Ad hoc Exemption from IGST on imports of specified COVID-19 relief material donated from abroad

Ministry of Finance Ad hoc Exemption from IGST on imports of specified COVID-19 relief material donated from abroad As customs duty is already exempt , these imports will not attract any customs duty or IGST In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Central Government has issued notifications exempting Basic Customs Duty and/or Health cess on […]

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Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of (i) ‘5.63% GS 2026’, (ii) ‘GoI Floating Rate Bond 2033’, (iii) ‘6.64% GS 2035’, and (iv) ‘6.67% GS 2050’

Ministry of Finance Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of (i) ‘5.63% GS 2026’, (ii) ‘GoI Floating Rate Bond 2033’, (iii) ‘6.64% GS 2035’, and (iv) ‘6.67% GS 2050’ The Government of India (GoI) has announced the Sale (Re-issue) of (i) ‘5.63% Government Security, 2026’ for a notified amount of Rs 11,000 crore (nominal) through price based auction, (ii) ‘GoI […]

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No consignment of 3,000 Oxygen concentrators pending with Custom authorities: Finance Ministry

Ministry of Finance No consignment of 3,000 Oxygen concentrators pending with Custom authorities: Finance Ministry The matter regarding a consignment of 3,000 Oxygen Concentrators lying with Customs Authorities came up in the Hon’ble Delhi High Court and the same was clarified by the Government Counsel that presently no such consignment is pending with Custom Authorities. […]

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Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman participates in Governor’s Seminar as part of Asian Development Bank’s annual meeting 2021

Ministry of Finance Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman participates in Governor’s Seminar as part of Asian Development Bank’s annual meeting 2021 Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs and Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Governor for India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman here today participated in the Governor’s Seminar on “Cooperation for a Resilient Future”, held as part […]

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Postponement of all offline examinations scheduled in the month of May, 2021

Ministry of Education Postponement of all offline examinations scheduled in the month of May, 2021 Due to second wave of Covid – 19, Ministry of Education urged for the postponement of all offline examinations scheduled in the month of May, 2021. In a letter addressed to all the heads of centrally funded institutions, Secretary,  Higher […]

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First consignment of non-basmati rice exports from Paradip port, Odisha flagged off to Vietnam

Ministry of Commerce & Industry First consignment of non-basmati rice exports from Paradip port, Odisha flagged off to Vietnam In a major boost to India’s rice exports potential especially from eastern region, a consignment has been officially flagged off today from the Paradip International Cargo Terminal (PICT), Odisha to Vietnam. This is the first time […]

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Ayush Ministry takes steps to increase availability of AYUSH 64 across the country

AYUSH Ayush Ministry takes steps to increase availability of AYUSH 64 across the country Polyherbal drug AYUSH 64 found very useful in treating mild to moderate cases of Covid 19 in clinical trials The COVID-19 pandemic, especially the surge in cases over the past few weeks, hasbeen described as the biggest public health challenge faced […]

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Phone call between Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Her Excellency Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission

Prime Minister’s Office Phone call between Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Her Excellency Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had a phone call today with Her Excellency Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission. The two leaders exchanged views on the prevailing COVID-19 situation […]

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PM authorises keys decisions to boost availability of medical personnel to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister’s Office PM authorises keys decisions to boost availability of medical personnel to fight COVID-19 NEET-PG Exam to be postpone for at least 4 months Medical personnel completing 100 days of Covid duties will be given priority in forthcoming regular Government recruitments Medical Interns to be deployed in Covid Management duties under the supervision […]

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PM reviews Covid related initiatives by the Indian Navy

Prime Minister’s Office PM reviews Covid related initiatives by the Indian Navy Naval Hospitals being opened for use of civilians in various cities Navy is boosting oxygen availability in Lakshadweep and Andaman & Nicobar islands. Navy transporting Oxygen Containers as well as other supplies from abroad to India Medical personnel in the Navy have been […]

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