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India Manufacturing PMI 2020

What is Purchasing Manager Index - PMI? An indicator of the economic health of the manufacturing sector, the Purchasing Managers' Index is based on five major indicators: new orders, inventory levels, production, supplier deliveries and the employment environment. The headline manufacturing PMI is a composite of five of the survey indices. These

QUIZ FOR THE DAY – 18-02-2020

Today we present infographics on the growth rate of gross value added (GVA) for Agriculture, Services and Industrial sectors. GVA is an indicator of the economic activities happening in our country across sectors. Today's quiz: a. Which sector has seen a growth in gross value added (GVA) from 2017 to 2019?  b. The contribution of agriculture

Retain UII headquarters in Chennai

A couple of years ago, the Union government proposed the merger of the three public sector General Insurance Companies into a single listed enterprise. The New India Assurance Company Ltd., the largest of the general insurance company became a listed company but the merger of the other three has been pending.  Public

QUIZ FOR THE DAY – 14-02-2020

Today we present infographics of KBK Graphics on highlights of Economic Survey for 2019-20. The economic survey presented ahead of the budget provides highlights of performance of the economy and indicates the direction for growth.   Today's quiz: a. What is the new term that depicts the economics of a 'thali' meal?  b. What is

QUIZ FOR THE DAY – 10-02-2020

Today we present infographics of KBK Graphics on Defence expenditure on revised and budget estimates for 2019-20 and budget estimates for 2020-21. Please check your familiarity with simple facts.  Today's quiz.  a. What is the government department that receives the highest funding? b. What is the name of the aircraft that the Indian Air Force

QUIZ FOR THE DAY – 09-02-2020

Today's quiz for users based on the graphics shared in FB post: a. What is the term that denotes the shortage in a government-generated income compared to expenditure? b. What is the term known as on monies received by the government through tax and non-tax revenues? Please check your answers below.  Answers:  a. Fiscal Deficit; b. Revenue

Excellence Graduates to Eminence

Anna University of Technology, reputed for its excellence and for educating annually the largest number of graduates, post-graduates and researchers in engineering, has been given the status of an institution of eminence. The Anna University (AU) was recently selecterd for the Institute of Eminence (IoE) status. AU was established as a