Friday, August 21, 2015

Current Affairs August 2015

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Current Affairs for August 2015- Daily Updates:
- The new simplified “Guidelines Governing Adoption of Children 2015” notified by the Central Government on 17th July 2015 have come into effective from today. Along with it, the fully revamped IT application for the purpose of adoption of children , CARINGS (Child Adoption Resource Information & Guidance System), has also become operational from 1st August 2015.  
- Rajasthan government appointed retired IAS officer Lalit K Panwar as New Chairman of Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC), Ajmer.  The Department of Personnel (DOP) issued the order stating that Panwar's term would begin with his joining as Chairman of the RPSC, its official said.
- उदयपुर में फतेहसागर झील स्थित उदयपुर सौर वेधशाला एशिया की सबसे बड़ी मास्ट (मल्टी एप्लीकेशन सौलर टेलीस्कॉप) दूरबीन स्‍थापित की गई। मंगलवार को इसका उद्घाटन मुख्य अतिथि भौतिक अनुसंधान प्रयोगशाला प्रबंधन परिषद के अध्यक्ष और इसरो के पूर्व अध्यक्ष प्रो यूआर राव ने किया।
- देश की प्रथम महिला श्रीमती शुभ्रा मुखर्जी का आज सुबह (18 अगस्‍त 2015) को निधन हो गया है। उन्‍होंने सवेरे 10 बजकर51 मिनट पर अंतिम सांस ली। वे कुछ समय से बीमार चल रही थीं।
- 76.19% (Male 76.27% & Female 76.15%) voting was recorded Monday in 129 Urban local body elections in Rajasthan. Barring minor incidents, the polling across the state was peaceful.  
मुख्यमंत्री श्रीमती वसुन्धरा राजे ने स्थानीय निकाय चुनाव में भाजपा को मिली शानदार विजय के लिए प्रदेश की जनता, भाजपा कार्यकर्ताओं, पदाधिकारियों और पार्टी के सभी जनप्रतिनिधियों का आभार व्यक्त किया है। उन्होंने इसे पार्टी कार्यकर्ताओं की जीत बताते हुए कहा है कि प्रदेश की जनता ने भाजपा सरकार के डेढ़ वर्ष के सुशासन पर अपनी मुहर लगाई है।

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Thursday, August 20, 2015

Monetary Policy of RBI

Monetary Policy of RBI in India: Monetary policy is the process by which monetary authority of a country, generally a central bank controls the supply of money in the economy by its control over interest rates in order to maintain price stability and achieve high economic growth. In India, the central monetary authority is the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). is so designed as to maintain the price stability in the economy. 
Other objectives of the monetary policy of India, as stated by RBI, are:
1. Price Stability
2. Controlled Expansion Of Bank Credit
3. Promotion of Fixed Investment
4. Restriction of Inventories and stocks
5. To Promote Efficiency
6. Reducing the Rigidity
Major Monetary Operations:
1. Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR):  Cash Reserve Ratio is a certain percentage of bank deposits which banks are required to keep with RBI in the form of reserves or balances. Higher the CRR with the RBI lower will be the liquidity in the system and vice versa. RBI is empowered to vary CRR between 15 percent and 3 percent. But as per the suggestion by the Narsimham committee Report the CRR was reduced from 15% in the 1990 to 5 percent in 2002. 
2. Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR): Every financial institution has to maintain a certain quantity of liquid assets with themselves at any point of time of their total time and demand liabilities. These assets have to be kept in non cash form such as G-secs precious metals, approved securities like bonds etc. The ratio of the liquid assets to time and demand liabilities is termed as the Statutory liquidity ratio.There was a reduction of SLR from 38.5% to 25% because of the suggestion by Narshimam Committee.
3. Bank Rate Policy: The bank rate, also known as the discount rate, is the rate of interest charged by the RBI for providing funds or loans to the banking system. This banking system involves commercial and co-operative banks, Industrial Development Bank of India, IFC, EXIM Bank, and other approved financial institutes.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

