Friday, January 27, 2023

Policy Watch

Parameswaran Iyer takes charge as NITI Aayog CEO

Parameswaran Iyer, who had spearheaded the implementation of the flagship Swachh Bharat Mission, has taken charge as the CEO of NITI Aayog on Monday

Govt revamps BBB into Financial Services Institutions Bureau

Sources said the ACC has also approved the appointment of Bhanu Pratap Sharma, former Chairman, BBB as the initial chairperson of FSIB

DoT introduces design linked incentive scheme, extends PLI by a year

The DoT has launched an incentive scheme for design-led manufacturers and extended the duration of the Rs 12,195 crore PLI scheme by a year

India to replace 58,000 MU of thermal power with RE by FY2026

India has plans to replace 58,000 MU of thermal power with 30 GW of Renewable Energy (RE) by 2025-26 by making use of the bundling scheme

Govt retracts on Aadhaar advisory, issues clarification

May 27 Aadhaar advisory had cautioned people in general use of Aadhaar and suggested the use of masked Aadhaar which displays only the last 4 digits

Govt working on new scheme to allow power discoms to clear dues in installments

The Ministry of Power has said that it is working on a scheme for power distribution companies to enable discoms in clearing their huge outstanding dues

Who is Delhi’s new LG Vinai Kumar Saxena?

Chairman of Khadi & Village Industries Corporation's (KVIC) Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena has been nominated as the new Lt. Governor (LG) of Delhi

Govt should focus on public policy; wealth creation private sector’s job: Amitabh Kant

NITI Aayog CEO on Thursday said it is the private sector's job to create wealth and the government should focus on laying down public policy framework

EAC-PM recommends employment scheme for urban jobless, universal basic income

EAC-PM on Wednesday suggested that the government should come out with a guaranteed employment scheme for the urban unemployed

Cabinet empowers boards of PSUs to decide on disinvestment of subsidiaries

The Cabinet has empowered the boards of Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) to decide on the closure and disinvestment of units/subsidiaries

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