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Thursday, October 15, 2020

Padma Awards

Padma Awards:



  • These awards were introduced in 1954.
  • The award is being given to deserving individuals for their exceptional services in their chosen fields like Sports, Art, Social work, Civil Services, Literature & Education, Public Affairs, Science & Technology, Trade & Industry.
  • The names of the awardee are announced every year on Republic Day.
  • The Padma Awards have been given every year except three times: 1977, 1980, 1993-1997.
  • If someone is a recipient of a lesser degree of the Padma Awards, they can be awarded a higher degree of the award only after five or more years since the last conferment.
  • The awards are rarely given posthumously, but exceptions can be made if the case highly deserves.
  • There ought to be an element of public service in the achievements of the person to be selected. It should not be merely on the basis of excellence in any field, but it should be based on excellence plus.
  • Government servants including those working in PSUs, except doctors & scientists, are not eligible for these awards.

  • Padma Vibhushan: For exceptional & distinguished service (Second Degree Honour)
  • Padma Bhushan: For distinguished service of a high order (Third Degree Honour)
  • Padma Shri: For distinguished service (Fourth Degree Honour)
Padma Vibhushan:
  • It is the second-highest civilian award given by the Republic of India.
  • Those privileged to get the award are given a citation certificate & a medal, which has a lotus flower in the middle & the words "Desh Seva", embossed on the observe.










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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Awards Given By Government of India- Current affairs-English

Awards Given By Government of India

Awards & Honours are given both at individual & group level as a token of appreciation or recognition for extraordinary work. The government of India gives several honors every year to those who have achieved outstanding merit in their field.

Bharat Ratna:

Fig: Bharat Ratna (Peepal leaf-shaped medal)

  • The title Bharat Ratna literally means "Jewel of India" & it is the highest civilian award bestowed by the Republic of India.
  • It was first given in 1954.
  • Although this award was originally given to those artists who had outstanding achievements in art, science, literature & public service, in 2011, the criteria were expanded to include "any field of human endeavor".
  • The Prime Minister of India makes the recommendations to the President of India who chooses not more than three people in a particular year for the award.
  • Although no money is given to the awardees, those who are chosen are given a peepal leaf-shaped medal & a certificate (sanad).
  • According to the Indian Order of Precedence, those who are given Bharat Ratna are seventh.
  • The award can not be used as a prefix or suffix to the recipients' name, in terms of Article 18(1) of the Indian Constitution.

Some of the prominent awardees are as follows:

1954: First Awardees
  • C. Rajagopalachari= Freedom fighter & last Governor-General of India.
  • Dr. C.V Raman= Physicist
  • Dr. S.Radhakrishnan= Philosopher as well as first Vice-President & second President of India.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru= Freedom fighter, writer & first Prime Minister of India.
1955:
  • Bhagwan Das= Freedom fighter, philosopher & educationist.
  • M.Visvesvaraya= Civil Engineer, Statesman, Diwan of Mysore.
1957:
  • Govind Ballabh Pant= Freedom fighter, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh & Home Minister of India.
1958:
  • Bidhan Chandra Roy= Physician, politician & social worker.
  • Purushottam Das Tondon= Titled as "Rajarshi", an independent activist & politician.
1962: 
  • Dr. Rajendra Prasad= Jurist, freedom fighter & first President of India.
1966: First Posthumous awardee
  • Lal Bahadur Shasti= Freedom fighter & second Prime Minister of India.
1971:
  • Indira Gandhi= Third Prime Minister of India.
1980:
  • Mother Teresa= Social worker, founder of Missionaries of Charity & a Catholic nun.
1987:
  • B.R. Ambedkar= Crusader against untouchability, Chief Architect of Indian Constitution.
  • Nelson Mandela= Gandhi of South Africa.
1997:
  • Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam= Scientist & 11th President of India.
1999:
  • Prof. Amartya Sen= Economist.
2014:
  • Sachin Tendulkar= Cricketer.
  • C.N.R Rao= Chemist & Scientist.
2015:
  • Madan Mohan Malviya= Scholar & Educational Reformer.
  • Atal Bihari Vajpayee= Prime Minister of India for three times.
2019:
  • Pranab Mukherjee= 13th Prime Minister of India.
  • Bhupen Hazarika= Singer, Lyricist, Musician from Assam.
  • Nanaji Deshmukh= Social Activist.



