23.01.18 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR Bihar industry ready for spl status tradeoff with IDF   With the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) taking the steam out of longstanding special category status demand, trade and industry bodies are now pitching for announcement of an industrial development fund (IDF) in the Union budget 2018 to help industrially backward states, … Read more

30.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Bihar House passes bill for planned development of industrial areas The legislative assembly on Tuesday passed a bill seeking to further empower the Bihar Industrial Development Authority for ensuring systematic growth of industrial areas, amid a walkout staged by opposition parties. The Bihar Industrial Development Authority (Amendment), Bill, 2017, provides, among other things, cancellation of a land allotment … Read more

29.11.17 Bihar (BPSC) Daily Current Affairs

BIHAR   Bihar House passes bill for planned development of industrial areas   The legislative assembly on Tuesday passed a bill seeking to further empower the Bihar Industrial Development Authority for ensuring systematic growth of industrial areas, amid a walkout staged by opposition parties. The Bihar Industrial Development Authority (Amendment), Bill, 2017, provides, among other things, cancellation of a land … Read more

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read more

Bihar Soils

Bihar Soils Introduction Soil is one of the most important resources on the earth. It is the great gift of nature of immense value. The most common use of soil is as the medium in which plants grow, although it has a different connotation at different time and place, and for persons engaged in different professions. … Read more

Bihar : Trade and Commerce

Bihar : Trade and Commerce Bihar is located in the eastern part of India. The state enjoys a specific advantage because of its proximity to the vast markets of eastern and northern India, access to ports such as Kolkata and Haldia and to raw material resources and mineral reserves from the neighbouring states. The Gross … Read more

Industrial development of Bihar

Industrial development of Bihar Bihar is one of the fastest growing states in India. The economy of Bihar is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.4% during 2012-2017 i.e. the 12th Five-Year Plan. Bihar has witnessed strong growth in per capita net state domestic product (NSDP). At current prices, per … Read more

United Nations and its specialized agencies

  The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization established on 24 October 1945 to promote international cooperation. It was founded to replace the League of Nations following World War II and to prevent another conflict. When it was founded, the UN had 51 Member States; there are now 193. Most nations are members of the UN and send diplomats to the headquarters to hold … Read more

Biotechnology: Introduction of Biotechnology, its potential to improve human life and national economy through agriculture (biofertilizers, biopesticides, biofuels, genetically modified crops), industrial development and employment generation. Areas of application -pharmaceuticals, human healthcare, food technology, energy generation etc.

Biotechnology is defined as the industrial application of living organisms and their biological processes such as biochemistry, microbiology, and genetic engineering, in order to make best use of the microorganisms for the benefit of mankind. Modern biotechnology provides breakthrough products and technologies to combat debilitating and rare diseases, reduce our environmental footprint, feed the hungry, … Read more

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