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GST impact on the Infrastructure sector | Livemint

GST impact on the Infrastructure sector The infrastructure sector is the backbone of the Indian economy. The government has been making efforts to boost the sector through various schemes and incentives.According to the government, total infrastructure spending is expected to be about 10% of GDP (gross domestic product) during the 12th Five-year Plan (2012–17), up …

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India's increasing green growth | Live Mint

India is the fastest growing economy in the world. But how has it performed on green growth and energy efficiency? Electricity usage is an important indicator of energy efficiency, and, all else being equal, using less electricity to achieve a given level of output is more efficient. Green Growth | Achievements India’s energy intensity of …

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Towards a Clean Energy Workforce | Business Standard

The current median age in India is 27.6 years. Over the next 20-25 years, about 600 million additional people will join the workforce. Automation is going to hit annual job growth in almost all existing industries, whether agriculture, construction, textiles or IT. India needs new Clean Energy sources and new types of jobs. Whereas, renewable …

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Using AI for Development Goals | Live Mint

A recent United Nations (UN) supported summit in Geneva, “AI for Good”, focused on the potential of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Essentially, any sector, which is data-driven (be it conventional, digital or geo-spatial), is open to the use of AI. In some areas, AI applications …

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Cities – Our Policy Orphans | Editorial Simplified

RESOLVING INDIA’S URBAN GOVERNANCE CONUNDRUM  the only way to help farmers is to have less of them, our farm to non-farm transition is being murdered by the lack of good urbanisation, bad urbanisation is a child of city leadership that is either impotent or unelected. Having Fewer Farmers :  India has too many farmers (250 …

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Indo-China Border Skirmishes | Recent Updates

The territorial and boundary dispute between Indo-China is a complex, historical, multi-layered wrangle across a sprawling 3,500-kilometre-long border. What is the current Indo-China issue? At issue is sovereignty over a scenic, 4,000-metrehigh pasture called Doklam — less than 100 square kilometres in spread. India claims that the Chumbi Valley, a dagger shaped wedge of Chinese …

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03rd May 2017 | Editorial Simplified

Editorial Simplified : 03rd May 2017 This Series of posts covers the essential Editorial from prominent newspapers. The Editorial from the newspapers are compiled by the Subject Teachers form the Academy and provided in notes format so that the aspirants does not waste their precious time in sifting through the newspapers. The Hindu  Editorial : Powering …

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02nd May 2017 | Editorial Simplified

Editorial Simplified : 02nd May 2017 This Series of posts covers the essential Editorial from prominent newspapers. The Editorial from the newspapers are compiled by the Subject Teachers form the Academy and provided in notes format so that the aspirants does not waste their precious time in sifting through the newspapers. The Hindu  Editorial : Lokpal …

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