Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR): The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare highlighted various measures to address the challenges posed by Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in the country. Antimicrobial resistance is the resistance acquired by any microorganism (bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasite, etc.) against antimicrobial drugs (such as antibiotics, antifungals, antivirals, antimalarials, and anthelmintics) that are used to treat […]

Special Economic Zones (SEZ)

Special Economic Zones (SEZ): Special Economic Zones (SEZ) have touched new heights in terms of performance in Exports, Investment and Employment in the last three years. An SEZ is a territory within a country that is typically duty-free (Fiscal Concession) and has different business and commercial laws chiefly to encourage investment and create employment. SEZs […]

Renewables Integration In India 2021

Renewables Integration In India 2021: A report on “Renewables Integration in India 2021” was jointly launched by NITI Aayog and International Energy Agency (IEA). The report is based on the outcome of three states workshops held with the Governments of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat to understand the specific energy transition challenges faced by these renewable-rich […]

Global Survey On Digital And Sustainable Trade Facilitation: UN

Global Survey On Digital And Sustainable Trade Facilitation: UN: India has scored 90.32% in United Nation’s Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific’s (UNESCAP) latest Global Survey on Digital and Sustainable Trade Facilitation. The Survey hails this as a remarkable jump from 78.49% in 2019. After evaluation of 143 economies, the 2021 Survey has highlighted […]

Secrecy Of Vote : Latest SC Judgement

Secrecy Of Vote: Highlights Of The Latest Judgement:: The Supreme Court of India held that in any election, be it to Parliament or State legislature, the maintenance of secrecy of voting is “a must”. It reiterated its 2013 judgement in the People’s Union for Civil Liberties case. Highlights of the Latest Judgement: Part of Fundamental […]

NIMHANS : Guidelines On The Management Of Mental Health Issues

NIMHANS:Set Of Guidelines On The Management Of Mental Health Issues: Acting on the request of the Ministry of Home Affairs, NIMHANS, an Institute of National Importance, issued a set of guidelines on the management of mental health issues of the prisoners and prison staff. NIMHANS Guidelines: Gatekeeper Model for Identification of Mental Illness: In this […]