Task Force on NIP submits final report to Finance Minister

News:The Task Force on the National Infrastructure Pipeline(NIP) for 2019-25 has submitted its Final Report to the Finance Minister. Facts: National Infrastructure Pipeline(NIP): It is the investment plan unveiled by the Central Government for enhancing infrastructure in identified sectors for a period of five years from 2020-25 with the aim to help India reach a… Continue reading Task Force on NIP submits final report to Finance Minister

Task force to improve India’s rights record

News:Government is forming a task force to prepare a National Action Plan on Human Rights(NAPHR) as mandated under the UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) Universal Periodic Review(UPR). Facts: About Universal Periodic Review(UPR): UPR is a state-driven process under UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC). It provides opportunities to member states to declare what actions they have… Continue reading Task force to improve India’s rights record

Committee submits report on replacing I-T Act with Direct Tax Code

Government had constituted a committee to draft a new direct tax law to replace the existing Income Tax Act,1961.The committee was headed by Akhilesh Ranjan.It has submitted its report to the government. The objective of the task force was to draft direct tax laws in line with the norms prevalent in other countries, incorporating international… Continue reading Committee submits report on replacing I-T Act with Direct Tax Code

Raksha Mantri Evolves Methodology to Prevent Ammunition Accidents

Defence Minister has chaired a meeting to review the recommendations of the Task Force of Experts to evolve methodology to prevent ammunition accidents and minimise its effects. The task force was headed by Philip Campose.He explained the causes for ammunition accidents and brought out preventive and mitigative measures. The task force emphasised that the safety… Continue reading Raksha Mantri Evolves Methodology to Prevent Ammunition Accidents

Task force on direct tax laws to submit report by July 31

The task force set up to draft a new direct tax law to replace the existing Income Tax Act has been given 2-month extension till July 31 to submit its report.The task force was scheduled to submit the report by May 31. The task force was set up after Prime Minister during the annual conference… Continue reading Task force on direct tax laws to submit report by July 31