Cabinet approval for panel to study quotas within OBC quota

 The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of a commission to examine the sub-categorisation of almost 5,000 castes in the central list of OBCs. Fodder Points for Mains: To ensure a “more equitable distribution” of reservations in central government jobs and educational institutions. Under Article 340 of the Constitution, Read More …

The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016

Parliament has passed The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims) Bill, 2016. Admiralty laws deal with cases of accidents in navigable waters or involve contracts related to commerce on such waters. About the Bill: The Bill seeks to upgrade existing laws related to civil matters of admiralty jurisdiction of Read More …

Strategies for E-Governance in India-GS-2

Following are the Strategies for E-Governance in India: 1. To build technical infrastructure/framework across India India lacks a full fledged ICT framework for implementation of e-governance. Complete implementation of E-governance in India will include building technical Hardware and Software infrastructure. It will also include better and faster connectivity options. Newer Read More …

Advantages of E-Governance-GS-2

Following are the advantages of E-Governance 1. Speed – Technology makes communication speedier. Internet, Phones, Cell Phones have reduced the time taken in normal communication. Cost Reduction – Most of the Government expenditure is appropriated towards the cost of stationary. Paper-based communication needs lots of stationary, printers, computers, etc. which Read More …