Guidelines Current Affairs - 2020

Health Ministry: Guidelines for COVID-19 care facilities in Gated Residential Complexes

On July 18, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued guidelines to Gated Residential Complexes that wish to set up COVID-19 care facilities. The facilities will manage asymptomatic, suspects, pre-symptomatic and very mild cases of COVID-19. Highlights The facility is not for elderly patients, children less than 10 years of age, pregnant and Read More…

Pragyata Guidelines launched by Ministry of HRD

On July 14, 2020, the Union Human Resource and Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ released PRAGYATA guidelines on digital education. Highlights The PRAGYATA guidelines have been developed focusing digital education or online education. It will mainly help students who are presently at home due to lockdown. The guidelines include eight steps of online learning. They Read More…

WHO suspended Hydroxycloroquine trials

The World Health Organization recently suspended its trials on the efficacy of the drug Hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19. The HCQ trial is one of the four mega trials initiated by the organization. Mega Trials The four mega trials include HCQ, Lopinavir and Ritonavir, Lopinavir and Ritonavir along with Interferon and Remdesivir. India’s Current Status After Read More…

Draft Guidelines issued for Satellite TV channels

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued draft guidelines for satellite TV channels. Highlights The Ministry has listed 11 violation under the guidelines. It includes delay in intimating the ministry about the change in shareholding pattern of the company, appointing a director without the permission of the ministry, not removing a director who has Read More…

Third Phase of Lock Down begins

On May 4, 2020, the third phase of Lock down begun all over India. The Ministry of Home Affairs had issued relaxations in lower risk districts. What is prohibited all over India? Under Lock Down 3.0, travel by road is prohibited all over India. The Educational institutes, schools, training institutes are to remain closed all Read More…