Indian policy

The Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006

Introduction The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, popularly known as the Forest Rights Act (FRA), is a landmark legislation in India. It aims to address historical injustices faced by Scheduled Tribes (STs) and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (OTFDs) and empower them by …

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The Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Act

Introduction The Prevention of Sexual Harassment (PoSH) Act, 2013, is a landmark legislation in India that aims to create safe and secure working environments for women. This Act defines, prohibits, and lays down the procedures for the prevention and redressal of sexual harassment at workplaces. Let’s delve deeper into the …

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Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)

Introduction The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), launched in 2015, is a flagship initiative by the Government of India to achieve the vision of “Housing for All” by 2022. This essay will delve into the scheme’s objectives, provisions, achievements, challenges, and the way forward for its successful implementation. Objectives Facilitate …

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The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act (THOTA)

thota

Concept The Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Act (THOTA) was enacted in India in 1994 to regulate organ donation, retrieval, and transplantation. It aimed to prevent commercial dealings in organs and ensure ethical practices in organ transplantation. However, despite its noble intentions, several challenges persist in its implementation. Provisions …

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INDOSRI LANKA agreement on 1974

INDOSRI LANKA agreement

Introduction The term “Katchatheevu” translates to “barren island” in the Tamil language. Situated in the Palk Strait, Katchatheevu Island spans approximately 285 acres and remains uninhabited. It lies between India and Sri Lanka, serving as a point of geographical significance in the region. Katchatheevu Island Located 33 km northeast of …

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Curative petition

curative petition

Definition: A curative petition is a legal remedy available in India to address final judgments or orders of the Supreme Court that may have resulted in a miscarriage of justice or violated fundamental rights. It is considered as the last resort for seeking a review of a judgment after exhausting …

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Industrial Alcohol -Centre and State Laws for its Regulation

Industrial Alcohol Regulation

Concept : Industrial alcohol, unlike alcoholic beverages, is not meant for human consumption (denatured). It finds applications in various sectors, including manufacturing pharmaceuticals, disinfectants, chemicals, and even biofuels. Constitutional Framework: State List (Entry 8): Entry 8 in the State List grants states authority over intoxicating liquor legislation, including production, possession, …

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Securing Our Future: Recognizing the Vital Role of the National Disaster Resource Fund

National Disaster Resource Fund (NDRF)

TABLE OF CONTENTS News Concept of NDRF Key Features of NDRF   News: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday filed a suit in the Supreme Court accusing the Union government of treating the people of the State in a “step-motherly” fashion by delaying the release of disaster relief funds of nearly ₹38,000 …

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Evaluating the Efficacy and Sustainability of National AIDS Control Program (NACP): A Comprehensive Review

TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Objectives Implementation Key Components Target Groups Achievements Challenges 1. Introduction NACP is a comprehensive program launched by the Government of India to combat HIV/AIDS in the country. It was initiated in 1992 and has undergone several phases of implementation to address the evolving challenges posed by …

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