Category Archives: Govt. Schemes

Monetizing Morality, De-monetizing Value !!

Author: Ajay Chhikara (Author is working in Indian Revenue Service, 2010 Batch) Notwithstanding the diverse and even outrageously stupid reactions to the Demonetization exercise unleashed by NaMo (it clearly has…

New Foreign Trade Policy: Summary

  Union Government has unveiled new Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), in April, to make India an exporting powerhouse in the next five years. Key Highlights:  * Increase exports to USD…

Swavlamban Abhiyaan

  “Three things are important for the shram-yogi: self reliance (swavalamban), self independence (swashray) and self-dignity (swabhimaan).” The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today launched “Swavalamban Abhiyan” – a set…

RuPay Card: All you need to Know !!

  What is RuPay card?Recent developments saw Government passing on instructions to state owned banks to issue RuPay debit cards to their customers. This looks like a clear indication to…

Methodology for Coal Block Auction approved

  The Government has approved the methodology for auction by competitive bidding of the coal blocks. The methodology provides for auctioning the fully explored coal blocks and also provides for…

Breeding centre for Great Indian Bustard

  Finally, there seem to be some serious efforts in saving the Great Indian Bustard that is on the brink of extinction. A conservation and breeding centre for the bird…

NSWG and PURA – Tools to transform India

  Author:  V.k. Dadhich   Recently, the Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi had a talk with former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam over phone. They talked of the future that lay…

National Urban Livelihood Mission: Explained

  The Mission of NULM is to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, resulting in…

Swayamsiddha : A tool for Social and Economic empowerment

  The Government has been attempting to empower women through effective legislation and has formulated several schemes to endow them with the much-needed social and economic empowerment.     Swayamsiddha is…

NOTA- Non of the Above

  By: Suchak Patel   The direction in the judgment dated 27th September, 2013 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court is to provide a NOTA option on the EVM and ballot…