Policy in India

Various Problems of PPP Contracts in India

August 13, 2014

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) model in India is mostly directed towards attracting private investment in infrastructure projects. Though India is one of the largest recipients of private investment in infrastructure, yet due to regulatory and policy issues among others, there have been a few hiccups in this area...

Rationalization of centrally sponsored schemes

August 13, 2014

The number of centrally sponsored schemes has been trimmed by 2013 from 173 to 170. The humongous number of these schemes has many raised eyebrows in recent times. The umber has proliferated at a rapid pace in the past five years. While in 2007-08 they numbered 99, in 2011-12...

National Policy for Children, 2013

August 13, 2014

The National Policy for Children, 2013 aims to protect and encourage the rights of the children to survival, health, nutrition, education, development, protection and participation. The policy, as notified, is a paradigm shift from the more common patronizing approach to children with disabilities seen in the mainstream. Further it...

National Cyber Security Policy

August 13, 2014

In 2013, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology of the Government of India had released the National Cyber Security Policy to protect information, such as personal information, financial/banking information, sovereign data etc. The policy has proposed to set up different bodies to deal with various levels of threat, along...

Initiating policy and legislative decisions as a reaction to public events in India

August 13, 2013

In the Parliamentary democracy we follow, it is the prerogative of the legislating bodies, viz. the Parliament and State Assemblies to enact laws. In the sphere of legislation, the Constitution provides that the Parliament is the supreme law making body of the country. However, this authority of the Parliament...