Himachal Pradesh wants GI status for five products

Context The Himachal Pradesh government is trying to obtain GIs (Geographical Indication) for five products from the state – Karsog Kulth, Thangi of Pangi, Chamba Metal Crafts, Chamba Chukh, and…

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Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Bill, 2020

Context Parliament has passed the Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Bill, 2020 with the Rajya Sabha approving it. Key Details The bill provides a legal framework for bilateral netting…

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Ease of doing Business: How states are Ranked?

Context The absence of more industrialised states such as Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, in the latest ease of doing business rankings from the top rungs and the presence of states such as Uttar…

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Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana

Context Recently, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) has given its nod to 27 projects under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana for development of integrated cold chains and value addition infrastructure in the country. About Pradhan…

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