Monthwise Comprehensive Kurukshetra Summary (Gist) & YouTube Lecture Handouts

  • Oct 24, 2018
  • 1 📹 Rural Infrastructure - Kurukshetra October 2018 (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    IT Initiatives of Ministry: My MSME: Web Based application module to submit & track online application under various schemes of the Ministry. Udyog Aadhar Memorandum: Mobile friendly application for registration of MSMEs on self-certification basis.

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  • 2 📹 Rural Infrastructure - Kurukshetra October 2018 (Part - 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics included in this Article: The implementation of GST Bill in 2017 is a landmark step towards eradicating indirect taxes, creating more transparency in tax process & also in contributing to business growth in unconventional sectors as well.

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    Rural In

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  • Sep 25, 2018
  • 1 📹 Expected Topics UPSC Mains 2018 [ IAS Upd. ]

    Yojana & Kurukshetra: Technology for Rural Development: Kurukshetra May 2018 Summary, Nutrition: Yojana May 2018 Summary, North East: Yojana April 2018 Summary, Yojana January 2018 Summary: Banking Reforms.

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    Expected Topics for UPSC Mains 2018

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra September 2018: Sustainable Rural Development (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    MGNREGS: Empowerment Rural India - Mahatma Gandhi National Rural employment Guarantee Scheme – flagship program of govt. is quite relevant as program aims at enhancing livelihood security of rural poor.

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  • 3 📹 Kurukshetra September 2018: Sustainable Rural Development (Part - 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics included in this Article: PM Sampada scheme & Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, About National Agriculture Market (e-NAM), National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM).

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    Sustainable Rural Development: Kurukshetra September 2018 (In English)

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  • Aug 24, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra August 2018 Summary: Rural Infrastructure - (Part 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    PMAY-G: Rural Housing Revolution - Houses allocated in name of woman or jointly b/w husband & wife, Sanitary latrine & smokeless challahs required to constructed along w/each house.

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    Rural Infrastructure: Kurukshetra August 2018 Summary (In English)

    Dr. Man

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra August 2018 Summary: Rural Infrastructure - (Part 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics included in this Article: More roads & Highways, greater transformation, National Rural Drinking Water Program, Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), Ayushman Bharat-National Protection Mission (NHPM) Salient Features.

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    Rural Infrastructure: Kurukshet

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  • Aug 15, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra July 2018 Summary: Panchayati Raj (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Decentralized Planning: GP development plan (GPDP) will have a clear component addressing vulnerabilities of poor & marginalized people. Telangana, a newly emerged state announced a scheme ’ Gram Jyoti’ in August 2015 utilizing 14th FC funds, stating that scheme aims to “empower

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra July 2018 Summary: Panchayati Raj (Part - 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics included in this Article - Panchayati Raj: Achievements, Gaps & Challenges. Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA). National Plan for Technical Assistance. Mission Mode Project on e-Panchayat.

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    Panchayati Raj: Kurukshetra July 2018 Summary (In Englis

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  • Jul 2, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra June 2018 Summary: Progressive Rural Development (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Reforming Elementary Education in Rural Areas - 👌 Nationwide sub-program under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, ‘Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat’ was launched in August, 2014 to improve language development by creating enduring interest in reading & writing w/comprehension, & to create natural &

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra June 2018 Summary: Progressive Rural Development (Part - 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics included in this Article: Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G), Scheme of ‘Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan’, National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY).

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    Progressive Rural Development: Kurukshetra June 20

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  • Jun 1, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra May 2018 Summary: Technology for Rural Development (Part - 3 ) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Preservation of agri-produce thru Irradiation - Radiation technology can be effectively used in preserving agriculture produce, improving food safety & enhancing international trade by overcoming trade barriers.

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra May 2018 Summary: Technology for Rural Development (Part - 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Topics included in this Article - Rural Technology Action Groups, Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana, Impact of Watershed Management Programs.

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    Technology for Rural Development: Kurukshetra May 2018 Summary (In English)

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  • 3 📹 Kurukshetra May 2018 Summary: Technology for Rural Development (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Reducing Drudgery through Technology - Intervention of farm technologies & drudgery reducing equipments has played pivotal role in enhanced agricultural productivity under NFSM (National Food Security Mission) for 12th Plan. This comprised of production of additional 25 million t

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  • Apr 18, 2018
  • 1 📹 Agriculture and Allied Sectors: Kurukshetra April 2018 Summary – (Part 3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Potential of Sericulture -Sericulture is imp. Industry in Japan, China, India, Italy, France & Spain. Introduction - Employment generation - farm & non-farm activity of this sector creates 60 lakh man days of employment every year mostly in rural sector.

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  • 2 📹 Agriculture and Allied Sectors: Kurukshetra April 2018 Summary – (Part 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Organic Farming for Sustainable Environment - International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) is an international organization which regulates standards of OF & strengthens organic movement globally in its full diversity by uniting & assisting more than 120 coun

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  • 3 📹 Agriculture and Allied Sectors: Kurukshetra April 2018 Summary – (Part 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Forthcoming Issue: Technology for Rural Development - Agricultural production is only output near-farm & non-farm economic activities, % share of horticulture output in Agriculture has become 30%.

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    Agriculture and Allied Sectors: Kurukshetra April 2018 Summar

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  • Mar 31, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra March 2018 Summary: Budget - (Part - 3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Gender Budget Allocation for financial year 2018 - 19 is Rs. 121, 961 crores. Increased allocation of budget for women will help in addressing the socio-economic and health needs for women. Expansion of budget allocation will empower women in all dimensions.

