Exchange Rates Notification No.05/2020 – Customs (N.T.)

Exchange Rates Notification No.05/2020 – Customs (N.T.) In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs No.01/2020-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 2nd January, 2020 except as respects things done or omitted to be done before […]

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India’s Foreign Trade: December 2019

India’s Foreign Trade: December 2019 India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in April-December2019-20* are estimated to be USD 397.48 billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 0.93 per cent over the same period last year. Overall imports in April-December 2019-20* are estimated to be USD 455.14 billion, exhibiting a negative growth of (-)5.82 per cent […]

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अति महत्वाकांक्षी’ है 50 खरब डॉलर की अर्थव्यवस्था का लक्ष्य: अर्थशास्त्री आर नागराज

‘अति महत्वाकांक्षी’ है 50 खरब डॉलर की अर्थव्यवस्था का लक्ष्य: अर्थशास्त्री आर नागराज भारत को 2024 तक 50 खरब डॉलर की अर्थव्यवस्था का लक्ष्य हासिल करने के लिए सालाना नौ फीसदी विकास दर हासिल करनी होगी, जो फिलहाल ‘अकल्पनीय रूप से महत्वाकांक्षी’ है। रविवार को प्रतिष्ठित अर्थशास्त्री आर नागराज ने यह बात कही। नरेंद्र मोदी […]

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Adoption of zero budget natural farming could save Rs 2,100 crore in fertiliser subsidies for Andhra Pradesh: Study

Scaling up ZBNF could significantly alter the landscape of chemical inputs in agriculture, particularly fertilisers Close on the heels of the Andhra Pradesh Government’s announcement of a scale-up of Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) with a Rs 711-crore loan from KFW, Germany, comes a study that claims that AP could save big time in fertiliser […]

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Ordinance promulgated for amendment of MMDR Act and CMSP Act; paves way for growth in Coal and Mining sector

Ordinance promulgated for amendment of MMDR Act and CMSP Act; paves way for growth in Coal and Mining sector The ordinance for amendment in the MMDR Act 1957 and the CMSP Act 2015 has been promulgated. The Union Cabinet had earlier approved the amendments intending to open up new areas of growth in the coal […]

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IEALaunches First In-depth Review of India’s Energy Policies

IEALaunches First In-depth Review of India’s Energy Policies Indiahas made strong progress in providingclean,secure and affordable energy to its citizens, according to IEA policy review In partnership with NITI Aayog, International Energy Agency (IEA) todayreleased thefirst in-depth review of India’s energy policies. The report highlights the achievements of India’s energy policies and provides recommendations to […]

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Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production and Use-Based Index for the month of November, 2019 (BASE 2011-12=100)

Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production and Use-Based Index for the month of November, 2019 (BASE 2011-12=100) The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 2011-12 for the month of November 2019 stands at 128.4, which is 1.8 percent higher as compared to the level in the month of November 2018. […]

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Prime Minister Chairs Meeting with various sectoral groups in a pre-budget exercise

Prime Minister Chairs Meeting with various sectoral groups in a pre-budget exercise Calls for a focussed effort from all stake holders to achieve the 5 Trillion Dollar Economy Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi called for a focussed effort from all stakeholders in order to achieve the target  of 5 Trillion Dollar Economy in India. Prime […]

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CBDT grants relaxation in eligibility conditions for filing of Income-tax Return Form-1 (Sahaj) and Form-4 (Sugam) for Assessment Year 2020-21

CBDT grants relaxation in eligibility conditions for filing of Income-tax Return Form-1 (Sahaj) and Form-4 (Sugam) for Assessment Year 2020-21 In order to ensure that the e-filing utility for filing of return for assessment year (A.Y) 2020-21 is available as on 1st April, 2020, the Income-tax Return (ITR) Forms ITR-1 (Sahaj) and ITR-4 (Sugam) for […]

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Cabinet approves ‘In Principle’ strategic disinvestment of equity shareholding of Minerals & Metals Trading Corporation Limited, National Mineral Development Corporation, MECON and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. in Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited. a JV Company with two Government of Odisha State PSUs

Cabinet approves ‘In Principle’ strategic disinvestment of equity shareholding of Minerals & Metals Trading Corporation Limited, National Mineral Development Corporation, MECON and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. in Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited. a JV Company with two Government of Odisha State PSUs The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi […]

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