January 17, 2020
Indian Railways plans to source 1000 megawatt (MW) solar power and 200 MW of wind power by 2021-22.
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel, Mr Dharmendra Pradhan launched PURVODAYA: Accelerated development of eastern India through integrated steel hub in Kolkata, West Bengal.
After extensive trails on Shore Based Test Facility (SBTF), Naval version of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) did a successful arrested landing onboard INS Vikramaditya.
In 2019, Indian real estate attracted over US$ 6.06 billion investments led by office segment receiving more than 40 per cent of the total funds utilised. During the year, Mumbai dominated the investments into office sector followed by the National Capital Region (NCR) and Hyderabad among the key markets, as per the CBRE South Asia report.
Indian Railways signed MoU with RailTel for phase 2 execution of e-Office and plans to register around 39,000 users over 34 Railway divisions on platform by 30th June 2020.
National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) recorded highest Rs 86.2 crore (US$ 12.33 million) daily toll collection on January 12, 2020.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between India and Finland to improve defence cooperation between Finnish companies and Indian Defence Public Sector Undertakings.
The bilateral relations between India and Russia to hitherto unscaled heights in 2019 and are expected reach newer heights in times to come.
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched an e-commerce platform to facilitate homebuyers in identifying genuine properties.
A Memorandum of Understanding signed between South Central Zone of Indian Railways and State Bank of India for doorstep banking for direct pickup of earnings covering all 585 railway stations over South Central Railway Zone.
India and Bangladesh signed key agreements in the field of Information and Broadcasting at the Information and Broadcasting Minister’s meet 2020, in New Delhi.
Hallmarking made mandatory for Gold Jewellery and Artefacts is to ensure that consumers are not cheated while buying gold ornaments and a period of one year is provided for implementation i.e. till January 2021.
Indian Railways to offer content on demand (CoD) in all Premium/Express/Mail trains and Suburban trains of Indian Railways.
According to the Reserve Bank data, in the fortnight to January 2, the bank credit grew by 7.57 per cent reaching Rs 100.44 lakh crore (US$ 1.43 trillion) while deposits increased by 9.77 per cent to Rs 132.10 lakh crore (US$ 1.89 trillion).
'Saksham', an annual one-month long fuel conservation mega campaign of Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) was launched by Dr M.M Kutty, Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum& Natural Gas in Delhi.
No imports will be allowed without HSN code into the country in order to support industry to establish international quality standards.