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra March 2018 Summary: Budget - (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Ayushman Bharat: Making Rural Health UniversalAyushman Bharat Program—potential game changer for Indian health care system. National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) —newly proposed—targets a broader base of vulnerable and deprived population—designed to fulfill the legitimate exp

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  • 3 📹 Kurukshetra March 2018 Summary: Budget - (Part - 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Citizen Centric Rural Growth - Higher Finance Commission grant and larger state share in PMGSY and PMAY (G) was available for programs of Department of Rural Development (DoRD) during 2017 - 18—almost 3 times the funds available in 2012 - 13.

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  • Mar 8, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra February 2018 Summary: Agriculture for Prosperity (Part - 3) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Organic farming practices in India - Organic farming addresses soil health, human health and environmental health & is eco-friendly, best option for crop production and crop yield sustainability, greater economic benefits to farmers, crucial for achieving food security, maintains

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra February 2018 Summary: Agriculture for Prosperity (Part - 2) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Preserving Soil Health for Sustainable Production - Increasing population and shrinking land resources increases pressure on soil beyond boundaries—soil sustains production depending on soil health.

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    Agriculture for Prosperity: Kurukshetra February 2018 Summ

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  • 3 📹 Kurukshetra February 2018 Summary: Agriculture for Prosperity (Part - 1) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Doubling Farmers’ income - Agriculture - for food security, export and as raw material for industry, Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC, 2011) - 17.9 million out of 24.39 crore household live in village & are dependent on agriculture.

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  • Jan 25, 2018
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra January 2018: Empowering Rural Women (Special Issue) [ Kurukshetra ]

    Next Issue – Agriculture. Empowering Rural Women: Way Forward: Convergence of aspects of social, economic and political life, Empowerment is a continuous process. 50 % certificates under PM Kaushal Vikas Yojana awarded to women

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  • Dec 11, 2017
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra December 2017 Summary: Rural Tourism [ Kurukshetra ]

    Next Issue – Empowering Rural Women: India is beyond land of tigers and temples. In 13 thematic circuit under Swadesh Darshan Program – 1 circuit is Rural Circuit. Innovative methods – Dilli Haat. Ministries that work in – rural development, culture, environment and tribal welfar

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  • Dec 5, 2017
  • 1 🌟 📹 Irrigation & Water Conservation: Kurukshetra November 2017 Summary (Special Edition) (Important) [ Kurukshetra ]

    PM Krishi Sinchayee Yojana – Bring water to every field – har Khet ko Pani. India support 16 % world population with 2 % land area. Increase water efficiency. “More Crop, Per Drop” – micro-irrigation like sprinkler and drip irrigation.

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  • Nov 22, 2017
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra October 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist – Swachhta [ Kurukshetra ]

    Started on August 2014 with 5 year goal to achieve cleanliness by 2019 (2nd Oct) – 150th birth anniversary of Gandhiji, Aims to bring 550 million rural Indians out of open defecation and is globally unique program, Improve anthropometric index of children and reduction in total m

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra September 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Skilling Rural India [ Kurukshetra ]

    Since Lal Bahadur Shastri launched “Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan” – farmers have been the focus, India never imported pulses (except few occasions with merely few thousand tons), Record production of 16 lakh tons of pulses this year, PM Fasal Bima Yojana – security cover to farmers, PM K

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  • 3 📹 Kurukshetra August 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Digital Rural India [ Kurukshetra ]

    Target – 2500 crore digital transactions in 2017 - 18, Women participation in rural workforce is 21%- very low and declining – not go outside for work, household industry employment – purchasing power affected and quality of life affected, Digital Saksharta Abhiyan, Agriculture c

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  • 4 📹 Kurukshetra July 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Rural Health [ Kurukshetra ]

    Highlights: Of 121 crore population, 83.3 crore is rural population, Maternal & Neonatal Tetanus Elimination (MNTE) in Apr 2015 ahead of target in Dec 2015, Declared Yaws free in 2016 (WHO target 2020), Universal Immunization Program (UIP) – from 6 to 12, Eliminate Kala-Azar & F

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  • 5 📹 Kurukshetra Summary June - 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Doubling Farmer's Income [ Kurukshetra ]

    For doubling of farmer’s income we need to focus on following points: Agricultural growth and farmer’s welfare, Transforming Agriculture for farmer’s prosperity, Credit as a contributor, Quality seeds and planting materials, National Agricultural Market, Prime Minister’s 7 point

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  • Nov 21, 2017
  • 1 📹 Kurukshetra May 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Transforming Rural India [ Kurukshetra ]

    Transforming Rural India Kurukshetra – May 2017. Rural India: 2011: 69 % rural, 2050: 50 % rural (expected). Dimension of Rural Poverty: Homeless, Uneducated, Asset-less, Ill health, Department of Rural Development – Rs. 1 lakh crore per year, Across all departments – Rs. 3 - 4

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  • 2 📹 Kurukshetra April 2017 Comprehensive Summary / Gist: Horticulture in India [ Kurukshetra ]

    Key Facts: High yield per unit area, High returns per unit area, Efficient use of wasteland, Better use of undulating lands, Employment, Nursery business and mushroom cultivation, India has emerged as world’s largest producer of coconut, India is leading producer & exporter of te

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  • Apr 18, 2017
  • 1 📹 Horticulture - Summary of Kurukshetra April 2017 Edition Part 2 [ Kurukshetra ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Horticulture Kurukshetra. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Horticulture in India: Kurukshetra April 2017 Summary

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  • 2 📹 Horticulture - Summary of Kurukshetra April 2017 Edition [ Kurukshetra ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Kurukshetra April 2017 - horticulture in India. Details are available in the video tutorial at Youtube@Examrace

    Horticulture in India: Kurukshetra April 2017 Summary

    Dr. Manis

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