Role of World Bank, IMF WTO & other Important International Organisations in world Economy:-

The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), commonly referred to as the World Bank, is an international financial institution whose purposes include assisting the development of its member nation’s territories, promoting and supplementing private foreign investment and promoting long-range balance growth in international trade. The World Bank was established in December 1945 at the … Read more

Explain “ Ozone layer “ and “Ozone Hole ”. 4 marks 2003

The ozone layer or ozone shield refers to a region of Earth’s stratosphere that absorbs most of the Sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation. It contains high concentrations of ozone (O3) relative to other parts of the atmosphere, although still very small relative to other gases in the stratosphere. The ozone “hole” is really a reduction in … Read more

Discuss the possibilities of non- Conventional energy in India. 6 marks 2007

India has a capacity to develop about 1,95,000 MW of non-conventional energy resource. India was the first country in the world to set up a ministry of non-conventional energy resources, in early 1980s.Various form of non-conventional energy being harnessed in India are as follows:- Solar:- India receives sunlight for 300 days/year and thus has a … Read more

De- Forestation. 4 marks 2008

Deforestation, clearance or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees where the land is thereafter converted to a non-forest use. Examples of deforestation include conversion of forestland to farms, ranches, or urban use. Deforestation comes in many forms, including fires, clear-cutting for agriculture, ranching and development, unsustainable logging for timber, and … Read more

Organic Agriculture. 4 marks 2008

Organic farming system in India is not new and is being followed from ancient time. It is a method of farming system which primarily aimed at cultivating the land and raising crops in such a way, as to keep the soil alive and in good health by use of organic wastes (crop, animal and farm … Read more

Climate Change

 

  • National Environmental Appraisal and Monitoring Authority has been setup

 

 

India UK

UK-India Business Climate Leaders Group has been constituted. Comprising of leading CEOs the group will work on synergystic business for carbon reduction and joint work to evolve national emission reduction strategies.

FDI could be streamlined into low carbon initiatives.

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