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map-ruhr-sweden iron steel industry

[Location Factors]: Iron-Coal based industries, & Industrial inertia for UPSC GS Mains Paper 1

Prologue Iron-coal industry Location factors Iron Industry: three locations #1: Near Forest #2: Near coal fields #3: Near coastal areas Factor: Empty Wagons Ural-Kuznetsk combine Bokaro Rourkela Combine The curious case of Cleveland Factor: Coking coal Shortage Factor: Technology Industrial Inertia Why industrial [...]

Supply Chain Fruits Vegetables Food processing

[Food Processing] Supply Chain Management, Upstream Downstream requirements for Fruit & Vegetables, Confectionery industries

Prologue What is supply chain management? What is upstream-downstream? What is Forward-Backward Integration? Vertical integration Food Industry: Supply Chain FHEL’s Apple Business: Optimized Supply Chain FHEL’s Apple Upstream FHEL’s Apple Downstream Fruit Veggies Processing (F&V) Fruit-Veggies SCM: Upstream Requirements #1: Need New Varieties [...]

map-bauxite reserves of the world Aluminium industry

[Location Factors] Aluminium-Bauxite Refining, Smelting industries in India & Abroad

Aluminum industry: Foreign Locations Aluminum Industries: Desi Location Hindalco/ Birla Vedanta Aluminum Niyamgiri hills Aluminum To understand the reason behind location of aluminum refineries, first we need to understand how aluminum is produced from bauxite? Phase: bauxite to Alumina Aluminum is an abundant mineral in the [...]

[Location Factors] Zinc, Lead, Copper Refining Industries, Why Acid industries located in vicinity

Copper Refining Copper: Foreign location Copper Refining: Indian Locations Hindalco (Aditya Birla group) Sterlite Industry Acid Industry India Copper Industry: Challenges Lead & Zinc Industry In the previous article, we saw the geographical factors responsible for the location of Aluminium smelting industry. Let’s move [...]

Geography Mains Answer Shale Gas extraction

[Mains Answerkey] GS1-Geography-2013 (part 3/3): Shale Gas policy, Atomic raw material, Sugar mills, textile decentralization, sample answers with explaination for Resource distribution & location of industries

GSM-1 Geography Answerkey Part 3 of 3 [Energy 1] Shale Gas: Why not priority? (10m) [Energy 2] Atomic Energy (10m) [Location factors 1] Sugar mills southwards (5m) [Location factor 2] Textile Mills Decentralization (5m) Answer #1: Decentralized in terms of Geography Answer #2: [...]

Cover Economic Survey Service tax

[Industries] Service Sector- service tax, negative list, FDI limits, ICT, Tourism, Trade, R&D, Budget 2014 provisions

[Act 1] Services: theory and statistics Service Tax: theory Services kept out? Service tax: negative list (17 services) Budget 2014: Service Tax provisions Service sector vs GDP, Employment Service sector: FDI [Act 2] Tourism sector Budget 2014: tourism related Sacred Rivers E-Visa [Act [...]

cover Economic Survey MSME industry

[Industries] Micro Small & Medium enterprises (MSME), Definitions, SSI reserved items, SIDBI, SIDF, Sick industries, Budget 2014

Prologue [Act 1] MSME Basics Definition: MSME sector Definition: Cottage vs Village industry Definition: organized vs unorganized sector Problems of these industries: [Act 2] MSME – Government initiatives Public procurement policy SIDBI, SIDF and NEF Taxation, Subsidy, Schemes for MSME Items reserved for [...]

cover Economic Survey PSU

[Industries] Public Sector Undertakings, CPSE-ETF, Disinvestment, NIF, Mini-Nav-Maharatna

Prologue [Act 1] PSU Classification Classification #1: where they operate? Classification #2: How they were born? [Act 2] Disinvestment National investment fund (NIF-2005) [Act 3] CPSE-ETF Exchange traded fund How is CPSE ETF different from Mutual funds? [Act 4] Various “Ratna” for PSU Prologue Economic [...]

Indian Coal Reserves

[Geography Lecture] Indian Geography: Mineral & Energy resources, Nuclear Plants, Gas Pipelines, Iron-Steel & Cement Industries

Prologue G9/P1: Indian Geography: Mines, Minerals and Coal G9/P2: Indian Geography: Petroleum & Gas Reserves & Pipelines G9/P3: Nuclear Energy in India: Uranium, Thorium, Plants & Liabilities G9/P4: Indian Geography: Steel & Cement Industries Prologue These geography lectures are conducted by Ms. Rajtanil at [...]