State of the Textile Industry

State of the Textile Industry   Context: • South Asia has been the leading player in the global textile industry in the recent past, with lower production costs it has made the production of the textiles very cost competitive. Background: • As mentioned above South […]

Indian Oil Imports

Indian Oil Imports Context: • India buys most of its oil from West Asia but now USA has emerged as the fourth biggest source for importing oil. • This is in context at a time when Russian oil is under heavy sanctions and Asian nations […]

An Overlook on Indian Railways

An Overlook on Indian Railways Context: • The introduction of new set of trains into the Indian railways such as Vande Bharat Express, Vistadome coaches and improvisation of the Railway stations to airport standards have changed the image of the Indian Railways. • But there […]

Transition Towards a Circular Economy

Transition Towards a Circular Economy Context: • In the Budget speech this year, the Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, emphasized the role of cleaner technologies such as solar energy and batteries in India’s future economic growth. • In addition, she mentioned the importance of transitioning to […]

Swadesh Darshan scheme

Swadesh Darshan scheme Context: • The Ministry of Tourism under its Swadesh Darshan scheme since its inception has sanctioned 76 projects under 13thematic circuits including ‘Buddhist theme’ for development of tourism infrastructure in the country. • The projects under the scheme were identified for development […]