About me .Yasmin Gill BE(EEE) from UIET,PU .Qualified for UPSC Mains 2015 in 1st attempt State rank 24 in Punjab Civil Services 2015 .You can follow me on this link- Irvuserlyashia
27th DECEMBER, 2016 DAILY SUMMARY & ANALYSIS OF PIB BY YASMIN GILL
SOCIETY AND RELATED ISSUES
Child Labour Bill 2016 Passed by the Parliament in July this year Total and complete prohibition on employment of children below 14 years Right of Children to schooling.However, children are allowed to help in their family enterprises only in non-hazardous occupations and that too only after school hours or during vacations Prohibits Adolescents in age group of 14-18 years of their employment in hazardous occupations and permits their engagement in only certain occupations to be specified
POLITY AND GOVERNANCE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA
Q:- Agenda for political, economic and social democracy in India remains unfinished.Comment Q:-Constitution is a social document. In this context comment on the limits that judiciary has as an institution while pursuing judicial revieW
Central Public Works Department, the construction major under the Ministry of Urban Development Will assist Bhutan in green and sustainable infrastructure.
Manufacturing in India : Services sector-more than 60% to India's GDP Contributing only 15% of employment Manufacturing -possible long term solution to meet twin challenges of increasing trade deficit& employment Indian manufacturing needs to improve productivity & quality So need for early adoption of global standards of manufacturing, quality parameters etc. . . Q:- Manufacturing sector growth can be the 'tipping point' for increasing the GDP growth in India. Discuss
Ministry Of Labour & Employment Employees' State Insurance Corporation-social security organization -medical care and cash benefits to beneficiaries i.e. organized sector working class in the lower wage bracket . National Career Service Project Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana-incentivize employers registered with the Employees Provident Fund Organisation for new employment Government-pay the 8.33% EPS contribution for these new employment for a period of 3 years.
Check on black spots .Short-term measures-rumble strips, reflective stickers at junctions, fixing signboard/cautionary board, providing signage and speed restrictions Long-term measures-construction of vehicular under-pass, By- pass, flyover and 4-laning . Highway Advisory System - launched as pilot project on Delhi-Jaipur highway Free-to-air information system that uses radio to make travelling experience on National Highways safer & faster Phase 2-expanded to 12 highway stretches in multiple languages across the country
Vehicle Fleet Modernization Programme Enable replacement of old, heavy and medium commercial vehicles Contribute maximum of vehicular pollution Old vehicles -financial benefits: The scrap value of the vehicle and incentives from Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and incentives from government Mandating implementation of Bharat Standards-VI (BS-VI) emission norms from 1stApril 2020 for all vehicles
GREEN HIGHWAYS POLICY Participation of community, farmers, NGOs and private sector. Reduce accidents by cutting down glare from approaching vehicles Mandatory to set aside 1 % of total project cost of any NH contract to a Green Fund A charter signed between NGHM and YES BANK -awareness Adopta Green Highway' Program-engage corporates, PSU, Government organizations and other institutions for developing green corridor . . Kisan Harit Rajmarg Yojana' -extend green belt beyond existing Right of Way' of highways by engaging farmers and providing alternative livelihood option to the nearby communities.
INFRACON -National Portal for Infrastructure Consultancy Firms and Key Personnel Bridge between consultancy firms working in road engineering and construction sector and domain experts INAM PRO -web-based application for Infrastructure and Material Providers Web based market place -material providers & prospective buyers on a common platform Facilitate contractors and cement buyers to place cement orders online Given the success of INAM-PRO with cement, other materials like steel and steel slag have also been brought on this platform
BBIN by ADB Trilateral Highway-starts from Moreh (Manipur) to Mae Sot in Thailand through Myanmar . India, Myanmar and Thailand Friendship Motor Car Rally from New Delhi to Bangkok
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
National Award for the successful commercialization of indigenous . technology was presented by President to -SMITA Research Lab, IIT Delhi for N9 Pure Silver Jointly developed by RESIL Chemicals Private Ltd. and ARCI, Hyderabad under Nano Mission of DST INSPIRE Awards scheme -culture of innovation among school children of class VI to class X. Rechristened as INSPIRE Awards-MANAK (Million Minds Augmenting National Aspiration and Knowledge).