Ministers, Secretaries

Employment Fairs Will Be Held To Make Maharashtra Skill-ready: Lodha:

Arya Chanakya Skill Development Centers will be set up in 1000 colleges in the next three months

1 Days Ago

Rs3.5 Trillion Deposited In Farmers’ Bank A/Cs So Far

Rs200 Bn Deposited in the accounts of about 9.26 crore farmers on 18 June, 2024

2 Days Ago

Mumbai Will Get Centre For Excellence In AVGC Sector

The seven daylong festival will bring the magic of world-class parallel cinema closer to film enthusiasts across India.

Jun 16, 2024

SHGs To Showcase Products At Dilli Haat For 2 Months

This initiative has been taken to create a positive vibe and to make the public at large aware about the contribution of Self-Help Group (SHGs) to our society.

Jun 16, 2024

India Produced 40 Quantum Tech Start-ups In 2 Years

Women’s Participation in extramural research and development (R&D) doubled in the last 10 years: Dr. Jitendra Singh

Jun 15, 2024

FM: Reforms Will Continue

Government fully committed to ensure ‘Ease of Living’ for its citizens and will continue to take further steps in this direction, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Jun 13, 2024

Nirmala Retains Fin, Ashwini IT, Goyal CIM; Nadda Gets Health, Shivraj Agri, Jitan MSME

Nadda Gets Health, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Given to Jayant Chaudhary; Jitin Prasada becomes MoS MEITY; Smt. Annpurna Devi Allotted Ministry of Women and Child Development; Nimuben Bambhaniya Made MoS of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Jun 10, 2024

15 Indian Firms Attracted Global Investors At IPEF Clean Economy Forum

The event brought together investors and financial institutions from IPEF Member countries like that of Temasek, Global Infrastructure Partners, GuarantCo, Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), Goldman Sachs, I Squared Capital, Mizuho Bank Ltd, Advantage Partners, Nomura, DBS Bank and Citi Bank.

Jun 08, 2024

Plans Discussed With FCI, NABARD, WDRA To Transform PACS Into Multi-Service Societies

National level Coordination Committee for the World’s largest grain storage plan holds its first meeting in Delhi

Jun 03, 2024

Powering Transformation through UI/UX for Digital Governance

MeitY would set-up guidelines for enhancing user experience of using websites/apps

May 30, 2024

Macro-Economic Buffers Will Help Economy Navigate Challenges Smoothly

Early indications suggest a continuation of the economic momentum during the first quarter of FY25

May 26, 2024

DAHD-UNDP Sign MoU On Digitalization of Vaccine Cold Chain Management

The vaccine cold chain management process, she added will be monitored with the help of new age technology and artificial intelligence through the Animal vaccine Intelligence Network (AVIN) developed by UNDP.

May 21, 2024

India Would Contribute Significantly To Global Growth: FM

A rise in consumption spending and a secular rise in spending on financial services would assure that the country would continue to remain the fastest growing economy in the future; Leverage Opportunities At National, Global Level Through Govt-Industry Partnerships: FM Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs at CII Annual session

May 17, 2024

Sanjaya Mishra Becomes First President Of GST Appellate Tribunal

FM Nirmala Sitharaman administers Oath of Office to Justice (Retd.) Sanjaya Kumar Mishra

May 07, 2024

Pension Portals Of All 5 Banks Integrated

The task of Integration of Pension Portal of SBI, Bank of Baroda, Punjab National Bank and Canara Bank with Bhavishya portal has been completed; With launch of Integrated Pensioners’ Portal of Bank of India, five Banks stand integrated to provide services from a single window

Apr 27, 2024

India Continues To Exhibit Robust Economic Performance: FinMin

Going forward, India’s trade deficit may further decline as the PLI scheme deepens its coverage and extends to other sectors

Apr 26, 2024

Mangal Prabhat Lodha Held A Meeting With ITEES In Singapore

Maharashtra Skill Development Minister Lodha visited a Technical Education Institute during his visit to Singapore to impart good quality skill training to the youth of Maharashtra

