Summary-The Hindu-Neither New Nor Undesirable

Author: D. Shyam Babu Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has moved towards lateral entry in government service and has invited applications from “talented and motivated Indian nationals willing to contribute towards nation building” to be appointed as joint secretaries in 10 Departments/ Ministries at the Center. The lateral entry decision is based on the assumption … Continue reading Summary-The Hindu-Neither New Nor Undesirable

Summary-The Hindu-Handling a Threat

Authors: N.K. Ganguly & S.L. Hoti Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), a mosquito-borne parasitic disease, has been a public health problem in India since a very long time. In 1955, the Government launched the National Filaria Control Programme and currently, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is in the process of finalising an Accelerated Plan for Elimination … Continue reading Summary-The Hindu-Handling a Threat

Summary-Yojana-Facilitating Financial Inclusion

FACILITATING FINANCIAL INCLUSION Source: YOJANA – January 2018 Authors: Charan Singh and Shivakumara Reddy K Financial inclusion is a process of ensuring access to appropriate financial products and services needed by all sections of the society in general and vulnerable groups in particular, at an affordable cost, in a fair and transparent manner, by regulated … Continue reading Summary-Yojana-Facilitating Financial Inclusion

Summary-Yojana-Mission Indradhanush: Revamping of Public Sector Banking in India

MISSION INDRADHANUSH: REVAMPING OF PUBLIC SECTOR BANKING IN INDIA Source: YOJANA – January 2018 Author: D S Malik Public Sector Banks (PSBs) play a vital role in the Indian Economy. However, due to various reasons such as delays in approvals and land acquisition, low global/domestic demand etc. the profitability of PSBs has been low. In … Continue reading Summary-Yojana-Mission Indradhanush: Revamping of Public Sector Banking in India

Summary-Yojana-Rural Banking: Translating Vision to Reality

RURAL BANKING: TRANSLATING VISION TO REALITY Source: YOJANA – January 2018 Author: Manjula Wadhwa Mahatma Gandhi said that ‘India lives in villages’ and therefore, rural development in imperative for the overall development of India. Post independence, the government has taken various steps to bring rural prosperity in India through the following measures: Introducing co-operative credit … Continue reading Summary-Yojana-Rural Banking: Translating Vision to Reality