Course: The Hindu in an Examination View Lesson: 31-1-2019 PRESENTED BY:DR.S.N. JAGADESH KUMAR
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Ministries flouting norms, says EC .EC sent a letter to Cabinet Secretary . EC has indicated that requests to the EC for grant of 'No Objection' for specific decisions would simply be returned without consideration if the Ministries' communications to the Constitutional body did not follow procedure. . Taking note of the EC's complaint, the Cabinet Secretariat has urged Secretaries to all Ministries to ensure strict adherence with the norms in communications to the ECI and other Constitutional authorities. Commission has taken "a serious note of the way in which officers of various Central government departments are sending references" without following due procedure, and urged the Cabinet Secretary to ensure strict compliance.
References to Constitutional and statutory bodies like the EC have to be done in the form of a letter to its Secretary, Principal Secretary or Deputy Election Commissioner (Deputy EC) .Simply sending an office memorandum from junior officials to the EC is not acceptable . writing to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) or the Election Commissioners (EC) is not permitted, except in rare "important cases" where the head of a department feels that something has to be brought to the personal notice of the CEC or ECs. Deputy Election Commissioner Sandeep Saxena said in the letter sent to the Cabinet Secretary -During general election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, references from the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the M nistry of Human Resource Development, for grant of No Objection under the Model Code of Conduct were received in the form of an office memorandum," . The Commission decided not to consider the said references and returned them to the Ministries. Moreover, during the recent polls in five States, a Joint Secretary in the Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry made a reference directly to the Chief Election Commissioner of India "by name", the Deputy EC pointed out.
-Study says cow urine may be adding to global warming peer-reviewed Scientific Reports study conducted in Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Nicaragua, Trinidad and Tobago International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Colombia The urine from the ruminant is a source of nitrous oxide emissions (N20), a gas that is 300 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. Most times, when cow urine is used in degraded pastures, which are also seen in vast tracts of land in India, N20 emissions are tripled, Cow urine _ a minor fount of research in India for its medicinal benefits may also contribute to global warming.
cattle and livestock are a significant source of methane, a greenhouse gas, a contributor to global warming India also hosts the world's largest livestock population, as well as significant tracts of degraded land . Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said that about 30% of India's geographical area (or about 96.4 million hectares) is degraded. Degraded pastures not only affect food security and the livelihood of farmers today, but affect the livelihood of future farmers because they emit more gases Dung and urine are commonly mixed together for manure in Indian fields. . India-very limited research on this
States may have to fund for MGNREGA wages financial statement of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme shows that as on January 30, 19 States and Union Territories were in the red, with liabilities ranging as high as Rs. 1,605 crore in Andhra Pradesh and Rs. 1,342 crore in West Bengal. Nationally, the scheme shows a negative net balance of Rs. 4,101 crore. States struggling to pay workers under a national employment guarantee scheme have received additional funds from the Centre to meet their pending liabilities, but the money is unlikely to be sufficient for the rest of the financial year. States may have to use their own funds to meet unpaid wages for the next two months . We have authorised States which are willing to put in their own money to go ahead," said the official. "Centre will pay them back in the first week of April. at labourers get
RS to screen Hindi films for non-Hindi speakers Upper house is going to screen a series of popular Hindi films to acquaint non-Hindi speaking members and staff with the language recommendation of two south Indian leaders, Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu and its former Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien invitation issued by the Rajya Sabha secretariat signed by additional director and chairman of the Rajya Sabha secretariat Employees' Recreation Club J.M. Bhardwaj honourable Chairman Rajya Sabha has desired to show good Hindi movies to promote Hindi language among non-Hindi speaking members and staff." .first movie to be screened, incidentally, features former Rajya Sabha member Nargis: Mother India.
DIPP rechristened to include internal trade .government has notified changing the name of the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade enhanced its role. four new categories of responsibilities promotion of internal trade (including retail trade), the welfare of traders and their employees, matters relating to facilitating Ease of Doing Business, matters relating to start-ups
Already responsibilities: general industrial policy, administration of the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951, industrial management, . productivity in industry, ematters related to e-commerce
Dr Jagadesh Kumar
,M.B.B.S.,Now doing PG in MD Radiation Oncology at Madras Medical College,Chennai.Cleared NEET PG,TNPG,UPSC GDMO.