Prelims

Safeguard Duty

  What is Safeguard Duty? The safeguard duty is tariff barrier imposed by government on the commodities to ensure that imports in excessive quantities do not harm the domestic industry. It is temporary measure undertaken by government in defence of the domestic industry which is harmed or has potential threat getting hared due to sudden …

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Tri-Netra

  TRI-NETRA stands for – Terrain imaging for diesel dRivers INfra-red, Enhanced opTical & Radar Assisted system. TRI-NETRA systems on locomotives aims to enhance the vision of Locomotive Pilots in inclement weather TRI-NETRA system is made up of high-resolution optical video camera, high sensitivity infra-red video camera and additionally a radar-based terrain mapping system These …

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WPI vs CPI

** Important : WPI series has been changed in May 2017 ** Wholesale Price Index (WPI) is based on the price  prevailing in the wholesale markets or the price at which bulk  transactions are made. It includes three components Manufactured products = 65% approx (64.2% now) Primary articles = 20% approx (22.6% now) Fuel and power …

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Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY)

Ministry/Department :  Ministry of Mines Objective: To provide for the welfare of areas and people affected by mining related operations, using the funds generated by District Mineral Foundations (DMFs) Scheme: To implement various developmental and welfare projects/programs in mining affected areas that complement the existing ongoing schemes/projects of State and Central Government To minimize/mitigate the …

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