(Nov-2013) Write Articles, Win IR/Diplomacy Books +Free Notes as “Consolation” prize for everyone, 25th Nov last date to submit

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Update: competition over and result has been declared. click me to see it Technical Requirements Where to send the article? Topic Requirements Language Requirements: Good Faith Requirements: About the IR/Diplomacy Book Prizes Peu Ghosh Shashi Tharoor VP Dutt FAQ After the grand success of writing competitions in September and October here goes the round for November Month: Write an exam-oriented, … Read More

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[Result] October Writing Competition + Revision notes for everyone: Border Security, bilateral relation, Constitution comparision, culture, and more

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@Mains 2013 Contenders: UPSC uploaded hallticket, http://upscadmitcard.nic.in/main.aspx Prologue Platinum Category The Three winners Gold category Silver category Bronze category Optional Subject Download the Zip file Epilogue Prologue Here comes the result for the Writing competition of October 2013. Zip file containing all entries, given at bottom of this page. If we combine the good entries from September+October competition, you’ve really … Read More

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(October 2013) Write Articles, Win World History Books +Free Notes as “Consolation” prize for everyone, 25th Oct last date to submit

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Technical Requirements Where to send the article? Topic Requirements: Language Requirements: Good Faith About the World History books Jain and Mathur: A History of the Modern World Norman Lowe: Mastering Modern World History Arjun Dev: History of the World FAQ After the grand success of September competition, here goes the round for October Month: Write an exam-oriented, revision-friendly article for … Read More

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[Result] September Writing Competition + Revision notes for everyone: representation of people’s Act, internal security, infrastructure and more

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Prologue No. of entries received Goodwill Contributions Top-12 3-Winners Top-25 Top-44 Other Notable Entries Rejected entries Download ZIP file Prologue A writing competition was held in September. (Last date to submit was 25th September 2013) All good entries combined in a zip file- Download link at the bottom. Prize was 3 books for the winners. But books were merely an … Read More

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(September 2013) Write Articles, Win Books +Free Notes as “Consolation” prize for everyone

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Update 1st October: Competition is closed, Deadline is over, and Result has been announced. Click me The Competition & Prizes Technical Requirements Topic Requirements Language Requirements Good Faith Where to send the article? About the Books to Win #1: CSAT Paper II (Aptitude) Manual #2: Majid Hussain’s Biodiversity and Disaster Management book #3: Constitution of India with short notes by … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch13] Human Development (Part 4 of 4): Physically Disabled, Elderly, Nomadic, Denotified Tribes, Drug junkies and Beggars

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Persons with Disabilities Persons with Disabilities: Schemes ARUNIM ADIP DDRS DDRC Pvt. Jobs ALIMCO Jaipur Foot 12th FYP: PH welfare Education Disabled friendly Environment Review existing laws Task for individual ministry (Draft) National Youth Policy 2012 (NYP12): Salient Features New definition of Youth Age groups of Youth Categories of Youth Validity Youth Development Index (YDI) SENIOR CITIZENS Integrated Programme for … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch13] Human Development (Part 3 of 4): Women and Child Development, Saksham, Priyadarshini, Dhanlaxmi & yes ofcourse SABLA

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Prologue Interval Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) Rashtriya Bal Swasthya karyakram Saksham Women Schemes: Women n Girls Ahimsa messengers Beijing platform for action CEDAW CSWB Poorna Shakti Kendras Priyadarshini SABLA Saksham STEP Swadhar Greh Ujjawala Schemes: Mother-Child Rashtriya Bal Swasthya karyakram ICDS ICPS Dhanlakshmi Rajiv Gandhi National creche Child-Adoption UN convention on rights of children 12th FYP: Women: Vulnerable … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch13] Human Development (Part 2 of 4): SC, ST, OBC, Minorities: welfare schemes, 12th FYP targets

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Scheduled Castes Scholarships: Higher Education (SC+ST) Protection of Civil Rights Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) Manual Scavenging 11th FYP: SC welfare 12th FYP: SC welfare goals/targets Scheduled Tribes Constitutional provisions States without ST communities PESA 1996 PESA: problems? Forest Rights Act 2006 Ashram Schools 12th FYP: ST welfare Funding for ST welfare Other Backward Classes Constitutional provisions OBC reservation … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch12] Sustainable Development, Climate Change (Part 3 of 3): PAT, RPO, REC, Cap-n-trade

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Climate financing Taxation Subsidies Funds and Technology Transfers International Funds Desi Funds Market Based PAT RPO REC Cap n Trade vs Carbon Tax Green National Accounts Clean Energy challanges Nuclear Wind Power Solar Power Mock Questions Climate financing In all convention/conferences/protocols related to environment, climate change, wildlife protection and biodiversity: there are three gangs with three motives. Gang What do … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch12] Sustainable Development, Climate Change (Part 2 of 3): SVA-GRIHA, Bachat Lamp Yojana, SEEP

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Industries Eco-industrial parks (EIP) Steel Cement Thermal Power Vs Solar power? Coal gasification Transport Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Programme Rail freight Water-Borne Freight Public transport Green Building Codes Energy Conservation Building Code ADARSH GRIHA Sva-GRIHA Electrical appliances Bachat Lamp Yojana (BLY) Super-Efficient Equipment Program (SEEP) CFL vs LED Industries Eco-industrial parks (EIP) eco-industrial park (EIP) or estate is a community of … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch12] Sustainable Development, Climate Change (Part 1 of 3)

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Prologue What is sustainable development? India and GHG India and Sustainable development National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) Solar Energy Water Agro Green India (forest) Habitat Knowledge Himalayan Ecosystem Hill Areas Hill areas: challenges and solutions Sustainable Agriculture Development Coastal Zone Management Forest and Tree Cover Prologue This three article series contains gist of Economic survey ch.12 + 12th … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch11] Infrastructure (Part 2 of 2) Electricity, Renewable Energy, Bagasse Cogeneration

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Electricity The Electricity Act,2003 Central Electricity Authority (CEA), PSU under Power Ministry Statutory bodies under Power Ministry Ultra Mega Power Project Initiatives National Grid Nuke Sites in India Hydropower North-East: power problems Rural Electrification RGGVY Private sector participation Finance IREDA POWER FINANCE CORPORATION PXI Rural Electrification Corporation National Clean Energy Fund National Electricity Fund 12th FYP: Electricity  Renewable energy Bagasse … Read More

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