Missed Annual Disinvestment Targets

The government has raised less than 3% of budgeted revenues from disinvestment in 2020-21. As a result, the fiscal deficit for the current year is set to worsen. The government describes fiscal deficit of India as “the excess of total disbursements from the Consolidated Fund of India, excluding repayment of the debt, over total receipts into the Fund (excluding the

Cyber Insurance Policy

A committee set up by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has recommended the introduction of a cyber insurance policy. Cyber insurance policy is a risk transfer mechanism for cyber risk. Cyber risk is commonly defined as exposure to harm or loss resulting from breaches of or attacks on information systems. This policy will protect

Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant

Recently, a statue of freedom fighter Govind Ballabh Pant was unveiled at its new location on a roundabout at the Pandit Pant Marg, New Delhi. The statue had to be relocated from its earlier location near Raisina Road circle as it ‘fell within the new Parliament building layout’ Key Points Brief Profile: Govind Ballabh Pant is remembered as

Kanha Tiger Reserve

A tigress was found dead in the buffer zone of Kanha tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh. Key Points Location: It stretches over an area of 940 square km in the two districts – Mandla and Balaghat – of Madhya Pradesh. History: The present-day Kanha area was divided into two sanctuaries, Hallon and Banjar. Kanha National Park was created in 1955 and

35th Pragati Meeting

The Prime Minister of India recently chaired the 35th edition of Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) – the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based multimodal platform, involving Central and State governments. Ten projects were taken for review involving a total investment of Rs. 54,675 crore. A review of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana was also taken. Key Points

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