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CURRENT AFFAIRS - COMMITTEE High level committee to examine working of CCIM, CCH and their governing legislation | 24-Mar-2017 15:02
The high-level Committee has been formed to examine the working of the regulatory bodies Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) and Central Council of Homoeopathy (CCH) and their governing legislations namely, Indian Medicine Central Council Act 1970 and Homoeopathy Central Council Act 1973 respectively, for suggesting suitable reforms for AYUSH.
The committee will be headed by Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog. Other members of the committee are Chief Executive Officer (CEO), NITI Aayog and Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH. 

Partha Mukhopadhay committe | 02-Mar-2017 14:40

       The Working Group on Migration — a panel constituted by the Union housing and urban poverty alleviation (HUPA) ministry — has recommended caste-based enumeration of migrants to ensure they get their entitlement

      The panel noted that as per Census 2011 data, as the national capital does not have any scheduled tribe on record, these people cannot avail government benefits which they are entitled to. 

       The panel has recommended that the protocols of the Registrar General of India needs to be amended so that beneficiaries can avail benefits in the states to which they migrate.

       The state should try to eliminate the violation their fundamental rights and ensure their rights.
         States should include migrant children in the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan’s (SSA) Annual Work Plans to uphold their Right to Education.




cyber security | 01-Mar-2017 15:19

             The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up standing committee on cyber security to review the threats inherent in the existing and emerging technology.

             The 11-member committee will be headed by Meena Hemchandra( RBI Executive Director).

Key Facts:

             The committee will study adoption of various security standards and protocols, interface with stakeholders. Based on study, it will suggest appropriate policy interventions to strengthen cyber security and resilience.