India’s First Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cell Electric Car Project

India’s First Hydrogen Powered Fuel Cell Electric Car Project: Union Ministry for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a pilot project for Hydrogen-based advanced Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV). Toyota Kirloskar Motor Pvt. Ltd. along with International Center for Automotive Technology (ICAT) initiated this Pilot project to study and evaluate the world’s most advanced […]

MGNREGA : Changes In Payment Method

MGNREGA : Changes In Payment Method   A Parliamentary Standing Committee has asked the Rural Development Ministry to replace caste-based NREGS payment with the earlier mechanism of generation of single Fund Transfer Order Key observations: Parliament’s Standing Committee on Rural Development and Panchayati Raj has asked the government to roll back the system of caste-based […]

S-400 Triumf Long-Range Air Defence System

S-400 Triumf long-range air defence system The S-400 Triumf long-range air defence system, currently being inducted by India, and remains a potent weapon for the neighbour, the Indian Air Force will counter it based on “direct tactical planning”, an IAF representative informed the parliamentary standing committee on defence In October 2018, India had signed a […]

India’s Arctic Policy

India’s Arctic Policy: The Centre released India’s Arctic Policy, with the aim of enhancing the country’s cooperation with the resource-rich and rapidly transforming region. The six pillars of the Policy are as follows: Science and Research Economic and Human Development Cooperation Climate and Environmental Protection Transportation and Connectivity Governance and International Cooperation National Capacity Building […]

The Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022: Key Changes

The Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022: Key Changes: The Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 has been introduced that aims to improve regulatory set-up by increasing the CCI’s accountability, giving it flexibility and enforcement efficiency. Key Changes mentioned in the bill: A board with part-time members to supervise CCI activities. This would bring its regulatory architecture at par […]