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India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022

India’s Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2022 The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on November 18 released the much-awaited India’s Digital Personal Data Protection (DPDP) Bill, 2022 [PDF copy], the fourth iteration of India’s draft data protection law. A data protection law has been in the works since 2017, when the Supreme Court, in the …

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Vigil Mechanism under Section 177 of the Companies Act, 2013

Introduction Vigil Mechanism provides adequate safeguard against victimization of persons. It is established for directors and employees to report their grievances and concerns. Rule 7 of Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Rules,2014 describes about establishment of Vigil Mechanism for every Listed Company and companies prescribed below: Companies which accept deposits from public. Companies which …

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ESG compliances in India

Introduction to ESG compliances ESG is an acronym for Environmental, Social, and Governance. It takes the holistic view that sustainability extends beyond just environmental issues. ESG compliances is a discipline that usually requires a combination of detailed regulatory knowledge and traditional risk management skills. To access these skills, ESG personnel may choose to join forces or …

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Drone laws in India

Drone rules in India – General rules for flying drones in India The Indian agency responsible for drone safety, DGCA, has provided a number of internet-accessible details on flying for fun or for work. The laws are quite detailed, and explicit, and should be reviewed before flying a drone in India. The laws are enumerated …

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The code on social security, 2020- Important highlights

The code on social security, 2020- Important highlights Introduction The Code on Social Security (CoSS), 2020 was introduced by withdrawing the earlier Code of 2019. It has amended and consolidated the laws relating to employee’s social security with the goal to extend social security assistance to all employees & workers either in organized or unorganized sector or …

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India’s new National Logistics Policy (NLP)

Background- Since 2014, the government has put significant emphasis on improving both Ease of Doing Business and Ease of Living. India’s new National Logistics Policy (NLP), a comprehensive effort to address issues of high cost and inefficiency by laying down an overarching interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral and multi-jurisdictional framework for the development of the entire logistics ecosystem, …

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Relaxation of time limit for depositing August ESI contribution

Relaxation of time limit for depositing August ESI contribution Introduction- The Employees’ State Insurance Act incorporates a number of sections, these sections provide for medical benefits and insurance for any employees working under factories registered under the ESI Corporation. We are sharing the latest ESIC official notification on Relaxation of time limit for depositing August …

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Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019- Highlights and Criticism

Introduction In this article, we are going to learn about Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019- Highlights and Criticism. The Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAA Bill) was first introduced in 2016 in Lok Sabha by amending the Citizenship Act of 1955. The CAA was passed to provide Indian citizenship to the illegal migrants who entered India on or …

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