[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: Electricityย  Renewable energy Bagasse … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch11] Infrastructure (Part 1 of 2): Coal, Gas, Fuel Sharing Agreement (FSA), gas hydrate, oil shale

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Prologue Infra India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) Elasticity of energy use Consumption pattern Energy Pricing Petroleum products pricing Gas pricing Coal Pricing Coal Sector Types of Coal Peat Lignite / Brown coal Bituminous/ Black-Coal Anthracite / hard coal SING-rauli vs reni PSUs under Coal Ministry Fuel Sharing Agreement FSA highlights TCI Charges made by TCI Coal Mining: Open pit … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch10] (Part 5 of 5) Railways: Anubhuti, Spart, Project Unigauge, Budget, World Heritage

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Introduction British Legacy: Railways Gauges Project UniGauge Bigger to smaller PSU under Railways ministry Konkan Railways Separation of Railway budget UNESCO World heritage: Indian Railways Trains: Luxury Trains: normal Railway Police Metro Rail Amendment Act 2009 Kisan Vision Project Bullet trains bio-toilets Rail Budget 2013 SPART Azadi Express Next Generation e-ticketing system Adarsh Station Anubhuti coaches LHB Coaches For women … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch10] (Part 4 of 5) Services: Road Transport, Shipping, Aviation, sethusamudram, FANS, Greenfield airports

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Roads Width of National highways Org 4 highway construction Where does NHDP get money? BRO Central Road Fund Bharat Nirman Rural Housing Roads Electrification Telephone Connectivity Drinking Water Irrigation. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) 12th FYP: Road Transport Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) NATRIP SARDP-NE Shipping Major ports: East vs West National Automatic Identification System (AIS) Transchart Vallarpadam Sethusamudram project … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch10] (Part 3 of 5) Telecommunication and IT: E-Nayana, BOSS, SAMEER, NIXI

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Communication Telecom Tele-density Important org under DoT TRAI TSDAT National Telecom Policy (NTP) 2012 National policy on Electronics, 2012 USOF National optical fiber network National e-governance plan (NeGP) SWAN Common services centres State data centres e-district MSDG INDG Electronic delivery of services bill 2011 NIC NiceMail e-Lekha VAHAAN SAARTHI National knowledge network National knowledge Commission Information technology (Amendment) Act 2008 … Read More

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[Economic Survey Ch10] (Part 2 of 5) Postal Services, Project Arrow, INPEX 2013

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British-legacy Extra Departmental branch offices Franchisee Outlets Panchayat Sanchar Seva Kendras PIN Mail: 1st class vs 2nd class National Address Database Management System Rural CPI Meghdoot Millennium Project Arrow Gold coins ePost Speed post eSpeed net Business Post RAKNPA UPU Sorting machines Money transfer: Domestic and International Money order eMO iMO MO videsh International Money transfer ECS POSB Postal Life … Read More

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