How many water reservoirs are monitored by the Central Water Commission under the Ministry of Water Resources in the country?
India Post is going through a phase of major transformation. Recently, it has got a new logo designed by a company of international repute:
'Project Arrow', which gets support and inputs from the internationally renowned company Mckinsey & Company is related to the area of
The Centre and the States have agreed to share the financial burden to implement the 'Right to Education' in the ratio of
The European Union recently banned the import of branded honey from India citing which one of the following reasons?
Select the correct statements related to the recently formed think tank the NITI, using the code given below:
It is to function as a vehicle of good governance.
It has to develop a holistic and inclusive Development model for the economy integrating the needs of Centre, states and the local bodies.
The body, in a sense, subsumes the National Development Council in its Governing Council-this gives it more legitimacy.
It has three specialised wings related toresearch, conflict resolution and team India.
Select the correct statement regarding the 'STAR'-
Consider the following statements and select the correct code given below:
The recent accession of India to the Convention on Control and Marking of Articles of Precious Metals will benefit the Jewellery exports together with the domestic consumers.
Also known as the Vienna Convention, Indian exportables of precious metals need not be tested around the world, now onwards
The government has provisioned for formation of a new type of 'firm' (business entity) in India- LLP- select the statement which is not correct
It is a non-partnership firm.
iability of partners does not extend to their personal assets.
t can enter into contracts and hold property in its own name.
this will enable smaller firms higher access to credit.
Arrange the following according to their increasing order of 'liquidity', using the code given below:
aving deposits with the banks
Currency and coins with the public
Demand deposits with the banks
Term deposits with the banks
Consider the following statements and select the right code:
Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) were established with the objective to create an alternative channel to 'cooperative credit structure' with a view to ensure sufficient institutional credit for rural and agriculture sector.
The issued capital of RRBs is subscribed by Central Government, State Governments and Sponsor Banks in the Proportion of 35 per cent, 15 per cent and 50 per cent, respectively.
All 47 RRBs currently have their capital to risk weighted assets ratio (CRAR) below 9 per cent.
Which one of the following statements related to 'Sovereign Fund' is correct?
Which of the following indicators are used by the UNDP-published Human Development Report to measure inequality? Select your answer using the
code given below:
the income Gini coefficient is one measure
the quantile income ratio
the calorie intake measure
the Lorenz curve measure
'Safety and Standards Authority of India' (SSAI) has been recently formed to regulate in the area of
Select the correct set of monetary policy tools presently used by the RBI, using the code given below:
Liquidity Adjustment Facility
G-Sec sale through the Primary Dealers
Open Market Operations
Marginal Standing Facility
Call Money Market
Select the correct statement about the 'iCAT':
Select the correct findings of the GoI as per the NSS data. Select your answer using the code given below:
India has seen a shift in the expenditure behaviour.
xpenditure shift away from food is higher in the rural population than the urban.
The shift away from food does not conform with the famous Engel's law.
Swiss Challenge was recently in news. Select the statement which not correct about it-
If interest rate is increased in an economy, it will-
Recently, India shifted to a new method for measuring its national income. The new method classifies taxes into 'product' and 'production'.
Select the statements given below which are correct about these taxes. Use the code for your answer -
Both of the taxes are imposed on the producers.
While product taxes are variable, the production taxes are fixed.
land revenue, profession tax, stamps and registration fees are some of the examples of production taxes in India.
Sales tax, excise duty, service tax, export and import taxes are the examples of product taxes in India.
Select the correct aim of the 'Aajeevika' from the given choices:
In 2016-17, the Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSSs) were restructured by the GoI. Select the correct statements related to the restructuring, using the code given below:
the decision of restructuring was taken by the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog.
this will provide visibility and impact to the CSSs.
the CSSs have been classified into 'core' and 'non-core' categories.
the existing number of the CSSs is 37.
A high-powered Committee has recently suggested to withdraw the classification of the Government expenditures between plan and non-plan heads and has advised to classify them into
What is correct about the Periphery Development Scheme (PDS)?
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