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Resilient Kerala Program – resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change

The 2018 floods and landslides in Kerala led to severe impact on property, infrastructure, and lives and livelihoods of people. One sixth of the State’s population – about 5.4 million people – were affected while 1.4 million were displaced from their homes, especially the poor and vulnerable segments of the ...

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Crackdown on Unauthorised Occupants of Public Premises

In a crackdown on the unauthorised occupants of residential accommodations in public premises, the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given a go ahead to introduce “The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019”. The decision is yet another reflection of the Government’s ...

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DigiLocker – Online document storage facility

Targeted at the idea of paperless governance, DigiLocker is a platform for issuance and verification of documents & certificates in a digital way, thus eliminating the use of physical documents. Indian citizens who sign up for a DigiLocker account get a dedicated cloud storage space that is linked to their ...

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Plea for restoring old pension scheme

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Government to file a status report on submission of final report by an expert committee set up to examine the possibility of restoring the old pension scheme for its employees in place of the contributory pension. Justice ...

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