Government Polices Current Affairs - 2020

Ministry of Home Affairs releases Data on Police Organizations

The Ministry of home Affairs on October 24, 2019, released the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D). The data are being updated to date 01.01.2018. The report is important for various police analyses and resource allocation in Ministry of Home Affairs as well as at the state level. Highlights of the report Since 2017, Read More…

Government releases Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy

Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) recently released Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy, 2019. It has invited comments and suggestions from stakeholders including public/private organizations, experts and concerned citizens on the draft policy. Features of Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy (NREP) It envisions future with environmentally sustainable and equitable economic growth, resource Read More…

Government exempts devices operating in low frequency range from licensing norms

Department of Telecom (DoT) has exempted wireless devices that operate in low frequency range like bluetooth, wireless chargers, internet-of-things (IoT) products, medical devices etc. from licensing requirement. The move aimed at facilitating ease of doing business for adoption of new technologies like IoT, machine-to-machine (M2M) communications both in industrial and consumer applications. Key Facts Henceforth, Read More…

Health Ministry releases draft charter of Patients’ Rights

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has released draft Charter of Patients’ Rights prepared by National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Ministry plans to implement the Charter of Patients’ Rights through State governments for provision of proper health care by clinical establishments. This charter is expected to act as guidance document for Union Government and Read More…

Health Ministry releases draft rules for e-pharmacies to regulate online sale of medicines

Union Health Ministry has released draft rules on sale of drugs by e-pharmacies to regulate online sale of medicines across India. These rules also have been proposed to ensure accessibility and availability of genuine drugs to the people across India from authentic online portals. Key features of rules It is mandatory for online pharmacies to Read More…