Page-18 of Mizoram Current Affairs, GK & News

Union Government denies introduction of ILP in Meghalaya

The demand to create Inner Line Permit (ILP) system in Meghalaya has been rejected by the Union Government on grounds that the Constitution does not provide for extending the special provision to new areas. The Government clarified that it was bound by Article 19 (D) of the Constitution which allows any Indian citizen to move freely throughout the ..

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Political uncertainties are among the factors impacting capital markets: RBI

The RBI in its Macroeconomic and Monetary Developments Second Quarter Review 2013-14 said that markets in India face domestic uncertainties arsing from prolonged slowdown, falling corporate earnings and rising leverage, besides risks of political uncertainties associated with the electoral cycle. Elections are to be held in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Delhi in November-December 2013. National polls ..

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Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) to be continued in 12th Five Year Plan: CCEA

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved continuation of the Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) in the 12th five year plan. It also approved new projects for utilizing the balance of Rs 717 crore left in the 12thfive year plan allocation, after meeting committed liabilities of the sanctioned 61 parks. What are the ..

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Rajan Committee’s new methodology to replace ‘special category’ status for devolution of funds to States

The panel set up by the government under the chairmanship of the then Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan (now RBI governor) has suggested ending the ‘special category’ criteria for providing additional assistance to poorer states. Why did the government set up the Rajan Committee? The Union Government set up Raghuram Rajan Committee amid demands for “special ..

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Government sets up high-level panel to map status of tribals

The Government has set up a high level panel to prepare a position paper on the socio-economic, health and educational status of tribals and also recommend policy initiatives as well as effective outcome-oriented measures to improve development indicators and strengthen public service delivery to STs. India has around 8.6% people belonging to tribal community. The ..

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