Apr 24, 2024

1000 Skill Development Centers To Be Started In Next 3 Months: Lodha

Young generation should acquire advanced skills along with education: Fadnavis

Mar 16, 2024

Integrated Price Monitoring Dashboard Launched

CCPA website for seamless redressal of violation of consumers rights launched by union minister Piyush Goyal

Mar 16, 2024

PM Inaugurated 3 Semiconductor Facilities Of Rs 1.25 Tn

India's Techade: Chips for Viksit Bharat' program

Mar 14, 2024

Solar Projects Worth Rs74 Bn To Be Developed In Maharashtra

The projects will be developed in 4 districts of Nashik, Solapur, Ahmednagar and Pune

Mar 09, 2024

Media & Entertainment Is Growing At CAGR Of 13%

Atul Kumar Tiwari: Role of skilling, education in media and entertainment sector critical in realizing vision of Viksit Bharat: Secretary, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, GoI

Mar 08, 2024

PM Modi Has Made 40 Policies In 10 Years To Shape Economy: Shah

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah, addresses IGF Annual Investment Summit – NXT10 in Mumbai

Mar 07, 2024

Need for Action Against Greenwashing: Anita

Any lack of transparency can undermine trust and confidence in the system> Anita Shah Akella (IA&AS), Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Feb 26, 2024

India’s longest Cable-stayed bridge Built At Cost Of Rs9.80 Bn Opened by PM

Sudarshan Setu has a total of 12 tourist galleries giving an expansive view of the ocean; The electricity consumption for lighting the bridge will be generated from the solar panels fitted to it; Multiple development projects worth more than Rs4150 crores in Dwarka dedicated to the nation

Feb 26, 2024

PM Launches 18,000 PACS' Computerization: PACS To Be Linked With Software by August: Shah

The accounts of 20 different activities of PACS will be integrated into single software: Amit Shah; PACSs have been strengthened by computerizing them with an outlay of Rs25 Bn; PM inaugurated pilot project of ‘World's Largest Grain Storage Scheme in Cooperative Sector’ in 11 Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACSs) in 11 states

Feb 24, 2024

FM Opens BITS Pilani's Digital Campus in MMR: Indian Youth should take up Int'l Arbitration

FM praised the Artificial Intelligence initiative in BITS Pilani, which is working on message to video conversion using AI and hoped that it will be available to market in affordable way for usage

Feb 24, 2024

Mumbai-Thane-Surat-Ahemadabad To Become Single Economic Zone Due To High Speed Rail: Vaishnaw

High Speed Rail corridor targeted to begin functioning between Surat and Bilimora by 2026: Minister for Railways visits Bullet train construction sites at Vikhroli and BKC in Mumbai

Feb 23, 2024

Japan Commits Loan Of Yen 232.209 Bn For 9 Projects In India

The Govt. of Japan has committed Official Development Assistance loan of for nine projects in various sectors

Feb 20, 2024

Govt Increases Authorized Capital Of FCI To Rs 210 Bn

FCI is creating an Integrated IT system, leveraging existing internal systems (FAP, HRMS) and external systems (State procurement portals, CWC/SWC

Feb 17, 2024

PM Gives 300 Units Of Free Electricity Per Month: Solar Investment At Rs750 Bn

From substantive subsidies, which will be given directly to people's bank accounts, to heavily concessional bank loans, the Central Government will ensure that there is no cost burden on the people

Feb 14, 2024

New India Will Work With Super Speed: Modi’s Guarantee

PM addresses ET Now Global Business Summit 2024: Through the Swacchta Abhiyan where the government made Rs1100 crores by selling office junk lying around in government buildings; “Stability, consistency and continuity make for the ‘first principles’ of our overall policy making”; “Productive expenditure in the form of capital expenditure, unprecedented investment in welfare schemes, control on wasteful expenditure and financial discipline - Four main factors in each of our budgets”

Feb 10, 2024

PM: Momentum Being Given To Rural Economy Through 'Waste To Wealth Management

The Global Biofuels Alliance has brought together governments, institutions and industries from all over the world

Feb 06, 2024

2 Cr More Houses Will Be Built For Rural Middle Class

Government To Launch Housing Scheme For Deserving Sections "Living In Rented Houses, Or Slums, Or Chawls And Unauthorized Colonies" To Help To Buy Or Build Their Own Houses ; Five Integrated Aquaparks To Be Setup

