Governance Issues

99% of Indians over 18 now have Aadhaar cards

31/1/2017 | Governance Issues | Service delivery |Read more

Over 99% of Indians aged 18 and above now have Aadhaar cards as more than 111 crore residents have enrolled themselves for the unique identification n ...

Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana

13/1/2017 | Governance Issues | Skill Development |Read more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the sidelines of the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention, has announced a scheme to skill Indian youth seeking jo ...

Ratan Watal committee

10/12/2016 | Governance Issues | Information Technology |Read more

Ratan watal committee has submitted its report on the digital payments infrastructure to the government. This committee has representatives from the R ...

FSSAI decides to ban use of newspapers for packing food

9/12/2016 | Governance Issues | Food Management |Read more

FSSAI decides to ban use of newspaper for packing food due to the food contamination from newspaper ink. FSSAI asked state authorities to create aware ...

National Litigation Policy

2/12/2016 | Governance Issues | Judiciary |Read more

Government is mulling over National Litigation Policy to reduce pendency of cases. Why it is needed: It is estimated that the government litigation co ...

PM Launches “Housing for All” in Rural Areas

23/11/2016 | Governance Issues | Rural Development |Read more

Indian Prime Minister has formally launched “Housing for All” in rural areas under which the Government proposes to provide an environmentally safe an ...

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)

3/11/2016 | Governance Issues | Urbanisation |Read more

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has inked MoU with Common Services Centre (CSC), a SPV of Ministry of Information Technolo ...

Assessment of State Implementation of Business Reforms 2016

3/11/2016 | Governance Issues | States |Read more

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in partnership with the World Bank Group, has released re ...

Smart City Misison

22/9/2016 | Governance Issues | Urbanisation |Read more

The government has selected 27 new smart cities in the latest round of ‘Smart City Challenge’ competition. The 27 smart cities announced are from 12 S ...

Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme

1/9/2016 | Governance Issues | Energy |Read more

Under the Government of India’s Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all (UJALA) scheme, Gujarat has become the first state to distribute 2 crore LED bu ...

Unified Payments Interface (UPI)

28/8/2016 | Governance Issues | Information Technology |Read more

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) announced that bank applications for the Unified Payment Interface have officially become operational, w ...

Digital Locker Authority

25/8/2016 | Governance Issues | Information Technology |Read more

Government of India plans to set up an authority to maintain its digital locker system for efficient delivery of services to the citizens The scheme w ...

Voluntary Vehicle Fleet Modernization Programme (V-VMP)

25/8/2016 | Governance Issues | Transport |Read more

The road transport and highways ministry released the concept paper for its proposed voluntary vehicle fleet modernization policy that aims to take of ...

Centre notifies Good Samaritan SOPs

24/8/2016 | Governance Issues | Transport |Read more

The Centre has issued a notification ensuring that the affidavit of “Good Samaritan”, a person who voluntarily declares himself to be an eyewitness, s ...

Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016

7/8/2016 | Governance Issues | Transport |Read more

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2016. Highlights Increase ...

National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRiP)

30/7/2016 | Governance Issues | Transport |Read more

Government has approved the revised cost estimate of Rs 3,727.30 crore for the National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastructure Project (NATRIP). Th ...

Network Readiness Index, 2016

9/7/2016 | Governance Issues | Information Technology |Read more

India was placed at 91st position in the Networked Readiness Index (NRI) 2016 that was released by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF). The in ...

Model Shops and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Bill, 2016

3/7/2016 | Governance Issues | Legal issues |Read more

A model law that allows shops, malls and cinema halls among other establishments to run 24x7 throughout the year got the Cabinet approval . This move ...

Swadesh Darshan Scheme

27/6/2016 | Governance Issues | Tourism |Read more

The 1st Meeting of National Committee on Ramayan Circuit and National Committee on Krishna Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism ...

Government frames new policy for ads in print media

14/6/2016 | Governance Issues | Media |Read more

Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has framed a New Print Media Advertisement Policy for Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity (DAVP) with ...

Rise in Road accidents in India

14/6/2016 | Governance Issues | Transport |Read more

Road Safety in India 2015 report by Ministry of Road transport and Highway says In 2015, 400 people lost their lives every day on India’s roads and ac ...

National Disaster Management Plan

5/6/2016 | Governance Issues | Disasters |Read more

Prime Minister released the National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP). This is the first ever national plan prepared in the country. This plan aims to ...

