Daily Archives: January 20, 2016

Govt approves setting up of over 5000 MW of Grid-connected Solar PV Power Projects

By | January 20, 2016

Cabinet approves setting up of over 5,000 MW of Grid-connected Solar PV Power Projects  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for setting up over 5,000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects on build, own and operate basis.  The work will be implemented… Read More »

India UK signs MOU for Public Administration and Governance Reforms

By | January 20, 2016

Memorandum of Understanding between India and United Kingdom in the field of Public Administration and Governance Reforms The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in November, 2015 between India, and United Kingdom for Cooperation in Public Administration and… Read More »

Govt approves amendments in Power Tariff Policy to ensure 24X7 affordable Power for all

By | January 20, 2016

Cabinet approves amendments in Power Tariff Policy to ensure 24X7 affordable Power for all The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Power for amendments in the Tariff Policy. For the first time a holistic view of the power sector has been taken and… Read More »

Work starts on Eastern Peripheral Expressway

By | January 20, 2016

Work starts on Eastern Peripheral Expressway The work of Eastern Peripheral Expressway which was held up due to land acquisition problems has kick-started on the Palwal side after the release of enhanced compensation by the NHAI as awarded by the Arbitral Tribunal. The farmers are now handing over the land to NHAI in Palwal district.… Read More »

6 laning of Aurangabad – Bihar/Jharkhand Border section on NH-2

By | January 20, 2016

Six laning of Aurangabad – Bihar/Jharkhand Border – BarwaAdda section on NH-2 in Bihar and Jharkhand The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for development of the six laning of Aurangabad – Bihar/Jharkhand Border – BarwaAdda section on National Highway-2 in Bihar and Jharkhand.… Read More »

Inclusion of Shipbuilding and ship repair under Harmonized list

By | January 20, 2016

Shipyards undertaking shipbuilding and ship-repair to be included under the Harmonized list of Infrastructure sectors             The Institutional Mechanism on Infrastructure chaired by Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs has recommended inclusion of shipyards undertaking shipbuilding and ship-repair under the Harmonized list of Infrastructure Sectors. With this inclusion, the financial stress which the stand alone shipyards… Read More »

Result of Civil Services (Main) Examination 2014

By | January 20, 2016

Civil Services (Main) Examination 2014             The results of the Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2014 were declared vide Press Note dated 04.07.2015 recommending 1236 candidates in order of merit for appointment to IAS, IFS, IPS and Central Services Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ against 1364 vacancies.   The Commission, in accordance with the Rule 16… Read More »

Custome duty rationalized for domestic Medical Devices Sector

By | January 20, 2016

Source Central Board of Excise and Custom PRESS NOTE In line with its ‘Make in India’ campaign, Government of India had constituted a Task Force to examine various issues concerning the domestic Medical Devices Sector. The said Task Force had made certain recommendations regarding rationalization of customs duty structure for the sector, so as to… Read More »

countervailing duty on import of Castings for wind operated electricity generators

By | January 20, 2016

Seeks to levy definitive countervailing duty on import of Castings for wind operated electricity generators whether or not machined, in raw, finished or sub-assembled form, or as a part of a sub-assembly, or as a part of an equipment/ component meant for wind-operated electricity generators originating in, or exported from the People’s Republic of China… Read More »

Corrigendum to Notification No. 43/2014-Cus (NT)

By | January 20, 2016

Corrigendum to Notification No. 43/2014-Cus (NT) In the notification No. 43/2014 –Customs (N.T.) dated 23.05.2014 issued vide F. No. 394/136/2011-Cus (AS) by Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, the words appearing in the opening paragraph namely,- [CLICK TO SEE ENTIRE Corrigendum to Notification No. 43/2014-Cus (NT) ]

Notification No. 4/2016-Customs : Goods required for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary use

By | January 20, 2016

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Notification No. 4/2016-Customs New Delhi, the 19th January, 2016 G.S. R. (E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962),… Read More »

Notification No. 5/2016-Customs ,Goods required for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary use : Nil Standard Rate

By | January 20, 2016

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Notification  No. 5/2016-Customs New Delhi, the 19th January, 2016        G.S.R. (E). In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962(52 of 1962),… Read More »

IRDA invites comments on draft of Health Insurance Regulations 2016

By | January 20, 2016

IRDA (Health Insurance) Regulations, 2013 were notified on 16th February, 2013 specifying therein various matters concerning the administration of health insurance. Subsequently, first amendment was carried out vide IRDA (Health Insurance) (First Amendment) Regulations, 2014 vide notification dated 19th November, 2014. Since the notification of these Regulations, the Health Insurance Business made progress in terms… Read More »

SEBI FAQ on Listing Regulation

By | January 20, 2016

Source SEBI.gov.in SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 Disclaimer: Based on queries/ comments received from market participants, these FAQs have been prepared to provide guidance on the provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 (“the Regulations”, “Listing Regulations”, “LR”) and circulars issued there under. For full particulars of laws governing… Read More »

Atal Pension Yojana Extended upto 31.03.2016

By | January 20, 2016

Extension of time-line upto 31st March, 2016 for Government Co-contribution under the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) To address the longevity risks among the workers in unorganised sector and to encourage the workers in unorganised sector to voluntarily save for their retirement, the Government had launched a new initiative called Atal Pension Yojana (APY) with effect… Read More »

Results of 1st Phase of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4)

By | January 20, 2016

Health Ministry releases results from 1st phase of NFHS-4 survey The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released today the results from the first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16. These are available on Ministry’s website, www.mohfw.gov.in. Findings for the 13 States of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya,… Read More »

National Centres of Ageing to be established

By | January 20, 2016

Health Ministry to establish two National Centres of Ageing Government of India has approved establishment of two National Centres of Ageing-one each at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, and Madras Medical College, Chennai under the tertiary level component of National Programme for Health Care of the Elderly (NPHCE) during the 12th… Read More »

9 Infra projects worth Rs.7838 cr in UP and Haryana

By | January 20, 2016

NCR Planning Board to support transport infra projects worth Rs.7,838 cr in UP, Haryana To extend loan assistance of Rs.2,287 cr to UP; Rs.725 cr to Haryana Manesar-Palwal Expressway (Western Peripheral Road) to ease traffic and pollution in Delhi Noida-Greater Noida Metro Project and country’s first single pier 6 lane Hindon elevated roadto be supported… Read More »

Exhibition cum Sale of handcrafted creations by National Awardees

By | January 20, 2016

Inauguration of ‘SHRESTHKRITI’ and Launch of ‘Cottage Premium’ Collection by Secretary (Textiles) In an endeavor to promote Indian Handicraft products and to showcase the rich heritage of India , CCIC has organized an Exhibition cum Sale of exclusive handcrafted creations by National Awardees in its showroom at Janpath, New Delhi from 19th January 2016 to… Read More »

Project Green Port initiated by Ministry of Shipping

By | January 20, 2016

Ministry of Shipping initiates Project Green Port Weighing in the environmental perspective for sustained growth, the Ministry of Shipping has started ‘Project Green Ports’ which will help in making the Major Ports across India cleaner and greener. ‘Project Green Ports’ will have two verticals – one is ‘Green Ports Initiatives’ related to environmental issues and… Read More »

Railway steps on IRCTC website to control ticket booking

By | January 20, 2016

Ministry of Railways takes Measures on IRCTC website to control ticket booking using automated software In furtherance to strengthen its PRS (Passenger Reservation System), Ministry of Railways has taken various measures on IRCTC website to control ticket booking using automated software. In this regard, a Combined Press Conference was held today i.e. 19.01.2016 by the… Read More »