Feb 01, 2024

Fiscal Deficit In 2024-25 Pegged At 5.1% Of GDP: Real GDP Projected To Grow At 7.3%

The Gross And Net Market Borrowings Through Dated Securities During 2024-25 Are Estimated At Rs 14.13 Lakh Crore And 11.75 Lakh Crore Respectively; Capital Expenditure Outlay For The Next FY Is Being Increased By 11.1 %To Rs 11,11,111 Crore, Which Would Be 3.4 %Of The GDP; Scheme Of 50 Year Interest Free Loan For Capex To States Will Be Continued This Year With Total Outlay Of Rs 1.3 Lakh Crore; Development Approach For Making India Viksit Bharat By 2047; About One Crore Tax Payers Expected To B

Feb 01, 2024

FM Retains Same Rates For Direct Taxes, Indirect Taxes And Import Duties

Tax benefits to Start-Ups, investments made by Sovereign wealth funds or pension funds extended to 31.03.2025

Feb 01, 2024

Continuation Of Scheme For RoSCTL For Export Of Apparel Approved

Cabinet approves Scheme of Sugar Subsidy for AAY Families under PDS; marketing margin for supply of Domestic gas to Fertilizer and extension of Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund

Feb 01, 2024

Import Duty On Smartphone Spare Parts Reduced

In a notification issued by the union finance ministry just ahead of the union budget, the import duty on the spare parts, used in mobile phones manufacturing has been reduced from 15% to 10%

Jan 31, 2024

India Can Be US$7 Tn Economy By 2030

The advent of Artificial Intelligence poses the profound and troubling questions for growth in services trade and employment since technology might remove the advantage of cost competitiveness that countries exporting digital services enjoy

Jan 30, 2024

Female Employees/ Pensioners Can Grant Pension To Children

Govt amends CCS (Pension) Rules, 2021

Jan 29, 2024

Access Union Budget On Mobile App: Halwa Tasted

The App can also be downloaded from the Union Budget Web Portal; Final stage of preparations for Interim Union Budget 2024 commences with Halwa Ceremony

Jan 24, 2024

200 Ropeway Projects Of Rs1.25 Tn Will Be Developed In 5 years: Gadkari

Projects will be identified under National Ropeways Development Programme "Parvatmala Pariyojana"

Jan 24, 2024

PM Targets Installing Rooftop Solar On 1 Cr Houses

PM chairs a meeting to launch "Pradhanmantri Suryodaya Yojana, which aims to reduce the electricity bill of the poor and middle class, along with making India self-reliant in the energy sector

Jan 23, 2024

India-US Bilateral Trade Likely Surpassed $200 Bn In 2023

Joint statement on India - United States on Policy Forum

Jan 13, 2024

PM Dedicates Projects Of Rs127 Bn In Maharashtra

Narendra Modi Inaugurates Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu and lays foundation stone of underground road tunnel connecting Eastern Freeway's Orange Gate to Marine Drive

Jan 13, 2024

VGGS: MoUs For Rs26.33 Tn Investments Signed

Investor Facilitation Portal (IFP) has registered total MoUs for 98,540 projects, with proposed investments of Rs45.20 lakh crore, that have been inked between duration of conclusion of 9th and 10th VGGS.i.e. during 2019 to 2024

Jan 12, 2024

Microchip Will Manufacture 1st Made In India Semiconductor Chip In Gujarat In 2024

A green energy plant with a 30,000-MW capacity is currently under construction in Gujarat, aiming to supply environmentally friendly energy to various industries, including semiconductors

Jan 11, 2024

India-UAE Eying Partnership In Space: Goyal

UAE – India CEPA Council (UICC) website launched, Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi spoke about the wealth of prospects for the respective private sectors, who now benefit from lower tariffs, better market access, and more investment pathways

Jan 11, 2024

Structural Reforms Have Enhanced Economy’s Capability & Competitiveness: PM

Narendra Modi; Global institutions are upbeat about India's economic growth

Jan 10, 2024

200 Japanese Cos In VGGS

PM Modi welcome Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of UAE at Ahmedabad Airport

