Ram Vilas Paswan: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan passes away

On October 8, 2020, the Union Consumer Affairs Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan passed away at the age of 74. He underwent a heart surgery at Delhi’s Fortis hospital. About Ram Vilas Paswan He founded the Lok Janshakti Party in 2004. He was one of the most noted Dalit leaders of India. He was born ..

Extension of last date: Hallmarking of precious metals to be mandatory from 1st June 2021

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Sh. Ram Vilas Paswan has declared the provision of mandatory hallmarking of precious metals like gold jewellery and artifacts will be effective from 1st June next year. Key highlights The Govt. had announced mandatory hallmarking in November, last year. The announcement of the extension has been made during the launching ceremony ..

New Set of Rules for E-Commerce Players Coming into Force from This Week

The Minister of Consumer Affairs, Ram Vilas Paswan, has announced that the new set of rules pertaining to the e-commerce players in India will come into effect from this week onwards. The new Consumer Protection Act is also coming into force from July 20 and it was necessary that the e-retailers are also brought under ..

Union government launches a portal e-Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi (e-RaKAM) to provide a platform to sell agricultural produce

The Union government has recently launched a portal e-Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi (e-RaKAM) which will provide a platform to sell agricultural produce. The e-RaKAM is a first of its kind initiative that leverages technology to connect farmers of the smallest villages to the biggest markets of the world through internet. Food and Consumer Affairs Minister ..