Rail Budget 2016

[BES16] Economic Survey → Infrastructure → Rail Budget 2016, Kelkar-PPP Committee, Communication, Civil Aviation Policy-2016, Urban Infra Bills & More

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  1. BES165/P5: Communication infrastructure: radio, telecom, post office, mass-comm.
  2. BES165/P6: Kelkar Report- PPP Revisit, Revitalize, Finance & Investment Models
  3. BES165/P7: Rail Budget-2016: Bullet Train, SRESHTA, SUTRA, SAHAYAK, RAKSHAK, Urban Infra

BES165/P5: Communication infrastructure: radio, telecom, post office, mass-comm.

  • NCERT Class11, 12: Selective study of waves, communication related topics- Doppler effect- principle, applications, hubble- red shift and blue shift.
  • Relations between density and sound speed.
  • Radio system: attenuation, transmitters, amplifiers, repeaters, frequency modulation- AM, FM, PM
  • Types of electromagnetic waves: ground waves, sky waves, space waves
  • Reflection properties of ionosphere

communication infrastructure

  • Prasar Bharati Corporation (act 1990): Doordarshan, Akashvani, Mann ki baat
  • Dada Saheb Phalke, National Film Award Film and Television Institute of India (FTII)
  • Indian Cinematography Act, 1952 , Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), types of censor certificate: A, U, U/A, S
  • Press council of India, Television regulation- News broadcaster association (NBA), Broadcasting Content Complaints Council (BCCC)
  • Telecom: Major PSUs, regulatory bodies: Telecom Commission, TRAI, TDSAT
  • Why call drops? Judgements of SC and TRAI.
  • 112: Single number for all emergencies
  • 3 types of DoT license types: 1) infrastructure providers license 2) Unified license 3) Unified license for Virtual network operators
  • The beginning of post and telegram in India
  • Philately: 2015-16 ? Nabakalebara (Culture), Dr. Ambedkar, Dr.Kalam, 100 years of Gandhi’s return; BSF, Project Rukmani and more

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/MbxWkKD-bUQ

BES165/P6: Kelkar Report- PPP Revisit, Revitalize, Finance & Investment Models

infrastructure kelkar Committee

  • Main recommendations of Vijay Kelkar committee to revisit and revitalize Public private partnership (PPP) in India.
  • PPP- meaning and importance in shifting India’s demographic transition to Demographic dividend
  • New bodies suggested by Kelkar: Infrastructure PPP Project Review Committee (“IPRC”)  and Infrastructure PPP Adjudication Tribunal (“IPAT”)
  • Why and how to channelise foreign pension and insurance funds to Indian infra. Projects.
  • Why avoid loan syndication method but promote Zero coupon bonds?
  • Audition provision for PPP-SPVs.
  • What to avoid? 1) PSU bidding in PPP 2) PPP for small projects 3) Obsolescing bargaining 4) witch hunting of honest officers 6) swiss challenge model.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/Q5jghCY2fEQ

BES165/P7: Rail Budget-2016: Bullet Train, SRESHTA, SUTRA, SAHAYAK, RAKSHAK, Urban Infra

Railway Budget 2016

  • Lord Dalhousie and Chief Engineer George Clerk, Railway Minutes & “Guarantee system”
  • Rail Track: type of Gauges: Broad, Meter, Narrow, Project Uni-gauge
  • Acworth Committee 1921 and sepratation of rail budget from general budget. Why NITI Ayog is recommending their merger?
  • RAIL Budget 2016: finance, accountability, PPP reforms.
  • High speed and Bullet trains- arguments in favour and against.
  • New trains for unreserved  passengers and Reserved Passengers – CAPF MCQ from this topic.
  • Rakshak device, Sahayak coolie, Bio-vaccum toilets in railways and Environment protection measures.
  • New services for Women/S.citizen, Divyang/PH
  • Railway R&D: SRESTHA, Sutra, C T Venugopal chair and Kalpana Chawla chair
  • organizations under Civil Aviation Ministry
  • Civil Aviation Policy 2016: reforms for Regional connectivity, 5/20 rule
  • Why and How to promote domestic tourism?
  • Rail and highway reforms.
  • Real estate challenges and legal reforms: 1) model building bye laws 2) Real estate regulation bill.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/qm3KExeeHlc

Powerpoints of all videos, are available here: mediafire.com/folder/xemd2vgz5a5d5/1_Powerpoints

This concludes the fifth pillar. Now only sixth and last pillar left i.e. HRD