The Forest Rights Act, 2006: What makes implementation challenging

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation   Source: DTE   Context: Even after 16 years, implementation provisions under the Forest Rights Act, 2006, have been far from satisfactory.   The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of …

How can L-G act without the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers?

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure   Source: TH  Context: The Supreme Court observed how can the Lieutenant Governor (L-G) act without aid and advice of the Council of Ministers in nominating 10 members to the MCD.   What was the case?  The petitioner’s (Delhi govt) claims: According to …

National Credit Framework (NCrF)

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Issues Relating to the Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources   Source: TW   Context: The University Grants Commission (UGC) released the NCrF, which will allow students to earn educational credits at all levels, irrespective of the mode of learning i.e. homeschooling, offline, online, or blended. …