Key Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18

The Union Budget for the year 2017-18 was presented by the Finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley in the Parliament on 1 st February 2017.

AGRICULTRE

  • Agricultural credit during the year 2017-18 is targeted at Rs.10 lakh crores, with 60 days interest waiver.
  • The government intends to double the NABARD fund (for long term irrigation) corpus from Rs. 20,000 crore to Rs. 40,000 crore.
  • A dedicated micro irrigation fund will be set up for NABARD with Rs 5,000 crore initial corpus.
  • Dairy processing infrastructure fund will be initially created with a corpus of Rs. 2000 crore.
  • Soil testing: The government will set up mini labs in Krishi Vigyan Kendras for soil testing.

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CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Ø The year 2015 witnessed two landmark international events: the historic climate change agreement under the UNFCCC in Paris in December 2015 and the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals in September 2015. Continue reading “CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT”

Strategy for RBI Grade B Exam

I have been selected for the interview of RBI GRADE B 2016 exam. On request of many fellow aspirants, I am sharing preparation strategy.

PHASE 1

The pattern is as follows:

Reasoning- 60 marks Continue reading “Strategy for RBI Grade B Exam”

Cauvery Water Dispute

The Supreme Court directed the Karnataka government to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu  to make sure the samba crops in Tamil Nadu survive.

SC also directed the Tamil Nadu government to approach the supervisory committee for the release of Cauvery water as per the final order of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal. Continue reading “Cauvery Water Dispute”

RBI Grade B 2016 Phase 2 Result

Those who have appeared for Phase 2 on 19th Sept 2016 can check their result here – https://opportunities.rbi.org.in/Scripts/bs_viewcontent.aspx?Id=3258

Only 680 candidates are selected for the interview.

Many of you prepared hard but didn’t get through due to the unexpected pattern in finance paper which many of the candidates find difficult. Don’t get disheartened and start preparing for next year from now itself and don’t wait for the right time. The right time is here-NOW. Avoid Procrastinating and focus on your goals. Continue reading “RBI Grade B 2016 Phase 2 Result”

RBI GRADE B Phase 2 Booklist

Phase 2 for this year is over. Now there are some aspirants who will get through this year and some old and many new aspirants will start preparing for next year.

RBI has already recommended a series of books for this examination but many aspirants who are from non-commerce non-eco background find it difficult to understand such high-level books.

As per the latest exam held, I am sharing which book you must follow for this exam. Continue reading “RBI GRADE B Phase 2 Booklist”