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Legislative Reforms for Generating Jobs

  On 11 August 2017 at 11:02

The Government of India have been implementing many programmes / schemes for generating jobs like Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP), Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana, Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihood Miss ...


Appointment of Lokpal

  On 11 August 2017 at 11:02

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 came into force w.e.f. 16.01.2014. The Government initiated the process for appointment by convening the Selection Committee meeting on 03.02.2014. The Selection Committee under section 4(1) of the Act, also consti ...


National Water Framework Law

  On 11 August 2017 at 11:01

A Committee constituted by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Revejunation on 28.12.2015 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Mihir Shah suggested a draft National Water Framework Bill, 2016 which inter-alia, contains provisions fo ...

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Pension Scheme for The Elderly

  On 09 August 2017 at 10:40

Government has launched the ‘Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY)’ to provide social security during old age and to protect elderly persons aged 60 and above against a future fall in their interest income due to uncertain market con ...


Consumer Protection Act

  On 09 August 2017 at 10:40

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 provides a consumer the right to be informed about the quality, quantity, potency, purity, standard and price of goods or services.In so far as drugs are concerned, the manufacture, sell and distribution of drugs is ...


Misleading Advertisements in Electronic Media

  On 08 August 2017 at 11:37

The Department of Consumer Affairs has launched an online portal called Grievance Against Misleading Advertisements (GAMA) since March, 2015 for the consumers to file complaint online against misleading advertisements appearing in newspapers, hoardin ...

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Advisories issued to State/UT Governments for effective implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act 2013

  On 05 August 2017 at 11:32

Advisories issued to State/UT Governments for effective implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Ac ...

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Child marriages show a declining trend

  On 04 August 2017 at 10:19

As per census 2011, the percentage of child marriage in 2011 is 31.6% which was 52 % in 2001 which shows a decreasing trend. As per National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4(2015-16), the percentage of Women age 15-19 years who were already mothers or p ...

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New Rules for Packaged Food Products

  On 02 August 2017 at 11:32

The Government has amended the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 vide G.S.R. 629(E) dated 23 June, 2017 and incorporated a new provision under Rule 6(1) as follows:“6(1)(da) If a package contains a commodity which may become un ...

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Amendments to the Legal Metrology Rules, 2011 to make mandatory for Medical Devices to print MRP on the packages

  On 02 August 2017 at 11:30

Amendments to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 to make mandatory for Medical Devices to print MRP on the packages Amended rules shall be applicable to e-commerce companies also: Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya Minister of State for R ...

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