23.3.23 JPSC Daily Current Affairs

Cabinet nod to amend 2015 Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission exam regulations
The cabinet of chief minister Hemant Soren approved amendments to four Jharkhand Staff Selection Commission (JSSC) examination regulations of 2015 and removed two clauses which were struck down by the Jharkhand high court in the state’s 2021 recruitment policy.
The clause, which mandated that aspirants would have to pass their matriculation and intermediate level examinations or their equivalent from Jharkhand-based schools, were struck down from the JSSC exam regulations (matric/ Class 10 level), JSSC exam regulations (intermediate/10+2 level), JSSC exam regulations (graduate level), and JSSC exam regulations (graduate technical level).
The cabinet also approved the inclusion of Hindi, English and Sanskrit in these exams alongside 12 existing regional languages, including Bengali, Urdu, Santhali, Ho, Kudhuk, and Panch Parganiya.
The amendments were approved after 73% of the 7 lakh job aspirants voted in favour of conducting the exams based on regulations prior to 2016 after the recruitment policy of 2021 was struck down by the court late last year.
Pakistan’s Parliament passes bill to curtail powers of Chief Justice amid opposition protest
 Pakistan’s Parliament passed a bill to curb the powers of the chief justice of the Supreme Court regarding suo motu cases and the constitution of benches, in a significant move to rein in the top judiciary amid criticism by the Opposition.
Minister for Law and Justice Azam Nazeer Tarar introduced ‘The Supreme Court (Practice and Procedure) Bill, 2023’ on Thursday in the Senate, a day after it was passed by the National Assembly – the lower house of the parliament.
India aims at becoming ‘Global Hub for Green Ship’ building by 2030
India is aiming to become a leader in the global shipbuilding industry by launching the Green Tug Transition Programme (GTTP) and setting a goal of becoming a ‘Global Hub for Green Ship’ building by 2030. The GTTP will start with the production of Green Hybrid Tugs, which will run on Green Hybrid Propulsion systems, and eventually switch to alternative fuel sources like Methanol, Ammonia, and Hydrogen.
 Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW) and Ayush, Shri Sarbananda SonowaI has inauguarted the National Centre of Excellence in Green Port & Shipping (NCoEGPS) set-up in Gurugram, Haryana, and the Green Tugs will begin operating in major ports by 2025. By 2030, it is expected that 50% of all Tugs will be converted into Green Tugs, resulting in a significant reduction in emissions and contributing to the country’s sustainable development goals
PM Modi launched ‘Call Before u Dig’ app
Prime Minister Modi has recently launched an app called “Call Before You Dig” to prevent uncoordinated digging that can cause damage to underground utility assets, such as optical fibre cables
The app has been developed jointly by the Department of Telecommunications and the Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geoinformatics, which operates under the Gujarat government. Its primary aim is to protect the country’s underground public infrastructure
The “Call Before You Dig” app will facilitate coordination between excavators and asset owners through SMS/email notifications and click-to-call options
Rajasthan docs opposing the state’s Right to Health Bill : an overview
Rajasthan would become the first state in India to guarantee right to healthcare for its residents. The goal is for everyone to have access to free and quality healthcare irrespective of their ability to pay. Any resident of the state can demand provision of healthcare as a right from the government or take the government to court if it failed to do so. Doctors, led by the Indian Medical Association (IMA), have opposed this law. After complaining about various provisions in the law, the doctors have now demanded withdrawal of the entire law.
Most doctors thought that the law forced them to provide all services for free to patients. However, most free services talked about in the law are for government institutions. The law talks of people right to avail “free OPD services, IPD services consultation, drugs, diagnostics, emergency transport, procedure, and emergency care provided by all public health institutions accordantly to their level of health care”. In the right to avail free healthcare services, the government has scrapped the words “any clinical establishment”, which means this is mandated only for “public health institution, health care establishment and designated health care centres in the prescribed manner and subject to terms and conditions specified in the rules”. Most of the bill pertains to public health services. Doctors now take objection to the term “designated healthcare centres” saying any private establishment could be made one. However, the understanding is that a healthcare centre would be designated in consultation with that centre.
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