TOP STORIES – March 2021

Niti Aayog sets up task forces for achieving policy certainty in contract enforcement, dispute resolution
The Economic Times, March 23, 2021

Government has set up two high-level task forces, one under NITI Aayog vice chairman Rajiv Kumar and the other under its CEO Amitabh Kant to lay a roadmap for enforcement of contracts and conciliation mechanism respectively, a move aimed at fast tracking infrastructure development in the country and reducing the disputes over contracts.


Indian medical service cadre soon?
The New Indian Express, March 21, 2021

An Indian Medical Service, along the lines of other civil services such as IAS, IFS, IPS, etc, may soon see the light of day. A Parliamentary committee recently expressed views in favour of exploring the possibility of a service that would bring a major change to the health system of the country.


Govt building ‘agri stack’ to give unique ID to every Indian farmer
Hindustan Times, March 09, 2021

The Centre is in the process of creating for the first time a “digital agri-stack”, a hi-tech national farmers’ database that could give the government and agribusinesses unprecedented insights into the rural economy, people with knowledge of the matter said.




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