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Major Economic Facts 2012 - 06

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
SEPTEMBER 12, 2013

   
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 Major Economic Facts 2012 - 06

Nuclear energy target fixed by India to be achieved by 2020 ----- 20000 MW

 

 WHO has removed from the Polio-Endemic Nations List (Pakistan, India, Nigeria, Afghanistan) ----- India

 

Major Indian scheme for rural Infrastructure development ----- Bharat Nirman

 

Political grouping celebrating 20 years of partnership with India ----- ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations)

 

Indian bank which celebrated its Platinum Jubilee (75 years) in 2012 ----- lndian Overseas Bank

 

As per Forbes, highest paid sportswoman globally in 2012 -----  Maria Sharapova

 

FDI permitted in agriculture sector in India -----  100%

 

As per Global Competitiveness Index 2012-13, Switzerland ranks ----- 1st ; India ranks ----- 59th  

 

As per Forbes,  the richest  nation in the world is ----- Qatar

 

Minimum Support Price (MSP) fixed for the common variety of paddy ----- Re.1250 /- per quintal

 

As per Census 2011, overall literacy rate in India ----- 74.04%

 

As per Fortune 500,  most  profitable companies in the world are -----  

Exxon Mobil – 1st

Apple ----- 3rd

Microsoft - 4th

Ford Motors - 5th  

 

As per Economic Survey 2011-12, the highest growth rate in services was achieved by -----  Arunachal Pradesh (34.9%)

 

World Bank has loaned to India  ------ for Ganga Clean up -----  $1 bn

 

As per ASSOCHAM, the most investment has gone to ----- Electricity - 35.9%, Manufacturing - 25.3%, Services - 1.8%

 

The Indo- Pakistan bilateral trade is ----- $2.718 bn

 

GDP growth rate estimated in General Budget for 2012-13 -----  7.6% (+ or - 0.25%)

 

Target fixed under Solar Energy Mission for solar power till 2022 -----  20000 MW

 

File-sharing website shut down by the US on accusations of illegal downloads -----  Megaupload.com (Hong Kong based co.)

 

States declared Nirmal States -----  Sikkim & HP

 

Trade deficit between India and China ----- $27 bn

 

Outlay for PURA (Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Area) -----  Re.1500 Crore

 

SUGAM ----  Form for filing IT returns for use by taxpayers with small businesses

 

President of Asian Development Bank ----  Haruhiko Kuroda

 

Most densely populated district in India as per Census 2011 ----- Chennai

 



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