Indian Polity

India calls on G-20 Nations to safeguard negative spillover effects of global risks on Emerging Market Economies (EMDEs)

Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Finance, Subhash Chandra Garg

The Final G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting under the 2018 Argentine Presidency and the final BRICS Deputies Meeting under the 2018 South African Chairmanship were held on 11th -12th October 2018 in Bali, Indonesia on the sidelines of the IMF/Fund Bank Annual Meetings. G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting The deliberations in the G-20 FMCBG meeting ...

Read More »

India snubs findings of World Bank’s Human Capital Index

The Government of India has decided to ignore the HCI findings released by World Bank on 11 October 2018  and will continue to undertake its path breaking programme for human capital development aiming to rapidly transforming quality and ease of life for all its children.
Seen in File pic is Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the Anganwadi workers and beneficiary children of Poshan Abhiyan, at Jangla, in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh on April 14, 2018.

Unlike the the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business report or other benchmarks, India has chosen to snub the findings of the World Bank’s findings in the recently released Human Capital Index (HCI).  The World Bank had released  a Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019 on 11 October 2018. Broader theme of the World Development ...

Read More »

Jharkhand pitches to double farmers’ income by 2022 and attract investors @ Global Agriculture & Food Summit 2018

Raghubar Das-Jharkhand

  The Govt. of Jharkhand, as a part of its endeavour to develop agriculture sector in the state and with a view to provide a focused platform to the prospective investors in the Agriculture & Food Processing Sector, is organising “Global Agriculture & Food Summit 2018” in association with FICCI in Ranchi on 29th & 30th November 2018. While inaugurating ...

Read More »

Global accolades for 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Experts’ Meet & Expo on day 1

Re-Invest 2018

Over 10,000 people attended the 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Experts’ Meet & Expo (RE-Invest 2018) on day one, the 3rd, October, 2018 at Greater Noida. This included over 5000 delegates and 180 exhibitors. There were 354 business to business bilateral meetings held on day one. The power-packed sessions included the First Assembly of the International Solar Alliance, ...

Read More »

UN lauds International Solar Alliance; confers Champions of the Earth on Emmanuel Macron and Narendra Modi

The Champions of the Earth Awards, the UN’s highest environmental honour was conferred on to Emmanuel Macron, President of France and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India for 
International Solar Alliance.
ISA  is an initiative jointly launched by the Prime Minister of India and President of France. In File picture both the dignitaries are seen realising their ambitious policy endeavour in form of ISA's inception.

The annual Champions of the Earth prize is awarded to outstanding leaders from government, civil society and the private sector whose actions have had a positive impact on the environment. Since being founded thirteen years ago, the awards have recognized 84 laureates – ranging from leaders of nations to grassroots activists – in the categories of policy, science, business and ...

Read More »

India- Romania to revive negotiations on India-EU-BTIA as VP envisages multifaceted Indo-Romanian partnership

Growing popularity of Ayurveda in Romania+

Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has thanked Romania for agreeing to take lead to re-start negotiations on India-EU-BTIA. He was making a Joint Press Statement following delegations level talks with the Prime Minister of Romania, Viorica Dancila, in Bucharest, Romania on 20 September 2018. The Minister of State for Finance, Shiv Pratap Shukla and other dignitaries were present on ...

Read More »

India advance bilateral tourism ties with Malta and Morocco

San Anton Palace, Halbalzan, Malta

India advanced tourism ties with its Malta and Morocco on 17 September 2018.  The first development was part of the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu visit to Malta. VP while making the joint Press Statement following delegation level talks with the President of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, at San Anton Palace, Halbalzan, Malta said that diplomatic relations between India and Malta were ...

Read More »

Aimed at furthering Financial inclusion-PM launches India Post Payments Bank

In line with the Jan Dhan Yojana - IPPB is one more step further ti facilitate Jan Dhan Yojana to establish financial inclusion. He said that today’s launch of IPPB is one more step to facilitate financial inclusion!

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 2 September 2018 launched the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. The function was witnessed at over 3000 locations across the country, which were connected to the main event in Delhi.  Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that through the India Post Payments Bank, banking services will conveniently ...

Read More »

Prabhu to set in review of India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement @ 15thIndia-ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM)

India and ASEAN

Union Minister of Commerce& Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu,is leading the Indian delegation for the 6th RCEP Trade Ministers’ Meeting which was in Singapore on 30 August 2018. India has been constructively engaged in the RCEP negotiations with an aim to work towards a high quality, balanced and inclusive outcomes that take into consideration sensitivities and interests of member countries. The ...

Read More »

Demonetisation and Formalisation of the Economy – Arun Jaitley

Guest write on Demonetisation and Formalisation of the Economy - by Arun Jaitley.

Seen in the picture is Arun Jaitley chairing the 27th GST Council Meeting, via video conference, in New Delhi on May 04, 2018.

The Reserve Bank has twice released its reports stating that the demonetised Notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 have been substantially deposited in the Banks.  A widely stated comment has been that just because most of the currency came back into the Banks, the object of Demonetisation has not succeeded. Was the invalidation of the Non-deposited currency the only object of ...

Read More »

MCA’s National CSR Awards 2018 to applaud corporate innovation in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility

NMCG- Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

With the enactment of Companies Act, 2013 containing the CSR provision under Section 135, the mandate for CSR has now become a part of corporate functioning in the country. While several companies have traditionally been undertaking CSR activities to betterment of communities around, with the introduction of legislative mandate, the contributions of companies in this direction are now becoming more ...

Read More »

Uttar Pradesh contributes about 44 per cent in Indian handicraft exports; President of India inaugurates ‘One District one Product’ Summit  

‘One District One Product’ Summit, at Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the ‘One District One Product’ Summit on August 10, 2018 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that micro, small and medium enterprises are called the backbone of our economy. These enterprises are engines of inclusive development. After the agricultural sector, most people find employment in this sector. This ...

Read More »
error: Content is protected !!