National Nutrition Strategy of India Launched

Leader of the Green Revolution Dr. M.S Swaminathan and Padma Shri Dr. H Sudarshan, launched the National Nutrition Strategy, along with Vice Chairman Dr....

New Metro Rail Policy Approved

The top policy making in India, the Union Cabinet approved a new Metro Rail Policy that seeks to enable realization of growing metro rail...

Test and Treat Policy for HIV Patients

The Government has launched the ‘Test and Treat Policy for HIV patients’ in April 2017. As per this policy all people living with HIV...

Uttar Pradesh Solar Power Policy 2017

The Uttar Pradesh government has released its Draft UP Solar Power Policy 2017. According to this policy, the state government proposed to meet the target...

New National Tourism Policy: Salient Features

A National Tourism Policy (NTP) was formulated in 2002. However, taking into account the widespread, interrelated global developments and advancements, which have had a...

New Oil and Gas Block Licensing Policy

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan introduced a new oil and gas block licensing policy that is expected to open up 2.8 million square kilometres of...

Automotive Mission Plan 2016-26

The Department of Heavy Industry has finalised the Automotive Mission plan 2016-26 (AMP 2026) jointly with Indian Automobile Industries after series of consultations with...

Policy of Preference to Domestically Manufactured Iron & Steel Products

The Government had approved a Policy for providing preference to domestically manufactured iron & steel products in government procurement (DMI&SP Policy) and notified the...

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%;...

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...

New Import Policy for Marble Blocks

The Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India has notified the new import policy for Marble & Travertine Blocks, and...

National Policy on Mini and Micro Grids

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy aims to foster development of 10,000 mini or micro grids powered by renewable energy sources within five...

National Mineral Exploration Policy 2016

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP). The NMEP primarily aims at accelerating the...

Draft National Policy For Women 2016

Union WCD Minister Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi released the draft National Policy for Women, 2016 for stakeholder comments and consultations. The Minister stated that several...

National Intellectual Property Rights Policy

The Union Cabinet approved the National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy that will lay the future roadmap for intellectual property in India. The Policy recognises...

National Capital Goods Policy 2016

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for National Capital Goods Policy. This is first ever policy for Capital Goods sector with a clear objective...

India and Nuclear Security Summit 2016

India looks at nuclear technology and nuclear materials primarily as a resource for meeting a part of its requirements for electricity. It considers nuclear...

National Nutrition Policy of India

National Nutrition Policy (NNP) has been adopted by the Government in 1993. The National Nutrition Policy (NNP) identified key action in various areas having...

National Capital Goods Policy: Highlights

The government introduced a National Capital Goods Policy to spur capital goods sector and the Make in India initiative. Anant Geete, Minister, Heavy Industry and...

Amendments in Power Tariff Policy Approved

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Power for amendments in the Tariff Policy. For the first time a holistic...

Policy on Promotion of City Compost Approved

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for a Policy on Promotion of City Compost. Under the policy,...