UD Minister says investment meets of States of no use without city infrastructure and sanitation
Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu urges States and Cities to focus on Solid Waste Management
Green Mobility, Transit Oriented Development, Metro Policy, City Liveability Index endorsed by States
Shri Rupala launches NDDB’s Cattle Feed Knowledge Portal
Commerce and Industry Minister Smt..NirmalaSitharaman has said that trade with the CLMV countries grew from USD 1.5 bn to more than USD 10 bn in the last 10 years and expressed hope that India will be able to partner in more trade initiatives with these countries to develop a strong India-CLMV vertical within the ASEAN market.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the award of 31 contract areas as part of the Discovered Small Field (DSF) Bid Round 2016. These fields were offered under new policy for small fields known as Discovered Small Field (DSF) policy, 2015, which offers improved fiscal terms with the aim to enhance Oil and gas production and reducing import dependency of the country.
I&B Minister meets Ukrainian Delegation
NITI Aayog has organized a two day long high level workshop on advancing passenger mobility and transportation on February 27-28, 2017 in the national capital. The workshop in association with Rocky Mountain Institute, an international non-profit organization, will explore technologies and business models to help India leapfrog traditional approaches to passenger mobility and transportation.
Sixty four (64) exporters dealing into range of Agriculture and Processed Food products are participating under the banner of APEDA.(The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority) an apex organization under the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in the Gulf Food 2017 in Dubai.(26THFEBRUARY- 2ND MARCH 2017) .
In its 7th meeting on the February 11, 2017 VCIC examined requests from 11 fund managers and cleared for sanction requests from 9 Funds aggregating Rs. 300 crores. It is evident that there is a significant upsurge in the fund of funds operations if seen from the number of funds supported by SIDBI during the current FY. During FY 15 and 16 sanctions were made to 11 funds (Rs. 314 crores) and 16 funds (Rs. 607 crores) respectively while the number during the current FY has already crossed Rs. 1112 crores to 30 funds.
1st Indian Petroleum Minister to visit Myanmar in last 12 years
Put forth proposals on participation by Indian O&G companies in Mid & Down Stream sector of Myanmar
Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has emphasized the need to focus on Research, Standards and Aggregation to enhance farmers income. Interacting with the members of the ICFA(Indian Council of Food and Agriculture) on the issue of Doubling of Farmers Income through Agro and Food Trade she said Inter –Ministerial discussions are necessary for coordination. The Minister said the government is willing to hear suggestions and respond to all issues pertaining to exports and domestic trade.
Ms. Suman Saxena took charge here today as the Whole Time Member, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).
Ms Saxena will look after Research and Regulation Wing comprising Corporate Insolvency, Corporate Liquidation, Individual Insolvency, Individual Bankruptcy, Research and Publications, Data Management and Dissemination and Advocacy. She will also look after National Insolvency Programme, Continuing Professional Programme, and Knowledge Management and Partnership.
Nearly 10 lakh citizens get reward money over Rs.153.5 crore for embracing Digital Payments
It has been 58 days since the launch of NITI Aayog’s two incentive schemes – Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana to promote digital payments and the public response has been quite encouraging.
Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has said that sustainability of initiatives and programmes for empowerment of women is the biggest challenge. At the India Launch of the UN report on Women’s Economic Empowerment in New Delhi today she said that momentum is built up and then it quietly drops.
The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley will be the Chief Guest on the occasion of HCL Grant 2017 ceremony. He will deliver the Keynote Address after felicitating the winners of second HCL Grant at the ceremony to be held in HCL Technologies Hub, Noida (UP) tomorrow. Mr.
Addresses the India-Rwanda Business Forum