Policy in India Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI revamps PCPIR Policy

On June 25, 2020, the chemicals and Fertilizers Advisory Forum meeting was held. The meeting was chaired by the Union Minster of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri Sadananda Gowda. Highlights This was the second meeting attended by the members of the forum. The forum members during the meet discussed possible ways to realize Atma Nirbhar Bharat ..




Various Problems of PPP Contracts in India

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 as well. New challenges have cropped ..


Rationalization of centrally sponsored schemes

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 their number proliferated to 147. Another ..


National Policy for Children, 2013

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 has incorporated major inputs of various ..


National Cyber Security Policy

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 with a national nodal agency, to ..


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

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 is not exercised in vacuum. The ..