Our country is known for its pathetic infrastructure facility across all sectors. It is unfortunate that the highways which should not cost more than Rs 15 crore for a kilometre of a six-lane road are being built at the rate of Rs 60 to Rs 70 crore per kilometre. Through a “National Infrastructure Development Programme”, 20 thousand kilometre super highways will have to be built in three years time costing no more than Rs 3 lakh crore. Similarly, all the airports, ports, electricity distribution networks, and other infrastructure facilities can be made world class with an additional expenditure of nearly Rs 4 lakh crore in next four years. … [Read more...] about An agenda for India’s New Deal to fix the Covid-infected economy | Opinion
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The Prime Minister said there should not be laxity till the time a Covid-19 vaccine is ready. “We want that a vaccine be developed at the earliest from any corner of the world, our scientists succeed and we succeed in bringing everyone out of this problem,” PM Modi said. … [Read more...] about ‘There’s corona and there’s duty. MPs chose duty’: PM Modi wishes for productive monsoon session of Parliament
Opposition parties, particularly the Congress, have been demanding that the government come out with a detailed account of the incident that resulted in casualties in Indian Army-- the first since October 1975 when Chinese troops had ambushed an Indian patrol in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tulung La sector killing four soldiers. … [Read more...] about ‘Bow to the families of great heroes’: Amit Shah pays tribute, says India is in their debt
'Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, all powers exercisable by an appropriate regulator, specified under column (2) of the First Schedule, under the respective Acts... in the International Financial Services Centres will be exercised by the Authority in so far as it relates to the regulation of the financial products, financial services or financial institutions, as the case may be.' … [Read more...] about Will IFSCA be the boss of India’s financial markets?
Among the reforms proposed in the policy for school education are universalisation of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) for children up to the age 8; replacing 10+2 structure of school curricula by a 5+3+3+4 curricular structure; integrating curriculum to 21st-century skills, and mathematical thinking and scientific temper. … [Read more...] about Students to study in 2022 under new curriculum as envisaged by NEP: PM Modi