NDA Government: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Centre reconstitutes 8 key Cabinet Committees

Published: June 7, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government which stormed back into power for a second term at Centre after recently concluded 17th Lok Sabha eletion, reconstituted eight key cabinet committees. He also reconstituted six previous Cabinet sub-committees and formed two new ones to deal with job creation and economic growth. Key Highlights In newly-constituted eight ..

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2017 Union Ministerial Reshuffle

Published: September 4, 2017

Nine new members were inducted into Council of Ministers of NDA Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in recent reshuffle. The aim of reshuffle was to reinforce 4Ps — passion, proficiency, professional and political acumen in Government. 9 new members inducted are Hardeep Singh Puri: Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Housing and ..

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DK Mittal Committee on Indian Railways

Published: November 15, 2015

The High Level Committee headed by DK Mittal submitted its report on 26 December 2014. This committee had made large number of recommendations for short term and medium/ long term action plan relating to improving revenue generation from passenger and freight operations, asset monetization and resource mobilization, and increasing efficiency.  Many of the recommendations require ..

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Sagarmala Project

Published: November 8, 2015

The key objective of Sagarmala project develop port infrastructure in India that results in quick, efficient and cost-effective transport to and from ports. It also includes establishment of rail / road linkages with the port terminals, thus providing last mile connectivity to ports; development of linkages with new regions, enhanced multi-modal connectivity including rail, inland ..

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The Impractical Aspects of SAGY

Published: September 13, 2015

The many changes introduced by the Modi government have been restrictive in nature. The government has reduced the legal and financial framework of MDNREGA; have undermined  many provisions of land acquisition act, also made budgetary cuts in almost every social sector programme. All these led to a squeeze of Rs.15,000 Crores from the rural development. ..

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