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Prelim Bits 09-08-2017 & 10-08-2017

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E -Shakti E - Shakti is a pilot project of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). The project aims at digitisation of Self Help Groups (SHGs). It was initiated to address c…

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Prelim Bits 08-08-2017

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India VIX India Volatility Index (VIX) is released by National Stock Exchange (NSE). It measures the degree of volatility or fluctuation that active traders expect in the Nifty50 over the next 30 …

August 08, 2017 1 2202

Prelim Bits 07-08-2017

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e-RaKAM Government has recently launched a portal named e-Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi (E-RaKAM). The digital platform portal enables enable farmers to sell their agricultural products through aucti…

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Prelim Bits 06-08-2017

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Mission Electrification Recently, Ministry of Railways has organised an event for Exchanging of Agreement with Stakeholders as part of “Mission Electrification”. The mission was launch…

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Prelim Bits 05-08-2017

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Institutions of Eminence Ministry of HRD will soon set up an empowered committee to select 10 public and 10 private educational institutes to be upgraded as “Institutions of Eminence”. …

August 05, 2017 1 1773

Prelim Bits 04-08-2017

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AGRI UDAAN- Food and Agribusiness Accelerator 2.0 AGRI UDAAN is a unique initiative for upliftment of Agri start-ups. It is implemented by Indian Council of Agriculture Research in collaboration w…

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Prelim Bits 03-08-2017

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Trade Related Entrepreneurship Development Assistance Scheme (TREAD) The scheme is implemented by Ministry of MSME. It envisages economic empowerment of women through trade related training, infor…

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Prelim Bits 02-08-2017

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Committee on Data Protection Framework Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology constituted a Committee under the Chairmanship of Justice B N Srikrishna to suggest a draft Data Protection…

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Prelim Bits 01-08-2017

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Curcumin to treat cancer Scientists have recently found that nanoparticles loaded with curcumin can target and destroy neuroblastoma tumour cells. Curcumin is the bioactive component of turmeric.&…

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Prelim Bits 31-07-2017

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Committee on Corporate Governance SEBI has recently appointed a committee headed by Uday Kotak to help improve the standards of corporate governance of listed companies in India. It will look into…

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