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Aadi Mahotsav 2018 starts from 16th to 30th November @ Dilli Haat, INA New Delhi

six time World Champion M.C. Mary Kom

“Aadi Mahotsav” a National Tribal Festival is being organised in New Delhi by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and TRIFED to celebrate, cherish and promote the spirit of tribal craft, culture, cuisine and commerce. Addressing the media persons on 15 November 2018, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Jual Oram, said that the Mahotsav will be held from 16-30 November, 2018 ...

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‘Ropeways and Cable Cars are the Future of Indian Transport’

Modern Transport Solutions for Decongestion and Last Mile Connectivity

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation  Nitin Gadkari has said that the country needs futuristic technology for developing its transport sector. He stressed upon the need to cut down congestion and resultant pollution in cities. Reiterating his commitment for promoting transport innovations that are pollution free and cost effective, he said ...

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India to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022: Suresh Prabhu

Solar power in India

 Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy.  He was speaking at a function of International Solar Alliance (ISA) Innovation and Investment Forum in New ...

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India poised to become a global hub for manufacturing of footwear: Prabhu

4th edition of India International Footwear Fair 2018

Indian footwear Industry has a huge potential for export and employment generation said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation- Suresh Prabhu. He was speaking at the inaugural programme of the 4th India International Footwear Fair 2018 (IIFF) at PragatiMaidan in New Delhi on 2 August 2018. India will soon become a global hub for manufacturing of footwear to ...

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‘Digital payments set to become a trillion-dollar market in India by 2023’

Government e-Marketplace (GeM)

The digital payments market in India is expected to grow to US $ 1 trillion by 2023 led by growth in mobile payments, presenting huge business opportunities for players in the digital space. Mobile payments are slated to rise from $ 10 billion in 2017-18 to $ 190 billion by 2023. These estimates are based on a study of Credit ...

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India’s Inland Waterways Development dream gets a boost with multi modal terminal on Ganga at Varanasi nearing completion

Inland waterways in India

The Rs 169.59 Crore Multi Modal Terminal (MMT) being built at Varanasi by Inland Waterways Authority of India under Jal Marg Vikas project is set to be completed by November 2018. This would be a major landmark for the project. The construction of the Rs 280. 90 Crore MMT at Sahibganj is to be completed by May, 2019, and the ...

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The IBC (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 and the Homebuyer

Modern Townships and state of the art roads are hallmark of growing aspiration and economic development. Seen in picture is a modern township and roads under construction at Kundli- Haryana. Pic for representation purposes only.

“Post 1991 economic liberalisation, there has been a phenomenal growth in the creation of new townships, urbanisation and more particularly sub-urbanisation.  This trend is likely to accelerate.  Economic growth gives rise to aspirations.  More purchasing power, migration from rural areas and aspiration to improve the quality of life are increasing.  In and around major townships massive real estate projects have been coming up.  Many of ...

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MSME to extend AYUSH industries SIDBI advantage

MoS MSME Giriraj Singh and MoS AYUSH Shripad Naik witnessing signing of MoU in New Delhi

Ministry of MSME and Ministry of AYUSH signed an MoU in the presence of the Ministers of AYUSH and MSME on 4 June 2018 in New Delhi. The MoU will create synergies through the institutions and schemes of both ministries for the development of AYUSH enterprises in the country. The objective of this partnership is to position India as a world ...

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Envisioning Broadband for all and India among top ICT nations- Dot extends window for publics comments on National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) till 1st June 2015

To grow India among top ICT nations- Dot extends window for publics comments on National Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) till 1st June 2015

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has extended the last date for submission of comments on the recently published draft), 2018.  Public and stakeholders can give their comments till 1st June 2018 through the MyGov portal, where the draft Policy has been hosted for public comments. Several stakeholders had requested DoT to provide more time for giving inputs on the draft ...

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Niti Aayog’s Venture Capital Symposium 2018 draws global attention as many new Venture Funds commit to set up office in India

Niti Aayog's Venture Capital Symposium 2018 is all set to deepen the economic relationships between France and India, following the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron. Seen in the picture is the CEO, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, the Ambassador of France to India, Alexandre Ziegler and other dignitaries at the Venture Capital Symposium with French investors, organised by the NITI Aayog, in New Delhi on May 18, 2018.

NITI Aayog, in association with Vision India Foundation, is organising the Venture Capital Symposium 2018 to deepen the economic relationships between France and India. Following the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron, 20 of the biggest French venture capital and private equity funds are coming to India to explore investment opportunities. The Venture Capital Symposium 2018 is a three day ...

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PMVVY ceiling doubled to 15 Lakhs; to help elderly against fall in interest income

Increase in PMVVY limit can enables upto Rs. 10000 Pension per month for Senior Citizens
Seen in the File Picture: Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawar Chand Gehlot along with the Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment,  Krishan Pal at the flag-off ceremony of a “Morning Walkathon” for Senior citizens, organised by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, on the occasion of the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP), in Delhi on October 02, 2017.

The Pradhan MantriVayaVandanYojana (PMVVY) being implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to provide social security during old age and protect elderly persons aged 60 years and above against a future fall in their interest income due to uncertain market conditions. The scheme provides an assured pension based on a guaranteed rate of return of 8% per annum for ten years, ...

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India and World Bank sign agreement on National Biopharma Mission

The Legal Agreement with World Bank for flexible financing arrangements for this Mission of DBT was executed on April 24, 2018 between the project implementing agency – BIRAC a PSU of DBT, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (on behalf of World Bank)

Towards strengthening the emerging biotechnology enterprise in India, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science & Technology has initiated the Mission programme entitled: Industry-Academia Collaborative Mission for Accelerating Discovery Research to Early Development for Biopharmaceuticals – “Innovate in India (i3) Empowering biotech entrepreneurs & accelerating inclusive innovation”. The National Biopharma Mission is being implemented by Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) – a ...

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