Centre transfers Rs 202.69 Cr to Punjab farmers for Rabi crops

For the first time, farmers of Punjab have started receiving payments directly into their bank accounts against the sale of their Rabi crops. In the last week, about Rs 202.69 crore has already transferred directly into Punjab farmers’ account. In the ongoing Rabi Marketing Season (RMS) 2021-22, the Governm...Read more

Centre provides HURL Rs 813.24 Cr interest free loan for Gorakhpur, Sindri and Barauni projects

Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers D. V. Sadananda Gowda has handed over the cheque of Rs. 813.24 crores out of total amount of Rs. 1257.82 crore to MD, HURL in respect of Interest Free Loan to Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd (HURL) for the revival of Gorakhpur, Sindri & Barauni projects. HURL op...Read more

Chemicals and Petrochemicals industry welcome 'growth-oriented' Budget 2021

The Chemical and Petrochemical industry has been demanding since long back for a reduction in import duty on feedstock such as ‘Naphtha’ to become globally cost-competitive for the production of Chemicals and Petrochemicals. This long-standing demand has been taken care of by the Government in the budg...Read more

Indian start ups and unicorns should become global giants: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently announced the launch of a Rs 1,000 crore startup India seed fund intending to provide opportunities for new start-ups to flourish in the country. Addressing the second day of Prarambh: Start-up India International Summit on Saturday, PM Modi said, “We are launching ...Read more

Govt releases 3rd instalment of Rs 2000 to 6 Cr farmers under PM Kisan  

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released the 3rd installment of PM Kisan (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) of Rs 2000 for the period December 2019 - March 2020 in Tumkur, Karnataka.  This will benefit approximately 6 crore beneficiaries and distributed Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) to select farmers of Ka...Read more

70 lakh West Bengal farmers deprived of Kisan Samman Nidhi: PM 

The Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi  has released the 7th instalment of financial benefit under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi through video conference on December 28, 2020. The PM also interacted with farmers from Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh. Farm...Read more

India, Finland to develop bilateral cooperation in the field of environmental protection

India and Finland have recently signed an MOU for developing cooperation between two countries in the field of Environment protection and biodiversity conservation. The MoU is a platform to further advance Indian and Finnish partnership and support, exchange best practices in areas like prevention of Air and wate...Read more

Govt to soon launch self-certification scheme for chemicals industry

Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State (IC) for Shipping & Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt of India recently in a webinar said that the government is in the process to launch a self-certification scheme for the Indian chemicals industry, which will not only benefit the industry but als...Read more

Directorate Horticulture Kashmir launches MIS for apple growers

Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat has recently finalized the modalities regarding preparations for the launch of the Market Intervention Scheme (MIS), by Lt. Governor, UT of J&K Manoj Sinha on 28th of October. The Director informed that launching of Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) by the Governm...Read more

Ag Ministry launches Ayushman Sahakar scheme under NCDC

Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of State for Agriculture launched Ayushman Sahakar, a unique scheme to assist cooperatives play an important role in creation of healthcare infrastructure in the country formulated by the apex autonomous development finance institution under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers...Read more

RBI excludes farm loans from resolution framework

Reserve Bank of India has recently released a set of frequently asked questions (FAQ) on the one-time loan restructuring scheme announced on August 6. The RBI clarified that the farm credit exposures of all lending institutions, including NBFCs, are excluded from the scope of the resolution framework. However, the...Read more

Maldives-India cargo ferry to boost economies: PM Modi

In a recent tweet replying to Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, PM Modi has said that the Maldives-India cargo ferry service will promote bilateral trade and boost the economies of both countries PM Modi said that the Maldives-India Cargo ferry service would boost the economies and strengthen the fr...Read more