Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) are part of the development processes of our country. They are recently in news for various reasons. Hence UPSC has added the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders in UPSC CSE Syllabus for GS … [Read more...] about Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and Recent Issues
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The Hindu is the most recommended newspaper for UPSC aspirants. However many are confused about how should they finish 'The Hindu' in minimum time covering the priority areas. Almost every IAS aspirant know the importance of reading newspapers for UPSC Civil Services Exam preparation. Among … [Read more...] about How Should You Read ‘The Hindu’ Newspaper for IAS Exam Preparation?
Indian culture and heritage is a hot topic for UPSC Civil Services Prelims as well as Mains. Once you get a basic idea regarding what to study and what not to study in Indian culture, this topic would be very easy. In this post, we not only provide guidance regarding priority areas of Indian culture … [Read more...] about How to study Indian culture for UPSC Civil Services Exam?
India is an agrarian economy with 70% of its population dependent on agriculture. Over the years we have improved our agricultural production which has been a boon. But finding a market for the marketed surplus and getting fair prices have always been a major challenge. This clearly points out the … [Read more...] about Agricultural Marketing Reforms: Model APMC Act and NAM
China is a nation with ancient culture and heritage. Unlike many other nations, almost whole of China was under a single authority for many centuries. Several dynasties ruled China like Xia, Shang, Han, Tang etc. The last dynasty which ruled China was Qing Dynasty (also known as Manchu … [Read more...] about Chinese History: Chinese Revolution, Civil War and Communist Revolution
We all need foodgrains for consumption. From where do you purchase foodgrains? Is there any government mechanism apart from private shops for the delivery of food grains? In this post, let us cover the Public Distribution System (PDS) in India. The Public Distribution System (PDS) The Public … [Read more...] about Public Distribution System (PDS): Challenges and Reforms