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Startups: next economic force

Startups: next economic force   Startups are the next big economic force in India driven by a young and diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem, said the Minister of State for Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharaman. Through the Start-up India initiative, we want to ensure that the momentum

Malaysia’s US$3bn investment

Malaysia’s US$3bn investment Eight Malaysian companies will invest US$3 billion in seven sectors, including renewable energy and biodiesel, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, reported the Malaysian national news agency, Bernama. The companies are Malaysia Biodesel Association, Protasco Bhd, Police Cooperative Organisation, Antah Strategic

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NHAI contract

NHAI contract   The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has issued Letter of Award (LOA) for development of national highway sections in Rajasthan under phase IV of National Highways Development Projects (NHDP). The contract is for 2-laning with Paved Shoulder of Salasar-Nagaur Section. Share this

Sagarmala Projects

Sagarmala Projects   The National Perspective Plan (NPP) for the Sagarmala programme was prepared and approved by the National Sagarmala Apex Committee on 9th April 2016 and released at the maiden Maritime India Summit 2016, on 14th April 2016. The Shipping Ministry said it will

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Swiss MoU

Swiss MoU The government has approved a Memorandum of Understanding has signed between India and the Swiss Confederation for cooperation in skill development It has given its ex-post-facto approval for the MoU signed with State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of the Swiss Confederation

Cochin’s dock approved

Cochin’s dock approved The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the for construction of a new dry dock within the existing premises of Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) at an estimated cost of Rs.1799 crore. Share this post.

Krishna project

Krishna project Part of Krishna and Heritage circuit. Ministry of Tourism has approved Rs. 275 Crore for development of Krishna and Heritage circuit of State of Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. Approximately Rs. 98 crore will be spent on Krishna Circuit

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The return of public banks

The return of public banks An accelerated process of resolving stressed assets of India’s public sector banks has commenced, preparing them to bounce back into the infrastructure financing in 2017. “We are accelerating the pace of resolving all stressed assets of public sector banks with

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FICCI calls for FTAs

FICCI calls for FTAs The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has called for a restart of the Free Trade Agreement between India and the European Union as well as the United Kingdom, saying the world wants to associate with the strong

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Thermal project approved

Thermal project approved The government has approved Neyveli Lignite Corporation’s proposal for installation of 1,980 MW coal based thermal power project at Ghatampur in Uttar Pradesh The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval. The Ghatampur