ADB and the Government of India signed $300 million loan for improvement of Primary Healthcare

The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $300 million loan for improved access of Primary Healthcare in urban areas of thirteen states in the country. The initiative will address the requirements of 256 million urban dwellers in which 51 million belongs to the slums. On behalf of the Government of […]

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Indian Leather industry aspires to emerge as a Global Frontrunner

Food, Public Distribution and Textiles Minister Piyush Goyal has said the country’s leather industry should achieve number one position in the world while the country is already second largest leather producer across the globe. Speaking at National Export Excellence Awards presentation held at the Council of Leather Exports, he said he is satisfied with the […]

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Five years of PMAY-Gramin witnesses completion of 1.63 crore houses

Five years of PMAY-Gramin witnesses completion of 1.63 crore houses Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) has completed five years and to celebrate this achievement the states and UTs organised various activities which included Griha Pravesh, Bhoomi Pujan and the visit of the beneficiaries to the houses constructed for demonstration. Sensitization of beneficiaries about PMAY-G was […]

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Nirmala Sitharaman visits GIFT-IFSC at GIFT City in Gandhinagar, Gujarat with big plans

A delegation was lead today by Nirmala Sitharaman, the Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs to the Gift City in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The delegation also included two minister of state for Finance and their secretaries. The delegation discussed together the matters of growth and development of India’s International Financial Services Centre (IFSC). The delegation participated […]

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SAIL emerges as a major supplier of steel to Purvanchal Expressway and various other infra projects

The recently inaugurated Purvanchal Expressway has 48,200 Tones of steel supplied by the Steel Authority of India (SAIL). The 341 km long Expressway that has improved the road connectivity of several districts in Uttar Pradesh has been just one of the many infrastructure projects which SAIL has catered to. Even Eastern and Western Peripheral Expressway […]

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Strong services revival coupled with rising industrial growth ignites Index of Industrial Production

The index of industrial production (IIP) for September 2021 highlights that there has been a sustained increase in industrial production as the IIP has grown to 130.2 in Q2 from 121.3 in Q1. Even, the manufacturing index in IIP has also been steady and it’s likely to rise in the upcoming months. It also mirrors […]

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LeadIT summit 2021 in Glasgow outlines the need for driving low carbon development

The Leadership Group for Industry transition (LeadIT) summit 2021 held  in Glasgow witnessed Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bhupender Yadav deliberating upon the need for sustainable development.   Yadav said the industry contributes over 30 per cent of the total CO2 emissions, hence it is critical to initiate low carbon development pathways. A […]

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Government approves Rs 17,408 crore MSP funding to Cotton Corporation of India

In a move to support Cotton farmers, the Government of India has approved the MSP funding of Rs 17,408 crore to CCI. The funding has been granted to CCI for direct support to farmers for cotton seasons spanning from 2014-15 to 2020-21. The most important cash crop Cotton plays a big role in sustaining the […]

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India achieves ‘Back office’ to the ‘Brain office’ status, says Goyal

India is all set to achieve services export target of $1 Trillion by 2030 and that the country has the capacity to emerge as the top services exporter in the world. Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal,said, “Services are a key driver of the country’s economic growth.” He was speaking at the ‘Services Export Promotion […]

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NTPC growing at a rapid pace on the back of increasing demand for energy

On the occasion of NTPC Raising Day, the Union Power Minister R K Singh said the NTPC requires to enhance itself to become an international behemoth from the current national company status and dream of transforming itself into biggest multi-national firm in the field of energy. Outlining the company’s achievements, future goals while discussing NTPC’s […]

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