Constituent policy

Supreme Court Upholds Center’s OROP Policy in Defense Forces; Says “No legal mandate that retirees of the same rank should receive the same pension”:

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the manner in which the central government introduced the “One Rank One Pension” / (“OROP”) scheme in the defense forces, in accordance with its notification dated November 7, 2015. “We find no constitutional infirmity in the adopted OROP principle,” the trial bench said in the judgment delivered today. The […]

Regulatory policy

Vismay P Shroff captures the legal and political aspects of infrastructure law in India

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India – Business Wire India Infrastructure Law and Practice authored by Mr. Vismay P. Shroff was recently launched on Amazon. For those associated with the field of infrastructure business and study, particularly lawyers, consultants, and policy makers, this newly written book offers focused study of the landscape of the subject. The book also […]

Redistributive policy

Ban on importing vehicles, a window to review the policy

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, National Agenda Committee on Transport and Logistics, presented a detailed report to the government outlining strategies that could be adopted to significantly reduce congestion and pollution in Colombo. One of the strategies identified was to encourage the import of electric vehicles and to discourage the import of internal combustion engine […]

Distributive policy

Inclusive Urbanization Policy in Bangladesh

FE REPORT | Published: March 04, 2022 08:54:29 Bangladesh needs a comprehensive urbanization policy as well as the formulation of a dedicated institution to deal with the challenges of urbanization amid climate change, experts said Thursday. The impacts induced by global warming would create tensions on several fronts for the country in the days to […]

Distributive policy

Green hydrogen policy is great, but we need more

The challenge is immense. Currently, the industrial sector, including manufacturing, refining and fertilizer industries, contributes more than a quarter of India’s total carbon emissions. But the good news is that on the political front, momentum is building, especially after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s powerful statement on India’s climate targets at the CoP-26 summit in Glasgow […]

Regulatory policy

HCAOA highlights 6 key policy priorities for the home care industry

Home care policy and regulation has not kept pace with the growing demand for services and the increased overall visibility of the sector. For policymakers looking to address industry challenges and ultimately increase access to home care, six policy priorities need to be considered, according to a new report released Wednesday by the Home Care […]

Constituent policy

Two UNM students selected as winners of ESA Graduate Student Policy Award: UNM Newsroom

Two students from the University of New Mexico have been nominated to participate in the 2022 cohort of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA). This award offers graduate students the opportunity to participate in a virtual day of Congress tours. Recipient of the 2022 ESA Award for […]

Distributive policy

Pakistan’s National Security Policy: An Ambitious Plan Needing Sustained Implementation

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan recently launched the country’s first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) for the five-year period 2022-26. Although only a condensed version has been made public, it is enough to outline the outline of the framework that the country’s policymakers intend to adopt for the next five years. Ongoing since 2014, the NSP […]

Distributive policy

States prepare for electrifying future with policy framework and charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, Auto News, ET Auto

The electric vehicle movement in India has not seen the desired growth due to the lack of affordable long-range vehicles and insufficient public infrastructure for charging electric vehicles. India is ready to play an important and strategic role in the world of electric mobility. Many states have policies in place for greater adoption of electric […]

Constituent policy

Kaia Sand | Homeless people must have a say in politics

Street Roots ambassadors came alive as they discussed the topic of ranked voting. They thought about how this method of voting could motivate people to vote, because they might feel like their vote carried more weight since, even if their top candidate didn’t advance, their next preferences would be taken into account. account. The ambassadors […]

Constituent policy

Trade-offs and policy options – Using economic knowledge to inform public health policy

In May 2020, Mr. B., a 45-year-old Black American with a history of insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes, was hospitalized with SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia. He was a home care worker and traveled to his clients’ homes using public transportation. Mr. B. lived with his wife and two children. Her children were schooled remotely because of the Covid-19 […]

Distributive policy

Food security survey reveals gap in federal response and need for better policy

A cross-organizational survey of Indigenous communities found that nearly half of respondents experienced food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Native American Agriculture Fund, the Food Research and Action Center and the Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative at the University of Arkansas came together last week to release a wide-ranging report on the food issues […]

Distributive policy

The impact of maritime piracy on trade and transport

Maritime piracy has long haunted both global shipping and people living near coasts (e.g. Accetture et al. 2020). However, in times of pandemic-induced port closures, the blocking of the Suez Canal by the Ever Given, and conflicts between rival governments in the Strait of Hormuz and Southeast Asia (Cosar and Thomas 2021) , it does […]

Redistributive policy

The Role of Fiscal Policy – IMF Blog

By Nikolay Georgiev and Ryota Nakatani Careful calibration of spending and tax policies can reduce the inequalities caused by automation. For many observers, automation has been responsible for both strong economic growth and rising inequality in many countries in recent decades. Automation increases productivity, but it can exacerbate inequalities. In effect, it replaces low-skilled workers […]