Archive for August, 2013

IIFT Holds Trade Winds 2013

Comments Off | 08-31-2013

Continuing with its Golden Jubilee celebrations, the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade here organised `Trade Winds 2013: Annual Business Summit` from August 27-30, 2013. Delivering the inaugural address Dr. Surajit Mitra, Director, IIFT said that “the Summit endeavours to prepare a stage where ideas are thrown into the open for debate and discussion, where views

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Vice President Releases ‘Delhi Human Development Report-2013’

Comments Off | 08-31-2013

The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that in any democracy, a government which exists by the sovereign will of the people has the solemn responsibility to effectively discharge its duty to promote, among other things, the social and economic welfare and progress of the people, in a safe and secure

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Schemes to Increase the Growth Rate of Agriculture

Comments Off | 08-30-2013

Government has launched several schemes to increase the growth rate of agriculture and boost farm production in terms of its contribution to the GDP such as Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), National Food Security Mission (NFSM), Development and Strengthening of Infrastructure facilities for Production and Distribution of Quality Seed, National Horticulture Mission (NHM), Rainfed Area

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Promotion of Public Private Partnership Projects in Agriculture

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Ministry of Agriculture facilitates Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects in agriculture and allied sectors throughout the country. Private entrepreneurs can propose integrated agricultural development projects and take responsibility for developing all interventions through a single window. They have complete flexibility in designing suitable projects and submit proposals to State Governments for approval.
Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium

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India’s Advanced Communication Satellite GSAT-7 Launched Successfully

Comments Off | 08-30-2013

India’s advanced multi-band communication satellite, GSAT-7, has successfully been launched at 0200 hrs IST today (August 30, 2013) by the Ariane-5 launch vehicle of Arianespace from Kourou, French Guiana. Ariane-5 precisely placed GSAT-7 into the intended Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) after a flight of 34 minutes 25 seconds duration.
As planned, ISRO’s Master Control Facility (MCF)

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PM’s statement on the current economic situation in the country

Comments Off | 08-30-2013

Following is the text of the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh’s statement in the Lok Sabha, on the current economic situation in the country:
“The movement of the exchange rate of the Indian Rupee recently has been a matter of concern. The Rupee has depreciated sharply against the dollar since the last week of May. There

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Establishment of Atomic Power Stations in the Country

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Twenty nuclear power reactors with a total installed generation capacity of 4780 MW are currently in operation in India. In addition, seven nuclear power reactors are at various stages of construction/commissioning. Start of work on nineteen new nuclear power reactors is planned in the XII Five Year Plan.

Implementation of the

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Allocation of Power Supply from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

Comments Off | 08-30-2013

As  per existing guidelines for allocation of power, the entire power (2×1000 MW) to be generated from Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) has already been allocated on 05.02.2004 amongst the beneficiary States/Union Territory as under:

Beneficiary States/Union Territory
Power allocated (MW)

Karnataka
442

Tamil Nadu
925
(includes 10% home state entitlement)

Kerala
266

Puducherry
67

Unallocated                                                               300
TOTAL                                                                2000

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Ground water management and regulation scheme for the XII Plan period

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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today gave its approval for continuing the scheme of Ground Water Management and Regulation with new components of aquifer mapping and participatory ground water management by the Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR).  The scheme involves an expenditure of Rs. 3,319 crore during the XII

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Continuation of the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme in 12th Plan period

Comments Off | 08-30-2013

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today gave its approval for continuing the Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (TUFS) during the 12th Plan period with a major focus on powerlooms in accordance with the Budget announcement for the financial year 2013-14.
The total budget outlay for continuation of the scheme will be

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