National Policy for Domestic Workers

1. The Central Government has not enacted any separate law to protect the interest of domestic workers. 2. However, the Ministry of Labour & Employment is considering formulating a National Policy on Domestic Workers which is in the draft stage. 3. The salient features of the proposed draft National Policy on Domestic Workers are as…

“Vande Bharat Express”

1. Speed, Scale and Service-Hallmarks of Vande Bharat Express 2. Vande Bharat Express can run up to a maximum speed of 160 kmph and has travel classes like Shatabdi Train but with better facilities. It aims to provide a totally new travel experience to passengers. 3. The Train will cover the distance between New Delhi…

LADIS

1. The information will help better planning for the movement of vessels 2. Moving a step ahead towards ensuring optimum use of National Waterways, the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) launched a new portal LADIS – Least Available Depth Information System. 3. LADIS will ensure that real-time data on least available depths is disseminated…

UNION BUDGET 2019-2020

Key to Budget Documents BUDGET 2019-2020   The list of Budget documents presented to the Parliament, besides the Finance Minister’s Budget Speech, is given below:A. Annual Financial Statement (AFS), Art. 112B. Demands for Grants (DG), Art. 113C. Finance Bill, Art 110(a)D. Statements mandated under FRBM Act (Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act,2003):i. Macro-Economic Framework Statementii.…