"The idea is to get better valuation for these stressed assets by increasing transparency," a govt official told Moneycontrol.
He said the virtuous cycle with investment was slowing down secularly.
"Out of the 204 minor ports in India, 44 are functional. Some states have functional capacity, some don't. Every port has some potential," said Mandaviya.
There is no denying that India-China trade has grown substantially over the years. But trade imbalance remains a thorny issue.
The development comes in the wake of DPIIT receiving a complaint from Confederation of All India Traders claiming that the e-commerce companies indulged in predatory pricing, deep discounting, and exclusivity of various products.
Scrapping IUC would incentivise technological evolution, preserve competition and ultimately benefit consumers.
In August, the Aam Aadmi Party government had announced free-electricity of up to 200 units for domestic consumers and later extended the scheme to tenants residing in the national capital.
The decision was taken in the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is a "faulty" parameter to judge economy, Bhagwat opined, amid concerns about India's GDP growth
The RBI acted "swiftly and promptly" once the issue came to notice, Das said, referring to the actions taken by the regulator in the PMC Bank case.
A rate cut of 25 basis points was largely expected and the market had already factored it in, experts said.
Last week, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that he had cleared a Cabinet note on the proposed policy and a decision is expected soon on it.
Sources said that the government is also looking at selling its minority stakes in companies such as Hindustan Zinc and Vedanta.
Around 53.5 lakh houses are so far grounded for construction, it stated. Under PMAY (Urban), the government provides financial assistance to beneficiaries.
He said the mission is to diversify agriculture to energy. This will not only increase farmers income but also enhance employment and reduce the country's dependence on petroleum products.
The government may fund part of the revenue foregone because of corporate tax cuts through the additional transfer of dividends and surplus from the Reserve Bank of India.
Pawan Goenka, MD, Mahindra and Mahindra, tweeted: "Looks like Diwali has come early."
Corporate tax rate to be slashed to 22 percent if exemptions are not availed. This gives companies an effective tax rate of 25.17 percent inclusive of all surcharges and cess.
Concurrent audit aims at shortening the interval between a transaction and its independent examination.
The ordinance proposes maximum imprisonment of up to one year along with a fine of Rs 1 lakh for first-time violators, and imprisonment of upto 3 yrs & fine upto Rs 5 lakh for subsequent offences.
Headed by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas, it will also make recommendations on various issues pertaining to the implementation of the Companies Act as well as the Limited Liability Partnership Act.
The ban on e-cigarettes was among the top priorities of the Narendra Modi government's first 100 days agenda in its second term
On the issue of road accidents, he said that reforms are needed in this sector.
"We have an open mind and with an open mind, we are looking at several sectors," Goyal said.
Piyush Goyal also announced the launch of a new scheme called NIRVIK (Niryat Rin Vikas Yojna) by the Export Credit Gurantee Corporation of India.