Jan 09, 2024

FM Sanctions Rs52 Cr For NABARD Initiatives in Sikkim

The successful transition of all MPCSs to the 'go live trial' stage in PACS computerization project marks a pioneering achievement

Jan 09, 2024

Holders Will Receive 75% Refund Upon Return Of GIDC Plots

CM Bhupendra Patel launched the "Double Decker AC Electric Bus" at Gift City. 1800 hectares of undeveloped land across various GIDCs in the state will facilitate the establishment of new industries, fostering job creation and economic development

Jan 08, 2024

Gadkari inaugurates 12 National Highway projects of Rs14.64 Bn in Kerala

The proposed projects aim to enhance seamless connectivity between Tamil Nadu and Kerala, ensuring swift and trouble-free transportation

Jan 06, 2024

Gujarat CM inaugurates 18th GIHED property show

CREDAI pledged to fulfil the five resolutions made to commemorate their 25 years of celebration

Jan 05, 2024

Amit Shah launches portal developed by NAFED & NCCF

Cooperation Minister: We will buy pulses from all the farmers who register on this portal even before production...this is PM Modi's guarantee

Jan 05, 2024

Submarine Optical Fibre Connection will ensure 100 times faster Internet for Lakshadweep: PM

The Connection under the project, funded by Universal Services Obligation Fund will ensure a paradigm shift in communication infrastructure in the Lakshadweep islands

Jan 03, 2024

MoUs Over Rs7 Tn Signed In Gujarat

Record MoUs have been signed in a single day in the presence of Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel

Jan 03, 2024

Tenure Of PLI Scheme For Automobile Extended By 1 Year

the incentive will be applicable for a total of five consecutive financial years, starting from the financial year 2023-24

Jan 02, 2024

Aim For 100% E-Business, Shah Guides NCDFI

Cooperation Minister: We are giving Rupay cards to every farmer. Every village dairy is being made a ‘Bank Mitra’ and is being provided ATMs, and the accounts of the dairy and every farmer are being transferred to the District Cooperative Bank; Headquarters of NCDFI is going to be built in Anand at an expense of about Rs32 crore and will be a 100 percent green building

Dec 31, 2023

Ayodhya Airport @Rs14.50 Bn, To Serve 1Mn People

The airport will improve connectivity, leading to a boost in tourism, business activities and employment opportunities; PM dedicated to the nation multiple development projects worth more than Rs15,700

Dec 30, 2023

Mazdooron Ka Hit, Mazdooron Ko Samarpit

PM Gives cheque of about Rs2.24 Bn pertaining to the dues of the Hukumchand Mill workers, to the official liquidator and heads of the Labour Union

Dec 25, 2023

SVANidhi Yojana Has Created Self-Employment: Shah

The government has made arrangements for small hawkers to get loans without any guarantee under the scheme

Dec 25, 2023

SVANidhi Yojana Has Created Self-Employment: Shah

The government has made arrangements for small hawkers to get loans without any guarantee under the scheme

Dec 25, 2023

147 MoUs, with potential investments Of Rs2.91 Tn, signed Under VGGS 2024

A total of 47 MoUs were concluded in a single day In the run up to the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024

Dec 25, 2023

FinMin Rebuts IMF Report On India’s Debt Situation

Factual position vis-à-vis IMF's Article IV consultations with India

Dec 23, 2023

NARCL & Banks Flagged Challenges To DFS

MDs of the banks shall monitor particularly top 20 IBC accounts at their level

Dec 23, 2023

World Bank & DEA Launch PPP Beginner’s E-Course

The course aims to foster collaboration between public and private sectors in infrastructure capacity-building

Dec 23, 2023

DigiYatra To Be Promoted In Festive Seasons

To explore best practices, the airport operators are tasked with presenting biometric enabled models being successfully used in other countries

Dec 20, 2023

4.38 Cr ABHA Cards Created

Footfall of more than 10 crore people recorded in over 12.6 lakh Health Melas

Dec 18, 2023

PM to inaugurate Surat Diamond Bourse On Sunday

SDB will be a global centre for trading of both rough and polished diamonds as well as jewellery. Bourse will comprise state of the art ‘Customs Clearance House’ for Import – Export; Jewellery mall for retail jewellery business and facility of International Banking and Safe Vaults

