Property rights and Triphala
CENTRE TO GIVE PROPERTY RIGHTS
What’s in news?
Union Cabinet approved a proposal to grant ownership and transfer rights for properties in the unauthorised colonies identified in 2014 in national capital Delhi.
- Major problems being faced by the residents of unauthorised colonies;
- Lack of ownership and transfer rights
- Provision of basic infrastructure and civic amenities
- Once the cabinet approved decision implemented, it provides the peoples with a legitimate claim to the property, encourage property holders to invest in safe structures and improve the living conditions in these colonies.
Few important key provisions:
- The ownership rights will be conferred on payment of a charge based on the plot size.
- The colonies on government land, the charge will be 0.5% for the area of < 100 sq m, 1% for the area of 100 – 250 sqm and 2.5% for the area of > than 250 sqm.
- If the colonies were on the private land, then the charge will be half of the charge on government land.
- These charges can be paid in three equal instalments within a year.
- The government will introduce a Bill to recognize General Power of Attorney (GPA).
- There will be no penalty and external development charges (EDC).
- Late payment to attract simple interest at 8% per annum.
- As through the 44th amendment act, 1977, the right to acquire, hold and dispose of property as a fundamental right was abolished.
- Article 300 (A) mentions;
- No person shall be deprived of property save by authority of law.
- As of now, right to property is not a fundamental right but it’s a statutory right.
What’s in news?
Indian scientists found triphala and found it to be rich in polyphenolic content.
- A group of Indian scientists has done detailed chemical study of the herbal preparation known as triphala and found it to be rich in polyphenolic content.
- The scientists were from UM-DAE Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences, University of Mumbai and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR).
- The study and their findings were published in the journal RSC Advances.
- The scientists also done a test on triphala’s molecule in development of neurodegenerative disorders.
- Some of the medicinal properties of Triphala are attributed to its polyphenolic constituents.
- Alpha-syn: An amino acid accumulated in the form of fibrillar aggregates is a characteristic of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s.
- Triphala is an Ayurvedic herbal rasayana formula and the word means three fruits.
- It consists of equal parts of three myrobalans, taken without seed: Amalaki, Bibhitaki and Haritaki.
- It possesses various medicianla properties such as free radical scavenging, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimutagenic, anti-stress, hypoglycaemic and radioprotective.
- Triphala is an ancient herbal remedy with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects.
- Triphala’s health benefits – Improving oral and digestive health and supporting skin healing.
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