Economy

Where to exchange torn or soiled currency notes?

  It is not uncommon to get torn or soiled notes. Some are even cut in the corners or cut in the center but intelligently joined with the help of cello tapes. Normally we will find these notes in our pocket when we seek change from retail shops and restaurants. …

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Sectors where Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) is prohibited

FDI means investment in the capital of an Indian company by non-resident entity or person resident outside India. A non-resident entity/person can invest in India, subject to the FDI Policy except in those sectors/activities which are prohibited. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and India, Government of …

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Want to know about National Census of India?

Let me start this article with the meaning of Census. Census is an official survey of the entire population. The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) conducts the census once in 10 years.   The first census was conducted in 1871 and the latest census was …

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How much loan government of India has?

The way you and I have loans, the Government of India also has loans. The total loan (call it as ‘public debt) of the government is Rs.46,25,037 Crores as on March, 2014. Of the total loan, 91% is sourced within India (call it as Internal debt) and the balance is …

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