Open Acreage Licensing Policy

In June 2017, the government of India launched the National Data Repository (NDR) and Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) under the progressive, market driven Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP) of Government of India. What […]


Urban Housing

1 Relationship between employment and housing: Based on an interview of Mr. Srinivas Acharya, managing director of Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance. Growth in stable employment opportunities and addressing local infrastructure concerns are key for […]

Proton Therapy

Advantages of ”proton therapy’ over conventional cancer treatment methods: The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has issued licence to Apollo Hospitals in Chennai to operate the proton therapy facility for treating cancer patients. The proton […]

Prelims Revision

Shahpur-Kandi dam project in being developed in Punjab on the river Ravi. President Ram Nath Kovind has signed the The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Second Ordinance, 2019. Recently, the Cabinet gave its […]

Prelims Primer

In January 2019, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) marked its third anniversary. India has been the bank’s biggest beneficiary, with a quarter of the AIIB’s approved projects geared towards its development. India is also […]

Prelims Primer

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the restructuring of existing National Health Agency as “National Health Authority” for better implementation of Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY). […]