Protection of children from sexual offences Act: POCSO 2012

POCSO Rajasthan

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 deals with sexual offences against persons below 18 years of age (defined as Children). The Act has come into force on the 14th of November, 2012, along with the rules framed thereunder. Objective of POCSO: The Bill seeks to protect children from offences such as sexual assault, sexual harassment and pornography. India is a signatory to the UN Convention on the Continue Reading

Child Protection & Child Rights in Rajasthan

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India is home to almost 19% of the world’s children. More than one third of the country’s population, around 440 million, is below 18 years. Constitution Provisions related to Child Rights: Constitutional provisions that are meant specifically for the children in India include: The state can make special provision for the children (Article 15-3). Right to free and compulsory elementary education for all the children in the 6-14 year age group Continue Reading

Rajasthan Current Affairs: September 2018

Rajasthan Current Affairs September 2018

First ISRO ‘Space Academy Centre’ Jaipur is one of the six cities where ISRO has setup a Regional Space Academy Centre. The other cities are Patna, Guwahati, Banaras, Kurukshetra and Kanyakumari. The cost of the project in Jaipur is around Rs 2 crore. Rajasthan Sahitya Academy Awards 2018-19 Announced Highest Meera Award was given to Sawai Singh Shekhawat for his work – “निज कवि धातु बचाई मैंने”. Sudhendra Award for Poetry – Continue Reading

Intellectual Property Rights IPR in India

Intellectual Property Rights IPR in India

In general sense, Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind (human intellect), such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images. Consequently, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are like any other property right. They allow creators, or owners, of patents, trademarks or copyrighted works to benefit from their own work or investment in a creation. These rights are also outlined in Article 27 of the Universal Declaration Continue Reading

Code of Ethics for Civil Servants in India

Code of Ethics for Civil Servants in India

Code of Ethics are adopted by organizations (both public as well as private) to assist members in understanding the difference between ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ and in applying this understanding to their decisions. Defintion of Code of Ethics: Code of Ethics is a set of guidelines issued by an organization to its employees to guide them  to conduct their actions in accordance with its primary values and ethical standards. Code of Continue Reading