DoNER Ministry to take technology to the last person, says Shri Naveen Verma
Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh Addresses Second Regional Conference on ‘Make in India-Make in Steel’ in Ludhiana Punjab
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for settlement of Legacy Food Cash Credit Accounts (upto crop season 2014-15) of Punjab Government for food procurement operations. This proposal of Department of Expenditure was approved by Prime Minister under Rule 12 of (Transaction of Business) Rules, 1961 on 02.01.2017.
Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Productivity Council, an autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, and Al Etihad Energy Services UAE, to provide various services in the field of energy management and conservation.
Under the MoU, the NPC will provide the following services:
1. Energy Assessment Services
Security and Connectivity wise, NER states are safe and good: says Shri Gautam Chintey
· The Minister appeals to the business community to turn digital transaction into a national movement
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh laid the foundation stone of 10 KW FM Radio Station at Malhar village in Udhampur district, Jammu today. Shri Pawan Gupta, MLA Udhampur was also present on the occasion.
No misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to identity theft or financial loss: UIDAI
Registered devices for capturing biometrics data and its encryption at the point of capture - enhanced security features
Savings of over Rs 49,000 Crore due to Aadhaar based Direct Benefit Transfers during the last two and half years
UIDAI committed towards secure, citizen-friendly and inclusive performance
JNPT participated in a workshop on “Direct Port Delivery at Indian Ports-Challenges & Opportunities”, organized by Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) in New Delhi on 27th Feb, 2017. JNPT participated in the technical session in the workshop, where Shri Neeraj Bansal, Dy.Chairman, JNPT gave presentation on “ Initiatives and roadmap towards Direct Port Delivery at JNPT”. Shri Bansal highlighted that DPD is a major initiative of Govt.
Domestic Tourism in India Booming with significant growth in Domestic Tourist visits
Ministry of Tourism compiles data on tourist arrivals and visits to States/ Union Territories (UTs) on the basis of details received from various sources namely Bureau of Immigration and States /UTs.
Recognizing the important role played by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in effective implementation of government policies/schemes, NITI Aayog organized an interaction with the leading CSOs and key ministries of the Union Government in the national capital on Wednesday, March 01, 2017.
17.8% Growth in Foreign Exchange Earnings in January 2017 Over the Same Period in 2016
Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) during the month of January 2017 were Rs.16,097 crore as compared to Rs.13,669 crore in January 2016 and Rs.12,100 crore in January 2015. The growth rate in FEEs in rupee terms during January 2017 over January 2016 was 17.8% as compared to the growth of 13.0% in January 2016 over January 2015.
The Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent Charge), Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, will inaugurate the second edition of the National Conference on “Economics of Competition Law” organised by Competition Commission of India (CCI) on March 2-3, 2017 at the India Habitat Centre, New Delhi.
Dr. Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor, Ministry of Finance, Government of India will deliver the Keynote Address at the Inaugural Session of the Conference as the Guest of Honour.
An increase in IBRD’s support is imperative to meet India’s current requirement of USD 5-7 billion
The Union Minister of Finance, Shri Arun Jaitley, emphasized the need for increasing the World Bank Portfolio for India at a meeting with Ms. Kristalina I. Georgieva, the Chief Executive Officer, World Bank Group today.
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) signs ten (10) more Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) pertaining to various sectors of the economy like Telecom, Pharmaceutical, Banking & Finance, Steel, Retail and Information Technology etc.; With this, the total number of APAs entered into by the CBDT reaches 140.