Water Issues in India:National Water Framework Law

Water Issues in India:National Water Framework Law

It is said that the future wars will be fought for water.Being an essential item, no government can afford to show laxity in ensuring that every citizen of the country is provided with adequate supply of water.India as a country with 1.2 billion population requires adequate sources of supply of water.Water issues in India thus needs to be addressed urgently. A committee was constituted by the government to draft a framework national water law and study water issues in India. The committee in its report has highlighted the challenges faced…

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REPORT OF EXPERT COMMITTEE ON GENDER AND EDUCATION

REPORT OF EXPERT COMMITTEE ON GENDER AND EDUCATION

REPORT OF EXPERT COMMITTEE ON GENDER AND EDUCATION-Deeply concerned with rising trends of social intolerance, and more particularly crimes against women, the National Commission for Women felt the need to set up an Expert Committee on Gender & Education. Undoubtedly efforts are being made to address the situation by the Government by formulating more legislation for the protection of women. However, simultaneously there is a growing realization that there is an imperative need to change the stereotyped mindset, specially of men and the community at large, which can only be done by purposeful and effective gender sensitization….

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Fiscal Consolidation Initiatives in India

Fiscal Consolidation Initiatives in India

What is fiscal deficit ? It is total expenditure minus total revenue plus non debt creating capital assets.Thus it is nothing but the borrowings. Every government strives to contain the fiscal deficit as it brings out a picture of how strong are the macroeconomic fundamentals of the economy of the country.The government of India has enacted Fiscal Responsibility and Budget management act.This act sets out the targets to be achieved by government for containing Fiscal and revenue deficit. The government is required to run programmes and policies like MGNREGA for the…

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