Top contributing banks and states honoured with Agri Infra Fund Awards

For their valuable contribution to Agriculture Infrastructure Fund scheme aimed at upgrading the agriculture sector in the country, various banks and states were honoured with Agri Infra Fund Awards held at NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi. The awards were given away by the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar. Speaking at […]

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PM launches mega scheme to improve power distribution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Power Ministry’s flagship “Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme” with an aim to improve the operational efficiencies, besides ensuring financial sustainability of power distribution companies. With plans to provide 25 crore Smart Prepaid meters to the consumers all over the country, the scheme has an outlay of Rs.3,03,758 crore to be […]

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NAREDCO joins hands with WAI to eliminate difficulties in the way of warehouse construction

With an aim to address the difficulties related to construction and land that the developers of warehousing confront, the National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) has signed an MoU with Warehousing Association of India (WAI). NAREDCO— the apex real estate body under the aegis of Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs— together with WAI will […]

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Meeting of National Association of Street Vendors highlights their contribution to economy

The 16th meeting of National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) was held with with the theme, ‘From Encroachers to Self-Employed’.  Hardeep S Puri, the Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, addressed the meeting highlighting that that the street vendors have been an essential part of the economic growth story of India. He said […]

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Extension of Housing for All Mission under consideration

Under the Housing For All Mission, a total of 122.69 lakh houses have been sanctioned during the Mission period. Among these 101.94 lakh houses have been grounded for construction. Under this mission, the Centre is assisting states and Union Territories to provide pucca houses to the eligible beneficiaries. The Centre has approved Rs 2,03,427 crore […]

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MoHUA launches AtmaNirbhar Nidhi scheme to finance street vendors

PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) Scheme has been launched by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) to provide collateral free working capital loan to street vendors. Upto Rs10,000 loan will be disseminated to street vendors for them to restart their business affected during the pandemic. They will also be provided interest subsidy […]

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India’s exports achieve high growth; but imports cause concern

India’s overall exports combining merchandise and services in June 2022 are estimated to be USD 64.91 Billion, showing a positive growth of 22.95 per cent over the same period last year. The overall exports  in the 1st quarter of FY 22-23 (April-June 2022) are estimated to be USD 189.93 Billion, accouting for a positive growth of […]

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Upcoming road and sea links to boost Maharashtra’s economy

A number of new road projects in Maharashtra are all set to be completed soon. Also Mumbai -Ahmedabad Bullet Train project may also become a reality, as conveyed by the Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways in a conference, ‘Sankalp Se Siddhi – New India held in Mumbai. He said the Nagpur-Mumbai […]

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NCRPB makes its Geo-Portal ‘PARIMAN’ accessible for public

A Geo-Portal ‘PARIMAN’ that was developed by National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB) a couple of years back initially for the use of the states participating in NCR, has now been made open for the use of public. The Geo-Portal aimed at helping in improved management and decentralised planning of NCR, can be accessed through […]

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India achieves increase in exports in the first Quarter of 2022-23

The merchandise exports from the country have registered 16.8% rise in June 2022, reaching up to USD 37.9 billion which is the highest ever exports. While the value of non-petroleum exports during the month reached 30.12 USD billion, non-petroleum exports amounted to USD 28.54 billion in June 2022. Non-petroleum and non-gems and jewellery exports have […]

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