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Contract Labour Regulation and Abolition Act, 1970

The goal of the Contract Labour Regulation and Abolition Act, 1970 is to prevent exploitation of contract labor and also to introduce better conditions of work. A workman is taken to be employed as Contract Labour when he is hired in connection with the work of an establishment by or by a Contractor. Contract workmen …

National Cloud Initiative

Cloud Computing Services gives the new model of offering services (Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Services (SaaS) and Storage as a Service (STaaS)) to the users at a fast pace which is also cost effective. In order to use and harness the advantages of Cloud Computing, Government …

Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research

SAMEER was established as an autonomous R & D laboratory at Mumbai under the then Department of Electronics, Government of India with a broad mandate to undertake R & D work in the areas of Microwave Engineering and Electromagnetic Engineering Technology. It is an offshoot of the certain microwave products unit (SMPU) set up in …

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Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) has notified “Electronics and Information Technology Goods (Requirement for Compulsory Registration) Order, 2012”, centering Indian Safety Standards for the notified goods under the registration scheme notified by BIS issued under the ambit of BIS Act, 1986. As per the scheme of the order, the manufacturers of notified products …

Special Economic Zone

With a view to overcoming the shortcomings experienced on account of the multiplicity of controls and clearances; absence of world-class infrastructure, and an unstable fiscal regime and with a point to attract larger foreign investments in India, the Special Economic Zones (SEZs) Policy was launched in April 2000. SEZs in India functioned from 1.11.2000 to …

National River Conservation Plan

The centrally sponsored National River Conservation Plan (NRCP) currently covers 38 rivers in 178 towns spread over 20 States. Sewage treatment capacity of about 4064 million liters per day (mld.) has been made and an expenditure of Rs.4085 crore has been incurred so far under this Plan. River conservation activities such as the construction of …

national afforestation and eco-development board

The National Afforestation and Eco-Development Board (NAEB), established in August 1992,is responsible for promoting afforestation,tree planting, ecological restoration and eco-development activities in the country, with special attention to the degraded forest areas and lands adjoining the forest areas, national parks, sanctuaries and other protected areas as well as the ecologically fragile areas like the Western …

Dharmendra-Pradhan

Dharmendra Debendra Pradhan was born on  26 June 1969, is a BJP leader and presently the Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship in the NDA Government. He was selected to the Rajya Sabha in March 2018 from Madhya Pradesh. Pradhan was a person of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. …

Indian Space Research Organisation, formed in 1969, succeeding the erstwhile INCOSPAR. Vikram Sarabhai, having identified the function and importance of space technology in a Nation’s development, provided ISRO the necessary direction to function as an agent of development. ISRO then embarked on its mission to give the Nation space-based services and to develop the technologies …

Air India

Air India airline is the flag carrier of India. It is posses by Air India Limited, a government-owned enterprise, and operates a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft serving 94 domestic and international destinations. The airline has its axis at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, alongside several focus cities across India. Air India is the biggest international carrier out of India with an …

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana

Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana is a scheme launched in November 2015 by Piyush Goyal. Piyush Goyal is Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy (Now Railway minister and coal minister). This scheme is optional for the states to join. The first state who joined this yojana was Jharkhand. Other states …

What is the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP)

Currently, India ranks third globally with 5264 large dams in operation and about 437 are under construction. These dams are important for ensuring the water security of the Country, and these also constitute a major responsibility in terms of asset management and safety. In April 2012, the Central Water Commission (CWC) under Ministry of Water …