Red Line Campaign

23/5/2016 | Governance Issues | Health |Read more

The global review of Antimicrobial Resistance which is chaired by economist Jim O’Neill has appreciated a public awareness campaign of India : " Medic ...

Panel suggest amendments in Consumer Protection Bill, 2015

29/4/2016 | Governance Issues | bill |Read more

In its report on the Consumer Protection Bill 2015, a parliamentary panel has suggested legal teeth to make celebrities accountable for misleading adv ...

Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP)

28/4/2016 | Governance Issues | Health |Read more

Indian government is exploring the feasibility of establishing WHO-approved Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) facility for yellow fever drugs ...

Bihar Government imposes complete ban on alcohol

7/4/2016 | Governance Issues | Health |Read more

Bihar Government has taken a decision to completely ban on all types of liquor (alcohol) throughout the state including Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IM ...

Kalasa-Banduri Nala diversion project

6/4/2016 | Governance Issues | Inter-State Disputes |Read more

Karnataka has decided to send an all-party delegation to the Centre seeking PM intervention for an amicable settlement of the Kalasa-Banduri Nala dive ...

Vidyut PRAVAH

4/4/2016 | Governance Issues | Energy |Read more

The government has launched " Vidyut PRAVAH -Electricity, Price Availability and Highlights" mobile application. The mobile application provides highl ...

Defence Procurement Policy(DPP): 2016

30/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Defence |Read more

Defence procurement policy is unveiled by the government with an aim to ensure transparency, fast track acquisition process and give a push to ‘Make i ...

Annual Target of Electrifying 7000 Villages Achieved

27/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Infrastructure |Read more

The government has achieved its annual target of electrifying 7000 villages during this (2015-16) fiscal year under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yo ...

Immunisation Programmes in India

23/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Health |Read more

India has achieved major public health achievements with the help of safe and effective vaccines delivered through quality programmes.like there is el ...

Parliament Panel on Medical education In India

22/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Health |Read more

Parliamentary committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Ranjit Roy has submitted the 92nd report titled ‘The Functioning of Medical Council of India’ to ...

Place of effective management rules for MNCs

20/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Corporate Governance |Read more

The income tax department issued, Place of effective management(POEM) rules for MNCs , which will play an important role in determining if a company i ...

Plastic Waste Management Rules 2016

19/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Environment |Read more

The Government has notified the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, in suppression of the earlier Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 201 ...

ICANN transition plan

18/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Information Technology |Read more

ICANN recently submitted the plan for the global stewardship of the internet to the US government for review. This plan was mainly focusing on ending ...

Carriage by Air (Amendment) Bill, 2015

17/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Transport |Read more

This Bill would enhance the compensation for air travellers in case of death, injury, lost baggage or even inordinate delay in flights. Highlights: Th ...

Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015

14/3/2016 | Governance Issues | Infrastructure |Read more

Rajya Sabha has passed the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2015. This bill aimed at protecting home buyers from real estate developers ...

The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016

11/3/2016 | Governance Issues | E-Governanace |Read more

The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016 was introduced in Lok Sabha. More than six years ha ...

eBiz Portal

9/3/2016 | Governance Issues | E-Governanace |Read more

A pilot version of a government portal to improve the ease of doing business in India may be completed by the end of this year. By December 2016 the p ...

Problem With Smart Cities

10/1/2016 | Governance Issues | Urbanisation |Read more

85 cities out of the total 98 included under the Smart Cities Mission had submitted their respective Smart City Plans to the ministry of urban develop ...

Smart National Common Mobility Card (NCMC)

11/9/2015 | Governance Issues | Government Projects |Read more

The ministry of urban development has come out with a Smart National Common Mobility Card (NCMC) model to enable seamless travel by different metros a ...

Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana

28/7/2015 | Governance Issues | Rural Development |Read more

The BJP-led NDA government’s flagship programme Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) meant to provide round the clock power would be ...

First Environmental Democracy Index

21/5/2015 | Governance Issues | Environment |Read more

Environmental democracy isn't just about making environmental information available to the public; that's an essential first step, but governments mus ...

Open Government Index 2015

1/4/2015 | Governance Issues | Accountability and Tranperancy |Read more

India ranks 37th among 102 countries on the Open Government Index 2015, which ranks countries on how transparent their governments are and the ease wi ...

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