GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

Essay on economic reforms in yesteryear decades

The 21st century was marked with measures to propel India’s business and economic reforms, pace for which was set in the early 1990s. It triggered the process with a free trade agreement (FTA) with Thailand in 2003, followed by a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement with Singapore in 2005. Under the aegis of Foreign Trade Development… Continue reading Essay on economic reforms in yesteryear decades

GS-3, Indian Economy, Pub admin 1, Uncategorized

Create 3P India, provide flexibility in PPP contracts

A committee under Vijay Kelkar has suggested the revival of a defunct proposal to establish 3P India to support PPP projects. It also called for an amendment to the Prevention of Corruption Act (PoCA) to clarify the difference between cases of graft and genuine errors in decision-making. It also recommended setting up of independent regulators for… Continue reading Create 3P India, provide flexibility in PPP contracts

Editorials, GS-1, GS-2, Social Issue, Uncategorized

Neuroscience and the Juvenile Legislation

Article Link The Rajya Sabha, last week, cleared the Juvenile Justice (Amendment) Bill that allows juveniles between ages 16 and 18 years who are charged with heinous offences to be tried as adults. The popular outcry to reduce the age of criminal responsibility to 16 years had become louder post the ‘Nirbhaya’ case. Noticeably,Neuroscience was… Continue reading Neuroscience and the Juvenile Legislation

Big Picture, GS-3, Indian Economy, Uncategorized

Challenges for ‘Make in India’

Watch debate here! The government launched “Make In India” initiative which aims at promoting India as an investment destination and to establish India as a global hub for manufacturing, design and innovation. The initiative aims to provide favorable environment to the business community so that they can devote their resources, efforts and energy in productive… Continue reading Challenges for ‘Make in India’