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Cabinet approves proposal to amend labour laws minister

Jul 31, 2014

Cabinet approves proposal to amend labour laws minister

On Wednesday, the cabinet cleared amendment of the Apprentices Act, 1961 and the Labour Laws (exemption from furnishing returns and maintaining registers by certain establishments) Act, 1988. #PolicyWatch #Labour laws #Narendra Singh Tomar #Factories Act #Apprentices Act #Vishnu Deo Sai
Govt preparing draft policy on underground coal gasification

Jul 31, 2014

Govt preparing draft policy on underground coal gasification

Underground coal gasification is a method of converting coal still in the ground to a combustible gas that can be used for various uses, including power generation. #India #coal india #Lok Sabha #PolicyWatch #Underground coal gasification #Piyush Goyal
Centre clears 153 flood control proposals

Jul 31, 2014

Centre clears 153 flood control proposals

Bharati said 412 flood management proposals with an over-all estimated cost of Rs 42,032 crore were received from the states and Union Territories by appraisal agencies under the water resources ministry from 2011-12 till date. #PolicyWatch #Uma Bharati #flood control #Water Resources Ministry #Ghatal Master Plan #Flood management programme #Ganga Flood Control Commission
Consumer affairs ministry may frame norms for online shopping

Jul 25, 2014

Consumer affairs ministry may frame norms for online shopping

The Department of Consumer Affairs has been receiving a large number of complaints from consumers making online purchases, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. #Lok Sabha #Nirmala Sitharaman #PolicyWatch #Department of Consumer Affairs #Online shopping
Centre launches scheme to ensure holistic development of tribals

Jul 25, 2014

Centre launches scheme to ensure holistic development of tribals

As per census 2011, 94.4 percent of the total population in Mizoram comprises Scheduled Tribes while in Meghalaya and Nagaland, 86.1 percent and 86.5 percent of the total population respectively are STs. #PolicyWatch #Van Bandhu Kalyan Yojna #Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava #Ministry of Tribal Affairs #Tribal Research Institutes

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Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

Aug 28, 2013

Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

The RBI has no reason to continue with its tight liquidity policy that it introduced on the 15 July when the rupee was trading at levels of around 60. #BSE Sensex #InMyOpinion #PolicyWatch #Food Security Bill #Bond market #Indian rupee #Syrian crisis #RBI policies
Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

Aug 07, 2013

Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

He takes over the reins of the central bank at a time when the economy is going downhill, the Indian Rupee (INR) is on a free fall, equity and bond markets are nervous and the government at the centre wants quick fixes before the 2014 general elections. #RBI #D. Subbarao #Rupee #WhatNext #Raghuram Rajan #PolicyWatch #RBI Governor