Government Committees, Schemes & Bills - Current Affairs for June, 2015
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▼ 3 Mega Schemes for Urban India to be launched [06-24-15]
The three projects are Smart Cities Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation, AMRUT and Housing For All.
▼ Punjab approves Niti Aayog proposal to lower number of CSS [06-21-15]
Punjab Chief Minister, Parkash Singh Badal said they have been pursuing this agenda since long so as to empower the states for ensuring the welfare of people in a far more effective manner.
▼ Mhara Gaon-Jagmag Gaon launched in Haryana [06-21-15]
With this, Haryana became the first state in the country to launch such an innovative voluntary scheme. The state will bear an additional expenditure of 15 to 20 lakh rupees per village for implementation of this scheme. The scheme aimed at providing 24 hour uninterrupted power supply to rural domestic consumers in a phased manner with their active participation.
▼ Digital Gudda Guddi board innovated under Beti Padhao Beti Bachao scheme [06-21-15]
The digital Board has been popularized in the district of Jalgaon, Maharashtra and works as a platform for dissemination of IEC Material on BBBP as well as updating monthly birth statistics.
▼ 9 states asked by Centre to implement Forest Rights Act [06-20-15]
Tribal affairs secretary Arun Jha has written to the chief secretaries of Bihar, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand to implement the act immediately. The move comes in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi directing the Ministry to implement the Act in a campaign mode and give land rights to tribals over the next two months. The Act is aimed at ensuring that forest-dwellers, including Scheduled Tribes, get their rights over forest land and non-timber forest produce.
▼ New Indian Bureau of Standards Bill 2015 approved by Cabinet [06-19-15]
The new bill proposes to bring in more items under the mandatory system to ensure quality products to consumers. Currently, only products and systems come under the ambit of standards and the bill proposes to include services, besides articles and processes under the standardisation regime. The bill also provides for compulsory hallmarking of precious metal articles, widening the scope of conformity assessment, to enhance penalties and to make offences compoundable. The new bill also envisages setting up of the Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) as the National Standards Body of India, which will perform its functions through a governing council consisting of a President and other members.
▼ Housing for All by 2022 approved by CCEA [06-20-15]
The mission comes out from a key promise in BJP’s manifesto for 2014 Lok Sabha elections to provide a “pucca” house for every family by the 75th year of Independence, i.e. by year 2022.
▼ Digital Employment Exchange set up by Centre [06-19-15]
The portal will help in linking Make in India initiative with Skilled India one. The employers and job seekers can now register at www.eex.dcmsme.gov.in. Nearly, two lakh job seekers have already registered themselves with the EEX.
▼ Bibek Debroy heads panel for railway revitalisation [06-19-15]
The committee says that there is need not only to improve the internal resource generation and explore varied methods of financing but also to improve utilization of available resources. The committee said, the panel has not recommend privatization of Indian Railway, but only the recommend, participation in projects by the private sector.
▼ Mission Indradhanush to be launched in 210 districts of India [06-18-15]
On 4th June’15 Health Minister launched a Mobile App for monitoring of “Mission Indradhanush” at Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Health Minister also launched the website of Mission Indradhanush.