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A comparative study of oil and gas industry of Egypt

A comparative study of oil and gas industry of Egypt

Egypt is one of the leading producer of oil and natural gas in the African continent (US energy information association 2013). Oil and gas industries are supporting the Egyptian economy since 1980 and 2001. Read more »

Future scope for exports of garments from India

Future scope for exports of garments from India

In interpreting the globally competitive clothing industry specifically in the post regime of Multi Fiber Agreement Government has concentrating on 3 areas- modernization through technological up-gradation… Read more »

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The Indian economy before and after the economic reform

Foreign direct investment has been recognized as an imperative driver of economic growth and development. One of the most prominent developments during the last two decades is the spectacular growth of foreign direct investment in the global economic scenario (Goel et al. 2012). Prior to  independence, exports in India were primarily agricultural products and the industrial products were backward and underdeveloped. Over the last six decades, the Indian economy has completely revolutionized. Continue »

Overview of the agriculture sector in India since independence

Agriculture sector in India is considered to be the backbone of its economy. Agriculture is source of livelihood for more than 70% of Indians in the rural areas. It contributes around 18% to the total Gross Domestic Product of India (Department of Agriculture & Cooperation & Statistics, 2014). Similarly agriculture sector in India is also the largest employer contributing 49% of the total workforce. Apart from employment, agriculture  also plays an important role in food security. Continue »

Risk management techniques adopted by small scale microfinance institutions in India

In the previous article, the author reviewed the need for credit risk management in microfinance institutions. Small scale microfinance institutions constitute a sizeable chunk of the entire microfinance industry in India. Owing to the large amount of credit risk faced by microfinance institutions today, the numbers of approaches and techniques have been devised by them in order to mitigate the risk pertaining to the failure of repayment by the customers. Continue »

Diagnosing and understanding different types of allergy

The term allergy was first given by von Pirquet in 1906 to an immune response that is not protective to the host (Nieminen 2009). The purpose of immune system is to generate antibodies in response to pathogens or foreign matter. Immune system comprises of different cells which fight against infection using different mechanisms. Some of the cells which produce immune response are; B cells, T cells and phagocytes. Wherein, the B cells produce antibodies in the bloodstream by giving rise to plasma cells. T cells have surface receptors that mimic antibody (or immunoglobulin (Ig). It is a form of glycoprotein, characterized into five types (IgG, IgM, IgA, IgE and IgD)). And phagocytes swallow the invaded particle owing to their large size.  The antibody IgE is responsible for allergic responses (Works 2003). Continue »

Advantages of introducing Islamic banking system in India

As seen in the previous context, announcement of the instituting ‘Islamic banking system’ by the Indian government has garnered nation-wide interest in recent months. The article primarily focusses on the socio-economic development and in promoting egalitarianism or Islamic banking in India. Continue »

The need for credit risk management in micro finance institutions

Micro finance institutions operate in the economy with the ultimate objective to serve the financially poor section of the society, by providing them with financial support and credit services (Luyirika, 2010). However, their objective of financial stability and their long term viability can’t be overlooked. Very often, the task of managing both the purposes becomes a bothered grindstone for such micro finance institutions. Continue »

Organic waste management across the world

Organic waste often referred to as ‘green’ waste actually is that type of waste which originates from unprocessed and untreated materials such as food products, garden materials and lawn trimmings (Chernicharo, 2003). Organic waste commonly contains disposed biodegradable items scheduled to undergo further molecular breakage of carbon dioxide, methane gas or water. Continue »

Manufacturing sector in India before and after the liberalisation of 1991

A well-developed manufacturing sector is needed to provide the basic needs of the population. Similarly to  lead to an increasingly diversified economy and to give rise to social psychology and institutional changes manufacturing sector is a principal indicator of economic development of a nation (Mohommad 2010). Identifying the need of a well-developed industrial sector, in 1951 India’s Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru announced that India had to become industrialise as fast as possible. Continue »

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