The country's economy is transitioning to a phase of consolidation. After India witnessed the first wave of economic reforms under the PV Narasimha Rao Government in 1991, and then followed by Finance Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, during his two terms as Prime Minister, between 2004-2014, we are witness to another exciting phase of reforms under the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Government of Tamil Nadu, through its Chief Secretary, asking him to inform as to how the State Government was using its share of Education Cess provided by the Central Government for improving the facilities in schools, including toilets.
The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that the families of 2731 farmers who committed suicide during the last four years in Maharashtra were not eligible to get even a paltry sum of Rs.1 lakh as compensation under the Government rules.
The National Human Rights Commission, taking a serious view of the delay in disbursement of retirement benefits, including pension and gratuity to a retired BSNL employee, has asked the Secretary, Department of Telecommunications, Union Ministry of Communications and Information Technology to get this matter thoroughly enquired and fix the responsibility of delinquent officers/officials.