Five years of PMAY-Gramin witness 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. Sensitisation of beneficiaries about PMAY-G was also done to mark the occasion. The government of India […]

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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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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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Expo 2020 Dubai registers 2 lakh footfalls at India pavilion

The India Pavilion at the Expo 2020, Dubai witnessed a record over 2,00,000 visitors since it was inaugurated by  Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution & Textiles, on 1stOctober 2021. Encompassing a series of sector and state specific sessions aimed at discussing the growth roadmap of India, the […]

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Modi lays foundation of development works, inaugurates Shankaracharya’s statue at Kedarnath Dham

In a big boost to Kedarnath Dham, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the execution of various ongoing infrastructure works, besides laying foundation stones of various development projects at this most sacred pilgrimage centre of Lord Shiva. Visiting Kedarnath himself, Modi also inaugurated the statue and the Samadhi of Adi Sharnkaracharya at holy site. While PM […]

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Textiles Ministry looking at five times increase in Technical Textiles export  

Textiles Ministry has suggested public private participation in the use of government funds in research and development in technical textiles segment. Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Textiles, Food and Public Distribution, Consumer Affairs, Commerce & Industry, said the time has come to target five times increase in export of technical textiles in three years. He […]

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