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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%;...

FSSAI Notified Food Recall Policy

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has notified a comprehensive food recall policy, making it mandatory for all food companies to...

The National Steel Policy 2017

India became the 3rd largest producer of steel in 2015 and is now well on track to emerge as the 2nd largest producer after...

Policy Initiatives to Enhance Oil and Gas

Government of India has taken several policy initiatives as well as administrative measures to enhance production of oil and gas in the country for...

National Policy for Women 2016

The Draft National Policy for Women 2016, emphasises on mindset change through advocacy campaigns, multi-sectoral actions, awareness raising and community mobilization on the ground...

New Visa Policy Approved

The Union Cabinet has approved incremental changes in the visa policy of the country. The new visa policy would liberalise, simplify and rationalise the...

New Coal Distribution Policy Amended

Union Ministry of Coal has issued an order with respect to the amendment to the New Coal Distribution Policy (NCDP), 2007 to increase the...