The Budget to be presented on February 1 has some unique features. It is the first to be presented in the beginning of February, rather than at the end, so that there is time to pass the appropriation bills in time to begin spending from April 1, the first day of the new financial year. It is also the first one in Independent India that includes within it the railway budget, which will no longer be presented separately, unlike in the past.
The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Bhutan has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP), Sonipat for “Technical Support for Institutionalization of Programme on Social Policy”.
70% mortality due to non-communicable diseases by 2020, says Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare International conference jointly organized by the O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU), Harvard Global Health Institute and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Leading academics and policy makers from across India and the world debate on issues of universal health coverage in the country
India's universal health coverage policy needs to be extensive, considering the role of the states and Centre and lower than expected performance of healthcare services, experts opined here on Saturday at a conference on healthcare.
Jindal School of Government and Public Policy (JSGP) launched a new B.A. Honours in Economics programme amidst a galaxy of academicians, economists and policy makers.
Organized by Centre of India-China Studies, O.P. Jindal Global University (Sonipat, India) with Research School of Urbanization Strategy of People (Beijing, China) Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar; ADB Adviser Arjun Goswami; Former World Bank Manager Anupam Khanna among key speakers
The key aim of Bengaluru's school of economics should be to reduce inequality, eradicate inequity.
Jindal School of Government and Public Policy and the Open Society Foundations organized a Joint conference on “Reimagining & Reinvigorating Rural India”. The daylong conference was aimed at understanding the current state and challenges of rural governance in India, highlighting innovations and policy approaches from vantage points.
The Paris Climate Agreement, 2015, was ratified by the Cabinet at a meeting in September chaired by Prime Minister Modi, without taking it for discussion to Parliament.
The Washington Consensus is a set of 10 economic policy prescriptions considered to constitute the "standard" reform package promoted for crisis-wracked developing countries by Washington, D.C.–based institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, and the US Treasury Department. It was coined in 1989 by English economist John Williamson. The prescriptions encompassed policies in such areas as macroeconomic stabilization, economic opening with respect to both trade and investment, and the expansion of market forces within the domestic economy.
The draft version of the Indian government’s forthcoming National IP Policy has stated that the government ought to devise ‘a strong, balanced, predictable and transparent IP regime’, and that foreign companies must be encouraged to bring their IP-protected inventions and creations to India along with investment and technology transfer and establish their manufacturing, R&D and outsourcing bases in India. There has been a long drawn debate on the interface between IP and competition law, which has also received much scholarly attention and scrutiny.
On November 30, 2015, the Center for India-China Studies at Jindal Global Law School (JGLS), organized a special roundtable consultation for representatives of National People's Congress of China (NPC) titled, “Improving Public Participation in Legislative Process in India and China.”