Current Affair For Month “April, 2018”

RBI switches back to GDP scale & dumps GVA methodology

Date: April 08, 2018

The Reserve Bank of India switched back to the gross domestic product (GDP)-based measure to offer its growth estimates from the gross value added (GVA) methodology, citing global best practices. The government had started analysing growth estimates using GVA methodology from January 2015 and had also changed the base year to 2018 from January.

Broad difference between both-
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NIRF India Ranking 2018: Top 10 Institutes In 9 Categories

Date: April 07, 2018

Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD)'s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) is released today by the minister Prakash Javadekar. The NIRF India Ranking 2018 was released in 9 categories which included Overall, Universities, Engineering, Colleges, Management, Pharmacy, Medical, Architecture, and Law. In overall category IISc Bangalore ranked first while IITs made their presenc...

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BS-VI fuel norms: Launched in Delhi from April 2018

Date: April 04, 2018

From April 1, Delhi will be the first city in our country to have fuel that is BS VI complaint. India currently operates on Bharat Stage IV emission norms for two-, three- and four-wheelers.

In a bid to bring down pollution levels and having cleaner cars on the road, the Government has decided to skip directly to BS VI norms by 2020.

This brings India closer to the world as...

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