Projects of South Zone (Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Pondicherry, Karnataka) and Central Zone (Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat) will be reviewed on Thursday, while the projects of Haryana, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal will be taken up on Friday.
KVIC is fighting cases in several countries including Germany for violation of the Khadi Mark regulations. The Regulations issued in 2013 by the ministry of micro, small and medium enterprises, empower KVIC to grant ‘Khadi Mark’ registration and take royalties from any producer using the Khadi mark.
“KVIC and the government are now exploring the possibility of assigning the marketing function to a professional entity on a profit-sharing basis,” a government official closely associated with the development told ET.
This comes after states made little progress in setting up these centres, which was to be done following a Supreme Court ruling that mandated all public transport vehicles to have vehicle tracking systems and emergency buttons. The features were mandated from January 1, 2019.
“We will transfer 50 more people from the board,” an official in the know of the matter told ET. These officials will be moved to other divisions. “Around 200 senior officers will also be moved out from Northern Railways,” the official said. The downsizing is likely to happen across all 18 zones of the Indian Railways, the official said.
The commercial run of the train will start from January 19, 2020 from Ahmedabad, the railways said.The first such train, the Lucknow-Delhi Tejas Express, has been running since last year.
This comes after NHAI raised ‘concerns’ regarding high cash transactions at 65 identified toll plazas in the country. Around 535 toll plazas under NHAI have been equipped with ETC infrastructure, and barring 65 of these, the remaining toll plazas have to mandatorily convert all lanes barring one in each direction into FASTag lanes January 15 onwards.
It would be modeled on the lines of FoF suggested by former Sebi chairman-headed panel on MSME.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has settled a road project with Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) at Rs 672 crore, one of the first as the debt-laden group moves to resolve stuck projects through conciliation.
The programme will be driven by a strict incentive-based structure for states delivering on road safety aspects.
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