Macro & Economy

Paramparagat Krishi Vikash Yojana to usher in Organic farming Revolution in India on the lines of the Green Revolution

Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh at the ASSOCHAM’s National Conference on Organic farming, in New Delhi on March 21, 2018.

Indiscriminate use of chemical fertilisers in Agriculture is a cause for concern and has drawn the attention of the government because of its implications on environment, socio-economic and production fronts. This was stated by the Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Radha Mohan Singh while addressing ASSOCHAM’s National Conference on Organic farming in New Delhi, on 21 March 2018. He ...

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Charting New India’s Global Integration Strategy@ 24th edition of CII’s Partnership Summit

Vice President of India to inaugurate 24th edition of CII’s Partnership Summit to be held in Vishakhapatnam on February 24-26, 2018. (File Pic of CII Partnership Summit 2017)

Over 2500 delegates from India and 40 countries will converge in Vishakhapatnam from 24-26 February 2018 for The Partnership Summit 2018 starting today. The 24th edition of The Partnership Summit is a unique platform that would enable close examination of the partnerships and synergies that spark the next phase of global growth and develop strong multi-country linkages and networks to assist ...

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Economic Survey 17-18 hints at Acche Din Ahead as India poised to emerge as world’s fastest growing major economy

Economic Survey 2017-18 gives India hint of better economic growth ahead in 2018-19. Seen in the picture are Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu,  Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Speaker, Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan  at the ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi on January 29, 2018.

The Acche Din seems to be closing by as the Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled by the finance minister Arun Jaitely in Parliament on 29 January 2018 ahead of the Union Budget on 1 Feb 2018 reflects that a series of major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real GDP growth to reach 6.75 percent this fiscal and will rise to ...

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Bilateral flow of tourists and air connectivity crucial to success of Year of India-ASEAN Tourism 2018-19: Goyal

Modi's vision behind celebrating 2018-19 as India-ASEAN year of tourism

India at its 69th Republic Day celebrations with ten ASEAN heads as the chief guests reflected the desire of its billion plus people to enhance bilateral trade and people to people connect. The call of Prime Minister Modi to celebrate 2018-19 as India-ASEAN year of tourism on sidelines of the event to commemorate the silver jubilee of the India-ASEAN relationship ...

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India and Israel vows to shape future of world together; eye four fold jump in bilateral trade

India Israeli ties got a shot on the arm from the very start when Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi welcomed the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, on his arrival, at Air Force Station, Palam, in New Delhi on January 14, 2018.

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, on 15 January 2018 expressed their unwavering belief that the two countries can together shape the future of their countries and the world. “In India, we have been taking steady steps over three years at both macro as well as micro-level, to make a difference. Our motto is: Reform, ...

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India introduces Agri-Options to the commodity market; FM launches Options Contracts in Guar Seed

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley launching the India’s 1st Agri – Commodity Options Contracts in Guar Seed, in New Delhi on January 14, 2018.

The Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley said that India ranks among the fastest growing major economies in the world today. He said that since a large portion of our population is dependent on agriculture, it is important to have equitable growth. Jaitley said that farmers have helped the country to overcome a long period of scarcities to reach the present ...

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New India to set eyes on major MICE events from across the world with International Exhibition-cum-Convention Center (IECC) at Pragati Maidan

VP- M. Venkaiah Naidu at an event to lay foundation stone for the International Exhibition-cum-Convention Center and Integrated Transit Corridor Development Project, at Pragati Maidan, in New Delhi on December 22, 2017 along with Suresh Prabhu, Hardeep Singh Puri, C.R. Chaudhary and other dignitaries.

According to the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu- growing and vast economy like India needs high quality venues to host Government to Government, Business to Business and Business to Consumer events. He was addressing a gathering after laying foundation stone for International Exhibition-cum-Convention Center (IECC) and Integrated Transit Corridor Development project at Pragati Maidan, on 22 December 2017. ...

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Q2-17 marks Indian Economy’s return to growth track; industry rejoice manufacturing led revival

FM announces the return of  Indian Economy to growth trajectory

The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the deceleration trend in overall growth, which was witnessed since the First Quarter of last Fiscal Year, has been now reversed. The Finance Minister was responding to the real GDP growth data for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2017-18 which was released on 30 November 2017 by the CSO. As per the ...

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PM Modi cites health-advantage, ease of doing business to make India hub for global food processing biz @ World Food India 2017

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at the inauguration ceremony of the World Food India 2017, in New Delhi on November 03, 2017.

Like International Yoga Day- Modi wants world to gain health from food made in India Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has more to offer to world to discover holistic health and well being. Modi has gifted to the international community the traditional Indian secret of wellness in form of- The International Yoga Day; Prime Minister of India now has another ...

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India top improver, rises to top 100 in World Bank’s doing Business Report, 2018

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley addressing a press conference on India'’s ranking in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2018, in New Delhi on October 31, 2017.The Secretary, DIPP, Ramesh Abhishek, the Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau,  A.P. Frank Noronha and other dignitaries are also seen.

India has leapt 30 ranks over its rank of 130 in the Doing Business Report 2017, according to the the World Bank, released the Doing Business (DB) Report, 2018 on 31 st 2017. In an communique, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) announced that India ranks 100 among 190 countries assessed by the Doing Business Team. This edition of the ...

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Ro-Ro projects in Assam, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Kerala can help open India’s interior areas: Kant

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the divyangjan children at Dahej Sea Ferry Point after his maiden voyage via Ghogha-Dahej Ro-Ro Ferry Service, in Gujarat on October 22, 2017.

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the first of its kind, state-of-the-art Ro-Ro Ghogha-Dahej and subsequently Hazira project (in phase-2), which marks the beginning of a radical transformation of the transportation and logistics sector in India. The logistic costs in India are extremely high and tapping the full potential of waterways will provide a huge impetus to movement of people, goods, ...

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EAC-PM identifies 10 themes for building road map to accelerate economic growth

The Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, EAC-PM, Bibek Debroy chairing the first meeting of Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, at NITI Aayog, in New Delhi on October 11, 2017.The Member Secretary, Ratan Wattal, the Members of EAC-PM, Surjit Bhalla, Rathin Roy and Ashima Goyal are also seen.

The First Meeting of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister chaired by Dr. Bibek Debroy, Member NITI Aayog, on 11 October 2017 identified major priorities for accelerating economic growth and employment over the next six months, with greater last mile connectivity. Attended by members including leading economists Surjit Bhalla, Rathin Roy,  Ashima Goyal and Member Secretary Ratan P Watal, ...

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