Cropping Patterns in India

Cropping Patterns in India Cropping Pattern refers to the proportion of area under cultivation of different crops at a point of time, changes in this distribution over time, and the factors which determine these changes. Due to low technological intervention cropping pattern in India is […]

Banking in India Part 4

Banking in India Part 4 Types of Banks Small Finance Banks (SFB) Small Finance Bank (SFB) is a private financial institution that conducts basic banking activities such as deposit acceptance and lending to underserved segments of the society. However, unlike Regional Rural Banks or Local […]

Banking in India Part 3

Banking in India Part 3 Types of Banks Cooperative Banks Cooperative banks are maintained by the stake and shareholders who are also the top clients. These are also be divided into urban and rural banks. These banks are regulated by the States under Cooperative Societies […]

Banking in India Part 2

Banking in India Part 2 Types of Banks Banks in India can be classified into public sector banks, cooperative banks, commercial banks, small finance banks, regional rural banks, etc. Commercial Banks Any organisation that deals with the deposits and loans to businesses can be referred […]

Banking in India Part 1

Banking in India Part 1 A Bank A bank is a financial institution that is licensed to accept deposits from and grant credit to people/legal entities. Apart from this, the banks also perform wealth management and currency exchange services so that the financial part remains […]

El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO)

El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) El Nino El Nino translates to ‘little boy’ or ‘Christ child’ in Spanish. El Nino is a climate pattern that denotes the unusual warming of surface waters in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean along the coast of Peru and Ecuador. […]

Monsoon

Monsoon The term “monsoon” denotes the seasonal reversal of wind direction and the climate system associated with it. The monsoons are a system of seasonal winds that travel from the sea to the land in the summer and from the land to the sea in […]

Indian Ocean Dipole

Indian Ocean Dipole Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) is sometimes also referred to as the Indian Niño due to its similarity with the El Niño. Indian Ocean Dipole the difference in sea surface temperature between two areas i.e., the Arabian Sea in the west and Bay […]

Jet Streams

Jet Streams Jet streams are relatively narrow bands of geostrophic wind blowing horizontally through the upper layers of the troposphere. The main jet streams on Earth flow from west to east (Westerlies) but the flow often shifts to the north and south. Jet streams often […]

7 wonders of the world

7 wonders of the world The New 7 Wonders of the World was a campaign started in 2000 by the New 7 Wonders Foundation (N7W) based in Zurich, Switzerland Its aim was to choose New Wonders of the World from a selection of 200 existing […]