Culture Mapping Of 80 Villages

Culture Mapping Of 80 Villages: Culture mapping of 80 villages associated with noted personalities in history, in particular the freedom movement, unique crafts and festivals has been started as a pilot project, Culture Ministry officials said. The project is expected to be completed this financial year. From Sempore in Kashmir to Kanjirapally in Kerala, villages […]

Crime Analytics Model of Delhi Police to Prevent Street Crimes Against Women

Police Reforms:   The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has urged the State Governments to follow the crime analytics model of Delhi Police in preventing street crimes against women through crime mapping and identification of hotspots for reinforced action. Communicating this to the Chief Secretaries of the States and Union Territories, the Union Home […]

Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojna

Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojna: The Ministry of Culture has launched a Scheme of Financial Assistance for the Development of Buddhist/Tibetan Culture and Art under “Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojna (KSVY)”. Under this scheme, financial assistance is provided to the voluntary Buddhist and Tibetan Organizations including Monasteries engaged in the propagation and scientific development of Buddhist/ Tibetan […]

Ship Acquisition, Financing And Leasing (SAFAL)

Ship Acquisition, Financing And Leasing (SAFAL): The report titled Ship Acquisition, Financing and Leasing (SAFAL) was submitted by the Committee for Development of Avenues for Ship Acquisition, Financing and Leasing to the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA). The Committee was constituted by IFSCA in June 2021 with representatives from the Government of India, Gujarat […]

Poshan Tracker

Poshan Or Nutrition Tracker: The Ministry of Women and Child Development has spent over ₹1,000 crore on its Poshan or Nutrition Tracker, which records real-time data on malnourished and ‘severe acute malnourished’ children in each anganwadi. But four years since its launch, the Government is yet to make the data public. Government officials have cited […]

CSR Funds For Monuments

CSR Funds For Monuments: A private member’s Bill has been introduced in Parliament mandating that 25% of all corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds be used for restoration, management and maintenance of ancient monuments and archaeological sites. While some members supported the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019, few others disagreed with the mandatory provision. The Archaeological Survey […]

High Court And Supreme Court Judges Amendment Bill 2021

The High Court And Supreme Court Judges Amendment Bill 2021: The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha. The Bill seeks to amend the High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1954, and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of […]

Rules To Admit Questions: Parliament

Rules To Admit Questions: Parliament A question raised by a Member of Parliament was disallowed “because of national interest. Also, over the last few sessions, MPs have often alleged their questions have been disallowed. In both Houses, elected members enjoy the right to seek information from various ministries and departments in the form of starred […]