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Tropical Evergreen Forests Conditions for growth: Tropical Evergreen and Semi Evergreen Forests are found mainly in the areas where the annual rainfall is more than 250 cm, with a short dry season. The average annual temperature should be above 22 °C. Characteristics: Lofty, very dense, multi-layered forest with mesophytic evergreen, 45m or more in height, … Continue reading Tropical Evergreen Forests Conditions for growth:
Recently Odisha’s Sualgiri and Swalgiri communities have been notified as Scheduled Castes. Criteria for inclusion in SC list: Scheduled Castes (SCs):- Extreme social, educational and economic backwardness arising out of traditional practice of untouchability. Procedure: The Constitution of India empowers the Parliament of India to modify the list of notified scheduled castes, which … Continue reading Criteria for inclusion in SC list:
Consider the following statements about Kishenganga River 1. It is a tributary of river Satluj 2. It is called Neelum in Pakistan Select the correct statements a Only 1 b Only 2 c Both 1 and 2 d Neither 1 nor 2 Explanation: Solution (b) The Jhelum has its source in … Continue reading Hydroelectric Projects in India
Once upon a time, there was a clever poor young man who lived in a city. His only resource was a dead rat. He started off by selling it for a coin to a hotel, for their cat. Then one day, there was a storm. The king’s garden was littered with branches and leaves, and … Continue reading The clever poor man- A must Read
Sabla scheme is related to which of the following? (a) Training women in self defence tactics. (b) Training women panchayat leaders. (c) Nutrition and skill development of adolescents girls. (d) Provision of microfinance to women self help groups. Ans: C The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls (RGSEAG) Sabla is a centrally sponsored … Continue reading Sabla Scheme
Government launched Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (A-TUFS) in 2016 by replacing Revised Restructured Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS) is related to (a) modernizing and technology upgradation of leather units in India. (b) providing climate smart technologies to small farmers in order to improve productivity of agriculture. (c) modernizing and upgradation of the textiles … Continue reading Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (A-TUFS)