Federalism Current Affairs, GK & News
On November 17, 2020, the Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin approved Governance Reforms that are to begin from January 1, 2021. Highlights The reforms were earlier postponed several times due to number of reasons including COVID-19 pandemic. The reforms are being made at executive level. What are the reforms? According to the reforms, the staff ..
Category: International Current Affairs
The President of the USA recently invoked the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to free up 50 billion USD in federal aid for tackling the COVID-19 cases. About the Act The act governs federal assistance to emergencies and disasters in USA. The act empowers the US President to issue declarations to ..
The GST Council recently concluded its 39th meeting and took major decisions about GST rates to be applied for various commodities from mobile phones and parts to matchsticks. GST Council The GST Council is a constitutional body introduced in 2016 by the 101st Constitutional Amendment Act. It was constituted under the article 279A of the ..
On 31st July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held the thirtieth interaction through PRAGATI – the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation. About PRAGATI PRAGATI is a multi-purpose and multi-modal platform aimed at addressing grievances of the common man. It also aims at simultaneously monitoring and reviewing important Union government programmes and projects ..
The PRAGATI platform is an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based unit which was designed by the Prime Minister’s office with the help of the National Informatics Centre. What is PRAGATI? PRAGATI stands for Pro-active Governance and Timely Implementation and was launched in the year 2015. It provides an integrated and interactive platform for the ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs