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Earth and the Solar System

The Earth is inclined on its axis at an angle of 66.5 degrees. It really is spherical in shape with compression for the poles and bulge on the equator, due to which it’s called an oblate spheroid/Geocide. The diameter of the earth for the equator is 7,927 miles including the poles it’s 7,900 miles. The(…)

Recent Constitutional Amendments in India

1. The Constitution (One Hundred and Sixteenth Amendment) Bill, 2011 The Constitution (One Hundred and Sixteenth Amendment Bill, 2011 was introduced in the Lok Sabha Amendment) Bill, 2011 was introduced in the Lok Sabha on December 22, 2011. The Bill amends the Constitution by inserting a new part XIVB (adding Articles 323C and 323D) to(…)

Procedure of Amendment and Important Amendments

The Indian Constitution is blend of flexibility and rigidity. The constitution of India empowers, Indian Parliament under Art. 368 to initiate amendment to the constitution. The three methods provided are:- a)      By Simple Majority – Some parts of constitution can be amended by a simple majority. Example- Creation or organization of states, abolition of upper(…)

GREEN REVOLUTION

Green revolution refer to phenomenon of rapid surge in the production of food grains mid-sixties. It was achieved due to adoption on the new agriculture strategy that is dependant on High Yielding variety (HYV) seeds. The rise inside productivity and production ended up being to spectacular that William Gadd of USA with it, for very(…)

Indian State of Forest Report 2011

The National Forest Policy of India, 1952 directed at bringing 1 / 3 of landmass of the united states under forest cover. Over time, efforts were meant to accomplish that goal through conservation and afforestation activities. However, competing pressures from increasing population and developmental activities generated a considerable shrinkage on this natural resources. A necessity(…)

Government Of The States Of India

In India the Constitution establishes a federal form of government as distinguished from the unitary type of Government. The essence of this type of government is that there is distribution of powers between the Union and the State. THE EXECUTIVE The State executive consists of the Governor, the State Council of Ministers and the Advocate(…)

Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) 2012

The NDC in the 53rd meeting also made a decision to launch a programme to incentivize the States to increase the share to investment in agriculture in the usa to raise the share to investment in agriculture in their State plans. Accordingly, on August 16, 2007, the us government approved the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana(…)

MAJOR FOOD CROPS in INDIA

Yesterday we had explained you about the Agricultural Land Use Pattern In India, so now we will talk about the Major food crops and their distribution in India. Rice: It’s grown over around 29 percent (43,70 million hectare) on the cropped area. India stands next and then China in the manufacture of rice contributing 22.3%(…)

Agricultural Land Use Pattern In India

Only 10 % of total land area worldwide is arable. Almost half the arable land around the world (1512) million hectares totally in 2000 was in four countries, namely the USSR (227.5 million ha), USA (187.8 m ha), India (164.9 m ha), and China (97.5 m ha). India has more arable land than more populous(…)

Indian Currency System

Indian monetary system is managed by Reserve Bank of India. It is based on inconvertible paper currency. The internal purposes are met by currency notes and coins. For external purposes it can be converted into foreign currencies. Main Features of India’s Currency System The main features of Indian currency system can be divided into two(…)