  


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Thursday, September 10, 2020

India's Ranking in Different Indices (2019-20)

India's Ranking in Different Indices (2019-20)



Index

Released by

India’s Rank

Top Country

 QS World University Ranking 2021

 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)

 IIT Bombay - 172

 MIT (USA)

 The Emerging Economies University Ranking 2020

 Times Higher Education (THE)

 IISc Bengaluru - 16

 Tsinghua University (China)

 11 Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2020

 US Property Consultant Jones Lang LaSalle's (JLL)

 34th 

 United Kingdom

 World Competitive Index 2020

 IMD WCC Switzerland

 43rd

 Singapore

 Environment Performance Index 2020 

 Yale University & Columbia University

 168th

 Denmark

 Global Energy Transition Index 2020

 World Economic Forum

 74th 

 Sweden

 International Intellectual Property Index 

 US Chambers of Commerce

 40th 

 USA

 Global Democracy Index 2019

 Economist Intelligence Unit

 51st

 Norway

 B2C E-Commerce Index 2019

 UNCTAD

 73rd 

 Netherlands

 Human Development Index 2019

 UNDP 

 129th 

 Norway

 Global Climate Risk Index 2019

 German Watch

 5th 

 Japan

 Climate Change Performance Index 2019

 New Climate Institute, Germanwatch & CAN

 9th 

 Sweden

 World Giving Index 2019

 Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

 82nd 

 USA

 Global Unicorn List 2019

 Human Research Institute 

 3rd 

 China

 World Talent Ranking 2019

 IMD

 59th 

 Switzerland

 Global Prosperity Index 2019

 Basque Institutions 

 Bengaluru -83rd

 Zurich (Switzerland)

 Global Health Security Index 2019

 NTI & EIU

 57th 

 USA

 Ease of Doing Business 2019

 World Bank

 63rd 

 New Zealand

 World Digital Competitiveness 2019

 IMD 

 44th 

 USA

 Global Competitiveness Index 2019

 World Economic Forum 

 68th 

 Singapore

 Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2019

 World Economic Forum

 34th 

 Spain

 Global Liability Index 2019

 EIU

 Delhi - 118th

 Austria's Captain Vienna

 Safe Cities Index 2019

 EIU

 Mumbai - 45th 

 Tokyo

 Global Kids Right Index 2019

 Kids Right Foundation 

 117th 

 Iceland

 Asia Power Index 2019

 Lowry Institute

 4th 

 United States

 Index of Cancer Preparedness 2019

 EIU

 19th 

 Australia

 World Inequality Index 2019

 Oxfam 

 147th 

 Denmark

 Inclusive Internet Index 2019

 EIU

 47th 

 Sweden

 Global Talent Competitive Index 2019

 Adecco Group, INSEAD, Tata Communications

 80th 

 Switzerland

 Global Innovation Index 2019

 Cornell University, INSEAD, World Intellectual Property Organization 

 52nd 

 Switzerland

 Henley Passport Index 2019

 IATA

 86th 

 Japan & Singapore

 SDG Gender Equality Index 2019

 Equal Measures 2030

 95th 

 Denmark

 Mercer Quality of Living Index 2019

 Consulting agency Mercer

 Chennai

 Vienna (Austria)

 Global Peace Index 2019

 IEP

 141st

 Iceland

 World Press Freedom Index 2019

 Reporters without Borders

 140th 

 Norway

 StartupBlink Startup Ecosystem 2019

 StartupBlink

 17th 

 USA

 World Gold Outlook Index 2020

 World Gold Council

 6th 

 China

 Hurun Global Rich List 2020

 Hurun Report

 3rd 

 China

 Sustainability Index 2020

 WHO, UNICEF, Lancet Medical Journal

 77th 

 Norway

 Global Animal protection Index 2020

 World Animal Protection

 2nd 

 Sweden, USA & Austria

 World Happiness Report 2020

 United Nations 

 144th 

 Finland

 World Breastfeeding Trend Initiative Survey 2020

 WBTi

 78th 

 Sri Lanka
























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