2nd May, 2002


Ministry of Law Justice & Company Affairs

Improving legal education
The Law Commission of India has undertaken a study of reviewing the Advocates Act, 1961 for improving the standards of legal education and the legal profession. The review ......................

Ministry of Law Justice & Company Affairs

Law Minister releases books on secretarial standards and Monograph on Directors' responsibilities
The Union Minister of Law, Justice and Company Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley released a book on Secretarial Standard on General Meetings and a Monograph on Position, Duties and Liabilities of Directors ......................

Ministry of Law Justice & Company Affairs

Financial Assistance for setting up of family courts
States have generally been demanding financial assistance for Family Courts. Recently, a specific request has been received from the Government of Tripura for setting up one Family Court at the State capital Agartala. The Government of Tripura has ......................

Ministry of Law Justice & Company Affairs

Separate law to protect refugges
As informed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, administratively concerned with the subject matter of the Question, the feasibility, requirement or otherwise of a separate law to deal with refugees is being considered.....................

Ministry of Law Justice & Company Affairs

Scrutiny Of Books of accounts of Jet Airways
The Government has ordered an inspection of Jet Airways under Section 209 A of the Companies Act, 1956......................

Ministry of Law Justice & Company Affairs

Maintenance of Wives, Children and Parents
Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 pertaining to "order for maintenance of wives, children and parents" has been amended recently inter alia, removing the ceiling on the amount......................

Ministry of Law Justice & Company Affairs

Report on reforming of the criminal justice system
The Justice V.S. Malimath Committee on Criminal Justice Reforms is conducting interactions with the Bar, Police, Jurists, Prosecutors, High Courts and other legal experts in order to ....................

Ministry of Law Justice & Company Affairs

Special court to try POTA accused
Law and Order is a State subject and as such the information regarding the number of Special Courts instituted as on date to try Prevention of Terrorism Act (POTA) accused, State-wise, and the number of POTA ....................

Ministry of Law Justice & Company Affairs

DCA takes steps for promoting good Corporate Governance
In a meeting convened by the Secretary, Department of Company Affairs (DCA), Shri Vinod Dhall, here yesterday, matters relating to development of a comprehensive framework for ensuring and promoting good corporate ....................

Ministry of Steel

VRS package for HSCL
Government of India has approved extension of a guarantee in favour of Hindustan Steelworks Construction Ltd. (HSCL) to the tune of Rs.250 crore for raising funds from the banks to effect VRS aimed ....................

Ministry of Steel

Export of Steel to USA
India exported to USA 7,24,000 tonnes of steel products during 1999-2000, 4,82,000 tonnes during 2000-01 and 1,23,000 tonnes during April'01 to January'02. Some of the countries....................

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

Lymphatic Filariasis should be integrated with other disease control programme: Dr. Thakur
Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. C. P. Thakur has said that Lymphatic Filariasis should be integrated with other disease control programmes as planned by WHO to...................

Ministry of Labour & Empowerment

One Lakh workers engaged in fish processing units : Majority Women
About one lakh workers are directly engaged in fish processing units. Stating this in the Rajya Sabha in a written reply today, the Minister of State for Labour & Employment Shri Muni Lall said that majority ...................

Ministry of Home Affairs

Disabled children from Sadvichar Parivar call on Home Minister
A group of 170 disabled school children from Sadvichar Parivar near Gandhi Nagar today Called on the Union Home Minister, Shri L.K. Advani at his residence, here. The children are on a educational tour to important places of Northern India. ...................

Ministry of Defence

Indigenisation of Defence equipment production
The indigenisation of defence equipment is an ongoing process and is achieved by transfer of technology and indigenous research. Indigenisation of spares of defence equipment has been undertaken in aircraft, warships, armament, tanks, vehicles and electronic as well as engineering equipment. ...................

Ministry of Steel

VSP April turnover Rs.268 crore
Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) of the Rastriya Ispat Nigam Ltd. (RINL) a public sector undertaking of the Steel Ministry has made a very good start by achieving best sales turnover of Rs.268 crore in the first. ...................

Ministry of Steel

Nilanchal Ispat Nigam
Blast Furnace Complex of Neelachal Ispat Nigam Ltd. (NINL), Orissa was commissioned in February 2002. During 2001-02, the plant has produced 26,500 tonnes of various grades of Pig Iron and 11,300 tonnes. ...................

Ministry of Environment & Forests

Information and Communication Technology is a vital engine for development in the 21st Century: Shri T.R. Baalu
The Union Environment and Forests Minister, Shri T.R. Baalu has said that Information & Communication Technology is a vital engine for development in the 21st century. The Asia Pacific Region can address its poverty. ...................

Ministry of Environment & Forests

India & UNEP join hands to save the Ozone Layer
A bold new initiative, aimed at accelerating the phase out of ozone-damaging chemicals across India, was launched here today jointly by the Indian Government and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). ...................

Ministry of Railways

Level Crossings
There are 16242 manned and 20291 unmanned Railway crossings on Indian Railways. The year-wise breakup of casualties in accidents at manned and unmanned level crossings during the last three years. ...................

Ministry of Railways

Modernisaiton of Rail Coaches
Railways have taken action to upgrade the coach manufacturing technology to derive benefit of higher passenger comfort, safety and lower cost of maintenance and operation by purchasing 24 state-of-the-art coaches. ...................

Ministry of Railways

Commercial Utilisaiton of Railway Land
Railways propose to set up Indian Railways Land, Air Space and Property Development Authority (IRLAPDA) for commercial utilisation/development of the railway land. The proposed Authority would be a separate entity. ...................

Ministry of Railways

Computerised Reservation at Railway Stations
The computerisation of reservation process has resulted in curbing the malpractice relating to reservations in the following manner. ...................

Ministry of Railways

Passenger Amenities
Every year, Railways are making high allotments for passenger amenity works in its endeavour to provide adequate amenities as per laid down down norms at all stations. Railways endeavour is to eliminate the deficiencies and plan. ...................

Ministry of Textiles

Non-Utilisation of Funds Sanctioned Under MPLADS
As per the information received from the District Heads regarding utilisation of funds allocated under the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) about Rs. 2284 crore, remained unutilized as on 31.03.2002 ...................

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Import of Crude Oil by Private Companies
As per the current EXIM Policy 2002-2007 effective 1.4.2002 crude oil is freely importable. As regards petroleum products, import of Motor Sprit (MS) (all types), Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF), High Speed Diesel (HSD), Natural Gas Liquid (NGL), Light Diesel Oil (LDO) etc., are allowed through Indian Oil Corporation Limited as State Trading Enterprise ...................

Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

LPG through Pipelines
At present, Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies are supplying LPG through bulk LPG/cylinder manifold installation (piped/reticulated system) to domestic customers on pilot basis in Visakhapatnam, Bangalore and Mumbai. ...................

 
 
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