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Indo-German partnership to boost investments in food processing infra: MoFPI

Indo-German partnership to boost investments in food processing infra: MoFPI

🕔10:23, 11.Oct 2017

New Delhi, Oct 11  The government on Tuesday said that Indo-German economic partnership will boost investments in Indias food processing ‘value chain infrastructure. According to the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI), India’s participation in the trade fair held at

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Deadline to sell pre-GST goods extended till Dec 31

Deadline to sell pre-GST goods extended till Dec 31

🕔10:31, 30.Sep 2017

New Delhi, Sep 30  The government on Friday extended the deadline to sell pre-GST goods with stickers/stamps of revised rates upto December 31. The earlier deadline was September 30. The revision came after several requests from the industry and retailers

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Government in process of changing India’s economic environment: Jaitley

Government in process of changing India’s economic environment: Jaitley

🕔10:08, 26.Sep 2017

New Delhi, Sep 26  Acknowledging the dip in the country’s growth rate, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the government was in the process of undertaking measures to change the “environment” and provide a boost to the Indian

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US-India partnership can shape up India’s digital economy: Government

US-India partnership can shape up India’s digital economy: Government

🕔09:30, 3.Aug 2017

New Delhi, Aug 3  The new US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) that was announced on Wednesday can shape up the Indian digital payment and economy sector and help the GDP grow, a top government official said here. “India’s digital economy

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Government considering path-breaking FDI reforms for defence sector

Government considering path-breaking FDI reforms for defence sector

🕔12:34, 24.Jul 2017

New Delhi, July 24  A more liberal FDI policy is currently under consideration to attract FDI in defence sector, sources said. The aim is to attract Rs 35,000 crore investment in the next five years, give a flip to defence

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Deadline to file PMGKY declarations extended to May 10

Deadline to file PMGKY declarations extended to May 10

🕔10:49, 22.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 22  The government on Friday extended the date for filing declarations by black money holders about tax payment and deposits under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) till May 10, an official statement said. “The Central

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Government’s big solar push could run into land hurdle

Government’s big solar push could run into land hurdle

🕔12:06, 27.Mar 2017

The Union cabinet decided last month to double India’s solar power generation capacity, from 20 GW to 40 GW, by setting up 50 solar parks, which are solar projects with a capacity of 500 MW or more concentrated in one

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Government to award 25,000 km of national highways in 2016-17

Government to award 25,000 km of national highways in 2016-17

🕔14:21, 20.Apr 2016

By Pradeep Kashyap New Delhi, April 20  The government on Wednesday said it has set a target of 25,000 km of national highways to be built during 2016-17 — up from 10,000 km in 2015-16.“Minister of Road Transport and Highways

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Fiscal deficit, divestment targets for 2015-16 met: Government

Fiscal deficit, divestment targets for 2015-16 met: Government

🕔10:56, 2.Apr 2016

New Delhi, April 2  The government has achieved both the fiscal deficit and divestment targets for the just concluded financial year 2015-16, an official statement said on Friday.“Government has achieved fiscal deficit targets for FY 2015-16. The disinvestment target of

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Government seeks report from China mission on detained Indian

Government seeks report from China mission on detained Indian

🕔10:42, 19.Mar 2016

New Delhi, March 19  The government has sought a report from the Indian embassy in Beijing regarding an Indian national who was detained in the Chinese city of Shenzhen.“I have asked for a report from our embassy in China,” External

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Fourth round of coal block auctions cancelled

Fourth round of coal block auctions cancelled

🕔12:09, 31.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 31  The government on Wednesday cancelled the fourth round of coal block auction scheduled in January 2016 owing to a lukewarm response.“We have not got sufficient number of bids to carry on with the coal block auctions,

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1.5 percent extra growth needed to grant wage hikes: Jaitley

1.5 percent extra growth needed to grant wage hikes: Jaitley

🕔12:07, 31.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 31  The government is ready to have a dialogue with the trade unions on wage increases, but the country needs to grow by an extra 1-1.5 percent so that it can sustain wage hike and other benefits

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Government looks to budget session for passing GST Bill

Government looks to budget session for passing GST Bill

🕔11:30, 17.Dec 2015

New Delhi, Dec 17  The government is mulling waiting till the budget session of parliament to secure passage for the Goods and Services Tax Bill, a highly placed source said on Wednesday.The government is expecting improved numbers in the Rajya

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Government to train 10,000 technicians for rural jobs’ work

Government to train 10,000 technicians for rural jobs’ work

🕔10:07, 7.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 7  The government will train 10,000 technicians in basic concepts of civil engineering for better execution of work under the rural jobs scheme, Rural Development Minister Birender Singh said on Tuesday. The “barefoot” technicians — educated people,

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Government issues second set of FAQs on black money

Government issues second set of FAQs on black money

🕔11:35, 4.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 4  In a second set of clarifications in the frequently asked questions (FAQs) format, the government on Thursday reiterated total confidentiality of information furnished to unearth black money stashed abroad.The finance minstry also relaxed conditions for those

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Government accepts Shah panel report on MAT inapplicability

Government accepts Shah panel report on MAT inapplicability

🕔10:11, 2.Sep 2015

New Delhi, Sep 2  The government on Tuesday accepted the recommendations of the Justice A.P.Shah committee on the applicability of the vexed minimum alternate tax (MAT) on foreign instituitional investors (FIIs), and said it has decided to effect an appropriate

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Highways, power projects exit-clause amended

Highways, power projects exit-clause amended

🕔10:20, 27.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 27  The government amended the project-exit clause pertaining to road and power sectors, thereby providing an easier and faster option of divestment to the debt-ridden developers.The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), at a meeting here chaired by

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Government spending should be within means: Jaitley

Government spending should be within means: Jaitley

🕔10:09, 10.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 10  Underlining the need for fiscal prudence and deficit control, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said governments spending more than their means could spark capital flight and loss in currency value. “It is all the more

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Centre reviving sick fertiliser plants

Centre reviving sick fertiliser plants

🕔10:48, 27.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 27 The government is working to revive sick fertiliser units and a financial revival package has been prepared for Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore (FACT) and Madras Fertilizers Ltd. “A proposal for seeking approval of the cabinet for

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Government looking to strengthen corporate governance

Government looking to strengthen corporate governance

🕔09:59, 25.Jul 2015

New Delhi, July 25  The new amendments to the Companies Act, 2013 incorporate various provisions aimed at strengthening of corporate governance in Indian companies, parliament was told on Friday. “These provisions include, inter-alia, enhanced responsibilities for the board and its

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