Daily Archives: January 7, 2016

Track and Trace system for export of Pharmaceuticals and drug consignments

THE GAZETTE OF INDIA : EXTRAORDINARY [PART I—SEC. 1] MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (Department of Commerce) (DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE) PUBLIC NOTICE New Delhi, the 5th January, 2016 No. 52/2015-2020 Subject: Implementation of the Track and Trace system for export of Pharmaceuticals and drug consignments. F. No. 01/91/180/648/AM 09/Export Cell/909.—In exercise of the… Read More »

Start with new mindset, withdraw weak cases

January 4, 2016 Whenever the GST comes, certain preparations are needed for introducing it. Also, along with the Budget, other taxes need to be reformed and procedures spruced up to accommodate such changes. Regarding the GST, as the rate will be revenue neutral, as far as possible, at the current level of tax, what needs… Read More »

Govt agreed to accept Congress demands on GST

January 7, 2016 The government said on Thursday it agreed to accept demands set by the Congress party to back a landmark tax reform, raising hopes a political standoff that blocked the measure throughout last year might be resolved. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkaiah Naidu also said the government was willing to bring forward the next… Read More »

Facility launched for upfront allotment of UAN to employees

EPFO’S Claim Settlement Crosses 90 Lakhs in the Current Fiscal EPFO Introduces UAN Based Simplified Claim Forms more than 2 Lakh Grievances Resolved by EPFO While taking stock of the performance of EPFO in the month of December it has been noted that for the period April to December 2015, EPFO settled 90.6 lakh claims. … Read More »

Government announces death of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed

Government announces death of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed National Flag to fly at Half Mast today in Capitals of all States/UTs. The Government of India announces with profound sorrow the death of Shri Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Chief Minister of J&K at AIIMS Hospital, New Delhi today. As a mark of respect to the departed leader, the… Read More »

Rs 71,312 crore MUDRA loans disbursed

MUDRA (SIDBI) Bank to undertake refinance operations and provide support services with focus on portal management and also data analysis; MFIs can now become Member Lending Institutions (MLIs) with MUDRA (SIDBI) Bank for refinance and with NCGTC for Credit Guarantee. The Union Cabinet had yesterday i.e. 6th January, 2016 approved creation of a Credit Guarantee… Read More »

Exchange Rate Relating to Imported and Export Goods Notified

Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency Relating to Imported and Export Goods Notified In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in super session of the notification of the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) No.144/2015-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 17th December, 2015, except as respects things… Read More »

eNPS for Online Subscriber Registration developed

eNPS-Online Subscriber Registration and Contribution Facility under NPS developed In light of the Prime Minister’s “Digital India” campaign on promoting e-governance for providing last mile connectivity through extensive use of ICT (Information and Communications Technology) platforms, Pension Fund Regulatory Development Authority (PFRDA) has been pursuing the development and operationalization of online transaction facilities for the… Read More »

Hybrid Annuity based PPP model under Namami Gange Programme

Government brings paradigm shift in the approach for faster implementation under ‘ Namami Gange ‘ programme The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the proposal for taking up Hybrid Annuity based Public Private Partnership (PPP) model under Namami Gange Programme which aims to reform the wastewater sector in India.… Read More »

Work commenced on construction of over 20 lakh toilets

Shri Venkaiah Naidu reviews implementation of urban development and affordable schemes Directs senior officials to visit States more regularly to enable effective implementation Stresses on capacity building and fund transfer to urban local bodies. DDA asked to focus on improving quality of construction Minister of Urban Development and Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Shri M.Venkaiah… Read More »

Construction of new navigational lock at Farakka

Cabinet approves transfer of land from Farakka Barrage Project to Inland Waterways Authority of India for construction of a new navigational lock parallel to the existing navigational lock at Farakka The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to transfer of 14.86 hectares of land from Farakka Barrage… Read More »

First River Information Service of India inaugurated

Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurates the first River Information System of India Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the River Information System (RIS) System at a function in New Delhi today. The first of its kind in India, the new system will facilitate safe and accurate navigation on National Waterway… Read More »

Follicle Stimulating Hormone would induce Fertility among Male

Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) would induce Fertility among Male: Says Prof Manuela Simoni A Senior Researcher on the Subject at the India Science Congress “One third of the infertility in the world is due to the male reproductive problems. Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) can used to induce fertility in hypogonadotropic hypogonadism and in male idiopathic… Read More »

