What impact will the thundershowers, hailstorm have on rabi crop?

Headline : What impact will the thundershowers, hailstorm have on rabi crop? Details : The topic Recently, there was heavy rainfall and hailstorms in the many areas of northern India.This articles assesses the impact of heavy rainfall and hailstorms on rabi crops. Background In early February, the National Capital Region, Punjab, Haryana, parts of Uttar Pradesh and … Continue reading What impact will the thundershowers, hailstorm have on rabi crop?

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An independent fiscal watchdog for Parliament Editorial 21st Sep’19 TheHindu

Headline : An independent fiscal watchdog for Parliament Editorial 21st Sep'19 TheHindu Details : Access to all of good quality analysis on economic, fiscal or financial matters is important for democracy: For an effective democracy, it is important for our electorate and the representatives to have an independent, non-partisan source for these hard facts and evidence. This is … Continue reading An independent fiscal watchdog for Parliament Editorial 21st Sep’19 TheHindu

MicroCredit Vs MicroFinance

Headline : Explained: What ails the existing microcredit model Details : In News Studies suggest that the existing systems of microcredit have a limited impact on the long-term wellbeing of the recipients. Telegram: https://t.me/MrunalsEconomy           www.UpscExpress.com About: Microcredit Microcredit refers to the granting of very small loans to impoverished borrowers. Rationale Loans given … Continue reading MicroCredit Vs MicroFinance

Fintech committee recommends new legal framework for consumer protection

Headline : Fintech committee recommends new legal framework for consumer protection Details : In News: A panel on issues related to financial technology (fintech) has recently submitted its recommendations to the Finance Ministry.The committee has suggested putting in place a comprehensive legal framework to protect consumers of digital services. What Is Financial Technology (Fintech)? Financial technology (Fintech) is … Continue reading Fintech committee recommends new legal framework for consumer protection

A road map to transforming India’s energy Editorial 30th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

Headline : A road map to transforming India’s energy Editorial 30th Aug'19 HindustanTimes Details : India progressing: Forty years ago, India barely had a car manufacturer, was way behind in the space race, and had an insignificant IT sector.Today, India is the world’s fourth largest car manufacturer, and is set to become only the fourth country to … Continue reading A road map to transforming India’s energy Editorial 30th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

India’s water crisis: All stakeholders must come together Editorial 29th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

Headline : India’s water crisis: All stakeholders must come together Editorial 29th Aug'19 HindustanTimes Details : Water stress in India: India is home to 17% of world’s population, but has only 4% of the world’s fresh water resources.At present, 75% of Indian households do not have access to drinking water, and close to 90% of rural households … Continue reading India’s water crisis: All stakeholders must come together Editorial 29th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

Economy: RBI has done its bit, now over to the government Editorial 9th Aug’19 HindustanTimes

Headline : RBI has done its bit, now over to the government Editorial 9th Aug'19 HindustanTimes Details : Rate cut by RBI: Inflation is within control. The economy is slowing down.  RBI has lowered its growth projections for the first half of the year sharply. The RBI’s projections indicate that it expects growth to improve in the … Continue reading Economy: RBI has done its bit, now over to the government Editorial 9th Aug’19 HindustanTimes