Prelims

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Established 26th September, 1942 Chairperson Prime Minister of India HQ : New Delhi About:  It is an autonomous body and the largest research and development (R&D) organisation in India – running 37 laboratories and 39 field stations or extension centres. Although it is mainly funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology, it operates as an autonomous body …

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Inclusive Internet Index (III) 2019

India is ranked 47/100 countries In 2018 also India was at 47th rank. It provides rigorous benchmark of national-level Internet inclusion across four categories: Availability, Affordability, Relevance and Readiness. Report is prepared by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) for Facebook.

Scheme for Higher Education Youth in Apprenticeship and Skills (SHREYAS)

Ministry/Department : Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, and the Ministry of Labour and Employment. Program: SHREYAS will primarily focus towards students from non-technical courses. It will introduce employable skills into their learning. It will provide a platform wherein educational institutions and industry would log in and provide their …

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MSP for MFP

MSP for MFP Minimum Support Price Scheme (MSP) for Minor Forest Produce (MFP) is a centrally-sponsored scheme aimed to ensure fair and remunerative price to MFP gatherers. The scheme is officially known as ‘Mechanism for marketing of Minor Forest Produce (MFP) through Minimum Support Price (MSP) and development of value chain for MFP’ was planned …

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Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN Yojana

Ministry: Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Aims to provide financial support to Integrated Bioethanol Projects using lignocellulosic biomass and other renewable feedstock. Pradhan Mantri JI-VAN The scheme aims to incentivise 2G Ethanol sector and support this nascent industry by creating a suitable ecosystem for setting up commercial projects and increasing Research & Development in …

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Public Financial Management System (PFMS)

What is PFMS? PFMS is an electronic fund tracking mechanism It compiles, collates and makes available in real-time, information regarding all government schemes. Besides, it will significantly provide government real-time information on resource availability and utilisation across schemes. In addition it allow government expenditure to adopt a Just-in- Time (JIT) approach, with payments made only …

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