Mahila Police Volunteer Scheme Ministry : Ministry of Women and Child Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs. Scheme: A Mahila Police Volunteer o could be any woman who is socially and voluntarily committed towards empowerment of women and girls, willing to raise her voice against gender-based violence and support the police in creating a gender just society free from violence. o should be minimum 21 years of age and possess at least 12th pass certificate. o must be from the same geographical area and conversant with the local dialects. ONo criminal proceedings must have been instituted against her and she must not have been convicted or imprisoned for the violation of any criminal law. A Mahila Police Volunteer should not be a member of any political party. The Mahila Police Volunteers in the States/UTs will act as a link between police and community and help women in distress. OThere will be one Mahila Police Volunteer per Gram Panchayat.
Accountability: OMahila Police volunteers will directly report to the Circle Inspector in the Police Thana. Responsibility: OThe Mahila Police volunteers are required to mobilize the community to form Mahila and Shishu Rakshak Dals (MASRD) to act as community watch groups. The broad mandate of the Mahila Police Volunteer is to report incidences of violence against women such as domestic violence, child marriage, dowry harassment and violence faced by women in public spaces. OA Mahila Police Volunteer is an honorary position and they are paid an honorarium of Rs 1,000 per month.
The Prime Minister dedicated the 6th International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) to the nation. OThe Institute is built at the campus of National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) in Varanasi. Dis an international agricultural research and training organization Oknown for its work in developing rice varieties that contributed to the The International Rice Research Institute-IRRI Green Revolution in the 1960s. established in 1960 Oaims to o reduce poverty and hunger, o improve the health of rice farmers and consumers, and o ensure environmental sustainability of rice farming. Dlt is also the largest non-profit agricultural research center in Asia.
GDP advance estimates: Government pegs economic growth at 7.2% for FY19 The Per Capita Income in real terms (at 2011-12 prices) during 2018-19 is likely to attain a level of Rs 91,921, up from Rs 86,668 for the year 2017-18," CSO reported. BusinessToday.In New Delhi Last Updated: January 7, 2019 19:10 IST The Central Statistics Office (CSO) under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the first advance estimates of National Income for 2018-19 Highlights of the Estimate The Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.2% in the financial year 2018-19 6.7% GDP growth in the previous financial year 2017-2018 The Real GVA (Gross Value Added) is expected to grow at 7% in the current fiscal as against 6.5 per cent in 2017-18 The CSO estimates that the expansion in activities in agriculture, forestry and fishing is likely to increase to 3.8 per cent in the current fiscal from 3.4 per cent in the preceding year. The manufacturing sector is expected to grow at 8.3 per cent in 2018-19, up from 5.7 per cent in 2017-18. India's per capita income in real terms (at 2011-12 prices) during 2018-19 is likely to attain a level of Rs 91,921 as compared to Rs 86,668 for the year 2017-18 The per capita income would grow at a rate of 6.1%
Central Statistics Office (CSO) Dunder the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation coordinates the statistical activities in the country and evolves statistical standards. Functions of the CSO o National Income Accounting+ conducting of Annual Survey of Industries, o Economic Censuses and its follow up surveys, o compilation of Index of Industrial Production, as well as Consumer Price Indices for Urban Non-Manual Employees, Human Development Statistics, Gender Statistics, o imparting training in Official Statistics, o dissemination of statistical information, o work relating to trade, energy, construction, and environment statistics, o revision of National Industrial Classification.
