Wet bed nursery advantages.

Wet bed nursery advantages Less seed is required per unit area. It may be grown in any type of soil but the suita­bility will vary. Growth is quick with strong and sturdy seedlings. Number of seedlings per hill can be specified; there­fore seedlings are not wasted. It can withstand slight salinity.

Chowkidari Tax

Chowkidari Tax During British rule, Chowkidari Tax was collected in Bengal Presidency from the peasants to provide funds to keep chowkidar in the village. This step was taken by the British to support the police by Village Chaukidari Act 1856 Local magistrates were authorized to appoint a panchayat of three to five persons to apportion … Read more Chowkidari Tax

BrahMos testing

BrahMos testing BrahMos surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile featuring indigenous Booster and Airframe Section along with many other ‘Made in India’ sub-systems was successfully flight tested for designated range at 1030 hours today on September 30, 2020 from ITR, Balasore in Odisha. BrahMos Missile ( click here)

BrahMos Missile

BrahMos Missile It is a supersonic missile traveling at a speed of Mach 2.8 (nearly three times the speed of sound). BrahMos is a joint venture between DRDO of India and NPOM of Russia Brahmos is named on the rivers Brahmaputra (India) and Moskva (Russia). It is the world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile. used by all three forces, the Army, … Read more BrahMos Missile

Venture Capital Fund for SCs

Venture Capital Fund for SCs (VCF-SCs) The Ministry of Social Justice had launched the Venture Capital Fund for SCs (VCF-SC) in 2014-15. With a view to developing entrepreneurship amongst the SC/Divyang youth and to enable them to become ‘job-givers’ from ‘job seekers’. The objective of this fund is to provide concessional finance to the entities … Read more Venture Capital Fund for SCs

Ambedkar Social Innovation & Incubation Mission

Ambedkar Social Innovation & Incubation Mission  The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has launched the “Ambedkar Social Innovation and Incubation Mission (ASIIM) under Venture Capital Fund for SCs”. To promote innovation and enterprise among SC students studying in higher educational institutions. 1,000 SC youth would be identified in the next 4 years with start-up ideas … Read more Ambedkar Social Innovation & Incubation Mission

National Crime Record Bureau

National Crime Record Bureau ( NCERB) The Indian government agency, responsible for collecting and analyzing crime data.Hence assist the investigators in linking crime to the perpetrators. It was set-up in 1986 under the Ministry of Home Affairs. It was set up based on the recommendations of the National Police Commission (1977-1981) and the MHA’s Task Force (1985). … Read more National Crime Record Bureau

Khongjom Parba

Khongjom Parba Khongjom Parva is a traditional musical art of Manipur . It involves ballad singing from Manipur using Dholak (drum) which depicts stories of the heroic battle of Khonjom fought by Manipuris against the mighty British Empire in 1891. It is one of the most popular musical art forms of Manipur inciting the spirit … Read more Khongjom Parba

Chapchar Kut

Chapchar Kut It is a spring festival in Mizoram, India. the largest and the most popular festival of the Mizo people. This agricultural festival is celebrated before planting begins. It is celebrated during March after the completion of the task i.e. jungle-clearing (clearing of the remnants of burning).   Cheraw or bamboo dance is a big … Read more Chapchar Kut

Wood’s Dispatch, 1854

Wood’s Dispatch, 1854 “Magna Carta of English Education in India” and contained a comprehensive plan for spreading education in India. It recommended the hierarchy education level – At the bottom, vernacular primary school; at district, Anglo-vernacular High Schools and affiliated college, and affiliated universities of Calcutta, Bombay, and Madras Presidency. Recommended English as a medium … Read more Wood’s Dispatch, 1854

Prosopis juliflora

Prosopis juliflora Prosopis juliflora is a shrub or small tree in the family Fabaceae, a kind of mesquite. It is native to Mexico, South America, and the Caribbean. It is a contributing factor to the continuing transmission of malaria, especially during dry periods when sugar sources from native plants are largely unavailable to mosquitoes. This … Read more Prosopis juliflora

Malabar Exercise

Malabar Exercise Malabar Exercise is an annual trilateral naval exercise between the navies of India, Japan, and the USA which is held alternately in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. It began as a bilateral naval exercise between India and the USA in 1992 and was expanded into a trilateral format with the inclusion of Japan in 2015. In 2019, the exercise was conducted off the … Read more Malabar Exercise

Multi-modal Logistic Park in Assam

Multi-modal Logistic Park in Assam the foundation stone for the country’s first Multi-modal Logistic Park at Jogighopa in Assam has been laid by Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Shri Nitin Gadkari. The Rs 693.97 crore park will provide direct air, road, rail, and waterways connectivity to the people. It will be developed … Read more Multi-modal Logistic Park in Assam