Invest in India News

  • Finance Commission meets with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

    The Fifteenth Finance Commission headed by Chairman, Shri N.K. Singh today held a meeting with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on “Harnessing India’s Digital Opportunity”.  A detailed presentation on this was made by the Secretary, MeitY, Shri Ajay Prakash Sawhney.


  • Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development

    Man must re-establish link with nature and take only what can be replenished: Vice President

    Expresses concern over loss of trees at an unbelievable pace;

    Loss of diversity in diets is directly linked to life-style diseases;

    Traditional food systems are healthier, says Vice President

    Inaugurates 'Tree Ambulance' and 'Tree Spade' Initiatives

    Addresses the International Day of Biodiversity

  • Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of Government Stocks

    The Government of India has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) ‘7.32 per cent Government Stock, 2024’ for a notified amount of Rs. 5,000 crore (nominal) through price based auction, (ii) ‘7.26 per cent Government Stock, 2029’ for a notified amount of Rs.

  • Polled EVMs are absolutely safe in Strongrooms

    Certain complaints of alleged movement of EVMs, purportedly to replace the polled EVMs in the strongrooms, have been doing the rounds in sections of media. Election Commission of India would like to emphatically and unambiguously clarify that all such reports and allegations are absolutely false, and factually incorrect. The visuals seen viral on media do not pertain to any EVMs used during the polls.


  • India has emerged as an attractive destination for global investors: Vice President

    Vice President asks management institutions to adopt global practices;

    Cautions against undermining constitutional bodies like CVC, CAG and EC;

    Tells students to equip themselves with knowledge and upgrade skills;

    Addresses Convocation of Great Lakes Institute of Management

  • Vice President expresses anguish over falling quality of poll debates;

    Advises against the use of abusive language against rivals;

    Treat opponents as rivals not enemies; Respect Institutions: Vice President

    Addresses at the function organized to felicitate him 

  • World gets the redefined units of measurement of kilogram, Kelvin, mole and ampere

    After decades of ground-breaking laboratory works, the world’s scientific and technical community, in a landmark and historic decision taken in the recent open session of the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) at BIPM on 16 November 2018, has unanimously adopted the resolution to redefine four of the seven base units, the kilogram (SI unit of weight), Kelvin (SI unit of temperature), mole (SI unit of amount of substance), and ampere (SI unit of current).

  • Vice President calls for improving pulses productivity

    Farm varsities told to step up research on improving yields;

    Learn from best global practices to enhance productivity: Vice President

    Addresses Annual Group Meet of AICRP on MULLaRP & ARID Legumes 2019

  • Nuclear Electricity can reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Vice President

    Nuclear Power is safe and can meet increasing energy demand;

    Visits Atomic Minerals Directorate and interacts with Scientists

    The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that nuclear electricity could significantly reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and has the potential to meet increasing energy demand in the country.


  • Water storage level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by two percent

    The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on May 16, 2019 was 35.99 BCM, which is 22% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 24 for the week ending on May 09, 2019. The level of water storage in the week ending on May 16, 2019 was 115% of the storage of corresponding period of last year and 105% of storage of average of last ten years.


  • Finance Commission holds meetings with Finance Ministry

    The Finance Commission held consultations with senior officials of the Ministry of Finance on yesterday on the overall economic situation and key economic variables.  These discussions are credible to the ongoing work of the Commission to reach an appropriate conclusion on both the vertical and the horizontal devolution.  Apart from the Commission’s Chairman & Members Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, Dr.

  • MoU Signed for Rudraksh Plantation in Ganga Basin

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between National Mission for Clean Ganga, HCL Foundation and INTACH for taking up a project of ‘Plantation of Rudraksh Trees in Uttarakhand’ as a part of CSR initiative under the ‘Namami Gange’ Programme. While the project aims at planting 10,000 Rudraksh trees in the catchment area of river Ganga in Uttarakhand in association with local community and other stakeholders, it will also help in generating income for people residing in those areas.

  • Dr P. K. Mishra presents Country Statement at Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 at Geneva, Switzerland

    A high level Indian delegation headed by Dr P.K. Mishra, Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister is participating in the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction 2019 being held at Geneva, Switzerland from 13-17 May 2019.


  • Workshop on Artificial Bio Organs held in Visakhapatnam

    In order to strengthen Indo-Australian Cooperation and achieve development of 3D printing industry in both the countries, Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ) has recently organized a one-day workshop on Organ Bio Printing at the Kalam Convention Center, AMTZ Campus in Visakhapatnam. The workshop explored 3D printing, an innovative technology that covers all medical disciplines and offers new opportunities in diagnostics and therapy.

  • Examination for confirmation of enrollment of GST Practitioners to be conducted by NACIN

    The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) has been authorized vide Notification No. 24/2018-Central Tax dated 28.5.2018, to conduct an examination for confirmation of enrollment of Goods and Services Tax Practitioners (GSTPs) in terms of the sub-rule (3) of Rule 83 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017.