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Commerce Minister asks business community to give primacy to products that are made in India

Commerce Minister asks business community to give primacy to products that are made in India

🕔11:22, 30.Oct 2022

Developed nations of the world are now aspiring to enter into FTAs with India: Piyush Goyal Our youth is now free from struggles to secure daily necessities of life and seek to be innovators and entrepreneurs: Piyush Goyal Social discrimination

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Necessary info on QR code compulsory on packaging of electronic goods

Necessary info on QR code compulsory on packaging of electronic goods

🕔07:04, 15.Jul 2022

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution on Thursday issued new rules for packaging of electronic goods making the QR code compulsory on the packaging with relevant information for products manufactured on or July 15 onwards, i.e. Friday.

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Piyush Goyal alerts states on delay in submission of audited docs

Piyush Goyal alerts states on delay in submission of audited docs

🕔06:32, 6.Jul 2022

Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution (CA, F&PD) on Tuesday Piyush Goyal criticised states that are delaying submission of audited documents for receiving subsidies and gave them a deadline of August 15 to complete the procedure. New

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Rs 2,94,718 cr released towards food subsidy in 2021-22: Govt

Rs 2,94,718 cr released towards food subsidy in 2021-22: Govt

🕔07:00, 14.Apr 2022

The Centre said on Wednesday that in FY 2021-22, it released Rs 2,94,718 crore for the procurement operations under minimum support price (MSP) and seamless distribution of food grains under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY) and the

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New record high: India achieves $400 bn merchandise exports target

New record high: India achieves $400 bn merchandise exports target

🕔06:52, 24.Mar 2022

India has achieved the $400 billion merchandise exports target well before the set deadline, said Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles Piyush Goyal on Wednesday. New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India has achieved

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Govt notifies consumer protection rules, asks direct selling firms to comply within 90 days

Govt notifies consumer protection rules, asks direct selling firms to comply within 90 days

🕔06:43, 29.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Union government has notified the Consumer Protection Rules, 2021, and asked the direct selling companies to comply with these rules within 90 days. According to the new rules of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food

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India-UAE economic partnership negotiations from Monday

India-UAE economic partnership negotiations from Monday

🕔07:47, 4.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The third round of India and the UAE’s meeting on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) will be held here from December 6-10. Union Commerce and Industries, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles Minister

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470L farmers benefited from wheat, rice procurement by FCI in 3 yrs

470L farmers benefited from wheat, rice procurement by FCI in 3 yrs

🕔08:01, 2.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Since 2018, 469.66 lakh farmers have benefitted from procurement of 1,164.68 lakh metric tonne (LMT) of wheat and 1,553.03 LMT rice by the Food Corporation of India (FCI), the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and

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India has potential to attract annual FDI of $120- $160 bn by 2025: Minister

India has potential to attract annual FDI of $120- $160 bn by 2025: Minister

🕔07:30, 17.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India has the potential to attract an annual FDI in the range of $120-$160 billion by 2025, Minister for Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. Speaking

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Govt created 69 LMT extra storage for ensuring food security: Piyush Goyal

Govt created 69 LMT extra storage for ensuring food security: Piyush Goyal

🕔07:27, 16.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Centre on Monday said it has been able to create, with the help of state governments, 69 LMT extra storage by effectively utilising the covered storage space for ensuring food security. “The Government’s vision to

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In a first, Centre issues uniform specifications for Fortified Rice Kernels (FRK) for grade A & Common Rice

In a first, Centre issues uniform specifications for Fortified Rice Kernels (FRK) for grade A & Common Rice

🕔10:45, 21.Sep 2021

1% of FRK (w/w) should be blended with normal rice stock Centre issuesuniform specifications of food grains for Central Pool procurement Specifications as per standard practice in respect of Paddy, Rice and other coarse grains namelyJowar, Bajra, Maize, Ragi Department

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Centre signs model MoU with CSC e-Governance Services India Limited

Centre signs model MoU with CSC e-Governance Services India Limited

🕔10:43, 21.Sep 2021

The agreement will increase the business opportunities and income of Fair Price Shops CSC will tie up with individual State Governments for signing up of bilateral MoUs State Governments have been advised to explore the possibility of increasing income and

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Agri boost: Sugarcane worth Rs 91,000 crore purchased in 2020-21

Agri boost: Sugarcane worth Rs 91,000 crore purchased in 2020-21

🕔08:08, 20.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 20  Against the export target of 60 lakh metric tonnes (LMT), contracts of about 70 LMT have been signed and more than 60 LMT sugar has been lifted from the sugar mills as on August 16, the

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PMGKAY: 55 crore beneficiaries in May and 2.6 cr in June

PMGKAY: 55 crore beneficiaries in May and 2.6 cr in June

🕔06:54, 4.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 4  The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution said that 55 crore beneficiaries in May and about 2.6 crore beneficiaries in June received free food grains under PMGKAY. Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution,

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Domestic edible oil prices didn’t surge as much as global rates: Goyal

Domestic edible oil prices didn’t surge as much as global rates: Goyal

🕔06:44, 24.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 24  Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal, said on Tuesday that domestic prices of edible oil have not surged as much as global rates, which have been very high over the last

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Railways to carry out techno-economic feasibility studies of 10 stations: Goyal

Railways to carry out techno-economic feasibility studies of 10 stations: Goyal

🕔07:49, 11.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 11  The government on Wednesday said that the railways will be carrying out the techno-economic feasibility studies for the redevelopment of six railway stations in Bihar, three in Jharkhand and one in Jammu and Kashmir. In a

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“NOW BOOK BUSES ALSO WITH IRCTC”

“NOW BOOK BUSES ALSO WITH IRCTC”

🕔18:27, 5.Feb 2021

New Delhi, 5th February, 2021: The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation Limited under the Leadership of Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution is gradually moving towards firmly positioning

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Piyush Goyal gets additional charge of Food Ministry

Piyush Goyal gets additional charge of Food Ministry

🕔16:07, 9.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 9  A day after the demise of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan, President Ram Nath Kovind has given the additional charge of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution to Railway Minister Piyush Goyal. “The President

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Ram Vilas Paswan admitted in hospital, condition stable

Ram Vilas Paswan admitted in hospital, condition stable

🕔07:12, 25.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 25  Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan, who is hospitalised due to heart and kidney problems, is said to be stable. Sources said that he may be discharged from the hospital

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One Nation, One Ration Card to start working across India by Jan

One Nation, One Ration Card to start working across India by Jan

🕔07:33, 10.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 10  Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has reiterated that ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ (ONORC) scheme would likely start working across India by January next year, ahead of its March

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