AIR spotlight summary on “Government Proposal on PPF Accounts”.

AIR spotlight summary on “Government Proposal on PPF Accounts”.   Introduction The finance ministry has announced major changes in the Public Provident Fund Account laws. In order to remove existing ambiguities due to multiple Acts and rules for Small Saving Schemes and further strengthen the objective of “Minimum Government, Maximum Governance”, Government has proposed merger …

AIR spotlight summary on “India-Palestine Bilateral Relations”.

AIR spotlight summary on “India-Palestine Bilateral Relations”.   Introduction Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited three west Asian countries. The most significant part was his visit to Ramallah, which serves as the de factoadministrative capital of the Palestin Modi was accorded the highest honour given to a foreign dignitary, the ‘Grand Collar of the State of Palestine’. This …

AIR spotlight summary on “Prime Minister Research Fellows Scheme”.

AIR spotlight summary on “Prime Minister Research Fellows Scheme”.   Introduction The union cabinet approved‘Prime Minister’s Research Fellows (PMRF)’ scheme in improving the quality of research by attracting the best talents across the country. 1,000 best students who have completed or are in the final year of B. Tech or Integrated M.Tech or M.Sc. in Science and …

AIR spotlight summary on “Ayushman Bharat-Healthcare Scheme”.

AIR spotlight summary on “Ayushman Bharat-Healthcare Scheme”.   Introduction The Government announced two major initiatives in health sector, as part of Ayushman Bharat programme. They are Health and Wellness Centre and National Health Protection Scheme. In the Budget 2018-19 the Finance Minister said that this was aimed at making path breaking interventions to address health holistically, …

AIR spotlight summary on “Global Investor Summit”.

AIR spotlight summary on “Global Investor Summit”.   Introduction The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated two days Advantage Assam – Global Investors Summit in Guwahati. It is a biggest event in attracting outsiders to the north-east region especially Guwahati being the hub centre or the gateway to north-east. The objective is also to position Assam …