Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules

Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules The new Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules has been acknowledged by the centre. It prohibited the manufacture, sale and use of some single-use goods made with plastic, polystyrene. ● Background: The Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules notified by the Centre recently acknowledge the gravity of pollution caused by plastic articles…

Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHC) Scheme

 About the scheme:  Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs) is a sub-scheme under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban (PMAY-U) to provide affordable rental housing to urban migrants/poor, close to their workplace.  It aims to create a conducive ecosystem for Public/Private Entities to leverage investment in rental housing.  The beneficiaries of ARHCs will be varied groups of…

UMANG App – Map services

 Ministry of Electronics & IT (MeitY) enables map services in “UMANG App”.  MeitY has enabled map services in “UMANG App” through an MOU with MapmyIndia (a private firm).  As a result of the integration of UMANG with MapmyIndia Maps, citizens will be able to find government facilities nearest to their location, such as mandis, blood…

Vocabulary series 1

Clamour (noun) – protest, complaint, outcry/commotion. Condign (adjective) – well deserved, merited, warranted/justified. Debt security (noun) – a debt/financial instrument that is negotiable/trad-ablez; tradable liability/loan. Deepen (verb) – increase, grow, strengthen. Dilemma (noun) – difficulty, problem, quandary/predicament. Discrepancy (noun) –  mismatch, dissimilarity/difference, variation/deviation. Elapse (verb) – pass, go by, roll past. Gallows (noun) – execution…

National Housing Bank

The Government of India identified that non-availability of long term finance to individual household and the housing institutions on a significant scale as a major lacuna impeding progress of housing sector in our country. Therefore a Sub-Group on Housing Finance was constituted for the Seventh Five Year Plan (1985-90) to study the aspect and submit…

Contract Act MCQs – CSEET

1.         The Indian Contract Act came into force on (a)1st July, 1872 (b)       1st September, 1872 (c)       1st November, 1782 (d)       1st September, 1930 2.         A contract is a combination of two elements a)         Agreement & Obligation b)         Agreement & Promise c)         Offer & Obligation d)         Promise & Enforceability 3.         The essential elements of a…