Fssai, Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 which consolidates various acts & orders that have hitherto handled food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. FSSAI has been created for laying down science based standards for articles of food and to regulate their … Read more

The Biological Diversity ( Biodiversity ) Act 2002

Biodiversity

The Act covers conservation, use of biological resources and associated knowledge occurring in India for commercial or research purposes or for the purposes of bio-survey and bio-utilisation. It provides a framework for access to biological resources and sharing the benefits arising out of such access and use. The Act also includes in its ambit the … Read more

Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 – India

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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 on 6th Dec 2018 [ Reference Press release ]. In order to provide an impetus to agricultural exports, the Government has come out with a comprehensive “Agriculture Export Policy” aimed at doubling the agricultural exports and integrating Indian … Read more

List of Eco Sensitive Zones ( ESZs) in India

Eco sensitive

Eco Sensitive Zones in Andhra Pradesh  Pulicat Wildlife Sanctuary Great Indian Bustard Rollapadu Wildlife Sanctuary Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary Rajiv Gandhi National Park Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary Sri Lankamalleswara Wildlife Sanctuary Eco Sensitive Zones in Andaman and Nicobar 97 Protected Areas in the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Saddle Peak National Park Eco Sensitive Zones … Read more

What is Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZs) or Ecologically Fragile Areas (EFAs) ?

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Eco-Sensitive Zones (ESZs) or Ecologically Fragile Areas (EFAs) are areas notified by the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India around Protected Areas , National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries. The purpose of declaring ESZs is to create some kind of “shock absorbers” to the protected areas by regulating and managing the … Read more

Rule 7A of income tax act – Income from the manufacture of rubber

Rubber

7A.[(1) Income derived from the sale of centrifuged latex or cenex or latex based crepes (such as pale latex crepe) or brown crepes (such as estate brown crepe, remilled crepe, smoked blanket crepe or flat bark crepe) or technically specified block rubbers manufactured or processed from field latex or coagulum obtained from rubber plants grown … Read more

Rule 8 of income tax act –Income from the manufacture of tea

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8. (1) Income derived from the sale of tea grown and manufactured by the seller in India shall be computed as if it were income derived from business, and forty per cent of such income shall be deemed to be income liable to tax. (2) In computing such income an allowance shall be made in … Read more