Dec 16, 2023

Computerization of 1,851 ARDBs Approved At Outlay Of Rs1.19 Bn

NABARD is the implementing agency for the project and will develop a common national level software for Agricultural and Rural Development Banks

Dec 13, 2023

Draft Rules For Privacy & Security Of Personal Data Will Be Enlisted Soon

Bhupinder Singh Bhalla: We need about 27 lakh crores of investment in Renewable Energy capacities, much of it will have to come from within India

Dec 11, 2023

CBDC Can Cut Cross-Border TXN Cost to 2%

Ajay Sheth, Secretary, DEA said that there are currently 35 crore active users on UPI, which roughly accounts for eight digital transactions a month by a citizen. The annual volume comes up to INR 200 lakh crores

Dec 09, 2023

National Cooperative Database being developed in 3 phases

Certain provisions have specifically been introduced for strengthening the audit process of Multi-State Cooperative Societies: This was stated by the Minister of Cooperation, Amit Shah in the Lok Sabha

Dec 06, 2023

Nod for Rs2.23 Tn Defence Plans

98% to be sourced from domestic industries in major boost to 'Aatmanirbharta' in defence; Medium Range Anti-Ship Missiles for surface platform of Indian Navy accorded approval; Acquisition of Towed Gun System cleared to replace Indian Field Gun; Procurement of Light Combat Helicopters & Light Combat Aircraft Mk 1A from HAL gets a nod

Dec 01, 2023

Nod for Rs2.23 Tn Defence Plans

98% to be sourced from domestic industries in major boost to 'Aatmanirbharta' in defence; Medium Range Anti-Ship Missiles for surface platform of Indian Navy accorded approval; Acquisition of Towed Gun System cleared to replace Indian Field Gun; Procurement of Light Combat Helicopters & Light Combat Aircraft Mk 1A from HAL gets a nod

Dec 01, 2023

Drones to 15,000 Women SHGs with outlay of Rs12.61 Bn Approved

The scheme seeks to empower women Self Help Groups and bringing new technologies through drone services in agriculture sector

Nov 30, 2023

7 Mn Mobile Connections, Involved In Cybercrime, Cut Off

PayTM, Google Pay, Razorpay, banks and RBI, TRAI, NPCI, UIDAI discuss issues with DFS Secretary; Rs9 Bn defrauded money saved, benefitting 3.5 lakh victims

Nov 29, 2023

CGTMSE Approves Credit Guarantee of Rs1 Tn: Rane

There is a need to adopt international standards for greater participation of MSMEs in global value chains, and creating more and better-quality jobs

Nov 25, 2023

CAs should tilt in favour of tax planning and condemn tax evasion: VP

Jagdeep Dhankhar: India is emerging as a global hub of financial and accounting processes

Nov 24, 2023

SIDBI Should Grow 3x: Vivek Joshi

Secretary, DFS, MoF, highlighted the thrust of Government of India on reaching the last mile through banking and digital tools

Nov 23, 2023

Govt boosts Foreign Film Production In India

Incentive for foreign film production enhanced from 30% to 40% as part of ensuring ‘Ease of Doing Business in India; Additional 5% percent bonus for Significant Indian Content in foreign films

Nov 20, 2023

Investment Accelerator, Catalytic Fund, Investor Forum announced at IPEF Leader’s Meeting

The Forum was attended by corporate leaders including Co-CEO of KKR Joseph Bae; Chairman and CEO of BlackRock Larry Fink; CEO of Citi Jane Fraser; President, CIO and CFO of Alphabet and Google Ruth Porat; and Founding Partner and Executive Chair of TPG Jim Coulter

Nov 18, 2023

Goyal Signs Supply Chain Resilience Agreement at IPEF

Goyal emphasized the need for mobilizing affordable financing for clean economy transition and for enhancing technology cooperation

Nov 15, 2023

Goyal visits Tesla factory at Fermont

Commerce and Industry Minister discussed potential collaboration under the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), ways and means of further enhancing bilateral trade and commerce linkages, matters related to WTO, and other issues of mutual interest

