Bahmani Kingdom Culture Upsc

Bahmani Kingdom Culture Upsc

The Bahmani ruler believed that they were the descendants of Iranian legend “Bahman” and also had Persian as their mother tongue. They patronized the culture, literature, language of the Persians, or the Persian way of life. The Alauddin Bahman Shah converted thousands of women and children to Islam who were captured from Carnatic rules. These … Read more

Impact of world war 2 on India Upsc

Impact of world war 2 on India Upsc

There were four major consequences of the Second World War on India and they included high inflation which was on account of war expenditure, the value of Indian currency took a nosedive, economic imbalances due to currencies exchange problems and the development of exchange control. During the Second World War (1939–1945), India was controlled by … Read more

Planning commission was scrapped on 13 Aug 2014 – Reasons

Why NITI Aayog Replaced Planning Commission Reasons

The planning commission was scrapped on 13 Aug 2014. This was replaced by Niti Aayog. The new National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) will act more like a think tank or a forum, in contrast with the Commission which imposed five-year plans and allocated resources to meet set economic targets. Reason NITI Aayog Replaced Planning … Read more

Koeppen’s Climate classification India Upsc

Koeppen recognized five major climatic groups, four of which are based on temperature and one on precipitation. A (tropical) B (dry) C (temperate) D (continental) E (polar) Koeppen’s classification of climate developed by V.Koeppen. This classification identified a close relationship between the climate and the distribution of vegetation. V.Koeppen selected some values of temperature, precipitation … Read more

Solar irradiance on earth

Average annual solar radiation arriving at the top of the Earth’s atmosphere is roughly 1361 W/m2. The Sun’s rays are attenuated as they pass through the atmosphere, leaving maximum normal surface irradiance at approximately 1000 W/m2 at sea level on a clear day.

Minimum reserve system of Rbi

Minimum Reserve System It is the minimum amount of reserves or assets to be maintained such as gold, forex reserve etc by the central banks to print the money and distribute it to the economy. The money supply in the economy or the central bank should print the money, that exceeds the minimum reserve system. … Read more

Geomorphic Processes Upsc

bringing about changes in the configuration of the surface of the earth are known as geomorphic processes. Diastrophism and volcanism are endogenic geomorphic processes. Weathering, mass wasting, erosion and deposition are exogenic geomorphic processes. The physical and chemical interactions between the Earth’s surface and the natural forces acting upon it to produce landforms.

Fractionated plateau and Flank zone

Fractionated plateau The fractioned plateau is the longest mountain chain on the earth’s surface which is submerged under the sea. It is characterized by a central rift system at the crest. Flanks The flanks are marked by sets of mountains that are elongated and run parallel to the ridge trend. Oceanic ridges are offset by … Read more

Financial relations between centre and state Upsc

Financial relations between centre and state Upsc

Finances are very fundamental in the successful operation of the federal system.Indian constitution distributes financial powers between the union and states in acomprehensive arrangement that is broadly modeled on the 1935 Government of IndiaAct. There are two sources of revenue distributed by the constitution namely Tax Revenue and Non-tax Revenue. A) Tax Revenue Distribution There … Read more

* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.