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Govt releases new policy, mandates oil & gas PSUs to ensure 50-20% local content in procurement

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas spelled out three categories of bidders on the basis of the percentage of local content It has mandated oil and gas PSUs to give preference to.......

Govt working to make India an EV manufacturing hub in next 5 years: Gadkari

Referring to the NITI Aayog report, Gadkari said that India needs a minimum of 10 GWs per hour of cells by 2022, which will be expanded to 50 GWs by 2025 We need to have a policy that.......

NITI Aayog’s Anna Roy (IES) features in AIWMI's list of India’s Top 100 Women in Finance–2020

New Delhi: NITI Aayog’s Senior Advisor/Joint Secretary Anna Roy (IES) has been featured in the Association of International Wealth Management of India (AIWMI)'s Top 100 Women in Finance.......

Dil maange more: Sitharaman wants CPSEs to scale up their capex

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman charts out the roles CPSEs are expected to play in Aatmanirbhar Bharat Asking to increase the capex FinMin wants CPSEs to play driver's.......

Coal Ministry reaches out to IIT-BHU, seeks ideas for R&D, adoption of tech in coal sector

The ministry is looking to develop technologies through IITs/NITs and research organisations The discussions also focussed on the website www.scienceandtech.cmpdi.co.in, which was.......

Circular Economy will help economic revival, create jobs: Amitabh Kant

Kant said that the COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder of the vulnerabilities built into the present system The new paradigm emphasises on taking a comprehensive view on products and.......

9 MPs including Arvind Sawant get UNICEF award for advancing child rights

‘Parliamentarians’ Group for Children’ (PGC) awards are given away by UNICEF India for outstanding work in Parliament in advancing the rights of children Shiv Sena MP.......

DoPT Joint Secretary SD Sharma given addl. charge of Director ISTM

New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the proposal for entrustment of the additional charge of the post of Director of Institute of Secretariat Training and.......

Govt appoints these three economists as Members of the Monetary Policy Committee

Three new members have been inducted in the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Dr Shashanka Bhide, Dr Ashima Goyal and Dr Jayanth R Varma are.......

Here is the new list of Joint Secretaries appointed by ACC

New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the number of appointments of officers at joint Secretary and Joint Secretary equivalent level on Monday. Here is the new list.......

Niti Aayog to leverage the monitoring mechanism of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index

Niti Aayog to leverage the monitoring mechanism of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index Being the nodal agency for the MPI, Aayog has constituted a Multidimensional Poverty Index.......

After PESB, Rajiv Kumar (IAS) moves to ECI as new Election Commissioner

New Delhi: Rajiv Kumar (IAS) has assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India on Tuesday. Kumar joins the Election Commission of India (ECI) with Chief Election Commissioner Sunil.......

Commercial coal auction: Govt to come up with more bidding rounds, says Coal Secretary

Jain said that the government is constantly trying to reduce the time frame usually needed to get a coal mine operational  He emphasised that if India needs to grow and meet the.......

Rakesh S Desai (ITS) appointed as Director in NITI Aayog

New Delhi: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by the Prime Minister has approved the appointment of Rakesh S Desai (ITS) as Director in NITI Aayog. According to an order issued.......

MSME companies are going to capital market soon: Nitin Gadkari

MSME is also going to capital market soon, announced Gadkari Automobile and MSME are the two growth engines of the economy Time to invest in India in Infrastructure and MSME.......