What is meant by Minimum Support Price or MSP? MSP is the minimum price which the government pays for the farmers’ produce at the time of procurement. It is aimed at saving the crops from price fluctuations in the market. The MSP fixed by the government is considered as being remunerative for … [Read more...] about Minimum Support Price (MSP) – Explained with Video
ClearIAS has produced a video series on GI Tags in India. A GI Tag (geographical indication) is a sign used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess a reputation that is due to that origin. For example, Kashmir Pashmina. ClearIAS Video-Series on GI Tags in India … [Read more...] about GI Tags India: State-wise Compilation with Photos (Video Series)
Bullet Trains in India: In September 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe laid the foundation stone of the ambitious bullet train project - connecting Mumbai with Ahmadabad. There are arguments for and against adopting bullet trains in India. Does India … [Read more...] about Bullet Trains – Does India really need them?
A national policy is a course or principle of action adopted or proposed by the state. Aspirants preparing for civil services exam, need to be aware of various national policies. Some of the major national policies in news include National Health Policy, National Education Policy, National Cyber … [Read more...] about National Policies of India – Easy to Learn Compilation
RCEP is considered as an alternative to Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between the countries of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) namely Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, … [Read more...] about Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) – Will it counter TPP?
List of Geographical Indication (GI) Tags in India - arranged state-wise. Have you heard of Aranmula Kannadi which is a unique handicraft from Kerala OR Kanchipuram Sarees of Tamil Nadu OR Madhubani Paintings of Bihar? All these are unique products from a particular location. Such products now … [Read more...] about Geographical Indication (GI) Tags in India: Memorize Faster