[Infrastructure] Shipping & Port infrastructure, Major ports, FDI, Sethu Samudram, Budget 2014 announcement

Prologue [Act 1] Shipping S1: Major ports on West Coast S2: Major Ports on East Coast S3: Economic Survey: Shipping reforms S4: Budget 2014: Shipping related announcement S4: TAMP: Tariff Authority for Major Ports S5: Sethu Samudram Prologue Economic [...]

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[Infrastructure] Rail-Budget 2014, Tariff Authority, Biodiesel, Biotoilets, FDI & more

Prologue [Act 1] Railways: GK & Static Theory Railway budget vs General Budget Railway Gauges (British Legacy) Railways: Train types [Act 2] Railways: Current / Contemporary topics C1: Pir Panjal Tunnel, Qazigund Banihal C2: What is Cross subsidization in [...]

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[Economic Survey] Ch13: P1- UNDP’s Human Development report 2014, HDI, Gender Development, gender inequality, Multidimensional poverty, World Bank’s Gini-Coefficient

Prologue Human Development Report Five indexes under HDR-2014 Index#1: Human development index (HDI) Ranking Tie in Ranking No ranking in HDR 2014 Index#2: Inequality adjusted HDI Index#3: Gender Development India (GDI) Index#4: Gender inequality index Index#5: Multi-dimensional poverty index [...]

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[Economic Survey] Ch13: Poverty Line Estimation- Tendulkar vs Rangarajan, Engel’s Law, MNREGA, Aajeevikaa, Urban Livelihood

Prologue Poverty line Tendu Leopard vs Ranga Khush Urban Poverty line Rural Poverty line Why Ranga NAA-KHUSH (unhappy)? How is 100 million poors increased? Calorie Expenditure Engel’s law & MPCE Centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) CSS classification Poverty removal schemes [...]

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[Economic Survey] Ch13: Demographic Dividend, Education & Skill Development schemes, National Youth Policy 2014

Prologue [Act I] Demography related Theories (DT) DT1: Malthusian theory of population growth DT2: Demographic transition DT3: Demographic dividend [Act II] Education Census 2011: Literacy ranking Mid-Day Meal (MDM) Sarva Sikhsha Abhiyan (SSA) RMSA & RUSA Model School scheme [...]

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[Economic Survey] Ch13 P3: Human Resources- Minorities, SC, ST, PH, Elderly; USTAAD, Van Bandhu, Hamari Dharohar

Prologue [Act 1] Minorities Minorities in India? Jains Minority status Shia vs Sunni: What’s the difference? (New) USTAAD [Act 2] SC/ST/OBC Areas without SC/ST population % SC Population: Top 5 & Bottom 5 % ST Population: Top 5 & [...]

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[Economic Survey] Ch13 P4: Rural & Urban Infrastructure, REITs, Smart Cities, Swatchh Bharat, Rurban, Gram Jyoti

Prologue [Act I] Rural Infrastructure (RI) RINS1: Rurban Mission RINS2: Gram Jyoti Mission RIES1: Indira Awas Yojana RIES2: Rural housing fund (NHB) RIES3: National rural Drinking water Program (NRDWP) RIES4: Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan RINS1 (NEW) Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan RIES5: [...]

By |2015-01-26T17:45:59+05:3031/07/2014|Categories: Economy|Tags: , , , |105 Comments

[Economy] Special 301 Report, Priority List, Implication on India, Nexvar case, Compulsory License, Patent Evergreening, IPR protection, USTR explained

What is Special 301 report? Priority List countries for 2014’s Report Why India in Priority watch list of Special 301 report? #1: Movie piracy #2: Internet piracy #3: Ever Greening: Novartis Judgement #4: Compulsory license: Nexvar Judgement #5: Drug [...]

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[Economy] Nokia Tax Row: Royalty Payment, Chennai Plant, Finland DTAA, Microsoft Takeover, UNICITRAL, TDS, Withholding Tax explained

Prologue Royalties: Drain of wealth #1: Quantitative restriction on royalties #2: Tax on Royalties paid Royalties: TDS (Tax deduction at source) What Happened in Nokia Royalty case? Timeline: Nokia Royalty Case Nokia’s excuses Nokia’s current legal-strategy UNCITRAL / Nokia [...]

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[Economy] New Bank Licences: Bandhan, IDFC, Bharatiya Mahila Bank; Differential Bank licences, Bimal Jalan Committee, Narsimhan Committee; arguments favor against, Bank nationalization, Historic evolution of Banking sector in India

Prologue Banking sector in British India Birth of RBI Banking sector Post Independence Narsimhan Committee I (1991) Bank licences: 1st Round (1993) Narsimhan Committee II (1998) New Bank licences 2nd round (2001) New Bank licences 3rd Round (2013-14) Bandhan [...]

By |2015-01-26T19:10:13+05:3017/04/2014|Categories: Economy|Tags: , |151 Comments
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