RSTV: POLICY WATCH- PERMANENT COMMISSION TO WOMEN ARMY OFFICERS

 Introduction:             The Supreme Court granted women the right to permanent commission and the right to command. The petition was filed by a group of 332 women officers, who joined the army from 1993 onwards. Their petition was partially accepted by the Delhi High Court in March 2010. At the time of filing the …

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- NATIONAL STATISTICAL COMMISSION BILL

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- NATIONAL STATISTICAL COMMISSION BILL Introduction: The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has sought comments and suggestions on the Draft National Statistical Commission Bill 2019 to make data collection more transparent and reliable. The present draft NSC Bill proposes to establish a National Statistical Commission as the nodal and autonomous body for …

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- BAN ON E-CIGARETTES

RSTV: POLICY WATCH- BAN ON E-CIGARETTES Introduction: Parliament has passed Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes Bill, 2019. Rajya Sabha passed The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage, and Advertisement) Bill, 2019  by a voice vote after 4 hours of discussion. The bill was passed by the Lok Sabha on 27th …