Archive for November, 2011

India’s national brand steams ahead

Comments Off | 11-30-2011

• India’s national brand increased in value by 31.6%, the second fastest growth of any nation on the Brand Finance Nation Brand 100
• India is now ranked the 9th most valuable brand in the world, and the third in Asia after only China and Japan
• India’s national brand is rated A+, with especially high marks

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Demand for Imported Coal in India

Comments Off | 11-29-2011

Under the present import policy of the Government, Coal is placed under Open General Licence (OGL) and can be freely imported by anyone in the country on payment of applicable import duty.  During the process of formulation of Annual Plan, Ministry of Coal/Planning Commission assesses the overall demand of the country and finalises the supply

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Indo-Russia Defence Deals

Comments Off | 11-29-2011

The partnership between India and Russia in the defence sector is long standing and continues to be progressed on the basis of the mutual interests of both sides.
The proposed joint development and production of the Multi Role Transport Aircraft is one of the joint projects currently under progress for which an InterGovernmental Agreement was signed

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India -Bulgaria Sign MoU on Health & Medicines

Comments Off | 11-29-2011

India and Bulgaria today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Health & Medicines to usher in new era of cooperation in health and medicines between the two countries. The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad signed the MoU today in New Delhi with the Minister of Health of the Republic

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Funds for Development of Forests

Comments Off | 11-29-2011

Ministry of Environment and Forests provides funds to the States under the three major Centrally Sponsored Schemes for development of forests namely (i) National Afforestation Programme, (ii) Intensification of Forest Management Scheme and (iii) Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats. The details of funds released State – wise during the Current Financial Year are given in

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Monsoon Forecasts by IMD

Comments Off | 11-29-2011

Operational long range forecasts issued for south west monsoon by IMD and other agencies have underestimated the realized seasonal quantum of rainfall for the period June-September, 2011and hence the seasonal forecast assessments went wrong. However, forecast of the onset of monsoon over the south Kerala coast, that signifies the beginning of the principal rainfall season

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Contribution of Solar, Geothermal and Wind Energy

Comments Off | 11-29-2011

During last three years, electricity generated from wind and solar power projects is estimated at about 50.3 billion units. This corresponds to about 2.14% of the total electricity production of 2346 BU during this period. No geothermal power project has been set up in the country.
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has stepped up

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Effects of Global Economic Recession

Comments Off | 11-29-2011

The World of Work Report, 2011 (ILO) cautions that the Global Community needs to put job back on the global agenda.
As far as Ministry of Labour & Employment is concerned, Labour Bureau conducts quarterly surveys on Employment. Our Tenth Quarterly Quick Employment Survey of 2,406 sample units for the period January-March, 2011 shows that at

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FDI Policy in Multi Brand Retail

Comments Off | 11-29-2011

Government’s attention is drawn to reports in some section of media on various elements of FDI policy in Multi brand retail:
The policy cleared by Union Cabinet on 24th November stipulates that FDI in multi brand retail will be allowed upto 51% foreign equity through the government approval route, subject to adequate safeguards for domestic stakeholders.
The

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Quarterly Report on Public Debt Management for the Quarter July -September 2011 Released

Comments Off | 11-29-2011

The Central Government today released the sixth report pertaining to the quarter July-September 2011on Public Debt Management.  Since September 2010, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance is bringing out a quarterly report on debt management.
The report is divided into five sections. Section 1 briefly describes the macroeconomic environment during the quarter – growth, inflation,

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