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MISLEADING ADVERTISEMENTS AND ROLE OF ENDORSERS

MISLEADING ADVERTISEMENTS AND ROLE OF ENDORSERS IN ADVERTISING Although a monetary penalty is provided for any misleading advertisement, but there are grey areas that need to be addressed. INDIAN ADS THAT WERE FOUND TO BE MISLEADING Arihant Mattress- Corona-Resistant The Arihant mattress released an advertisement in a Gujarati newspaper that claimed that their mattress was ‘corona-resistant’. The owner of the mattress under laws including the Disaster Mana

PERFORMANCE GRADING INDEX FOR DISTRICT

PERFORMANCE GRADING INDEX FOR DISTRICT Department of School Education and Literacy under the Ministry of Education has released the Centre’s first-ever Performance Grading Index for the district (PGI-D) for the year 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. Ministry of education approve the release of the Performance Grading Index 2019-20 for the state and union territories. ALL ABOUT PGI-D: PGI-D evaluates the performance of the school education system mainly at the district level by creati

INDIA’S LAWS ON ABORTION

INDIA’S LAWS ON ABORTION In a significant step for women’s rights in the USA, the Supreme Court overturned the landmark Roe vs Wade judgment of 1973 which gave women in America the right to have an abortion before the fetus is viable outside the womb or before 24-28 weeks. It expands the access to safe and legal abortion services for pregnant women. ABORTION IN INDIA In 1960 when the high number of induced abortions took place and the population of the country rose rapidl

ENFORCEMENT DIRECTORATE

ENFORCEMENT DIRECTORATE The genesis of Enforcement Directorate goes back to 1956, when an Enforcement Unit was set up, in the Department of Economic Affairs, for handling the Exchange Control Laws violations under Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1947. In the year 1957, this Unit was renamed as the ‘Enforcement Directorate’. Currently, it is the part of Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance. The Organization is mandated with the responsibility of enforcing the

 AGNIPATH SCHEME

AGNIPATH SCHEME It is the scheme of the Ministry of Defense for recruiting youth between the age of 17.5 and 21 years for four years straight in the armed forces with a provision of voluntary retention after this period based on merit. It planned to intake 46000 young men and women this year. It will be the only form of recruitment of solder into three defense services from now. The recruits will know as Agniveers under this scheme. After completing the four-year ser

Panchayats (Extension to the Schedule Areas) Act 1996

The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Schedule Areas) Act 1996 (PESA) PESA safeguards and preserves the traditions and customs of the people, and their cultural identity, community resources, customary mode of dispute resolution. PESA empowers Gram Sabha/Panchayat at appropriate level with right to mandatory consultation in land acquisition, resettlement and rehabilitation of displaced persons. PESA seeks to reduce alienat

Mediation Bill 2021 - Detailed Overview

A Bill that could alter the Mediation landscape The background behind Mediation Bill: In General, Disputes Became part and parcel of Day-to-Day Life. Someone or the Other belonging to family or else not a part of the family would be fighting for something. These Disputes may be for Smaller or Bigger issues sometimes leading to Criminal offences also. Many criminal offences are a result of civil or commercial disputes which can be solved by t

Good Governance Index 2021

Good Governance Index, GGI 2021 Framework covered ten sectors and 58 indicators. The sectors of GGI 2020-21 are 1) Agriculture and Allied Sectors, 2) Commerce & Industries, 3) Human Resource Development, 4) Public Health, 5.) Public Infrastructure & Utilities, 6) Economic Governance, 7) Social Welfare & Development, 8) Judicial & Public Security, 9) Environment, and 10) Citizen-Centric Governance. The GGI 2020-21 categorises States and UTs into four categories, i.e., (i)

Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban) 2.0

The Swachh Bharat Mission - Urban (SBM-U), launched on 2nd October 2014 aims at making urban India free from open defecation and achieving 100% scientific management of municipal solid waste in 4,041 statutory towns in the country. The objectives of the mission are mentioned below: Elimination of open defecation Eradication of Manual Scavenging Modern and Scientific Municipal Solid Waste Management To effect behavioral change regarding healthy sanitation practices Generate awa

PLI Scheme on Pharmaceuticals

The PLI Scheme for Pharmaceuticals is based on the strategy of “Atmanirbhar Bharat- Strategies for enhancing India’s manufacturing capabilities and enhancing exports in ten sectors”, which had been approved by the Union Cabinet on 24.02.2021. The objective of the Production linked incentive scheme is to enhance India’s manufacturing capabilities by increasing investment and production in the sector and contributing to product diversification to high value

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