Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the 100 days programme for support and outreach to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) on November 2, last year, identifying 100 districts in various sectors across the country.
"The additional offering of Bharat-22 ETF would be on February 14. This is an on-tap issuance. The base issue size has been fixed at Rs 3,500 crore, with an option to retain any additional subscription," one of the officials told PTI.
The government's decision to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from French company Dassault has become a controversial political issue, with the main opposition party Congress levelling allegations of corruption and impropriety, and the ruling dispensation defending the move.
After this restriction, exporters operating from SEZs and EoUs made representations to remove this prohibition stating they only use imported material for export of final product.
Speaking at the Asia LPG Summit, he said active LPG consumers have grown at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15 per cent - from 14.8 crore in 2014-15 to 22.4 crore in 2017-18.
The third batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants, tabled by Finance Minister Piyush Goyal in the Lok Sabha, said the net cash outgo aggregates to Rs 51,433.28 crore.
The Cabinet has already approved strategic sale of about 2 dozen central public sector enterprises (CPSEs), including Air India, Dredging Corporation of India, and Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, for strategic sale.
The merger of National Insurance Company, United India Insurance Company and Oriental India Insurance Company was first announced in the Budget 2018-19 and the government intended to complete the process in current fiscal itself.
The high court had ordered action against unauthorised constructions in Alibag in Raigad district, a popular getaway near Mumbai.
Smaller e-commerce companies welcomed the move
"As discussions are going on between India and the US for a proposed trade package, the commerce ministry has asked its finance counterpart to again defer the implementation of the notification till March 2," the official said.
The session, which will end on February 13 and will be last one of the present government, will begin with an address by President Ram Nath Kovind to a joint sitting of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
"This insidious attempt by the Central Government should not be ignored. They're trying everything in their capacity to prevent a fair and independent adjudication of the Babri Masjid dispute," the All India Majilis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader tweeted.
The Congressional Budget Office Report predicts a USD 118 billion increase over last year's USD 779 billion deficit.
Currently, the country's requirement of scrap is around 8.3 million tonne (MT) and a large portion of the requirement is met through imports, he said.
In a note Friday, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, however, said the fiscal "risks are overdone".
SpiceJet, IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India subsidiary Alliance, and Turbo Aviation are among the operators that have bagged the routes, according to the civil aviation ministry.
The minister, however, did not clarify whether the relief package would be part of the upcoming Budget on February 1 or it will be announced before that.
"The committee shall be a recommending body to National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) regarding prices of drugs and health products", it added.
In this direction, Prime Minister Narendra Modi came up with the idea of two defence corridors--one each in Tamil Nadu and the other in Uttar Pradesh, she said.
"The JNPT, India's premiere container port got listed amongst the top 30 container ports globally, as per the latest Lloyds Report. JNPT notched up five spots, to be 28th on the list, compared to its previous ranking," the shipping ministry said in a statement.
At present, it may not be feasible to initiate Rythu Bandhu Scheme on national level as land data in several states, including Jharkhand, Bihar, Gujarat, and Tamil Nadu are yet to be digitised, the SBI said in its 'Ecowrap' report.
BJP general secretary Bhupendra Yadav on Friday said in the last five years, the party-led government has worked for overall development of backward classes and also poverty alleviation.
The contract was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, who are here for the Vibrant Gujarat summit that began on Friday. The two leaders also held a bilateral meeting.
Fiscal deficit will come at 3.5 percent as against the targeted 3.3 percent on the shortfall in disinvestment mop-up and also the dip in the GST collections, domestic rating agency Care Ratings said Friday.