Open road tolling

Open road tolling is an electronic toll collection system that allows vehicles to pass through tolls without stopping. This system uses an electronic transponder to identify the vehicle and automatically deducts the cost of the toll from the driver’s account. Open road tolling is becoming increasingly popular as it offers convenience and cost savings to … Read more

UPSC Exam Date 2023

The Union Public Service Commission conducts various exams all throughout the year. The exam dates usually vary from exam to exam and are usually announced on the official UPSC website. You can visit the website to know the exact dates for the exams you are interested in. UPSC Calander 2023 The UPSC calendar for 2023 … Read more

Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)

Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) was established as a grouping of four nations — India, Thailand, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka through the Bangkok Declaration of 1997 to promote rapid economic development. Its members lie in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal constituting a contiguous regional … Read more

अभ्यासक्रम – मराठी भाषेचा पात्रता पेपर

पेपर -1 (300 गुण) गंभीर चर्चात्मक गद्य वाचण्याची आणि समजून घेण्याची उमेदवारांची क्षमता तपासणे आणि मराठी भाषेत स्पष्टपणे आणि अचूकपणे विचार व्यक्त करणे हा पेपरचा उद्देश आहे.  प्रश्नांची योजना विस्तृतपणे खालीलप्रमाणे असेल: (i) दिलेल्या परिच्छेदांचे आकलन. (ii) सांराश लेखन. (iii) वापर आणि शब्दसंग्रह. (iv) लघु निबंध. (v) इंग्रजीतून मराठीत अनुवाद आणि उलट. हा पेपर पात्रता स्वरूपाचा असेल. या पेपरमध्ये … Read more

(Solved) The frequency of urban floods due to high intensity rainfall is increasing over the years. Discussing the reasons for urban floods. Highlight the mechanisms for preparedness to reduce the risk during such events.

Numerous factors are contributing to an increase in the frequency of urban flooding brought on by heavy rainfall. Because of the excess particulate matter, urban areas typically receive more rainfall than their rural counterparts (vehicular aerosols and pollution). They serve as condensation nuclei and boost precipitation. In addition, the expanded built-up area absorbs more solar … Read more

How globalization has led to the reduction of employment in the formal sector of the Indian economy? Is increased informalization detrimental to the development of the country? (2016)

Globalization means free trade in goods, services, and capital. Globalization boosted the economy’s multidimensional efficiency, but it also promoted flexible employment and informalization. Globalization has reduced formal sector employment for the following reasons- 1) Globalization exposes technologies globally, leading to robotics and other technology replacing manpower. 2) India has 2% skilled labour compared to 96% … Read more

[Solved] Discuss about the vulnerability of India to earthquake related hazards. Give examples including the salient features of major disasters caused by earthquakes in different parts of India during the last three decades. 2021

An earthquake is a sudden shaking of the earth’s surface, whereas an earthquake hazard is anything related to an earthquake that has the potential to disrupt people’s lifestyles. Earthquake hazards can manifest themselves in a variety of ways, including ground shaking, surface rupture, landslide, liquefaction, tectonic deformation, and tsunami. India’s vulnerability to earthquake-related hazards: 1. … Read more