11 Dec, 2019

  • Amid complaints farmers' body to revise guidelines - Economy
  • US and Saudi Arabia at bottom of climate class - Environment
  • Capital takes steps to help India better its ease of doing business ranking - Economy
  • JAGA mission & World Habitat Award (Advertisement) - Government Schemes
  • SC flags delay in appointment of judges (Ref-1) - Polity and Governance
  • RBI didn't stop SBI role in poll bonds (Ref-2) - Polity and Governance
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    STEPS TAKEN BY THE GOVERNMENT TO IMPROVE EASE OF DOING BUSINESS INDEX

    This particular article highlights that the Delhi Government is undertaking a number of measures so as to improve India's ranking on the Ease of Doing Business under the Construction permits indicator. India has improved its ranking in the Construction permits indicator from 52 in 2018 to 27 in 2019. The Government has set a target to get into top 10 countries in the Construction permits indicator.

    • About Doing Business Index
    • About India's Performance
    • Various Steps undertaken by Government to improve the Ease of Doing Business

     

    WORLD HABITAT AWARDS AND JAGA MISSION

    The Odisha Government has won the World Habitat Award, a global recognition, for its ambitious initiative, Jaga Mission under which 52,682 urban poor families living in the slums have been granted land rights certificate.

    • About World Habitat Awards
    • About JAGA Mission

     

    PEPSICO CONTROVERSY EXPLAINED

    Recently, PepsiCo filed a case against the potato farmers in Gujarat for allegedly growing its registered potato variety "FC5" which is used to make ‘Lays’ chips.

    • Background to the adoption to PPVFR Act,2001
    • Details about PPVFR Act, 2001
    • PepsiCo's Argument Vs Farmers’ Argument

     

    CLIMATE CHANGE PERFORMANCE INDEX

    This article discusses about India’s performance on the Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI)

    • About CCPI
    • India’s Performance
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