Category Archives: Economy

Arun Jaitley calls for cooperative federalism in agriculture sector

Applauding NABARD’s initiatives in promotion of Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in line with Centre’s call for doubling farmers’ income by 2022, Union Minister Shri Arun Jaitley expressed optimism that the apex development bank would achieve the milestone of promoting 5000 FPOs in the next couple of years. Speaking of

Montenegro Diplomats in to wear Khadi on their National Day

In much unique initiative, the Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) will joined the National Day event of Montenegro, India on July 13. 2018 in the National Capital. The above event named as ‘Trendy Montenegro with ‘Indian Khadi’ will see diplomats, donning the hand-spun, hand-woven

Railways to export six DMU train sets to Sri Lanka

Indian Railways is all set to establish its footprint in Sri Lanka with the export of six DMU (diesel multiple units) train sets consisting of 78 modern coaches worth Rs 600 crore. The first DMU train set comprising 13 coaches will be shipped out to

National Policy on Official Statistics soon: Minister

The government will soon come out with a National Policy on Official Statistics to bring the Indian system in line with the fundamental principles for official statistics adopted by the United Nations in 2014, Statistics and Programme Implementation Minister Sadananda Gowda said on Monday. The

GM CR Inspects Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Thane Section.

D.K. Sharma, General Manager, Central Railway conducted a surprise inspection Yesterday i.e 09.07.2018 between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus  and Thane section to   review passenger amenities, cleanliness and monsoon arrangement works in this section. Inspite of the pouring rain, Sharma along with other Senior Officers, carried out this Footplate inspection wherein

Suresh Prabhu meets visiting South Korean Trade Minister

Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation and Mr. Kim Hyun-chong, the Minister for Trade, Industry and Energy, Republic of Korea, had a meeting over breakfast yesterday morning at the Commerce Minister’s residence in New Delhi. The Ministers reviewed the progress of

Arijit Basu takes over as State Bank of India MD

Banking professional Arijit Basu has taken over as a new Managing Director of State Bank of India (SBI), an official said on Monday. A deputy MD of the SBI and a former MD and CEO of SBI Life Insurance Co, Basu will be in the