In the realm of Indian politics, the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2023, has emerged as a central point of debate and discussion. Its significance in shaping the governance of the National Capital Territory cannot be overstated, and its impact is expected to extend far beyond Delhi's borders. With its passage in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, the time has come to examine the contents of this bill and assess its practical impact.
Initiatives like Giving to Earth Amplify Action (GAEA) play an increasingly important role in the unwavering quest for a sustainable future. GAEA has gained notoriety as a light of hope as we negotiate the complex web of climate change, environmental degradation, and social injustice. This policy update provides a thorough examination of GAEA's history, accomplishments, influence, operation, and most recent advancements in the ever-changing field of environmental advocacy.
While the 15th BRICS summit meeting, held in Johannesburg, South Africa from August 22 to 24, reiterated many points it stood for in the past decade and a half, the latest iteration is significant. For one, West Asia, which is currently witnessing a power transition, has attracted the attention of BRICS.
PM Narendra Modi recently unveiled the Bharat 6G Vision Document and launched the 6G research and development test bed by involving the stakeholders in the development of 6G in India, a technology with a 100 times faster speed than 5G. The document provides an all-encompassing approach required for the development of the technology, from sustainability and digital inclusiveness to bringing a revolution in integrating the virtual and physical worlds. The 6G mission aligns with India’s vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat and puts it at the forefront of the global technological hubs.
COP26, also known as the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, was held at the SEC Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, UK from 31st October to 13th November 2021. A new global agreement – the Glasgow Climate Pact, was reached at this agreement, which planned on setting a global agenda on climate change for the next 10 years. India expressed to intensify its Climate Action, wherein India presented the five nectar elements (Panchamrit) of its climate action.
A competent workforce from tier II and tier III has moved to satellite towns as a result of the hybrid method of work which has increased the need for affordable and mid-income housing in these areas. However the crunch in funds results in stalled projects that delay the delivery of homes to buyers. To address this issue, the government introduced the SWAMIH investment fund in 2019. Despite the strict eligibility criteria to get the funding, it plays a huge role in completing the government’s objective of ‘Housing for All’.