Mutual relationship,India and Bangladesh

Bangladesh and India are South Asian neighbours. Relations have been friendly, although sometimes there are border disputes. India was the first country to recognize Bangladesh as a separate and independent state and established diplomatic relations with the country immediately after its independence in December 1971. India’s links with Bangladesh are Read more…

Kigali Agreement

A historic global climate deal was reached in Kigali, Rwanda at the Twenty-Eighth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer (MOP28).The so called Kigali Amendment which amends the 1987 Montreal Protocol aims to phase out Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) , a family of potent Read more…

Chenani-Nashri Tunnel

Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, also known as Patnitop Tunnel, is a road tunnel in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on NH 44 (former name NH 1A before renumbering of all national highways). The work was started in 2011 and was inaugurated on 2 April 2017 by Prime minister Mr. Narendra Read more…

PowerTex India

The Union Ministry of Textiles has launched PowerTex India, a three-year comprehensive scheme for Powerloom Sector Development.The PowerTex India scheme aims to boost common infrastructure and modernisation of the powerloom sector in the country. Key Facts PowerTex India scheme comprises new research and development in power loom textiles, new markets, Read more…

South Asia Sub-regional economic Cooperation (SASEC)

The South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Program, set up in 2001, brings together Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, and Sri Lanka in a project-based partnership to promote regional prosperity by improving cross-border connectivity, boosting trade among member countries, and strengthening regional economic cooperation. Since 2001, SASEC countries have Read more…

2017 Union budget of India

It was presented before the parliament on 1 February 2017 by the Finance Minister of India, Arun Jaitley with 21.47 lakh crore rupees (US$ 336.39 billion) budget size. The Finance Minister of India started speech by quoting “Madam Speaker, On this auspicious day of Vasant Panchami, I rise to present Read more…

Swachhata Status Report

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation is an Indian government ministry concerned with coverage and quality aspects of statistics released.The surveys conducted by the Ministry are based on scientific sampling methods. The current head of the ministry is DV Sadananda Gowda. National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) It is responsible for Read more…

What is TPP , TTIP , ASEAN , G4 ?

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), or the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), is a trade agreement between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. The agreement, originally signed on 4 February 2016, is being renegotiated after the United States withdrew.The eleven remaining Read more…

Do you know about “Amrut”

The scheme was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June 2015 with the focus of the urban renewal projects is to establish infrastructure that could ensure adequate robust sewage networks and water supply for urban transformation. Rajasthan was the first state in the country to submit State Annual Action Read more…

Goods and Service tax network [GSTN]

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) is a Section 8 (under new companies Act, not for profit companies are governed under section 8), non-Government, private limited company. It was incorporated on March 28, 2013. The Government of India holds 24.5% equity in GSTN and all States of the Indian Union, Read more…