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Govt saves US$ 1.54 billion in first year of fertiliser DBT implementation

Government has saved US$ 1.54 billion (Rs 10,800 crore) by implementing Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for fertilisers.


October 11, 2019

'Nal se Jal' scheme: Water, sanitation may attract Rs 6.3L crore investment in next 5 years

With the introduction of new 'Nal se Jal' scheme, water and sanitation sector is expected to attract investment worth Rs 6.3 lakh crore (US$ 87.57 billion) in the next five years.


July 16, 2019

Commerce and Industry Minister reviews draft National Logistics Policy

New Delhi: National Logistics Policy draft was reviewed by Mr Piyush Goyal, Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Government of India to leverage existing infrastructur...

June 28, 2019

Government Reduces the Rate of ESI Contribution from 6.5% to 4%

New Delhi: The Government of India has reduced the contribution rate under Employees State Insurance (ESI) to 4 per cent from 6.5 per cent.


June 14, 2019

Cut in GST rate on footwear to promote growth, exports: CLE Chairman to govt

New Delhi: Mr P R Aqeel Ahmed, Chairman, Council for Leather Exports (CLE) suggested Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India to reduc...

June 12, 2019

GST council to introduce new GST return system: Here are the details

New Delhi: The GST council has upgraded Goods and services tax (GST) return system for a trial period of three months starting from July 2019.


June 12, 2019

India set to order Uber, Ola, other taxi aggregators to go electric

New Delhi: The Government of India is planning to order taxi aggregators such as Uber and Ola to have 40 per cent of their fleet as electric cars by April 2026 to push for clean mo...

June 06, 2019

India Inc pitches for land and labour reforms to achieve double-digit growth

New Delhi: The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) has asked the Government of India to undertake reforms in the areas of land, labour and capital to target a 10 per cent GDP ...

June 04, 2019
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