06 Aug, 2021
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|GS-I||Rashtriya Mahila Kosh to be discontinued||Social issues|
|GS-II||MPLAD Scheme: Critical Analysis||Governance|
|GS-III||Air Quality Commission Bill for NCR Delhi cleared||Biodiversity & Environment|
|PT Pointer||Grants for Urban Local Bodies||Governance|
|Important GS Topics||Development of Northeast India||Governance|
|Administrative Reforms in India||Governance|
The detailed objectives for setting up the Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK) have been
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Various Central Sector Schemes/ Centrally Sponsored Schemes are implemented by Central Ministries/Departments under 10% Gross Budgetary Support (GBS).
Besides, the Ministry of Development of the North Eastern Region in coordination with Central Ministries/Departments is focusing on the development of physical and social infrastructure in order to improve connectivity and socio economic development in North Eastern Region.
Some of the new infrastructure schemes/projects approved during the last five years for the development of North Eastern States under the Central Sector Scheme of Government inter-alia include
Protection of Culture and Tradition of North-East
Administrative reforms are a continuous process and the Government follow the maxim “Minimum Government - Maximum Governance”. Government from time to time brings administrative reforms, to encourage greater efficiency, transparent and corruption-free governance, accountability and reduce scope for discretion.
Some of the major steps are as follows:
Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF) PMNRF was instituted in 1948 by Jawaharlal Nehru to assist displaced persons from Pakistan. The fund is used to tackle natural calamities like floods, cyclones and earthquakes. The fund is also used to hel
Fast Track Special Courts (FTSCs) To bring more stringent provisions and expeditious trial and disposal of such cases, the Central Government enacted "The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018" and made provisions of stringent punishment including the death penalty for perpetrators o
The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021 The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2021 seeks to amend the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act, 2008. The 2008 Act established the Airport Economic Regulatory
The civil Aviation sector in India Background Civil aviation in India, the world's third-largest civil aviation market as of 2020, traces its origin back to 1911 when the first commercial civil aviation flight took off from a polo ground in Allahabad carrying mail across the Yamuna rive
New Scheme for J&K The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has notified “New Central Sector Scheme for the industrial development of Jammu and Kashmir” with a financial outlay of Rs. 28,400 crore on 19/02/2021 and is effective from 01.04.2021 to 31.03.2037.
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India and World Bank sign $250 million project for DRIP-2 Scheme First, read the comprehensive note of Dam safety policies and institutions in India. India ranks third globally after China and the United States of America, with 5334 large dams in operation. In addition, about 411 dam
Digital Literacy among Women -Under PMGDISHA Program The onset of the pandemic brought to the surface – uncertainties, gaps in technology, and most importantly, further disruptions to the existing lacunae in our systems. These critical times exposed the digital divide that exists for t
Government efforts to clean river Cleaning and rejuvenation of rivers is an ongoing activity. It is the responsibility of the States/Union Territories (UTs) and local bodies to ensure the required treatment of sewage and industrial effluents to the prescribed norms before discharging into rivers
Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) Trade Receivable Discounting System (TReDS) is working as per the guidelines issued by RBI. It is an electronic platform for facilitating the discounting of trade receivables of MSMEs through multiple financiers. Government of India has also inst
India Digital Ecosystem of Agriculture (IDEA) In order to create Agristack in the country, the department is in the process of finalising “India Digital Ecosystem of Agriculture (IDEA)” which will lay down a framework for Agristack. Accordingly, a Task Force has been const
FASAL and CHAMAN Scheme The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare is funding various projects for Crop Production Forecasting, which includes FASAL Scheme (Forecasting Agricultural output using Space, Agro-meteorology and Land based observations) and CHAMAN (Coordinated Horticul
Schemes for promoting domestic manufacturing of APIs Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for promotion of domestic manufacturing of critical Key Starting Materials (KSMs)/ Drug Intermediates (DIs) and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) In India: The scheme provides for financial inc
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