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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
news about Centre for policy research
Jun 27, 2019 14:27
The study exposed how public school teachers were overburdened with tasks such as keeping records and responding to official mails and circulars, among others. read more
Jun 22, 2019 05:52
The premier medical institute has roped in the National Buildings Constructions Corporation (NBCC India) to redevelop its Ayur Vigyan Nagar complex on August Kranti Marg to construct more flats for its staff. read more
May 14, 2019 22:24
According to the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR), nearly a fifth or 19% of the close to 8,000 candidates contesting the 2019 polls have criminal cases pending against them, while 29% have assets worth Rs 1 crore or more. Candidates are also... read more
May 13, 2019 08:08
Industry bodies have welcomed the simplification of rules, documented in the compilation published by the environment ministry last Tuesday, but environmental experts say ecological concerns have, in the process, been overlooked. read more
May 01, 2019 12:25
This week on the Grand Tamasha podcast Neelanjan Sircar joins Milan Vaishnav to discuss the epic electoral battle in the crucial heartland state of Uttar Pradesh and whether recent state election results are a good barometer for how those states will... read more
Apr 14, 2019 03:56
The ministry has drafted a policy for public-private partnership (PPPs) to develop plantations in “degraded” forests. read more
Jan 22, 2019 07:57
Coercive and threatening tactics were used in all of the states to compel people to build and use latrines. read more
Dec 22, 2018 10:31
After our initial, reactive steps, we must now take the fight forward by building public engagement and political pressure, says the Centre for Policy Research. read more
Dec 21, 2018 11:14
At least 4 sectors — industry, transport, biomass and waste burning, and dust — are substantial contributors to pollution in Delhi-NCR, according to analysis led by the Centre for Policy Research. read more
Nov 19, 2018 08:01
Policy analysts and green activists have slammed a government notification that exempts real estate projects with a built-up area of up to 50,000 square metres from the environment impact assessment (EIA) process and from having to obtain a prior environmental... read more
Nov 01, 2018 07:01
The draft National River Ganga Bill 2018 has proposed the setting up of an armed ‘Ganga Protection Corps’, with the powers to arrest offenders who pollute it, to keep the river clean and help in its rejuvenation, according to government documents and... read more
Oct 29, 2018 14:35
The study finds that while social diversity is a part of campus life, disparities in academic integration in classrooms and the teacher-learning process still remained. read more
Sep 22, 2018 02:17
The gated housing societies are perceived as safe spaces as they offer more security to residents. However, despite the presence of added security, instances of crime against women continue to be reported from here. read more
Sep 21, 2018 01:19
During Thursday’s inspection, the minister observed that while overall, the plantation showed normal growth, in some pockets, it appeared that the saplings were not adequately watered and taken care of. read more
Apr 19, 2018 22:27
India has a 7,500km coastline that supports about 30% of the country’s population. read more