Understanding the Buying & Selling of Government Securities by RBI and the Bond Yield (GS 3, Economics, The Hindu, Indian Express, RBI)

News: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced that it would conduct open market purchase of government securities under the Government Securities Acquisition Programme 2.0 for ₹15,000 crore on September…

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Inflation in a time of low income and reduced demand (GS 3, Economics, The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB)

During the period of high inflation people consume less, essentially if their income is not increasing or reducing. It will be very difficult for them to manage the Essentials like…

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India and the Food Processing Industries  (GS 3, Economics, The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB)

Context: Food processing Industry plays a very important role in the making of GDP. It can boost the aggregate demand of the economy along with increasing the income of the…

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A welcome decision: India to resume export of covid vaccine again (GS-III,SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS)

CONTEXT-  India will resume exports of COVID-19 vaccines in the October quarter, prioritising the global vaccine-sharing platform COVAX and neighbouring countries first, as supplies rise, as per the health minister…

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World’s Longest Highway: ( Delhi- Mumbai Expressway) GS- 3 – Infrastructure

CONTEXT Nitin Gadkari (Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways) recently concluded the two-day review of the work progress on eight-lane Delhi-Mumbai Expressway, which will reduce travel time between certain…

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The End of  World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business Ranking” (GS 3, Economics, The Hindu, Indian Express)

Context: The World bank, last year, halted its annual publication of “Doing Business Report” as it had detected irregularities of data for a few countries. In its press release it…

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‘Fund and faculty’ count in higher education rankings (GS-III, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENTS)

Context:- The 6th edition of the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for higher education was released by the Union Education Minister on September 9 2021.This new edition of NIRF highlights…

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Petroleum still kept out of GST and Compensation Cess to be extended.   (GS 3, Economics, The Hindu, Indian Express)

Context: The states after the rollout of GST are facing losses in revenue collection and complaining that the Centre is not paying the compensation to the states amounting to a…

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Government creating a 12 digit unique ID for farmers, database (GS 3, Economics, The Hindu, Indian Express)

Context : Almost 60% of the rural population, basically farmers, are unable to access the Government Loan schemes, as per a survey conducted by a rural media platform Gaon connection…

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