RAS Mains New Exam Syllabus

RAS Mains New Exam Pattern in English, Hindi: Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC), Ajmer has issued New Pattern or Scheme of RAS Pre 2013 and RAS Pre 2015-16 from year 2013 onwards Examination and Syllabus for Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive (Preliminary) ExaminationThe number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be 15 times  the total  approximate number  of  vacancies  (category  wise) to be filled in the year in the various Services and posts, but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks as may be fixed  by  the  Commission  for  any  lower  range  will  be  admitted  to  the  Main  Examination. The  written  examination  will  consist  of  the  following  four  papers  which  will  be  descriptive  /analytical.  A  candidate  must  take  all  the  papers  listed  below  which  will  also  consist  of  question  paper  of  brief,  medium,  long  answer  and  descriptive  type  question.  The  standard  of  General  Hindi  and General English will be that of Sr. Secondary Level. The time allowed for each paper shall be 3 hours
Paper-1: General Studies–I = 200 Marks, 3 Hours
Paper-2: General Studies–II = 200 Marks, 3 Hours
Paper-3: General Studies–III = 200 Marks, 3 Hours
Paper-4: General Hindi and General English = 200 Marks, 3 Hours. 

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RAS Exam New Pattern, Syllabus in English and Hindi
RAS Pre New Exam Syllabus:
History, Art, Culture, Literature, Tradition & Heritage of Rajasthan
- Major Landmarks in the History of Rajasthan, Major Dynasties, their Administrative and Revenue System. Socio-cultural Issues.
- Freedom Movement , Political Awakening and Integration
- Salient features of Architecture – Forts and Monuments
- Arts, Paintings and Handicrafts.
- Important Works of Rajasthani literature. Local Dilects
- Fairs, Festivals, Folk Music and Folk Dances.
- Rajsathani Culture, Traditions and Heritage.
- Religious Movements, Saints& Lok devtas of Rajasthan.
- Important Tourist Places.
- Leading Personalities of Rajasthan.
Indian History
Ancient & Medieval Period:
- Salient features and Major Landmarks of Ancient and Medieval India
- Art, Culture, Literature and Architecture.
- Major Dynasties, Their Administrative System. Socio-Economic Conditions, Prominent Movements.
Modern Period:
- Modern Indian history (from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present)- significant events, personalities and issues.
- The Freedom Struggle & Indian National Movement- its various stages and important contributors and contributions from different parts of the country.
- Social and Religious Reform movements in the 19th and 20th century.
- Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.
Geography of World and India
World Geography:
- Broad Physical features.
- Environmental and Ecological Issues.
- Wildlife and Bio-diversity.
- International Waterways.
- Major Industrial Regions.
Geography of India:
- Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.
- Agriculture and Agro based Activities.
- Minerals – Iron, Manganese, Coal, Oil & Gas, Atomic minerals.
- Major Industries and Industrial development.
- Transportation– major transport corridors.
- Natural Resources.
- Environmental Problems and Ecological Issues.
3
Geography of Rajasthan
- Broad physical features and Major physiographic divisions.
- Natural Resource of Rajasthan-
- Climate, Natural Vegetation, Forests, Wildlife and Bio-diversity
- Major irrigation projects.
- Mines and Minerals.
- Population.
- Major Industries and Potential for Industrial Development.
Indian Constitution, Political System &Governance
- Constitutional Development & Indian Constitution :
Government of India Acts: 1919 and 1935, Constituent Assembly, Nature of Indian Constitution; Preamble, Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles of State, Fundamental Duties, Federal Structure, Constitutional Amendments, Emergency Provisions, Public Interest Litigation (P.I.L.) and Judicial Review.
- Indian Political System and Governance :
- Nature of Indian State, Democracy in India, Reorganization of States, Coalition Governments, Political Parties, National Integration.
- Union and State Executive; Union and State Legislative, Judiciary
- President, Parliament, Supreme Court, Election Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General, Planning Commission, National Development Council, Central Vigilence Commission (CVC), Central Iinformation Commission , Lokpal, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC).
- Local Self Government & Panchayati Raj
- Public Policy & Rights
- National Public Policy as a welfare state.
- Various Legal Rights and Citizen Charter.
Political and Administrative System of Rajasthan
- Governor, Chief Minister, State Assembly, High Court, Rajasthan Public Service Commission, District Administration, State Human Rights Commission, Lokayukt, State Election Commission, State Information Commission.
- Public Policy, Legal Rights and Citizen Charter
Economic Concepts and Indian Economy
Basic Concepts of Economics
- Basic Knowledge of Budgeting, Banking, Public Finance, National Income, Growth and Development
- Accounting- Concept, Tools and Uses in Administration
- Stock Exchange and Share Market
- Fiscal and Monetary Policies
- Subsidies, Public Distribution System
- e-Commerce
- Inflation- Concept, Impact and Control Mechanism
Economic Development & Planning : -
4
- 5 Year Plans - Objectives, Strategies and Achievements.
- Major Sectors of Economy- Agriculture, Industry, Service and Trade- Current Status, Issues & initiatives.
- Major Economic Problems and Government Initiatives. Economic Reforms and Liberalization
Human Resource and Economic Development :-
- Human Development Index
- Poverty and Unemployment:- Concept, Types, Causes, Remedies and Current Flagship Schemes.
Social Justice and Empowerment:-
Provisions for Weaker Sections.
Economy of Rajasthan
- Macro overview of Economy.
- Major Agricultural, Industrial and Service Sector Issues.
- Growth, Development and Planning.
- Infrastructure & Resources.
- Major Development Projects.
- Programmes and Schemes- Government Welfare Schemes for SC/ST/Backward Class/Minorities/Disabled Persons, Destitute, Women, Children, Old Age People, Farmers & Labourers.
5
Science & Technology
- Basics of Everyday Science.
- Electronics, Computers, Information and Communication Technology.
- Space Technology including Satellites.
- Defence Technology.
- Nanotechnology.
- Human body, Food and Nutrition, Health care.
- Environmental and Ecological Changes and its Impacts.
- Biodiversity, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering.
- Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry and Animal Husbandry with special reference to Rajasthan.
- Development of Science and Technology in Rajasthan.
Reasoning & Mental Ability
Logical Reasoning (Deductive, Inductive, Abductive):
 Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Argument, Statements and Conclusion, Courses of Action.
 Analytical Reasoning.
Mental Ability :
Number series, Letter series, Odd man out, Coding-Decoding, Problems relating to Relations, Shapes and their sub sections.
Basic Numeracy :
- Elementary knowledge of Mathematical and Statistical Analysis.
- Number System, Order of Magnitude, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Data Analysis (Tables, Bar diagram, Line graph, Pie-chart).
Current Affairs
- Major Current Events and Issues of State(Rajsathan), National and International Importance
- Persons and Places in reccent news
- Games and Sports related Activities

NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog ( नीति आयोग) or National Institution for Transforming India Aayog is a policy think-tank of Government of India that replaces Planning Commission and aims to involve the states in economic policy-making in India. It will be providing strategic and technical advice to the central and the state governments i.e. by adopting bottom-up approach rather than traditional top-down approach as in planning commission. The Prime Minister heads the Aayog as its chairperson While the Planning Commission had no representation for State and Union territories, the NITI Aayog has. Union Government of India had announced formation of NITI Aayog on 1 January 2015. The first meeting of NITI Aayog was held on 8 February 2015.
NITI Aayog Chairperson: Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister
NITI Aayog Vice Chairperson: Shri Arvind Panagariya

RAS Mains New Exam Pattern

RAS Mains New Exam Pattern in English, Hindi: Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC), Ajmer has issued New Pattern or Scheme of RAS Pre 2013 and RAS Pre 2015-16 from year 2013 onwards Examination and Syllabus for Rajasthan State and Subordinate Services Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination-2013 
RAS Mains New Exam Pattern in English:
The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main Examination will be 15 times  the total  approximate number  of  vacancies  (category  wise) to be filled in the year in the various Services and posts, but in the said range all those candidates who secure the same percentage of marks as may be fixed  by  the  Commission  for  any  lower  range  will  be  admitted  to  the  Main  Examination.

The  written  examination  will  consist  of  the  following  four  papers  which  will  be  descriptive  /analytical.  A  candidate  must  take  all  the  papers  listed  below  which  will  also  consist  of  question  paper  of  brief,  medium,  long  answer  and  descriptive  type  question.  The  standard  of  General  Hindi  and General English will be that of Sr. Secondary Level. The time allowed for each paper shall be 3 hours
Paper-1: General Studies–I = 200 Marks, 3 Hours
Paper-2: General Studies–II = 200 Marks, 3 Hours
Paper-3: General Studies–III = 200 Marks, 3 Hours
Paper-4: General Hindi and General English = 200 Marks, 3 Hours. 


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