Best of PIB: 08 March 2017 for UPSC Exam

A high level committee to resolve the grievances and complaints 
of women sports persons set up
  • the Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel has stated that a a high level committee to resolve the grievances and complaints of women sports persons under the chairmanship of Joint secretary Sports will be set up
  • The committee will comprise athletes, advocate, and senior officer of MYAS and sports journalist (all women)
  • The present Joint Secretary of Sports is Shri Inder Dhamija

 

Environment Minister launches Web Portal for obtaining CRZ 
Clearances
  • The web portal is for obtaining Coastal Regulation Zone clearances
  • The Portal is a web-based system for obtaining clearances required from the Ministry under the “Coastal Regulation Zone” (CRZ) by the Project proponents
  • The Portal is a very user-friendly initiative, which enables submission of applications for CRZ clearance in a single-window interface and facilitates quick flow of information related to CRZ clearances
  • The objectives of the web portal include – enhancing efficiency, transparency and accountability in the process of CRZ clearances; enhance responsiveness through workflows and availability of real-time information on the status of CRZ clearance proposals; ease of business and convenience of citizens in accessing information and services; standardised procedures and processes across Central and State levels
  • The system will enable the Project proponents and the concerned State/Union Territory and Municipal/Town Planning agencies in tracking the status of their proposals

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