Daily Archives: January 14, 2016

Juvenile Justice Act came into force w.e.f. 15.01.2016

By | January 14, 2016

The Gazette of India EXTRAORDINARY PART II—Section 3—Sub-section (ii) MINISTRY OF WOMEN AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 12th January, 2016 S.O. 110(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 1 of the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 (2 of 2016), the Central Government hereby appoints the… Read More »

No person to operate aerodrome without license w.e.f 31.12.2016

By | January 14, 2016

MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 8th January, 2016 S.O. 91(E).—In pursuance of provision to rule 78 of the Aircraft Rules, 1937, and in supersession of the notification No. S.O. 2457(E) dated 21st August, 2015 published in the Gazette of India, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (ii) dated 08th September, 2015, the Central Government… Read More »

Govt revised policy for import of Apples

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THE GAZETTE OF INDIA : EXTRAORDINARY [PART II—SEC. 3(ii)] MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (Department of Commerce) (Directorate General of Foreign Trade) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 12th January, 2016 No. 30/2015-2020 Subject: Amendment in import policy conditions of apples under Exim code 0808 10 00 of Chapter 08 of ITC (HS), 2012–Schedule–1 (Import Policy). S.O.… Read More »

Govt trying to reduce dependence on imported fossil fuels

By | January 14, 2016

“Government’s Primary Objective is to Provide Energy access at Affordable Prices to the People of India”- Shri Piyush Goyal Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy has said that that the primary objective of the Government’s thrust on energy efficiency investments is to promote sustainable development… Read More »

Govt approves 5 Proposals of FDI for Rs 6050 crore

By | January 14, 2016

Government Approves Five (5) Proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Amounting to Rs. 6050.10 Crore Approximately Based on the recommendations of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in its 229th meeting held on 21st December 2015, the Government has approved five (05) proposals of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) amounting to Rs. 6050.10 crore. The following five (05) proposals have been… Read More »

IRDA issue draft for payment of commission to insurance agents

By | January 14, 2016

Consequent upon promulgation of Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015, Sec 40 states that no person shall pay or contract to pay any remuneration or reward, whether by commission or other-wise for soliciting or procuring insurance business in India to any person except an insurance agent or an intermediary or insurance intermediary in such manner as… Read More »

1st meeting of National Medical & Wellness Tourism Promotion Board

By | January 14, 2016

Dr. Mahesh Sharma Chairs First Meeting of National Medical & Wellness Tourism Promotion Board First meeting of “National Medical & Wellness Tourism Promotion Board” was held under the Chairmanship of Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism & Culture & Civil Aviation here today. Key members, including representatives of well known hospital chains, other… Read More »

NHAI to use satellite data for managing National Highways

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NHAI signs MoU with ISRO and NECTAR for use of spatial technology for monitoring and managing National Highways. NHAI has signed Memorandum of Understanding with National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) under Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and North East Centre for Technology Application and Research (NECTAR) for use of spatial technology for monitoring and managing… Read More »

Govt target to add 10 Crore LPG Consumers by end of 2018

By | January 14, 2016

Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister reviews the preparedness and strategy of the OMCs to expand the LPG penetration across the country The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan reviewed the preparedness and strategy of the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) to expand the LPG penetration across the country on Tuesday… Read More »

Govt Tax Revenues increased by 20.8%

By | January 14, 2016

FM: Indian economy is on path of recovery despite uncertainty and volatility in global economic situation; Government continues to adhere to the path of fiscal consolidation; Gross tax revenues of the Government increase by 20.8 per cent during April-November 2015-16 over the corresponding period in the previous year led by a buoyant growth in indirect… Read More »

6 pharma parks & 2 medical devices parks to be set up in India with Rs 30000 Cr

By | January 14, 2016

Task Force recommendations on development of manufacturing capabilities in Pharmaceutical production released; Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister says Six pharma parks and two medical devices parks will be set up The Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Ananth Kumar today released recommendations of the task force on development of manufacturing capabilities in each medical vertical… Read More »

MoU between India and Maldives for Health

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MoU between India and Maldives for Health 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 Maldives which was signed in January, 2014 on cooperation in the field of Health. The Memorandum of Understanding covers the following areas… Read More »

Committee set up to process recommendations of 7th Pay Commission

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Constitution of an Empowered Committee of Secretaries to process the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for setting up an Empowered Committee of Secretaries under the Chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary, in order to process the recommendations of 7th Central… Read More »

Govt approves India joining the International Energy Agency

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Cabinet approves India joining the International Energy Agency – Ocean Energy Systems The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for India becoming a member country of the International Energy Agency – Ocean Energy Systems (IEA-OES) by signing the Implementing Agreement (IA). The nodal agency for the membership… Read More »

Govt approved Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana : Boost to farming sector

By | January 14, 2016

Cabinet approves New Crop Insurance Scheme – Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana – A boost to the farming sector The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today has approved the ‘Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana’ – a path breaking scheme for farmers’ welfare. The highlights of this scheme are as under:… Read More »