Tag - Committee

[BES16] Economic Survey → Infrastructure → Rail Budget 2016, Kelkar-PPP Committee, Communication, Civil Aviation Policy-2016, Urban Infra Bills & More

BES165/P5: Communication infrastructure: radio, telecom, post office, mass-comm. BES165/P6: Kelkar Report- PPP Revisit, Revitalize, Finance & Investment Models BES165/P7: Rail Budget-2016: Bullet Train, SRESHTA, SUTRA, SAHAYAK, RAKSHAK, Urban Infra BES165/P5: Communication infrastructure: radio, telecom, post office, mass-comm. NCERT Class11, 12: Selective study of waves, [...]

[Polity] Ragging: Raghwan Committee report

What is Ragging? Raghavan Committee Report on Anti-Ragging Laws made by State Governments Himachal Pradesh Haryana 2009: UGC Regulation Why Affidavit? Mock Questions What is Ragging? A damaging form of interaction of the seniors in college or school with the juniors or the newcomers [...]

Pranab Sen task force drug pricing

[Committee] Pranab Sen Taskforce Drug Pricing: Major Recommendations

What is National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)? Recommendations of Pranab Sen How to regulate drug pricing? What about Patented drugs? Give PSU a chance Funding Excise duty reduce Open Website for public What is National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)? It is an attached office [...]

fiscal deficit potholes

[Economy] Fiscal Consolidation, Fiscal Deficit : Meaning, Implications, Explained Why Vijay Kelkar Committee was formed?

Parts of Budget= Revenue + Expenditure Types of Budget= Deficit/Surplus/Balanced Why printing more money=Bad idea? When fiscal deficit NOT BAD? When & Why is fiscal deficit BAD? Creates inflation Black Money Bond Yield increased Crowding out investment Twin deficit hypothesis Current Account Deficit [...]

Vijay Kelkar recommendations

[Economy] Recommendations of Vijay Kelkar Committee on Fiscal Consolidation Roadmap

Observations of Vijay Kelkar Committee How to increase collection of Direct Taxes? Review DTC bill Data Mining PAN/UID Card Mandatory Create Tax profiles Charge interest rate on tax defaulters How to increase collection of Indirect Taxes? Increase the coverage of service tax Implement [...]

[RTI] UPSC destroys mains answersheets, shows prelim marks of Prince Dhawan, keeps lid on Nigvekar Committee & Optional Subject removal

Scores of Toppers in Civil Service (Mains)-2011 Categorywise Highest scores in CSAT paper I and  II? Highest scores in Mains Exam of 2011 Topper Scores in CSAT 2011 (GS+Aptitude) Mains Answersheets of toppers in CSM 2011 Optional subject removal, Nigavenkar Committee Report Answerkeys [...]

Sugar control in india

[Economy] Sugar Pricing and Decontrol, Rangarajan Committee, FRP vs SAP meaning, issues, explained

How does Government control Sugar industry? Stage #1: Crops and Farmer Stage #2: Sugar Mills: What is FRP and SAP? Rangarajan Committee:Recommendations Conclusion to all the UPSC aspirants How does Government control Sugar Pricing in India? There is a lot of control by the [...]

Airtel Money prepaid payment instrument

[Banking] Nachiket Committee: Payment Banks- Rationale, Features, Advantages, Limitations, Pre Paid Instrument Providers (PPI), USSD Banking

Pre-Paid Instrument Providers (PPI) Why Nachiket hates PPI model? Why Payment Bank? What is payment bank? M-Pesa: Why India should get Payment banks? Payment Banks: Anti-Arguments USSD and Conflict of Interest USSD connectivity for Banking Mock Questions Pre-Paid Instrument Providers (PPI) Airtel money is an [...]

Nachiket Committee recommendations

[Banking] Nachiket Committee: Remove SLR, Reduce CRR, Raise PSL to 50%, Increase Loan Access: Issues, implications explained

Prologue Accepting Deposits: Why Remove SLR? Why Priority sector lending? What if PSL target not met? Additional safeguards under PSL PSL target raised to 50% Base Rate Agri. interest subvention scheme Debt relief= bad habits PSL: Misc. Issues/recommendations Mock Questions Prologue So far, we’ve seen [...]

Bancassurance model differences

[Banking] Bancassurance: Compulsory Broker Model, IRDA vs Banks, issue, benefits, challanges, insurance penetration, Financial inclusion & Nachiket Committee

Prologue Bancassurance #1: Referral Model #2: Corporate Agent model #3: Broker Model Benefits of Broker model? Anti-Arguments: Broker Model Nachiket on Insurance Cross KYC Reforms in NBFC bancassurance models Allow NBFCs to take deposits NBFCs as mutual funds agents Banks as Mutual fund [...]

RBI Committees 2013-14 monetary policy reform

[Economy] RBI Urjit Patel Committee: 4% CPI, Nominal Anchor, Multiple Indicator, Monetary Policy Framework Reforms (Part 1 of 2)

Prologue Monetary Policy reform: Where to focus? #1: Focus on Exchange rate #2: Focus on Multiple indicators #3: focus on inflation Nominal anchor (CPI) method: Benefits/Advantages of Nominal anchor (CPI) method: Drawbacks/Limitations/Anti-arguments Why Target inflation? Nominal vs Real interest rate Nominal Anchor (CPI): [...]