The United States has announced the support for waiving Intellectual Property (IP) protection for Covid-19 vaccines. The decision is a breakthrough in India and South Africa’s attempts to get World Trade Organisation (WTO) member countries to agree to such a waiver to fight the pandemic equitably. Waiving Intellectual Property Protection for Covid-19 Vaccines About: The 1995 agreement on Trade-Related Aspects
Recently, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a series of measures to support the nation’s fight against the second wave of Covid-19 infections. The measures form the first part of a calibrated and comprehensive strategy against the pandemic. Earlier in 2020 also the RBI took measures to help deal with the economic fall out of the pandemic. Maratha Reservation Struck
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has mooted the concept of ‘Model Insurance Village (MIV)’ to boost insurance penetration in rural areas. According to the Economic Survey for 2020-21, India’s insurance penetration, which was at 2.71% in 2001, has steadily increased to 3.76% in 2019, but stayed much below the global average of
Recently, the Ministry of Panchayati Raj has released the new framework for implementation of the SVAMITVA Scheme. SVAMITVA stands for Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas. SVAMITVA Scheme Launch: It is a central sector scheme which was launched nationally on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day on 24th April 2021. Aim: To provide an integrated property validation solution for rural India.