Basic Sciences Needed for the Success of ‘ Make In India ’

Basic Sciences Needed for the Success of ‘Make In India’ Opines Nobel Laureates Advances in Basic sciences would be essential for applications. This was repeatedly emphasized by two Nobel laureates-Prof David Gross and Prof Serge Haroche, both Noble prize winners in Physics, as they delivered Nobel laureates talk at the 103rd Indian Science Congress in… Read More »

Cloud Computing would be a solution for BIG Data problem

Cloud Computing Would be a Solution for BIG Data Problem Opines Experts at the Indian Science Congress Being Held at Mysore With over 2.5 quintillion bytes created every day, data storage and analysis has become a great challenge. Addressing “Big Data and Cloud Computing in Agri-Bioinformatics” in the plenary talk session of 103rd Indian Science… Read More »

Govt decided to shift from BS-IV to BS-VI Emission norms

Government decides to directly shift from BS-IV to BS-VI Emission norms Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has decided to leapfrog from BS-IV to BS-VI emission norms directly by 01.04.2020. A unanimous decision was taken today in a meeting chaired by Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari and attended by… Read More »

National Rail Museum inaugurated by Rail Minister

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhu inaugurated, renovated National Rail Museum Renovated National Rail Museum was inaugurated and dedicated to the Nation yesterday i.e. 5thJanuary 2016 by the Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu in the august presence of the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha. On this occasion National Rail Museum… Read More »

Anubhav software for showcasing outstanding work by retiring employee

‘ Anubhav ’ – showcasing outstanding work done during service The Department of Pension & Pensioner’s Welfare has launched an online software, ‘ Anubhav ’ for showcasing outstanding work by retiring employee and sharing experience of working with the Government. The software has been launched on the directions of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.… Read More »

Credit Guarantee Fund for MUDRA loans approved by Cabinet

Cabinet approves creation of a Credit Guarantee Fund for MUDRA loans – A boost to refinance operations The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the creation of a Credit Guarantee Fund for Micro Units Development Refinance Agency (MUDRA) loans and to convert MUDRA Ltd. into MUDRA… Read More »

Stand Up India Scheme approved by Govt

Cabinet approves Stand Up India Scheme A boost to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and Women The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today approved the “Stand Up India Scheme” to promote entrepreneurship among SC/ST and Women entrepreneurs. The Scheme is intended to facilitate at least two such projects per bank branch,… Read More »

Rs 4164 Crore declared under Black Money Act

644 Declarations involving Rs. 4,164 crore made under the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 A total of 644 declarations have been made under the compliance window provided in the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 which closed on 30th September,… Read More »

Indian Economy achieved robust growth says Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister: Due to various policy measures undertaken by the present Government, Indian Economy has achieved robust growth rate despite volatility and uncertainty in global economy; asks Captains of Indian Trade and Industry to come forward and make increased Private Investment especially in Infrastructure Sector . The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that… Read More »

Terrorist Attack at AIR Force Station Pathankot

Terrorist Attack at AIR Force Station Pathankot On receipt of intelligence inputs of a likely attempt by terrorists to infiltrate into military installations in Pathankot area, Air Force Station Pathankot was put on heightened alert status. Air warriors were issued arms and ammunition to protect vital assets. Air Force Garud Special Forces were reinforced from… Read More »

India and Bangladesh MOU for setting up of Border Haats

Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bangladesh and Mode of Operation of Border Haats for setting up of Border Haats of India-Bangladesh Border and addendum to the MoU signed earlier The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post-facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and… Read More »

MoU between India and Singapore in the field of Civil Aviation

Signing of MoU between India and Singapore in the field of Civil Aviation The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its ex-post facto approval for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed in November, 2015 between Airports Authority of India (On behalf of Government of India) and… Read More »

Govt approved four laning of Nagina-Kashipur section of National Highway

Four laning of Nagina-Kashipur section of National Highway – 74 in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for development of the four laning of the Nagina-Kashipur section of National Highway – 74 in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh. This work… Read More »

Govt approved closure of HMT Watches Ltd

Closure of HMT Watches Ltd. (HMTW), HMT Chinar Watches Ltd. (HMTCW) and HMT Bearings Ltd. (HMTB) (HMTW), HMT Chinar Watches Ltd. (HMTCW) and HMT Bearings Ltd. (HMTB) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for offering attractive VRS / VSS packages at 2007 pay… Read More »