MINISTRY OF STATISTICS
Bengal to skip Home Ministry meet on Census & NPR
The representatives of all states and Union territories, except West Bengal, are expected to attend the Friday’s meeting convened by the Union home ministry to discuss the modalities for the census and the National Population Register (NPR).
Green energy boomed in Britain over last three years: Survey data
The expansion was achieved against the backdrop of Britain's long-standing ...
Transport ministry to help states set up vehicle tracking system
This comes after states made little progress in setting up these centres, wh...
DGTR initiated 34 anti-dumping probe during Apr-Dec 2019: Commerce Ministry
The Directorate General of Trade Remedies is an investigation arm of the ministry which deals with anti-dumping duty, safeguard duty, and countervailing duty. These duties are trade remedy measures, provided under an agreement of the World Trade Organisation to its member countries. They are used to provide a level playing field to domestic industry.
Corporate Affairs Ministry moves SC with plan to manage Unitech
The corporate affairs ministry on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court proposing to take over the management of Unitech Group.
Will Bru-Reang refugee crisis end with the fresh agreement?
Bru-Reang representatives signed an accord with the Union Government and state governments of Tripura and Mizoram on Thursday. The 'historic...
Hartek Solar bags 1-MW rooftop solar projects in Daman
The company has bagged opportunities presented by the solar policy of the recently merged UTs, that makes it mandatory for industrial units to install solar rooftop projects, riding on its high project execution standards. Evenly spread across Daman, these projects are scheduled to be commissioned by the end of the current financial year.
India lodges protest over abduction of Hindu girls in Pakistan
As per reports, two minor girls, Shanti Meghwad and Sarmi Meghwad, belonging to the minority Hindu community were abducted on 14 January 2020. They belong to Umar Village, Tharparkar, Sindh, Pakistan.
Alarmed RBI seeks govt relief for telcos to avoid bad loans
Banks like YES, IndusInd, SBI, ICICI and PNB appear to have high exposures to Vodafone Idea.
India to revamp scheme for states’ statistical capacity
“The World Bank team also made a brief presentation on the NPIQSI, a project under preparation envisaging the assistance of World Bank under Investment Project Financing as a first phase,” the ministry said in a statement on Friday after it organized a one-day workshop for strengthening of statistical system of states.
GMR pre-qualifies for 2 international airport projects in Montenegro
Besides GMR Airports Limited a GMR Group company, Incheon International Airport Corporation,Groupe ADP Consortium and Corporation America Airport were also qualified, the Montenegrin Transport Ministry said.
India issues travel advisory in wake of coronavirus spread in China
All travellers to China, in particular to Wuhan city, have been advised to monitor their health closely.
Govt considering hike in customs duty on toys, certain paper, footwear products in Budget
The Commerce and Industry Ministry in its Budget recommendations to the Finance Ministry has proposed rationalisation of basic customs or import duty on over 300 items from different sectors, including furniture, chemicals, rubber, coated paper and paper boards.
Aadhaar required to get benefits under scheme for civilian victims of terror, communal violence
Any eligible beneficiary desirous of receiving benefit under the scheme, who does not possess the Aadhaar number or, has not yet enrolled for Aadhaar, shall have to apply for Aadhaar enrolment. The home ministry said the notification comes into effect in all states and union territories except Assam and Meghalaya, where Aadhaar has not covered all residents.
Make skills for youth top priority: PM to ministries
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked his council of ministers and the top bureaucracy to focus on 'skills' for the country’s youth and make it the top priority.
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