Entries by Policy Watch

Policy Watch – September 21st, 2017

Important policy updates from 15th September 2017 – 21st September 2017 Infrastructure New Policy for Affordable Housing A new Public-Private Partnership policy for affordable housing has been announced, which provides for central assistance of upto 2.50 lakh rupees for each house to be constructed by private builders. This may also lead to an increase in […]

Policy Watch – September 14th, 2017

Important policy updates from 8th September 2017 – 14th September 2017 Infrastructure WiFi for all Panchayats by March 2019 The government is attempting to cover nearly 5.5 lakh villages with WiFi facility by March 2019, with an ambitious Rs 3,700-crore plan. Broadband services with about 1,000 megabits per second (1 gbps) benefitting 1 lakh gram […]

Policy Watch – September 7th, 2017

Important policy updates from 1st September 2017 – 7th September 2017 Administrative Rajaswa Gyan Sangam The purpose of organizing the conference is to facilitate a two-way communication between policy makers and the officers working in field offices. This is seen as a step that will increase the efficiency in collecting revenue and ensuring that policies […]

Policy Watch – August 31st, 2017

Important policy updates from 25th August 2017 – 31st August 2017 Economy RBI Annual Report- Post Demonetisation Update The Annual Report released by RBI has published trends detected in counterfeit notes in the banking system for the year 2016-17. As per the report, 762,072 counterfeit notes were detected in the system and it was 20.4% […]

Policy Watch – August 24th, 2017

Important policy updates from 18th August 2017- 24th August 2017 Youth Opportunities Be Soldiers of Development: Modi to Entrepreneurs On the occasion of  ‘Champions of Change’ organized by Niti Aayog, Prime Minister asked young entrepreneurs to be soldiers of development. He said that we as Indians should take pride in our rich heritage and boost […]

Policy Watch – August 17th, 2017

Important policy updates from 11th August 2017- 17th August 2017 Sports Sports University in India Government has taken a major step to encourage sports in India. On 10th August 2017, Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha to set up a National Sports University. The aims and objectives of the Bill states that the National […]