The Big Picture – One year of NDA Govt: How the social sector has fared?

The Big Picture – One year of NDA Govt: How the social sector has fared? ARCHIVES Summary: The NDA government has completed one year in office. The social sector has seen significant increase in the budgetary allocations in the last decade and also increased spending. This sector has been one of the key areas to …

Insights Daily Current Events, 22 April 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 22 April 2015 E-Samiksha launched The Indian Railways recently launched E-Samiksha, an online monitoring mechanism. Why? To monitor implementation of various ongoing projects including Rail Budget proposals. Benefits: This portal would help to keep an eye on the implementation of budget commitments. This portal will mainly focus on Budget Review, Board …

Insights Daily Current Events, 31 March 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 31 March 2015 Bharat Ratna conferred on Malviya Freedom fighter and founder of Banaras Hindu University, Madan Mohan Malviya, was recently posthumously conferred the Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian award, by President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan. The President also bestowed the highest Padma award, the Padma …

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 March 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 23 March 2015 ‘Water Man’ Rajendra Singh wins Stockholm Water Prize Eminent environment activist Rajendra Singh, has been conferred the prestigious Stockholm Water Prize this year for his innovative water restoration efforts and extraordinary courage to empower communities in Indian villages. He is widely popular as the ‘Water Man’. He was …