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System of Governance in India

To understand the system of governance in India is simple terms, we shall start by dividing Governance in three parts - What to Govern - Areas/ Sectors How to Govern - Rules/Acts/Policies/Schemes Who Governs - Departments/authorities   What to Govern: Areas/Sectors The system of governance in India is a unique mix of both unitary ( all powers with centre) and federal (all powers
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November 2016: Important Days

November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) Significance: Seeks to raise awareness about violence against women and girls, end the violence against the women. 2016 Theme: “Orange the World – raise funds to end violence against women”. The orange colour in the theme symbolizes a better future to women and girls all over the globe without the
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Current Affairs November 2016: News Snippets

This post shall contain summarized current affairs of November 2016 and shall be updated weekly. National Current Affairs November: Andhra Pradesh Government has launched the ‘Smart Water Distribution Monitoring’ web interface. The monitoring portal is a part of ourvmc.org from where it can be accessed. Using this portal people can check the status of drinking water in the water tanks nearby.
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Currency India

Currency Printing In India and Features of new 2000 and 500 Rupee Notes

RBI has issued new 500 & 2000 Rupee notes in Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. Few important things to note regarding currency printing in India are: The rupee is named after the silver coin, rupiya, first issued by Sultan Sher Shah Suri in the 16th century. Section 22 of the RBI Act 1934 makes provided that RBI has the sole right to
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Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana for entrepreneurs

The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) recently announced launch of Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana to scale up an ecosystem of entrepreneurship for young people. The scheme was launched as part of events to mark  2nd Foundation Day of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). Highlights of Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana (PMYY): PMYY is MSDE’s flagship scheme on entrepreneurship education
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First International Agro-biodiversity Congress held at New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, recently inaugurated the first International Agro-biodiversity Congress at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The event was organized by the Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources and Biodiversity International to discuss conservation of genetic resources. What is meant by Agro-biodiversity? Agro-biodiversity is defined as the variety and variability of animals, plants and micro-organisms that are used directly or indirectly for
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India Japan sign Civil Nuclear Deal

Six years after the negotiations began, India and Japan finally signed signed the historic civilian nuclear deal during the annual bilateral summit held in Tokyo. Negotiations which began in 2010 during the UPA government were stuck on India’s non-NPT status as Japan sought assurances that the deal would be used for peaceful purposes. Further, India did not fit into Japan’s ‘Hikaku San Gensoku’ or three non-nuclear
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How US President Elections Happen

US election is followed by people from around the world but the process of selection of US President is a bit difficult to follow. The below article compares India's Political System with that of USA and tries to simplify the process of election of US President. Difference between India's & United States Political System: There are 3 parts of modern State -
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500, 1000 Rupee notes to be discontinued from 9 November

In a move to curtail Black money, terrorist financing, fake currency Prime Minister Modi has declared 500, 1000 notes to be considered as Illegal for any transaction beginning midnight  9 November. Important Points from PM's Speech: From midnight of November 8, 2016, Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 will cease to be legal tender. Government hospitals, international airports, bus ticket window, train ticket
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Chandrabhaga river of Odisha

After KS Valdiya chaired Expert Panel recently confirmed the existence of the mythical Saraswati river in India’s North-West, scientists at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur now claim they have found evidence of the ‘lost’ river of Odisha - Chandrabhaga. Facts from Report: The ancient river of Chandrabhaga is believed to have existed at a distance of about two km from the
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C V Raman: The first Indian to win Nobel Prize in Science

One of the most prominent Indian scientists in history, C.V. Raman was the first Indian person to win the Nobel Prize in science in 1930 for his illustrious discovery, now commonly known as the “Raman Effect”. Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman was an Indian physicist born in the former Madras Province in India on 7 November 1888. He was a brilliant student from the
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Drugs seized in Udaipur

Recently, there has been a big news regarding drugs worth Rs 5,000 (some reports 10,000) Crore being seized in a factory located Kaladwas, Udaipur. The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has confiscated 23.5 tonnes of banned drugs, Mandrax. On Friday night, following the raid, the Udaipur factory was covered with a tent and soldiers of the Border Security Force (BSF) were deployed
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RAS 2016 Prelims Result will be declared again

Considering the Supreme Court decision on Patwar Examination, RPSC has decided to modify the results of RAS prelims 2016 also. Hence RPSC will release the results of RAS preliminary Examination 2016 again. The result will allow additional 7,000 students to appear in RAS 2016 mains. Consequently, in order to give these aspirants a fair chance, RPSC is also planning to shift
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Ancient History of Rajasthan: PDF

