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Core of the Core Schemes, Core Schemes, and Major Central Sector Schemes in Union Budget 2018

Do you know that Central Government Schemes are classified into Core of the Core Schemes, Core Schemes, and Major Central Sector Schemes in Union Budget 2018? Centrally Sponsored Schemes vs Central Sector Schemes Actually, the two major classifications of Central Government Schemes are Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) and Central Center …

7 Initiatives by the Government to Promote Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation

Energy efficiency involves efficient utilization of energy resources. This is necessary for sustainable development. Energy efficiency increases productivity, and significantly reduce Green House Gas emissions, solid waste production and thermal pollution. Initiatives to Promote Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency In this article, we discuss a few initiatives for Energy efficiency and Energy conservation …

Privatisation of Air India – Should India’s Public Sector Airline be Disinvested?

NITI Aayog recommended for privatisation of Air India and the cabinet committee gave “in-principle” approval for privatising Air India. But should Air India be disinvested? In this post, we discuss Indian aviation sector, Air India-Indian Airlines merger, and will see if the reasons for privatisation can be justified or not. Background …

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME): The Importance in Indian Economy

For a country to grow, the government should actively promote business enterprises. Among business enterprises, the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) deserve special attention. Though MSMEs are small investment enterprises, but their contribution to the Indian economy is very significant. What are MSMEs? Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development …