Statutory Body Current Affairs - 2019

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Bar Council of India imposes 3-year moratorium on opening of new law colleges

Bar Council of India (BCI), the apex bar body has imposed 3 year moratorium on opening of new institutions except for national law universities (NLUs), if proposed by a state. This decision has been taken to curb mushrooming of law colleges in the country and laying stress on improvement of standard of existing institutions. BCI Read More…

Month:  Categories: Constitution & Law

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UIDAI operationalizes 1st Aadhaar Seva Kendra in Delhi and Vijayawada

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has operationalized 1st ‘Aadhaar Seva Kendra’ (ASKs) in Delhi and Vijayawada. The new centres are functioning on a pilot basis and have set in motion UIDAI’s ambitious plan to set up 114 such centers by the end of 2019. About Aadhaar Seva Kendra ASKs being set up by Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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MoU signed between Ministry of Corporate Affairs & SEBI

A formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) for data exchange between two regulatory organizations and to tighten regulatory oversight. Key Highlights of MoU The MoU was signed by Shri K.V.R. Murty, Joint Secretary (MCA) and Smt. Madhabi Puri Buch, Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & BankingUPSC

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Andhra Pradesh CM allows CBI to enter state

The new state government under newly appointed Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy revoked previous governments’ order of barring Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from conducting raids in state without state government permission. Key Highlights Background: The previous Telugu Desam Party (TDP) government headed by then Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu issued Read More…

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20 May 2019: CCI celebrates its 10th Annual Day

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) celebrated its 10th Annual Day on 20 May 2019. The date ‘20 May’ marks the notification of substantive enforcement provisions of the Competition Act, 2002. About Competition Commission of India CCI is a statutory body which was established under the provisions of Competition Act, 2002. It was established in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances

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KVIC distributes more than 1 lakh Bee-Boxes under ‘Honey Mission’

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) distributed more than one lakh bee-boxes among farmers and unemployed youths across India in less than two years under its ‘Honey Mission’ initiative. This is the first time such mass scale distribution of honey bee boxes has taken place in country. About Honey Mission It was launched in Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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Justice SA Bobde nominated as NALSA Executive Chairman

President Ram Nath Kovind has nominated Justice SA Bobde of the Supreme Court as Executive Chairman of National Legal Services Authority (NALSA). The post is currently held by Justice AK Sikri who is due to retire on 6th March. National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) The National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) is a statutory body constituted under Read More…

Month:  Categories: Persons in NewsUPSC

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