Nov 14, 2023

Annual inflation rate based on WPI stands at (-) 0.52% for Oct

The Food Index consisting of 'Food Articles' from Primary Articles group and 'Food Product' from Manufactured Products group has increased from 177.8 in September, 2023 to 179.6 in October 2023

Nov 14, 2023

Annual inflation rate based on WPI stands at - 0.52% for Oct

The Food Index consisting of 'Food Articles' from Primary Articles group and 'Food Product' from Manufactured Products group has increased from 177.8 in September, 2023 to 179.6 in October 2023

Nov 14, 2023

Annual inflation rate based on WPI stands at -0.52% for Oct

The Food Index consisting of 'Food Articles' from Primary Articles group and 'Food Product' from Manufactured Products group has increased from 177.8 in September, 2023 to 179.6 in October 2023

Nov 14, 2023

Annual inflation rate based on WPI stands at 0.52% for Oct

The Food Index consisting of 'Food Articles' from Primary Articles group and 'Food Product' from Manufactured Products group has increased from 177.8 in September, 2023 to 179.6 in October 2023

Nov 14, 2023

IICA’s MoU with Lean Campus Startups to empower women entrepreneurs

The collaborative objective of IICA and LCS & WEICI India is to empower corporate and women entrepreneurs, augmenting their knowledge, skills, and competencies in the effective establishment and management of a diverse workforce

Nov 13, 2023

GoI-ADB Sign $400 Mn Loan To Support Urban Services

Loan is to support the GoI’s urban reform agenda for creating high quality urban infrastructure, improving service delivery, and promoting efficient governance systems

Nov 13, 2023

3 Cr MSMEs Registered on Udyam Portal: Rane

Out of total 15 cr people employed in MSME sector, 3.4 cr are women

Nov 11, 2023

FM launches 12 GST Seva Kendras in Vapi

6 customers emerge winners of Rs 10 lakh under Mera Bill Mera Adhikaar Scheme of CBIC

Nov 07, 2023

Govt taking up CBAM issue with EU and WTO: Goyal

Aspiration to produce 300 million ones of steel annually by 2030

Nov 07, 2023

MoUs of Rs331.29 Bn signed at World Food India 2023

Companies such as Amul, ITC, Mondelez, Kellogg's, AB InBev, IB Group, Balaji Wafers, Ananda Dairy, Fertis, and Bikanerwala are among the signatories

Nov 06, 2023

India to be among top 5 Global Bio-MFG Hubs by 2025: Dr Singh

Tools like Synthetic Technology, Genome Editing, Microbial Bioresources and Metabolic Engineering are now talked about more often: S&T Minister

Nov 06, 2023

Agreement with DP World subsidiary for manpower recruitment

CBSE India to open a regional office in Dubai for the benefit of the Indian diaspora: Dharmendra Pradhan

Nov 04, 2023

MoUs of Rs179.90 Bn signed at World Food India

PM Modi provided Seed Capital Assistance to over one lakh SHG members

Nov 04, 2023

Digital infra planning made for 300 projects of Rs11.98 Tn

DPIIT conducts PM GatiShakti Webinar with States/UTs and Line Ministries/Departments

Nov 04, 2023

Indo-US MeitY workshop focuses on tech partnership

proposals of semiconductor research, next generation communication technologies/networks/systems, cyber-security, sustainability and green technologies and Intelligent Transportation Systems will be considered

Nov 03, 2023

India & Germany to deliver development projects

The Conference discussed the growing development cooperation modality where a developed country and a developing country join hands with their respective expertise to implement developmental projects in third developing countries

Nov 03, 2023

FM on visit to Sri Lanka

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman will inaugurate SBI Branches at Trincomalee and Jaffna

Nov 01, 2023

Mangoes of USD 47.98 mn exported in 5 months

India registers 19% growth y/y in mango export to USA in 2023-24

Oct 27, 2023

Goyal attends 7th Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh

CII and the Federation of Saudi Chambers of Commerce signed an MoU to further enhance commercial partnership

Oct 26, 2023

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