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Accountability and control part 2

Built in technique in parliamentary procedure
general techniques – employed for both financial and other matters:

Law making: Under the concept of delegated legislation, parliamentary lays down the policies or laws in broad and general terms (in skeleton form) and authorizes the executive to make detailed rules and regulations. But the condition is that these delegated legislations are to be placed before parliament for its examinations .through is condition, parliament exercises control over admin.
2. Questions: it is a very powerful technique of effective control. A question is a request made by a member of legislative for an oral/written explanation from the concerned minister with a notice. With a notice about 10 days (shorts notice).Almost any act of the Government (or the Admin) can be made subject of a question.

On the floor of the house, it is the minister who answers the questions, but the answers are actually prepared by OFFICIALS of the concerned department. Therefore i…

Quiz from orkut Q-A thread part 3

previous part 2 is here .

 Recently State Bank of India decided to set up wind power plants for its captive consumption at various SBI offices and branches in three states of India. What are those states?

Answer: The three states are Maharashtra, TamilNadu and Gujarat


Which of the following company was the first private player in the field of Insurance Industry in India since 1999, when private players have been allowed to play in this field?
(A)ICICI Bank
(B)SBI
(C)HSBC
(D)HDFC

Answer: ICICI bank


Which Indian Prime Minister translated the biography of Madam Curie?

Answer: Lal Bahadur Shastri


Who is the first person to travel twice to space as a tourist?

Answer: Charles SimonyiWhy was Hattargi in news recently?
Answer:Hattargi-Belgaum on 14th now it saw the launch of 300acre aerospace SEZ, one of its kind in India
Name the player who ahs won the European footballer of the year Award. Also name the team he plays for at national level and club level?
Answer:
Lionel Messi, club is Barcelona nat…

Specifications for activity/ strength of Northeast Monsoon

Weak Monsoon:
Rainfall less than half the normal.
Normal Monsoon:
Rainfall half to less than one and a half (1½) times the normal.
Active Monsoon:
i) Rainfall 1½ to 4 times the normal.
ii) Rainfall in atleast two stations should be 3 cm in Coastal Tamil Nadu and
south coastal Andhra Pradesh and 2 cm elsewhere.
Iii) Rainfall in that sub-division should be fairly widespread or widespread.

Vigorous Monsoon :
i) Rainfall exceeding 4 times the normal.
Ii) Rainfall in atleast two stations should be 5 cm in Coastal Tamil Nadu and
south coastal Andhra Pradesh and 3 cm elsewhere.
Iii) Rainfall in that sub-division should be fairly widespread or widespread.
Strength of Southwest Monsoon
Descriptive term over the Sea
Wind speed (in knots) reported or inferred to be existing.
Weak monsoon Upto 12 knots
Moderate monsoon 13 to 22 knots
Strong monsoon 23 to 32 knots
Vigorous monsoon 33 knots and above.
Descriptive term over land area
Weak monsoon
Rainfall less than half of the normal.
Normal monsoon
Rainfall half to less th…

Winds

Wind Atmospheric motion characterized by direction and speed. The
direction of the wind is the direction from which the wind
approaches the station (Example Northerly wind – Wind
approaching the station from North)
Gales A gale is a very strong wind (34 to 47 knots)
Squall A sudden increase of wind speed by atleast 3 stages on the
Beaufort Scale, the speed rising to force 6 or more, and
lasting for atleast one minute is called a squall
Gust A rapid increase in the strength of the wind relative to the
mean strength at the time

Monsoon
"MONSOON" has originated from the Arabic word "MAUSIM" which
means season. It is most often applied to the seasonal reversals of the wind
direction along the shores of the Indian Ocean, especially in the Arabian Sea,
that blow from the southwest during one half of the year and from the
northeast during the other.
Onset & Advance of Monsoon
The guidelines to be followed for declaring the onset of monsoon over Kerala
and its further advance over the …

Criteria to decide

Criteria for describing Hot Day for coastal stations
When maximum temperature departure is 5º C or more from normal, Hot Day
may be described irrespective of the threshold value of 40º C. If the threshold
value of 40º C is reached Heat Wave may be declared.
When a station satisfies both the Heat Wave and Hot Day criteria, then Heat
Wave should be given higher priority and be declared.
Hot Wind
Hot wind reduces moisture causing dehydration and a prolonged exposure
may prove to be fatal.
The phenomena of Loo over the plains of northwest India is very well known. It
is also described in the Weather bulletins and appropriate warnings are being
issued at present. The present practice should continue.
Criteria for Cold Wave
Wind chill factor plays an important role and brings down the actual minimum
temperature depending upon the wind speed. The actual minimum
temperature of a station should be reduced to "wind chill effective minimum
temperature (WCTn)" based on wind chill factor using the enclo…

Rainfall

The latest practices followed are summarised below:
Spatial Distribution of Rainfal l
Distribution No. of Places Description
Isolated One or two Places <25% of stations gets rainfall
Scattered At a few Places (26–50)% of stations gets rainfall
Fairly Widespread At many Places (51–75)% of stations gets rainfall
Wide spread At Most place (76–100)% of stations gets rainfall
Dry - No station reported rainfall
Intensity of Rainfall
Descriptive Term used Rainfall amount in mms
No Rain 0.0
Very light Rain 0.1- 2.4
Light Rain 2.5 – 7.5
Moderate Rain 7.6 – 35.5
Rather Heavy 35.6 – 64.4
Heavy Rain 64.5 – 124.4
Very Heavy Rain 124.5 – 244.4
Extremely Heavy Rain >244.5
Exceptionally Heavy Rain When the amount is a value near about the
highest recorded rainfall at or near the station
for the month or season. However, this term
will be used only when the actual rainfall
amount exceeds 12 cm.

Weekly/Seasonal Rainfall Distribution on regional scale
Excess Percentage departure of realised rainfall from normal
rainfall i…

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