RBI Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting, April 3 to 5

The MPC also decided to remain focused on withdrawal of accommodation to ensure that inflation progressively aligns to the target, while supporting growth. These decisions are in consonance with the objective of achieving the medium-term target for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4 percent within a band of +/- 2 per cent, while supporting growth.

Consultation Paper on Framework for Price Discovery of Shares of listed Investment Companies & listed Investment Holding Companies

A novel special call-auction mechanism, devoid of price bands, is proposed for listed ICs and IHCs experiencing significant discounts to their book values is proposed. This mechanism aims to unlock fair value and stimulate liquidity in these securities. Key criteria for eligibility include industry classification, trading history, and asset allocation in listed companies.

March 2024 Escalation Rates For Imported Coal

The cost of imported coal has seen a slight decrease of 0.56%. However, the cost of transporting imported coal has increased by 5.19%. The cost of handling imported coal within India has also decreased by 0.61%.

New Nano Urea (Liquid) 16 Gets Government Approval

Nano Urea (liquid) 16 will be manufactured by Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) for 3 years. This product boasts a higher nitrogen content compared to previously available Nano Urea options.

White Paper on Comprehensive Health-Related Services for Transgender Persons

This White Paper describes the requirement for comprehensive services for transgender (TG) persons. It highlights their needs and reviews the experience of ongoing comprehensive services offered to the communities by different programs and partners. It also recommends the service delivery packages for TG persons as per the need.

Supreme Court Case Prompts Inquiry on Organ Transplant Advisory Committees

The MoHFW is seeking confirmation from each state government on whether they have constituted such a committee as per the Act and its associated rules (Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Rules, 2014). If a committee exists, the state is requested to share a copy of the notification establishing it.

Government Tightens Oversight on Organ Transplants for Foreigners

Hospitals performing transplants, whether from living or deceased donors, must register both the donor and recipient on the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO) website and obtain unique NOTTO IDs. This is crucial for deceased donor allocation and should be completed within 48 hours of transplant surgery for living donors.