Current Affairs - Social Issue & Social Justice

Quality of Life for Elderly Index

On 11th August 2021, ‘Quality of Life for Elderly Index’ was released by Dr Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM).


WCD Ministry Classified All Major Schemes Under 3 Umbrella Schemes

For effective implementation of various schemes and programmes of the Ministry of Women and Child Development, all major schemes of the Ministry have been classified under 3 umbrella schemes viz. ...

Amendments To Juvenile Justice (Care And Protection Of Children) Act, 2015

The Union Cabinet has approved Amendments to Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015. The amendments, once approved by Parliament, will strengthen Child Protection set-up to ensure best interest of children.


PRAGYATA Guidelines On Digital Education

  • On 14th July, 2020, the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) released guidelines on digital education titled 'PRAGYATA'.

Initiatives To Boost Education Sector

  • On 17th May, 2020, the government announced several initiatives to boost education sector across the country.

Mizoram Revokes Forest Rights Act

On November 19th, 2019, the Mizoram government passed a resolution revoking the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 (FRA).


Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh

On 18th November, 2019, the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) along with Bill Gates, co-chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Bharatiya Poshan Krishi Kosh (BPKK), to address the menace of growing malnutrition in the country.


Global Hunger Index – 2019

On 16th October, 2019, annual Global Hunger Index (GHI), a report jointly published by Irish aid agency Concern Worldwide and German NGO Welthungerhilfe was published.


International Day Of Older Persons

On 1st October, 2019, the International Day of Older Persons was observed by United Nations under the theme- The Journey to Age Equality.


National Conference On Criminal Activities And Radicalization In Jails

  • The Bureau of Police Research and Development(BPR&D) is organizing a two-day National Conference on ‘Criminal Activities and Radicalization in Jails: Vulnerability of Inmates and Jail Staff and their Protection’ on 12th and 13th September.

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