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FM launches credit campaign to help small scale entrepreneurs

AMN / Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today launched a week long credit campaign under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, PMMY with an aim to provide credit to small scale entrepreneurs. Addressing a gathering after inaugurating the Mudra Mega Credit Camp in New Delhi today, Mr Jaitley said, unorganised sector provides employment opportunities to 11 crore people … Continue reading FM launches credit campaign to help small scale entrepreneurs

PM Modi Meets top Fortune 500 CEOs in New York; Says reforms his top priority

AMN / Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that reforms in governance are his top priority and the government wants simplified procedures, speedy decision-making, transparency and accountability. Mr Modi was addressing a group of 42 CEOs of Fortune 500 firms in New York today over dinner. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said that these … Continue reading PM Modi Meets top Fortune 500 CEOs in New York; Says reforms his top priority

Iran offers gas to India at 2.95 dollar per mmBtu

Iran has offered gas to India at 2.95 dollar per mmBtu (Million British Thermal Units) for urea plant at Chabahar port and India is negotiating the price. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi this afternoon, Road Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari said India will make big investment in Iran to manufacture urea. He … Continue reading Iran offers gas to India at 2.95 dollar per mmBtu

Despite deficit monsoon, No reduction in Agricultural production:Minister

AMN Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has assured that despite 14% deficit monsoon, there won’t be any reduction in Agricultural production. The Minister said, they are setting a target of 133 million tonnes of food grain production for this rabi season. He was speaking at the inaugural function of National Conference on Rabi Campaign on … Continue reading Despite deficit monsoon, No reduction in Agricultural production:Minister

Sushma calls upon business leaders of India, US to build new synergies

AMN / India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has called upon the business tycoons of India and US to build new synergies that would bring the governments of the two countries closer. Speaking at the 40th meeting of the US India Business council meeting in Washington today, she said that in the last one year … Continue reading Sushma calls upon business leaders of India, US to build new synergies

Govt extends order regulating trade of edible oils & pulses for 1 year

AMN / Union Cabinet today gave its nod to Extension of Order regulating trade of edible oils and pulses under Essential Commodities Act, for one year till 30 September next year. Briefing media after the Cabinet meeting, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, the Extension of Order will help States in ensuring adequate availability of … Continue reading Govt extends order regulating trade of edible oils & pulses for 1 year

India urges US to invest in clean energy market in India

TIA NEWS / India’s Energy Minister Piyush Goyal has appealed to American companies to come up with innovative solutions to address the massive energy needs of the ASIA’s third largest economy. He was addressing a meeting of high level gathering of US companies in the renewable energy development and financing sector, in Washington. The meting … Continue reading India urges US to invest in clean energy market in India

India a better place to invest, Jaitley tells investors in Hong Kong

AMN / Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that India was a better place for investment than many other countries. “India will give better returns than many other countries,” Jaitley told a meeting of investors and business leaders in Homg Kong. He said foreign investment could give great additional resources, and the country’s infrastructure sector … Continue reading India a better place to invest, Jaitley tells investors in Hong Kong

7% growth rate in first quarter not enough: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that 7 per cent growth rate recorded in the first quarter of current fiscal is not just enough, though many thought it was a fair growth rate. Addressing the investor’s summit, while on his four-day visit to Singapore and Hong kong, Mr Jaitely said the government is boosting public … Continue reading 7% growth rate in first quarter not enough: Arun Jaitley

Government hikes import duty on edible oil by 5%

The Government has hiked import duty on edible oil by five per cent in all categories. Central Board of Excise and Customs issued a notification in this regard. Import duty on crude edible oil has been hiked from 7.5 per cent to 12.5 per cent and on refined edible oil from 15 to 20 per … Continue reading Government hikes import duty on edible oil by 5%

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