Ancient History of Rajasthan PDF  Price: 29 Buy Now You can download Ancient History of Rajasthan PDF (English) for RAS Mains Important Note to Aspirants: The book covers topics in a sequential manner regarding ancient history of Rajasthan i.e. from as early as 5,00,000 BC to 1200 AD. Contents of the eBook / PDF of Ancient History of Rajasthan: Palaeolithic-Old Stone Age in Rajasthan Mesolithic-Middle Stone Age in Rajasthan
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Tribes of Rajasthan

Tribes of Rajasthan: Introduction Rajasthan has been home to numerous tribal & nomadic communities, the tribes of Rajasthan constitute approximately 13.5% of Rajasthan's population. Each of these tribes can be identified by their own culture, customs, trades, fairs & festivals. Bhils & Minas constitute the majority of population of the tribes of Rajasthan. Schedule Tribes of Rajasthan 1. Bhils Bhils are the largest tribe in Rajasthan.
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Rajasthan Current Affairs for RAS Mains 2016: PDF

Rajasthan Current Affairs PDF  Price: 29 Buy Now You can download RAS mains Current Affairs PDF (English) Important Note to Aspirants RajRAS Rajasthan Current Affairs is an attempt to consolidate current affairs related directly to Rajasthan in one single document. Keeping in priority, the upcoming RAS mains 2016, rather than designing the eBook on month basis (current affairs November 2016, October 2016), we have designed the
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Rural Connectivity Schemes in Rajasthan: Gramin Gaurav Path and Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojna

For improving rural connectivity in Rajasthan State, there are two schemes being implemented, the Gramin Gaurav Path ( GGP) by Rajasthan Government and Centrally sponsored Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojna (PMGSY). Gramin Gaurav Path Yojana(GGP) Gramin Gaurav Path programme is a major road construction project of Rajasthan Government, under state plans to construct about 2,048 km of roads in 33 districts. The project is
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Matsya Festival -Alwar- Matsya Utsav

The Matsya Festival is one of the most popular and important festivals of Rajasthan, held in Alwar.  The two day is celebrated in the month of December every year and is known for showcasing the rich social and cultural heritage of the region. The Matsya Festival is attended by thousands of people including locals, national and international tourists who engage themselves
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Annapurna Rasoi Scheme: Rajasthan

On the lines of the famous Amma canteen in Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan Government has initiated a programme  of - Annapurna Rasoi Scheme which would provide quality food at affordable rate. Laborers, rickshaw pullers, auto drivers, students, working women, elders and other weaker section will be main beneficiary of the scheme. Motto of Annapurna Rasoi - ''Subkeliye Bhojan, Subkeliye Samman" (Food to All and Respect to
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Public Distribution System-PDS of Rajasthan

Public Distribution System (PDS) is a national food security system established by the Government of India under the Ministry of food Consumer Affairs managed jointly with state governments in India. The primary objective of PDS is to attain national food security. Before 1992, PDS was a general system of distribution with equal entitlement for all consumers. However, in 1992, Revamped Public Distribution
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Rajasthan Sujas

Download: Rajasthan Sujas October 2016

Rajasthan Sujas is the monthly magazine published by Information and Public Relations Department of Government of Rajasthan. Like Yojana, this magazine also lists out the important schemes and achievements of Government of Rajasthan. The magazine is published only in hindi, so english medium students would have to convert and make notes. Download PDF of Rajasthan Sujas (October 2016 Edition) from here. Rajasthan
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Rajasthan land reform

Rajasthan Land Reforms: Recent Initiatives

In 2016, Rajasthan Assembly approved three important bills for land reforms in Rajasthan, Rajasthan Urban Land (Certification of Titles) Bill, 2016. Rajasthan Investment Region Bill, 2016 Rajasthan Land Pooling Scheme Bill, 2016   Rajasthan Urban Land (Certification of Titles) Bill, 2016 The bill aims to provide statutory backing to land records and Rajasthan achieved the status of becoming the first state to pass
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Great Indian Bustard: Critical Status and Conservation Initiatives

Great Indian Bustard (GIB) is a large bird with a horizontal body and long bare legs, giving it an ostrich like appearance, this bird is among the heaviest of the flying birds. The GIB lost to the peacock in the race to become national bird of India. Now it is on the verge of extinction due to modernization of agriculture praces
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Battle of Dholpur and Gagron

In 1519 A.D. armies of Rana Sanga and Ibrahim Lodhi met again in battle of Dhoplur and Rana Sanga again defeated the Sultan of Delhi. Background of Battle of Dholpur Rana Sanga had defeated Ibrahim Lodhi, the Sultan of Delhi in 1518 in battle of Khatoli. Rana Sanga took Sultan as prisoner and released him after payment of ransom. To avenge the disgrace,
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History RajasthanGS Paper - II Latest: राजस्थान रोजगार संदेश
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Polity (Rajasthan & India)General Studies - IV
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