Governance

Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2021 – UPSC GS2

Lok Sabha has passed the Assisted Reproductive  Technology (Regulation) Bill, 2021. Assisted Reproductive Technology  (Regulation) Bill, 2021: Aim: To regulate and supervise assisted reproductive technology clinics and banks, prevent misuse of the technology and promote the ethical practice of the services.  Assisted reproductive technology(ART) includes medical procedures used primarily to address infertility. Examples of ART services …

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Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 – UPSC GS2

Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021: The Government of India will be introducing the Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill 2021 in the upcoming winter session. The Bill seeks to amend the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Acts, 1970 and 1980 and incidental amendments to Banking Regulation Act,1949. What are the key provisions of the Banking Laws …

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Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act (RERA) 2016 : Analysis – UPSC GS2

What is RERA? RERA, 2016 is a central legislation which aims to regulate the real estate sector. It seeks to empower and protect property consumers and make transactions fair and transparent. The RERA Act was enacted under Entry 6 and 7 (dealing with contracts and the transfer of property) of the Concurrent List of the …

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Limited Liability Partnership (Amendment) Bill, 2021 – UPSC GS2

Background An enactment of law in 2008 allowed the emergence of large joint-stock companies as LLPs, with the liability of all investors limited to the extent of their investment. Thousands of limited liability partnerships (LLPs) sprang up. These could take loans and expand without anyone’s personal assets put at stake. However, financial risk is not the only kind there exists. …

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T.S.R. Subramanian committee (Environment) : Status – UPSC GS2

T.S.R. Subramanian Report on environment: The Subramanian committee was set up in August 2014 to review the existing environmental laws and the procedures followed by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The committee suggested several amendments to existing laws and regulations, including those relating to environment, forest, wildlife and coastal zone clearances and even existing …

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IAS Cadre Rule Changes – UPSC GS2

Context: The Center has proposed amendments to the Indian Administrative Service (Cadre) Rules 1954 in order to exercise greater control in central deputation of IAS officers. Current Rules regarding Deputation: According to Rule-6 (1) of the IAS (Cadre) Rules-1954, “a cadre officer may, with the concurrence of the State Governments concerned and the Central Government, …

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Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill, 2021 – UPSC GS2

Lok Sabha has passed the Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill, 2021. About Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Bill, 2021: The Bill provides for the constitution of a Commission for better coordination, research, identification, and resolution of problems related to air quality …

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