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Equal Opportunity Policy for Persons with Disabilities

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has notified the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2017. The Rules mandate each establishment to publish an...

Strategic Partnership Model in Defence Manufacturing

The government’s ambitious Strategic Partnership (SP) model for promoting Indian private industry participation in defence manufacturing has come into effect. The Cabinet took note of...

Policy of Preference Indian Made Goods in Government Procurement

Indian's Union Cabinet has approved a policy for providing preference to 'Make in India' in government procurements. The policy will be implemented through an Order pursuant...

New NPA Resolution Policy for Banks

The Union Cabinet recently approved a set of key measures to tackle the non-performing assets (NPA) in the banking system. According to the new policy,...

Policy on Government Procurement of Iron and Steel

The Union Cabinet has approved the policy for providing preference to domestically manufactured iron & steel products on Government procurement. The policy mandates to provide...

Test and Treat Policy for HIV Launched

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare J P Nadda launched the Test and Treat Policy for HIV. This will be for all men,...

Three Year Action Agenda of Niti Aayog

The Prime Minister’s Office advised the NITI Aayog to prepare a Fifteen Year Vision, Seven Year Strategy and Three Year Action Agenda. The Fifteen Year...

Amendment to New Urea Policy Approved

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for amendment in Para 5 of New Urea Policy (NUP) - 2015 relating to...

New Amendments in Mega Power Policy

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the time period for the provisional Mega projects (25 projects), for furnishing the final Mega certificates...

National Policy for Domestic workers

A draft National Policy for Domestic workers is under consideration of the Government. The salient features of the Policy are as under: #Inclusion of Domestic Workers...

Railways Releases Water Management Policy

Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu released New Water Management Policy in Indian Railways. Indian Railways, the lifeline of the country, carrying 23 million passengers...

Policy on Production Sharing Contracts Approved

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a policy for grant of extension to the Production Sharing Contracts (PSC) signed by Government of...

Government Approves National Health Policy

The Union Cabinet has approved new National Health Policy, 2017 (NHP 2017).  The Policy seeks to reach everyone in a comprehensive integrated way to move...

Coal Bed Methane Gas Pricing Policy Approved

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, gave its approval for marketing and pricing freedom to the Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Contractors to sell the...

New Railway Catering Policy Released

Railways announced a new policy for its catering services which shall separate the functioning of its cooking and food distribution onboard. Following are main...

National Transit Oriented Development Policy

To effectively address the emerging urbanization challenges, the Ministry of Urban Development has come out with a multi-pronged policy framework to promote living close...

UN Approves Updated Whistleblower Policy

Approving an updated United Nations whistleblower policy, Secretary-General António Guterres is seeking to enhance protection for individuals who report possible misconduct or cooperate with...

RBI Monetary Policy: Latest Update

Following are the highlights of the sixth bi-monthly monetary policy announced by RBI: Policy repo rate unchanged at 6.25%. Economic growth for FY17 lowered to 6.9%;...

Funding Pattern of Central Schemes

Presently, as per the rationalized Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) approved by the Government of India, the Centre and State funding pattern to different States...

Diesel Vehicles Ban Extended to NCR

Current Affairs: The Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) has issued a directive to ban the registration of diesel-powered public transport vehicles in the National...

India Ratifies Transports Internationaux Routiers Convention

India became the 71st country in the world to become a member of United Nation Transports Internationaux Routiers (TIR) Convention. TIR is the global standard...

National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board

The National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board was constituted under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Tourism in October 2015 to provide dedicated institutional...