GS-2, Uncategorized

Camel in the tent

The proposal is to attach medical colleges to existing district hospitals in the public-private partnership (PPP) model. Viability gap funding is provided for projects that the government does not find commercially viable because of long gestation periods, and relatively minor revenue flows and involves PPP. States that fully allow the facilities of the hospital to the medical college and… Continue reading Camel in the tent

GS-2, Indian Polity, Public Admin 2, Uncategorized

Towards cooperative federalism

Background: The states of West Bengal and Kerala, have stopped all work on the National Population Register (NPR). The Punjab Legislative Assembly has passed a resolution seeking amendments to the NPR form to ensure that it does not seek data that may be used for verification of citizenship. Chief Ministers of at least 11 States… Continue reading Towards cooperative federalism