Focus of Budget 2018-19 Focus of Budget 2018-19 The key focus of the Budget 2018-19 is on strengthening the rural economy and reviving up growth in the rural sector. To that end a slew of measures have been announced in the Budget which among other include higher MSPs for kharif crops, upgradation of rural haats to give farmers better access to formal mandi, increase in institutional farm credit, new funds for Fisheries and Animal Husbandry sectors, more fund for re-structured National Bamboo Mission fund, allocation for deprived irrigation districts, extension of the facility of Kisan Credit Cards to fisheries and animal husbandry farmers to help them meet their working capital needs. All these measures would transform rural India in a big way. For the benefit of lower and middle class the measures like increase in loans to Woman Self Help Groups, higher targets for Ujjwala, Saubhagya in providing free LPG connections, electricity and toilets have been announced.  These meas

Made in India: Vocal for Local

  Today’s ‘Made in India’ movement gets revived in a new way though it was started much before Independence when Mahatama Gandhi started the Swadeshi Movement and motivate people to wear swadeshi .   Vocal for Local is the new hashtag floating around the country focus on Go local, trust local, self-sufficient and self-reliant India.   It is a campaign launched by our Prime Minister Modi ji to motivate citizens of the country to buy local made products in order to make people of the country more self reliant and to boom the country GDP.   Modi ji in Man Ki Baat said "If you buy local and become vocal for local, you are playing your role in making the country strong - this is also a type of service to the nation. “   Why Made in India: Vocal for Local   ·          To make country self sufficient and not depend upon other countries for finished goods as well as intermediate components. ·          To improve country GDP and accelerate economic growth. ·          T


  Teaching is not just a profession; it’s an important role that one plays to shape up the lives of many people. To become a successful teacher, there are many numbers of things which one got to care of. Here are some tips to assist you become an honest teacher . Let’s inspect 6 tips which may cause you to become an honest teacher: 1. Listen to your students and try to solve their issues with subject For a good teacher, it is very important to understand the problems a student is facing regarding your subject. And for this, you want to hear them with an open mind. Give them space to be ready to discuss their exact problems with you. Remember it should be a two way communication and not only one way. 2. Promote the practice of self-studies among students Self-study is the key to success. Push your students to try self-studies by giving them assignments, new problems, etc. 3. Assist weak or hard students Every student is equal for a teacher. If there are some students who a

Balancing of Personal and Professional Life

  In today’s scenario, being a woman I would like to draw an attention in balancing both the activities i.e. personal and professional life in a systematic and pragmatic manner in order to sustain in the society and to perform the tasks perfectly. In order to balance our life in these two boats we really need to have a good and healthy life and for that we should give lot of importance to yoga practice. There are certain things for the peace of mind and balancing the life in a proper way is to have a good spiritual life as well. Spirituality makes you in a peace of life and if we follow the teachings of Bhagwat Gita, which is like a manual of how to lead your life by keeping the lord in the center and performing the activities as per the scriptures prescribed. If we follow what is prescribed like getting up early morning and starting your with some nice spiritual activity though small but immensely effective like watering the tulsi plant, doing some chants in the early morning which no

Online Teaching Learning Examining

  With the start of this century the term e-learning also referred as online teaching and learning has been coined. Soon it became a popular way to reach individual at remote location. The medium for this teaching learning process is completely based on internet facility. The annual average growth in number of students from year 2001to year 2004 was 24% and it is still continuing. Most of the school, college and universities agreed that online education is critical in longer term but after this pandemic (Covid-19) it became as only option for continuing the process of teaching learning. It also added the assessment of students into teaching and learning. The best thing about this is the flexibility in every aspect like timing, pace, mobility etc. Several course management tools came into picture for continued assessment through assignment, quizzes, test etc and competition turned into open source tools availability. Variety of communication platform also came in existence to handle c

From USA to USB: Dance of Democracy and Discourses in Media

  When it’s action time in the USA, can ‘USB’ (United States of Bihar) be far behind? At least, not so this time of democratic elections held recently thereto elect their respective head of state. Post-polling, while America struggled to officially declare its next president, Bihar has taken lead to place a leader in the temple of democracy.   So, ‘B’ has left ‘A’ behind when it comes to political functioning and democratic dividends. Except in English alphabet, USB has been ahead of USA at least in some respects. Historically speaking, democracy has been in place in Bihar during ancient times also, as it is considered to be the birth place of the one of the oldest republics in the world.The concept of USB originates in ancient times. As per AngutaraNikaya , a Buddhist scripture, there were 16 Mahajanpadas (great kingdoms / republics) in the 6 th century BC during the Vedic Age in northern India with the oldest being the Lichhavis in modern Champaran of Gandhi’s fame. On the other h


  Severe pollution is there during the months of mid October to the end of November, especially during the festival of Diwali. This happens mainly due to two reasons, firstly, due to the burning of fire crackers in Diwali and secondly due to the burning of straw from crops from the adjoining states of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. One should stop fire cracker instantly, a law itself cannot do justice until the individuals realize its adverse effects. As far as straw is concerned, the Government of Delhi in collaboration with Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Pusa, New Delhi has done spraying of a chemical in the agricultural fields so that the straw gets converted to manure and it helps in the growth of the new crops as well. This thing is totally managed by the Government of Delhi and the farmers are not required to spend any money regarding this. The spraying of chemicals onto the straw takes some hours and it gets converted to manure in 1-2 weeks and so burning of


  It’s been more than 85.5lakhs cases which have been reported in India till now and will continue to increase.   But the good news is that the recovery rate touched 90% of total affected cases. Earlier, everyone has ignored about the post effects of COVID- 19 , as it was more important to manage the COVID patients but now the officials are concerned about the post effects of COVID-19 as people are recovering with many other problems after COVID-19.   Though COVID-19 is a virus that affects the lungs, in a smaller subset, but it is also found to have an impact on the lungs, heart and brain, increasing the risk of long-term health issues, and life-threatening complications.   This is a disease with number of mysteries as compared to other respiratory disease and it leads to decrease in immunity, long-term fatigue, headache, vertigo, etc.   Out of these, fatigue including muscle pain and weakness is the most common post effect of COVID-19 which maximum patients are facing after their