The Union Government announced on February 27, 2019 that it has brought 42 non-scheduled anti-cancer drugs under price control, capping trade margin at 30 per cent, which would reduce their retail prices by up to 85 per cent.
President Ram NathKovind on February 21, 2019 promulgated the four ordinances, namely:
• The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Second Ordinance, 2019
• The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2019
• The Companies (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2019
• The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister NarendraModi, on February 19, 2019 approved the Promulgation of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister NarendraModi on February 13, 2019 approved the introduction of Registration of Marriage of Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Bill, 2019 to create more accountability to Indian citizens living abroad.
The Parliament on February 13, 2019 passed the Personal Laws (Amendment Bill), 2018 that seeks to remove leprosy as a ground for divorce. The bill was passed after upper house of the Parliament Rajya Sabha approved it without discussion.
The Union Cabinet on February 6, 2019 approved establishment of a unified authority for regulating all financial services in International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs) in India through the International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019.
The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for introducing the Cinematograph Amendment Bill, 2019 to amend to the Cinematograph Act, 1952.