Policy

‘Good Samaritan Policy’

11/1/2017 | Social Issues | Education |Read more

Delhi government has approved ‘Good Samaritan Policy’ under which monetary incentive of Rs 2,000 and appreciation certificate will be given to people ...

Government revised NE Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy

21/12/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry |Read more

The government has revised the North East Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy (NEIIP), 2007. Highlights of the revised policy Government has de ...

Environment Ministry postpones forest policy indefinitely

5/12/2016 | Environment | Environment |Read more

The Environment Ministry has indefinitely postponed an ambitious plan to update India’s forest policy. It has also decided to abstain from committing ...

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 ...

Hybrid-till model

8/11/2016 | Economic Affairs | Transport |Read more

The Airport Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA) has initiated a process to adopt a hybrid-till approach for calculating airport fees and the regulato ...

Union Government notifies new import policy for marble & travertine blocks

21/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Policy |Read more

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

Draft National Education Policy, 2016

20/8/2016 | Social Issues | Education |Read more

The draft of New Education Policy 2016 is released by HRD ministry. This document focuses on addressing gender discrimination, the creation of educati ...

Nuclear suppliers’ insurance policy unveiled

16/8/2016 | Science Affairs | Nuclear science |Read more

The country’s first Nuclear Suppliers’ insurance policy was unveiled by India Nuclear Insurance Pool (INIP). New India Assurance Co(NIA) and INIP will ...

National green highways mission

7/7/2016 | Economic Affairs | Transport |Read more

Union Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping has launched the initial plantation drive on 1,500 km of National Highways at a cost of about ...

National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP)

3/7/2016 | Economic Affairs | Minerals |Read more

The Union Cabinet has approved the National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP). The NMEP primarily aims at accelerating the exploration activity in the ...

Draft on National Forest Policy (NFP)

22/6/2016 | Environment | Environment |Read more

The environment ministry has come out with a draft National Forest Policy (NFP). The draft policy is prepared by the Bhopal-based Indian Institute of ...

Draft on national wind-solar hybrid policy

19/6/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy |Read more

The government has released the draft National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy which aims at providing a framework to promote large grid connected wind-solar ...

National Civil Aviation Policy, 2016

18/6/2016 | Economic Affairs | Transport |Read more

Government has released the National Civil Aviation Policy 2016 . This is the first time since independence that an integrated Civil Aviation Policy h ...

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 ...

Draft Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016

7/6/2016 | Environment | Biodiversity |Read more

Environment Ministry has come up with new draft wetland conservation rules. The Draft Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rules, 2016 is seek to rep ...

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 ...

Draft on National Capital Goods Policy

27/5/2016 | Economic Affairs | Industry |Read more

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has given its approval for National Capital Goods Policy. This is first ever policy for Capital Goods ...

Draft on National Policy for Women

21/5/2016 | Social Issues | Gender issues |Read more

Centre has come up with draft on national policy for women with the main aim of “re-scripting” women’s empowerment by following a “socially inclusive ...

New IPR (Intellectual Property Rights ) policy

16/5/2016 | Science Affairs | IPR |Read more

The government has announced a new intellectual property policy, speeding up the online registration of patents and trademarks. The new policy seeks t ...

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 ...

Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP)

15/3/2016 | Geography | Resources |Read more

The Union Cabinet approved a new Hydrocarbon Exploration & Licencing Policy(HELP) that aims to boost exploration & production (E&P) activity and phase ...

Hydro Carbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP)

10/3/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy |Read more

Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP) Four main facets of this policy are: • Uniform license for exploration and production of all forms ...

Turbulent path of 5/20 rule

27/2/2016 | Economic Affairs | Transport |Read more

There is a controversy on the removal of 5/20 rule in aviation sector between older Airlines and newly entrants like AirAsia India and Vistara. Older ...

Compulsory Licensing

7/2/2016 | Economic Affairs | IPR |Read more

According to European Union India’s adoption of Compulsory Licensing (CL) in industrial sectors risks affecting the flow of capital and technology fro ...

Amendment To The Power Tariff Policy

24/1/2016 | Economic Affairs | Energy |Read more

The Centre unveiled a new power tariff policy which allows 100 percent expansion by existing power plants, passing on levies to consumers and purchase ...

Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) policy, 2016

15/1/2016 | Security Issues | Defence |Read more

The government has approved major changes to the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) on the recommendations of the expert committee headed by Dhirendr ...

LPG Subsidy

12/1/2016 | Economic Affairs | Fiscal system |Read more

In first decisive move towards curbing the supply of subsidized cooking gas, the government announced subsidy would not be available for domestic LPG ...

Reforms In Satellite Communication: Need Of Digital India

5/1/2016 | Science Affairs | Information Technology |Read more

To achieve the dream of digital India, we have to deliver connectivity and broadband to the remote and difficult-to-access parts of the country, such ...

Government unveils revised Draft National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) 2015

3/11/2015 | Geography | Transport |Read more

Aim of the Policy To provide a conducive environment and a level playing field to various aviation sub-sectors, i.e Airlines, Airports, Cargo, Mainten ...

Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification and Maintenance) Policy, 2015

5/10/2015 | Geography | Transport |Read more

Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping launched the Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification and Maintenance) ...

National Policy For Skill Development

7/7/2015 | Social Issues | Skill Development |Read more

The government has approved the country’s first integrated national policy to develop skills and promote entrepreneurship at a large scale with ...

Highlights of RBI monetary policy statement

7/4/2015 | Economic Affairs | Monetary Policy |Read more

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan kept the benchmark repo rate or the rate at which the central bank lends money to banks, unchanged at 7.5 per cent, in the ...