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Cabinet approves Amendments to the National Policy on Biofuels -2018

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Wednesday approved the Amendments to the National Policy on Biofuels -2018, according to a government statement.

India must aim to be self-reliant in semiconductor, other key sectors: PM Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday said India has no option other than being self-reliant in key items such as semiconductors, which in turn would also boost the Make in India programme.

Piyush Goyal seeks industry inputs on FTAs, market access, reducing compliance burden

New Delhi/UNI: Minister of Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal on Friday asked the Indian industry to inculcate a greater appetite for risk-taking, leverage the cost advantage as well as the trust advantage that it enjoys and partner with all stakeholders including Central and state governments to attract businesses to India and transform it into a global leader.

IIT-Kgp inks MoU with NCDC to promote sustainable developments in cooperatives, agriculture and allied sectors

Kharagpur, West Bengal: IIT Kharagpur and the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) have signed an MoU towards greater collaboration in issues and areas related to the development of cooperatives, agriculture and allied sectors and to the holistic approach towards sustainable development.

Mineral resources must be monetized through a simplified process to make India a global manufacturing hub: Steel Minister

Kolkata/IBNS: Union Steel minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said India needs to exploit, access, and monetize the natural resources while leveraging technology, transparent bidding process to emerge as a cost-competitive country where raw material is available with ease.

Govt allocates Rs 900 crore for r & d of Covid-19 vaccine

New Delhi/IBNS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced Rs 900 crore for research and development for Covid-19 while also assuring that the funds will be allocated for the cost of vaccine and logistics as per requirement.

Aatmanirbhar Bharat 3.0 will push job creation and stronger recovery of the economy: ASSOCHAM

New Delhi/IBNS: Government’s continuous support and the new announcements under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Yojana 3.0 will make the road to recovery post-pandemic stronger and facilitate and incentivize job creation, and provide much relief and impetus to housing and infrastructure sector,” said Dr. Niranjan Hiranandani, President ASSOCHAM reacting to the announcement of the 7th major stimulus package to support the economy by the Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman today in New Delhi.      

Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozagar Yojana 3.0 : Govt attempts major boost for job creation

New Delhi/IBNS: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozagar Yojana 3.0 aimed at boosting economic growth amid a GDP drop of 8.3 per cent in July-September.

Another stimulus to support the ailing Indian economy likely before Diwali: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government is likely to announce another round of economic stimulus before Diwali, said a media report, adding that it would be linked to job creation and extension of the cabinet's decision to push growth with production-linked incentive.

SAIL surging ahead with steely resolve and commitment to Atmanirbhar Bharat: Chairman

New Delhi/IBNS: Addressing the shareholders of Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) on Company’s 48th Annual General Meeting held here on Thursday, Anil Kumar Chaudhary, Chairman, SAIL mentioned that COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted SAIL just as it has impacted every corporate across the country. 

Apple starts manufacturing its flagship model iPhone 11 in India

Chennai/IBNS: Apple has started manufacturing one of its flagship devices, the iPhone 11, at Chennai’s Foxconn plant, a development being viewed as a major achievement for government's "Atmanirbhar Bharat (Self-Reliant India)" campaign.

Govt unveils guidelines for three schemes with the outlay of Rs 50,000 cr to boost electronic sector

New Delhi/IBNS: The government has announced Rs 50,000 crore package to revive the electronic industry reeling under the coronavirus-induced lockdown with an aim to boost the domestic manufacturing of five global and five Indian mobile phone makers, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday.

Additional package for MNREGA, all public sectors to be open for private players, Nirmala Sitharaman announces today

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the fifth and final process of unveiling the 20 lakh crore 'Atma-Nirbhar Bharat' fiscal package to revive the economy in the aftermath of coronavirus outbreak, announced on Sunday that an additional 40,000 crore will be spent on the MNREGA scheme.