The initiatives are setting up Central Victim Compensation Fund (CVCF) and Investigative Units on Crime Against Women (IUCAW). The third initiative is intended to prevent and monitor obscene online content.
The Mission of e-Kranti is to ensure a Government wide transformation by delivering all Government services electronically to citizens through integrated and interoperable systems via multiple modes.
The fund is meant to extend financial assistance to government agencies to procure perishable horticulture produce from farmers and provide them to consumers at affordable rates during price volatility.
Sagarmala Project’s main objective is to promote port-led direct and indirect development and to provide infrastructure to transport goods to and from ports quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively.
A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice TS Thakur stayed the operation of the 2 March 2015 decision of the AFT that quashed its 2009 promotion policy titled Command Exit Model, calling it discriminatory.
It is an institutional mechanism to automate the entire tracking of issues related to stalled projects from submission of a new project to commissioning on time.
PRAGATI is a multi-purpose and multi-modal platform aimed at addressing grievances of common man. It aims at simultaneously monitor and review Union Government programmes and projects as well as projects flagged by State Governments.
So far 42 Mega Food Parks (MFPs) have been sanctioned that includes newly sanctioned 17 MFPs and already operational 25 MFPs. These parks are aimed at creating infrastructure facilities to reduce food wastage and create value addition.
Through Twitter Samwad, the government bodies can have a direct communication with citizens on a daily basis via Tweets and SMS on their mobile devices.
The campaign was launched for creating awareness regarding the importance to fully immunize every child against all vaccine preventable diseases in the country.
The bill is intended to repeal 758 Appropriation Acts passed by the parliament between 1950 and 2012.
The Supreme Court stated in it’s order that the section is in contravention to the fundamental right to freedom of speech and expression provided under the Article 19(1) of the constitution.
National Action Plan for Skill Training of Persons with Disabilities was launched in New Delhi on 21 March 2015 to enable persons with disabilities to get employment, access markets for their products and learn cutting-edge skills.
The Union Cabinet approved the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) on 19 March 2015 with an objective to provide skill training to youth.
The reservation would apply to all existing vacancies in police forces of the UTs and any vacancy arising later and also covers reserved categories like SCs, STs and OBCs.
The National Air Quality Index is a simple, composite, and easy to understand measure of air quality.
The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Hyderabad clocked 10 million passengers in the financial year 2014-15. It also registered highest growth in passenger traffic and cargo volume among all the international airports in the country.
The Bill seeks to amend the Warehousing Corporations Act, 1962, which established central and state warehousing corporations for the purpose of warehousing agricultural produce and other commodities.
Lok Sabha passed the Repealing and Amending Bill, 2014 with a voice vote on 18 March 2015 which repeals 35 outdated laws either partially or completely.
The bill is seeking to increase foreign investment limit in local insurers to 49 percent from 26 percent and will replace the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2014.
Concealment of income and assets and evasion of tax in relation to foreign assets will be prosecutable with punishment of rigorous imprisonment up to 10 years. Also, such offences have been made non-compoundable.
As per the Mandal Commission’s recommendation though Caste is a prominent factor it cannot be the sole factor of determining the backwardness of a class.
SC asked the Union Government to write to all the state governments to ensure that the officials adhered to the apex court order of September 2013 wherein it had held that Aadhaar was not mandatory for the people.
The decision was given by a SC bench comprising of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice Prafulla C Pant said that there was no flaw in the judgment rendered by the Allahabad HC.
The information was sought by the Social Justice Bench of SC comprising of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice UU Lalit. The bench was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) alleging inhuman conditions prevailing in 1382 prisons across the country.
The Pharma Jan Samadhan scheme will put in place a speedy and effective complaint redressal system with respect to availability and pricing of medicines.
SC held that HCs cannot entertain a petition under Article 226 against the order passed by AFT as Section 30 of AFT Act stipulates that an appeal against the final decision or order of the Tribunal shall lie in the Supreme Court.
Under this MoU, LIC will make available a Financial Assistance of 150000 crore rupees to the Indian Railways for implementing Railway projects
In term of assets, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is the largest corporate with assets worth 3.68 lakh crore rupees. RIL is followed by state-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) with assets worth 2.52 lakh crore rupees and mortgage lender Housing Development Finance Corp (HDFC) with assets worth 2.25 lakh crore rupees.
Before being passed the Union Government made nine amendments in the Bill (more than 50 were proposed) which was promulgated on 29 December 2014. But it refused to bring back the consent clause or social impact assessment.
Justice Vibhu Bakhru pointed out that the functions of AG are also in the nature of public functions and as required by Article 76(2) of the Constitution of India. It is a public authority within the meaning of section 2(heart) of the RTI Act.