Jharkhand issues PESA draft rules for consultations

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Government Programme and Policies   Source: IE   Context: The Jharkhand government has released draft rules for public consultation to implement The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act (PESA) enacted in 1996. In Jharkhand, Scheduled Areas are identified by the Fifth Schedule of the Constitution, covering 13 out …

NCST functioning with less than 50% of sanctioned strength

GS Paper 2  Syllabus: Constitutional and Statutory bodies   Source: TH, TH   Context: Data from the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) revealed that the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) is currently functioning with less than 50% of its sanctioned strength    Issues with the staffing in the commission: The sanctioned strength of the …

To what extent the mandate of the directive principle under article 46 has been fulfilled so far. Substantiate with examples.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. To what extent the mandate of the directive principle under article 46 has been fulfilled so far. Substantiate with examples. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: vikaspedia.in Why the question: The question is part of …