The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the first set of regulations for digital lending in an effort to rein in players that engage in illicit activity. Digital Lending is an automated and remote lending procedure that heavily relies on seamless digital technology for customer acquisition, … [Read more...] about Digital Lending: What are the RBI Guidelines?
India and Pakistan had terrible effects from the recent 2022 heatwaves in March and April. At least 90 deaths are thought to have resulted from it in India and Pakistan. Heat waves have multiple, interconnected effects on the economy, environment, agriculture, energy, and water. The heating … [Read more...] about Heatwaves in India: Impact and Measures
In 2021, NITI Aayog launched Shoonya Campaign with the support of Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). It is an effort to assist zero-pollution delivery vehicles by collaborating with customers and businesses. The Shoonya campaign encourages the adoption of electric vehicles, bringing together … [Read more...] about Shoonya Campaign: An Initiative of NITI Aayog
Jal Jeevan Mission was launched in 2019 and comes under the Ministry of Jal Shakti. The goal of the mission is to provide safe drinking water to all households in rural India by 2024 through individual household tap connections. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman made the announcement about … [Read more...] about Jal Jeevan Mission
According to NITI Aayog, because of climate change, over 600 million Indians will experience "serious water shortages" in the upcoming years. India ranks fifth globally in terms of climate change vulnerability. Due to climate change, India suffered losses of almost 37 billion dollars in 2018 … [Read more...] about Climate Change: Causes and Effects
The Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) is the implementing agency of operation green. A new program called "Operation Greens" with a budget of Rs. 500 crores was introduced in the budget address 2018–19 of the Union Government to support Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), … [Read more...] about Operation Green
Under the terms of the Bretton Woods Agreement, also known as the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) were established simultaneously. In December 1945, both organizations were formally established. The World Bank and … [Read more...] about World Bank (WB)
A piece of land surrounded by water is termed an island. Check the article below to learn all about the Islands. An island may occur individually or in a group and can be found in open oceans or seas. They are also found in lakes or rivers but are usually smaller in size and of local … [Read more...] about Islands: Everything You Need to Know
India has 16% of the global population but only 4% of the freshwater resources. Several reasons intensify groundwater depletion which is detailed below. In India, there is a lack of fresh water, but there is also a long-standing increase in groundwater exploitation. The need for groundwater … [Read more...] about Groundwater Depletion and Contamination in India
8 Namibian wild cheetahs were reintroduced in Kuno National Park (Madhya Pradesh) after 70 years of extinction. Want to know further details? Check the article below. The Asiatic cheetah was the native species of cheetah in India until it became extinct in 1952. Exclusively about 12 Asiatic … [Read more...] about Cheetah – Why reintroduction in India?