Current Affairs - November, 2018

Despite huge demand for palm oil, why the the area under cultivation of palm has not increased in India?

November 2, 2018

Even though India is the fourth-largest grower of oilseeds India relies on imports to meet over 70 per cent of its vegetable oil requirements and about 60 per cent of the requirement is met through palm oil. Measures to increase the area of cultivation of palm oil The government started National Mission on Oilseeds and Oil

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Why India lags behind China in the ease of doing business rankings 2019?

November 2, 2018

India has made an astonishing performance in the ease of doing business rankings 2019 by jumping 23 places India stood at 77th rank in the World Bank’s global Ease of Doing Business rankings. Indian performance: India’s position has improved in six out of the 10 indicators and has moved closer to international best practices on

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How has been India’s performance in Ease of Doing Business Rankings, 2019?

November 1, 2018

The ease of doing business rankings are released by the World Bank annually. It is based on the average of 10 sub indices of Starting a business ,Dealing with construction permits , Getting electricity , Registering property , Getting credit , Protecting investors, Paying taxes, Trading across borders, Enforcing contracts and Resolving insolvency Ease of doing business 2019 and India: India

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Outline the role of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in unifying the India in post independence period.

November 1, 2018

Sardar Patel’s foresight and tactful navigation during the most turbulent period in post-Independence was a key determinant in building modern India. Sardar Patel rose to the occasion when the key determinant of the political unity was in jeopardy. Sardar Patel: Maker of Modern India: The political integration of India owes largely to the diplomatic skills

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How the patent scenario has evolved in India post National IPR policy 2016 and how Universities are responding to it?

November 1, 2018

The National IPR policy 2016 has introduced significant changes. The policy has also aided in bringing the structural reforms in the arena of patent administration. Patent administration in the post National policy era: The grants rates at the Patent Office in 2017-2018 have increased with an increase of 32% in the number of patents granted

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