Category Archives: Study Notes

Various Causes Of Soil Pollution

Soil pollution takes place when the soil gets degraded or gets contaminated by chemical wastes. It can be defined as the destruction of land by adding chemicals to it in…

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY)

It replaces Indira Awas Yojana (IAY), which was launched as a sub scheme of Jawahar Rozgar Yojana in 1985. IAY aims at helping rural people below the poverty-line (BPL) in…

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY)

It is to provide financial and operational turnaround of power distribution companies and aims at long term affordable and accessible 24×7 power supply to all. It has target of making…

National Rurban Mission (NRuM)

NRuM is also called as Shyama Prasad Mukharjee Rurban mission and aimed at strengthening rural areas by provisioning of economic, social and physical infrastructure facilities The objective is to stimulate…

Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)

Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY) is a village development project under which each Member of Parliament will take the responsibility of developing physical and institutional infrastructure and improve the standard…

Constitution of India – Citizenship

The Constitution of India provides for single Citizenship. All the persons residing in different parts of the country enjoy Indian Citizenship. There is no separate Citizenship of state. Who is…

Goods and Services Tax (GST) – Expected Questions for Upcoming Exams

1). In India GST came effective from July 1st, 2017. India has chosen ___ model of dual – GST. a) USA b) UK c) Canadian d) China e) Japan Answer:…

India at Rio Olympics 2016

→ Total athletes : 117 (Including who failed doping test : 124) → Sport participations : 15 sports → Flag bearer (opening) : Abhinav Bindra → Flag bearer (Closing) : Sakshi Malik → Rank in Medal…

Rio Olympics 2016

→ Official Name : Games of the XXXI Olympiad (31st Modern Olympics) → Host city : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil → Motto : A New World → Held between : 5th to 21st August 2016…

National Sports Awards 2016

National Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports.  Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the…

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Question 1. What is GST? How does it work? Answer: GST is one indirect tax for the whole nation, which will make India one unified common market. GST is a…