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Minimum Support Price (MSP) was first mooted in 1966-67, with the onset of the green revolution, to substantiate the Punjab farmers to use the dwarf ‘miracle’ wheat varieties that were imported from the International Centre for Maize and Wheat Research in Mexico (American-controlled) and then were cross-bred in India, primarily at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi. Soon MSP acted as a safety net for farmers that upside down the multitude of Indian agriculture from deficit to surplus. Initially, MSP for wheat was fixed at Rs 54 per quintal with the motive to incentivize farmers to grow wheat and paddy as they were the least lucrative and labor-intensive crops.

Farmers Protest 2024: Ensuring the Guarantee of Minimum Support Price (MSP)

Minimum Support Price (MSP) was first mooted in 1966-67, with the onset of the green revolution, to substantiate the Punjab farmers to use the dwarf ‘miracle’ wheat varieties that were imported from the International Centre for Maize and Wheat Research in Mexico (American-controlled) and then were cross-bred in India, primarily at the Indian Agricultural Research Institute in New Delhi. Soon MSP acted as a safety net for farmers that upside down the multitude of Indian agriculture from deficit to surplus. Initially, MSP for wheat was fixed at Rs 54 per quintal with the motive to incentivize farmers to grow wheat and paddy as they were the least lucrative and labor-intensive crops.
The Intersection Of Data Protection Act 2023 And Employee Privacy Rights: Balancing Workplace Surveillance And Data Security

The Intersection Of Data Protection Act 2023 And Employee Privacy Rights: Balancing Workplace Surveillance And Data Security

The intention of passing the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 (“the DPDP Act”) by the government was to protect the private information of the citizens. This applies to the workplaces where the data related to employees is collected and processed for different reasons such as insurance, medical records, financial security benefits and other similar reasons.
NITI Aayog's Collaborative Report Charts Path for Global Sustainable Growth

NITI Aayog’s Collaborative Report Charts Path for Global Sustainable Growth

The July 2023 G20 conference hosting 40 leading thinkers from 14 countries, culminated in a G20 report titled “A Green and Sustainable Growth Agenda for the Global Economy” in December 2023. It was launched by the Hon’ble Minister of Labour and Employment, and Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupender Yadav.
PM MITRA Parks: Propelling India’s Textile Sector to Global Prominence

PM MITRA Parks: Propelling India’s Textile Sector to Global Prominence

The government of India announced a major policy update for one of the prime industries of India, the textile industry. This scheme, referred to as the PM MITRA Scheme aims to foster technological innovation, reduce cost enhance skills in the sector, make India’s textile sector globally competitive, and increase its contribution to the global trade from the present 4% rate. 
India, being a democratic country follows the principle of “ Government Of the people, For the People, and By the people”. Indian political system is such that it is elected by all the sections of society but doesn't comprise all diverse sections such as minorities, women, entrepreneurs, etc, equally. According to political scientist Carole Pateman, patriarchy refers to "The patriarchal construction of the difference between masculinity and femininity that is the political difference between freedom and subjection. "Women comprise 50% of the population of India, and their non-participation in significant positions specifically in politics can gender-inclusive policies, programs, etc as a result it is necessary to take steps towards ensuring equal representation of women at the political front that will open the door for several opportunities for women as shift can be seen from data released by Election Commission of India for the current elections of 5 states in India that show a surge in women voter ratio that depicts that women are not only shedding the shackles of patriarchy but keeping their front foot in important decision making that will decide the future of our country.

Men Without Women: Powerplay of Patriarchy and Politics

India, being a democratic country follows the principle of “ Government Of the people, For the People, and By the people”. Indian political system is such that it is elected by all the sections of society but doesn't comprise all diverse sections such as minorities, women, entrepreneurs, etc, equally. According to political scientist Carole Pateman, patriarchy refers to "The patriarchal construction of the difference between masculinity and femininity that is the political difference between freedom and subjection."Women comprise 50% of the population of India, and their non-participation in significant positions specifically in politics can gender-inclusive policies, programs, etc as a result it is necessary to take steps towards ensuring equal representation of women at the political front that will open the door for several opportunities for women as shift can be seen from data released by Election Commission of India for the current elections of 5 states in India that show a surge in women voter ratio that depicts that women are not only shedding the shackles of patriarchy but keeping their front foot in important decision making that will decide the future of our country.