Government Policies Current Affairs - 2019

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Ministry of Civil Aviation notifies Draft Passenger Charter

The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation has notified Draft Passenger Charter defining rights for air passengers. It aims to improve hassle-free air travel experience of air passengers in the country. Salient Features of draft Passenger can cancel air ticket within 24 hours of booking it and if provided travel is to take place after 96 Read More…

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Cabinet approves National Policy on Biofuels, 2018

The Union Cabinet has approved National Policy on Biofuels – 2018 in order to promote biofuels in the country. Biofuels in India are of strategic importance as it augers well with ongoing initiatives of Government such as Make in India,  Skill Development and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. It also offers great opportunity to integrate with ambitious Read More…

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Government issues National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy with an aim to boost renewable power generation by promoting new projects as well as hybridisation of existing ones. Government is also going to launch scheme for new hybrid projects under this policy. Features of the Policy Objectives of policy: Provide comprehensive framework Read More…

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TRAI releases draft of telecom interconnection regulation

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) issued draft Telecommunication Interconnection (Amendment) Regulations 2018 to amend interconnect regulations, proposing certain changes in terms and conditions for operators to seek fresh call connect ports from other telecom operators. Key Features of draft rules Service provider can ask another operator for additional ports or Point of Interconection Read More…

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National Digital Communications Policy 2018: DoT releases draft Telecom policy

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has released draft of new Telecom policy – National Digital Communications Policy, 2018. The policy seeks to unlock transformative power of digital communications networks to achieve the goal of digital empowerment and well-being of the people of India Key Features of the draft policy Strategic objectives: Calls for Universal broadband Read More…

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Government launches Sand Mining Framework to check illegal extraction

The Union Ministry of Mines has launched Sand Mining Framework to help states deal with the sand mining issues, including demand supply deficit and illegal extraction. It was launched at the third National Conclave on Mines & Minerals held in New Delhi. Key Facts The main objective of framework is to assist states in arriving Read More…

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Commerce Ministry to devise strategy on product standards

The Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has released draft Indian National Strategy for Standardisation for standardisation of products and services to provide level playing field to domestic industry and adopt best global practices. The strategy will play an active role and take leadership positions in apex international forums in related areas besides creating response Read More…

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