Trafficking In Persons Report 2021

Trafficking In Persons Report 2021: According to the Trafficking in Persons report 2021, released by the US State Department, the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in an increase in vulnerability to human trafficking and interrupted existing anti-traffic efforts. Human trafficking, also called trafficking in persons, form of modern-day slavery involving the illegal transport of individuals by […]

15th Finance Commission Report

15th Finance Commission Report: The Supreme Court directed the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to frame guidelines for payment of ex-gratia compensation to family members of persons who succumbed to COVID-19, while considering the recommendations in the 15th Finance Commission Report. Key recommendations in the Report of the 15th Finance Commission for 2021-26: The share […]

Freight Smart Cities

Freight Smart Cities: Commerce Ministry’s Logistics Division unveils plans for ‘Freight Smart Cities’ to improve the efficiency of urban freight and create an opportunity for reduction in the logistics costs. Under the Freight Smart Cities initiative, city-level logistics committees would be formed. These committees would have related government departments and agencies at the local level, […]

Organisation For Economic Co-operation And Development (OECD) And G20

Organisation For Economic Co-operation And Development (OECD) And G20: India has joined the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and G20 Inclusive Framework tax deal of global corporate tax. Majority of the members OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting(including India)adopted a high-level statement containing an outline of a consensus solution to […]