Which of the following is/are released by the Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour and Employment? 1.CPI for Industrial Workers (IW) 2.CPI (Rural/Urban/Combined) 3.CPI for Agricultural Labourers (AL)/ Rural Labourers (RL) Select the correct answer using the codes given below: a) 1 and 2 only b) 2 and 3 only c) 1 and 3 only d) 1 only
Which of the following is/are released by the Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour and Employment? 1.CPI for Industrial Workers (IW) 2.CPI (Rural/Urban/Combined) 3.CPI for Agricultural Labourers (AL)/ Rural Labourers (RL) Select the correct answer using the codes given below: a) 1 and 2 only b) 2 and 3 only c) 1 and 3 only d) 1 only Ans C Consumer Price Indices (CPI) released at national level are: 1) CPI for Industrial Workers (IW)by the Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour and Employment 2) CPI for Agricultural Labourers (AL)/ Rural Labourers (RL) by the Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour and Employment 3) CPI (Rural/Urban/Combined) by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
With reference to Nominal GDP and Real GDP consider the following statements: 1.Nominal GDP often appears higher than real GDP 2.Real GDP values are evaluated at current market prices Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2
With reference to Nominal GDP and Real GDP consider the following statements: 1.Nominal GDP often appears higher than real GDP 2.Real GDP values are evaluated at current market prices Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 Nominal GDP GDP evaluated at current market prices GDP the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's bordern in a perifinteal des changes in prices due to inflation er a rset Nominal differs from real GDP in that it includes changes in prices due to inflation or a rise in the overall price level. Real GDP is an inflation-adjusted measure that reflects the value of all goods and services produced by an economy in a given year, expressed in base-year prices, and is often referred to as "constant-price," "inflation-corrected" GDP or "constant dollar GDP." Unlike nominal GDP, real GDP can account for changes in price level and provide a more accurate figure of economic growth
National News Game changer' Aadhaar helped government save Rs 90,000 crore till March, says Arun Jaitley The money saved through the scheme can fund three public welfare schemes the size of the government's healthcare programme, he claimed. Jan 05, 2019-03:3 pm Updated Jan 06, 2019 04:29 pm. Scroll Staff Context: The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has released a Facebook post titled 'Benefits of the Aadhaar where it stands today' highlighting how the efficient use of the Aadhaar based identification has aided in improving the governance and in efficient delivery of services. How Aadhaar has aided in reducing leakages? Aadhaar's use in the delivery of subsidies has helped saved Rs 90,000 crore in the last few years till March 2018 by eliminating several duplicate, non-existent and fake beneficiaries. every year by the use of Aadhaar. schemes of the size of Ayushman Bharat. * The Digital Dividend Report of the World Bank estimates that India can save Rs 77,000 crore * From savings through efficient implementation of Aadhaar the government can fund three
How Aadhaar benefitted the people? With Aadhaar the government was able to eliminate middlemen and the benefits of various welfare schemes were directed to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries, * Under the schemes like o PAHAL and Ujjwala beneficiaries are given cooking gas subsidies through direct benefit transfer (DBT) in their Aadhaar-linked bank accounts. o 33 crore MGNREGA cardholders are getting wage payment directly through DBT in their bank accounts. Aadhaar the 12-digit UID number based on the demographic(name, DOB and address) and biometric(photo, fingerprint and iris scanning) information that we have submitted to the enrollment agency concerned.
Crude shocker can be rude shocks for economy: RBI PTI I Updated Jan 06, 2019, 05.51 PM IST NEW DELHI: A sudden surge in crude prices can upset the nation's key macro-stability parameters, as it can sharply spike the current account deficit (CAD), inflation and the fiscal numbers, whittling the benefits of higher growth, warns an RBl study. RESERVE BANK Context: The RBI has released a paper titled The Impact of Crude Price Shock on CAD, Inflation and Fiscal Deficit'. The paper outlines how the crude price shock will have an adverse impact on current account deficit (CAD), Inflation and Fiscal Deficit
DownToEarth Issue Download Print Archives In-depth logs V Book Store Climate Agriculture Africa Food Mission to conserve indigenous cow breeds kicked off Rs 150- crore allocated in current financial year Rashtriya Gokul Mission Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare is implementing the scheme to conserve and develop indigenous breeds in a focused and scientific manner. V The scheme comprises of two components 1.National Programme for Bovine Breeding (NPBB) and 2.National Mission on Bovine Productivity (NMBP)
Which of the following were the recommendations of Gadgil Committee on Western Ghats? 1) It proposed that entire Western Ghats area be designated as ecologically sensitive area. 2) Within this area, smaller regions were to be identified as ecologically sensitive zones I, Il or IIl based on their existing condition and nature of threat. 3) No new thermal power projects, but hydro power projects allowed with restrictions. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 and 3 only (c) 3 only (d) 1, 2 and3
Recommendations of Kasturirangan Committee: LA ban on mining, quarrying and sand mining. No new thermal power projects, but hydro power projects allowed with restrictions A ban on new polluting industries. DBuilding and construction projects up to 20,000 sq m was to be allowed but townships were to be banned lForest diversion could be allowed with extra safeguards.
Ease of Living Index is released by a) Niti Ayog b) World Bank c) UNDP d) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Ease of Living Index is released by a) Niti Ayog b) World Bank c) UNDP d) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Ans D Ease of Living Index A Transformative Initiative of The Ministry Benchmarks. strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats". Dto Help Cities Assess their Liveability Vis- -Vis National & Global Oseeks to assist cities in undertaking a 360-degree assessment of their
How to generate your Aadhaar Virtual ID which remains valid till used Your Virtual Aadhaar ID number doesn't have an expiry date and remains valid till the time a new one is generated by you. What is Aadhaar Virtual ID and how you can generate one Aadhaar virtual ID will allow you to authenticate transactions and e-know-your-customer services instead of providing your Aadhaar number. Consider the following statements about 'Virtual ID' for Aadhaar 1.The Virtual ID is a random 12-digit number. 2.The ID can be generated as many time as possible. 3.One's Aadhaar number can be derived from the Virtual ID generated. Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct? (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 and 3 only (c) 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3
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