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Parliament passes International Financial Services Centre Authority bill, 2019

On December 13. 2019, the International Financial Services Centre Authority bill was passed by Rajya Sabha. It proposes to set up an authority to regulate financial services in the International Financial Services Centres in India. Composition of the authority According to the bill, the authority will comprise of nine members along with the chairperson. Among ..

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Parliament passes The Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Parliament has passed the Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019, which seeks to amend the Arms Act, 1959. Apart from introducing new categories of offences, the Bill also seeks to decrease number of licensed firearms allowed per person and increase penalties for certain offences under the Act. Key Features of Bill License for acquiring firearms: The Bill ..

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Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana implemented

The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment, Rattan Lal Kataria in a written reply to the lower house of the parliament, Lok Sabha on Tuesday,10th December 2019 informed that the ‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana’ (RVY) has been implemented by the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment. The Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana is a central sector ..

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Data Bank of Farmers

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar in a written reply to the lower house of the Parliament, Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 informed that the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare has constituted a Task Force to develop a comprehensive Database of Farmers. The Database for Farmers ..

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Parliament passes The Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019

On 9 December 2019, Parliament passed the landmark ‘The Recycling of Ships Bill 2019’ for Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships in India. Passing of this Bill will have far reaching effects in Indian Ship Recycling industry and is also a giant step and historical moment in Indian Maritime arena. Key Features:  The Recycling ..

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