Bharat Series (BH-series) Vehicles

Bharat Series (BH-series): In order to facilitate seamless transfer of vehicles, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways vide notification dated 26 Aug 2021, has introduced a new registration mark for new vehicles i.e. “Bharat series (BH-series)”. A vehicle bearing this registration mark shall not require assignment of a new registration mark when the owner […]

Environment And Agricultural Ministerial Meeting : BRICS

Environment And Agricultural Ministerial Meeting: BRICS: The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Environment and Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting was held. BRICS brings together the major emerging economies of the world, hosting 41% of the world population, contributing 24% of the world Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and over 16% share in world trade. India […]

G20 Ministerial Conference On Women’s Empowerment

G20 Ministerial Conference On Women’s Empowerment The Union Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt. Smriti Irani addressed the First ever G20 Ministerial Conference on Women’s Empowerment which was held at Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy in a hybrid format. G20 Conference on Women Empowerment acknowledged the common objectives and shared responsibilities to advance the goals […]

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 Series VI

Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 Series VI, which will be open for subscription for the period August 30-September 3, 2021. About the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme: The sovereign gold bond was introduced by the Government in 2015. Government introduced these bonds to […]

Deepar Beel Wildlife Sanctuary: Eco-sensitive Zone

Eco-Sensitive Zone Of The Deepar Beel Wildlife Sanctuary: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the eco-sensitive zone of the Deepar Beel Wildlife Sanctuary on the south-western edge of Guwahati. The notification specified an area “to an extent varying from 294 metres to 16.32 km” as the eco-sensitive zone, with the total area […]

Animal Discoveries 2020: Zoological Survey of India

Animal Discoveries 2020: It is a document published recently by the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI). It reveals that 557 new species have been added to India’s fauna in 2020, which includes 407 new species and 150 new records. The number of faunal species in India has climbed to 1,02,718 species. Important Species added: Trimeresurus […]

e-Shram Portal

e-Shram Portal: Minister for Labour and Employment formally launched e-Shram portal, a database of unorganised sector workers, and handed it over to the States/UTs. The government aims to register 38 crore unorganised workers, such as construction labourers, migrant workforce, street vendors and domestic workers, among others. The workers will be issued an e-Shram card containing […]

New Guidelines For Poultry Farmers

New Guidelines For Poultry Farmers: According to new guidelines for poultry farmers, small and marginal poultry farmers in India will now have to take measures similar to their bigger counterparts to prevent environmental pollution. Till now, small poultry farms in India were exempt from environmental laws. In 2020, the National Green Tribunal stated that the […]

What is Sweat Equity?

Sweat Equity Rules: SEBI: The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has brought into effect the SEBI (Share Based Employee Benefits and Sweat Equity) Regulations, 2021. The regulations have widened the scope of employees who can be offered stock (equity) options. SEBI has merged the SEBI (Share Based Employee Benefits) Regulations, 2014 (SBEB Regulations) […]