent scholars have analysed (from the historical context of Buddha’s life) that he was both a ‘social reformer’ and political philosopher. Ancient Indian society had begun to change when Buddha attained Enlightenment. Historically, that …

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