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Cabinet approves schemes to boost Skill India Mission

Cabinet approves schemes to boost Skill India Mission

New Delhi, Oct 12 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved two new World Bank-supported schemes of Rs 6,655 crore – Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) and Skill Strengthening for...
Mechanism for speedy completion of strategic divestment approved

Mechanism for speedy completion of strategic divestment approved

New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved a new mechanism to expedite strategic divestment in select public sector firms. According to CCEA, the new mechanism envisages setting up of an “Alternative...
CCEA approves rail projects worth Rs 3,600 crore

CCEA approves rail projects worth Rs 3,600 crore

New Delhi, Aug 3 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved rail projects including doubling and electrification of 349 km of tracks at a cost of Rs 3,616 crore involving important junctions...

Cabinet approves construction of doubling of line with electrification between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanniyakumari 

New Delhi, August 03 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of double line with electrification between Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala and Kanniyakumari in Tamil Nadu. The...

Cabinet approves construction of doubling of line with electrification between Madurai-Vanchi and Maniyachchi-Tuticorin 

New Delhi, August 03 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of double line with electrification between Madurai-Vanchi and Maniyachchi-Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu. The total length...
Cabinet approves cost revision of caste census

Cabinet approves cost revision of caste census

New Delhi, July 27  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved revision of the cost of Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 (SECC-2011) to Rs 4,893.60 crore from Rs 3,543.29 crore...
Cabinet nod for restructuring agro-food processing scheme

Cabinet nod for restructuring agro-food processing scheme

New Delhi, May 4  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the re-structuring of the Scheme for Agro-Marine Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters (Sampada), said a cabinet communique. “The CCEA, chaired...
Cabinet approves six-laning of Handia-Varanasi section of national highway

Cabinet approves six-laning of Handia-Varanasi section of national highway

New Delhi, March 16  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the six-laning of approximately 73-km Handia-Varanasi section of National Highway-2 in Uttar Pradesh.The work will be carried out under the National Highways Development...
Cabinet nod for 1,980 MW Ghatampur thermal power plant

Cabinet nod for 1,980 MW Ghatampur thermal power plant

New Delhi, July 21  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the construction of the 1,980 MW Ghatampur Thermal Power Project in Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh at an estimated cost of Rs 17,237 crore, an official said...
CCEA okays winding up of manufacturing competitiveness council

CCEA okays winding up of manufacturing competitiveness council

New Delhi, March 3  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its approval to wind up the National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC) with immediate effect.An official release said...
CCEA approves Rs.3,000 crore scheme for fisheries

CCEA approves Rs.3,000 crore scheme for fisheries

New Delhi, Dec 23 The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved a Rs.3,000 crore umbrella scheme for integrated development and management of fisheries.“The central sector scheme covers...

Cabinet nod for ONGC’s Rs.5,000 crore investment in ONGC Videsh

New Delhi, Dec 23  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Tuesday approved an investment of Rs.5,000 crore to be made by public sector explorer ONGC into the equity share capital of its foreign arm ONGC Videsh.“The Cabinet Committee on Economic...
Cabinet nod for coal mines to PSUs, underground coal gasification

Cabinet nod for coal mines to PSUs, underground coal gasification

New Delhi, Dec 17  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the allotment of coal mines to public sector undertakings (PSUs) for sale of coal especially to medium, small and cottage industries.“This shall also enhance...

Cabinet nod for soft finance by Exim Bank

New Delhi, Sep 16  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved a scheme for provision of concessional finance by the Exim Bank of India in order to make Indian companies more competitive in bidding for infrastructure projects...
Cabinet approves doubling of Hotgi-Kudgi-Gadag railway route

Cabinet approves doubling of Hotgi-Kudgi-Gadag railway route

New Delhi, Sep 16  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), on Wednesday has approved doubling of the Hotgi-Kudgi-Gadag railway line at an anticipated cost of Rs.1,618 crore and completion cost of Rs.2,058 crore, an official statement said here.Hotgi-Kudgi-Gadag...
Cabinet approves Rs.1,750 crore to strengthen drug regulation

Cabinet approves Rs.1,750 crore to strengthen drug regulation

New Delhi, Aug 13  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved Rs.1,750 crore for strengthening drug regulatory systems at both central and state levels. Of the amount, an amount of...
CCEA approves farmer-friendly intervention in case of less rain

CCEA approves farmer-friendly intervention in case of less rain

New Delhi, Aug 13  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved a proposal for initiating a series of farmer-friendly interventions in the wake of deficient rainfall. The CCEA, in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra...
Cabinet nod for intra-state power-transmit systems

Cabinet nod for intra-state power-transmit systems

New Delhi, July 16  The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved the setting up of intra-state electricity transmission systems in seven states at a cost of Rs.3,419 crore, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. The CCEA, at its...
Centre raises Minimum Support Prices for pulses, cotton

Centre raises Minimum Support Prices for pulses, cotton

New Delhi, June 18  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday increased the Minimum Support Price (MSP) of crops ranging from Rs.15 to Rs.275 for this year’s kharif season. The new support prices will be effective from October 1 this...
Centre modifies infra development guidelines for food parks

Centre modifies infra development guidelines for food parks

New Delhi, May 7  The cabinet committee on economic affairs on Wednesday approved the modifications in the Mega Food Park Scheme guidelines for infrastructure development for food processing to streamline the implementation of the scheme. “These...