Governance Current Affairs, GK & News

What are the Governance Reforms approved by Russia?

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 ..

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Public Affairs Index: Kerala, Goa & Chandigarh best governed states

The Public Affairs Index, 2020 was released by Public Affairs Centre, a non-profit organisation. According to the index, Kerala was the best governed the state. The report was released by the committee headed by a former Indian Space Research Organisation chairman Kasturirangan. Highlights According to the report, the states were ranked in the context of ..

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Global Economic Prospects Report, 2020 by World Bank

The World Bank recently launched the Global Economic Prospects Report, 2020. The report highlighted the impact of COVID-19 on countries. Key findings of the report The report says that the Emerging Market and the Developing Economies are highly vulnerable. They face health crisis, external shocks, restrictions, tourism, falling trade, capital outflows and commodity prices. These ..

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National Conference on E-Governance held in Mumbai; National E-Governance Awards presented

The 23rd National Conference on E-Governance was held in Mumbai to transform governance using digital technologies. The conference adopted Mumbai Declaration. Highlights The Conference also assessed the national e-governance services being delivered by all the states and Union Territories. Delhi, Chandigarh and Daman and Diu emerged as the leaders in delivering e-governance services among Union ..

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Budget 2020: Governance

In order to achieve minimum government and maximum governance, the Budget 2020-21 has allocated funds for the following Tax Payer Charter introduced The Budget allocated funds to institutionalize a Tax Payer Charter. This is to ensure fairness and avoid harassments in the quest of collecting taxes from the citizens. Only three countries in the world ..

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