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Economic Survey 2013-14

Economic Survey 2013-14

Date : 27th February 2013

Presented by : Finance Minister of India, P.Chidambaram

 

Indian economy expected to grow at 6.1% to 6.7%

SBI hikes deposit rates by 25 bps between Rs.15 lakh to Rs.1 crore

Agricultural growth remains key factor for jobs, incomes and food security

Fiscal deficit seen at 5.1%

3% growth in traffic handled by ports during 2011-12, non major ports grow by 11.5%

Tourism, railways and telecom leads other sectors

Chandigarh stands 1st in the list of highest share of services in GSDP at 85%

Railway freight has grown at 5.1% in 2012-13

Foreign exchange reserves remains at 295.6 billion as of 31st December 2012

Important gk questions february 2013

Which internet pioneer banned work from home policy recently?
Yahoo

Where in India BHEL will setup multiple unit coach factory?
Bhilwara in Rajasthan

Rajya Sabha approved for President Rule for which Indian state recently?
Jharkhand

Expand FCA. (Hint: Fencing)
Fencing Confederation of Asia

Students of which state in India could get tablet computers for Rs.25 and Rs.10?
Goa

Which company launched DigiGirlz, a program for high school girls in India?
Microsoft

Who gets extended term to work till 18th January 2014 as Deputy Governor of RBI?
Anand Sinha

Name the luxury sedan launched by Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover priced at Rs.1.88 crore (ex-showroom).
Jaguar XJ Ultimate

Expand CMC. (Hint: Computer)
Computer Maintenance Corporation

By what name rebranded BOC India Limited will be known to the world from 18th February 2013?
Linde India Limited

Who will head BPCL to replace R.K.Singh as he superannuates on 30th September 2013?
S.Varadarajan

Name the co-founder of Paypal who launched mobile payment start-up business named Affrim.
Max Levchin

Which version of Internet Explorer is made available for more users by Microsoft?
Internet Explorer 10

Which field or sector did Nizam Uddin Ahmed popularly known as Maulovi Sir serve?
Education

When is the Paris Diamond League scheduled?
6th July 2013

Who was honoured with "Chanakya Award 2013" from the Public Relations Council of India?
Chayapathi, Senior Manager - Communication and Public Relations of BHEL