General Studies

Determinants of Foreign Policy

Indian foreign policy (IFP) is guided by historical, domestic and external determinants. These elements affect the institutions of policy making and continuity and change in the Foreign Policy. To study the determinants. We can divide them into three categories – historical, domestic, and international environment. Historical Determinants of Foreign Policy Historical determinants can be traced back to ancient times. Different …

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Public Corporation

Public Corporation

A Public Corporation is a body corporate formed by a special Act of Parliament or by the central or state legislature. It is fully financed by the government. Its powers, objects, limitations etc. are also decided by the Act of legislature. For example, Indian Airlines, Air India, State Bank of India, Life Insurance Corporation of India, Food Corporation of India, …

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Departmental Undertakings

Departmental Undertakings

Departmental Undertakings can be defined as the most common and established forms of public enterprises of a country. Such an enterprise is financed as well as organized and managed by the ruling Government of that country itself. A prime departmental undertaking example is the Indian Railway. Immediately after Independence, the Government of India nationalized many enterprises and also established many …

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Olympics Symbols Olympic Motto and flag

A series of international athletic contests held in a different country once every four years is known as the Olympics. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was founded in 1894 when Pierre de Coubertin, a French pedagogue, and historian, sought to promote international understanding through sporting competitions. The first edition of The Olympic Games was held in Athens in 1896 and …

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Empowering Women, Women Empowerment

Women Empowerment

Women Empowerment – Empowerment is the process which confers power on individuals over their own lives, in their society, and in their communities. It signifies promotion in the social, economic, spiritual or political status of an individual. In the context of women, it is an exercise in enhancing their educational, economic, social, political, and health status. For empowering Indian women, …

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Digital Literacy

Digital Literacy in India

Digital Literacy – With the modern-day technical advancement and large-scale consumption of mobile phones as the consumer market, India is a country where awareness and literacy regarding the digital aspect of communication are of utmost necessity. Computers, the internet, and mobile phones have become a seminal part of our existence. Thus, the degree of familiarity with the technological and digital …

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Welfare of Tribal Women

Welfare of Tribal Women – The government has adopted the Tribal Sub GPlan (now called Scheduled Tribe Component’) strategy for ensuring the overall development of tribal areas across the country while ensuring inclusive growth of STS including tribal women. While the major schemes/programmes for providing infrastructural facilities and other amenities like roads, electricity, water, education, health etc. in the tribal …

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Combined Medical Services

Telemedicine for Rural India

Telemedicine for Rural India – Health is not everything but everything else is nothing without health. One of the first pieces of literature known to humans, Rig Veda also says “In the beginning, there was a desire which was the first seed of mind”. In a nation with 1.3 billion people, out of them 700 million in rural areas, ensuring …

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Financial Literacy in India

Financial Literacy is the ability to understand different areas and concepts of finance like financial planning budgeting, investment, savings, and much more. Digital literacy is the understanding and navigation of several digital platforms and analyzing their potential as a medium of communication. Digital literacy brings within its ambit, an array of new technological advancements to be used for effective and …

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