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Iron Ore Policy, 2021

The Ministry of Railways recently approved a new Iron Ore Policy. The policy is to come into effect on February 10, 2021. The Iron Ore Policy governs the allocation of rakes and transportation of iron-ore. About Iron Ore Policy The rake allotment system module is to be updated by the Centre for Railway Information Systems ..

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Bharat Griha Raksha Policy: The Home Insurance Policy

The IRDAI is to introduce standard products covering the risk of fire and allied perils. The policy being introduced is to replace the Standard Fire and Special Perils Policy. It has three main components namely the Bharat Griha Raksha, Bharat Laghu Udyam Suraksha and Bharat Sookshma Udyam Suraksha. What is Bharat Griha Raksha? Under the ..

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Gujarat Solar Power Policy, 2021

On December 29, 2020, the Gujarat government announced the new solar power policy, 2021. According to the policy any developer or person or industry can set up a solar project in Gujarat. The policy mainly aims to reduce the power cost of industrial units by around 50%. This is to be achieved by removing capacity ..

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IRDAI proposes Standard Travel Insurance policy

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) recently proposed the “Standard Travel Insurance Policy”. The Policy aims to ensure insurance coverage during domestic as well as international travel. The IRDAI recently released a draft ‘Guidelines on Standard Travel Insurance Policy’. About the Guidelines The Guidelines states that standard travel insurance products would be ..

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Update on National Policy on Skill Development

On March 20, 2020, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship presented the update on National Policy on Skill Development in Rajya Sabha Highlights The following initiatives have been taken under the policy by the Ministry since 2015 The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana was launched under the policy. It provides short term skill training to ..

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