Category Archives: State

Supreme Court Upholds Applicability of Renewable Purchase Obligation on Captive Power Plants

The Supreme Court order dated 13 May 2015 in the case between the Hindustan Zinc vs Rajasthan Electricity Regulatory Commission on the applicability of Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO) regulations has ruled that RPO on captive consumer is justified and interpreted it in the context of Article 51A (g) of the Constitution of India that cast a fundamental… Read More

Special Investment Region in Gujarat in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of Trunk Infrastructure components in the activation area of 22.5 of  Phase-1 the Dholera Special Investment  Region (DSIR) in Gujarat in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project. The total cost of the project … Read More

Union Steel & Mines Minister assures Nagaland of full support for exploration of minerals

Narendra Singh tomer

Chief Minister, Nagaland Shri TR Zeliang called on Union Steel & Mines Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar to discuss issues pertaining to development of the state, at Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi.
Shri Tomar assured full support from Government of India, including the Ministry of Mines for exploration of minerals in the state of Nagaland. The Ministry will… Read More

Mega Food Park Inaugurated at Nalbari, Assam

kiren rijju

To give a major boost to the food processing sector by adding value and reducing food wastage and loss at each stage of the supply chain with particular focus on perishables, Ministry of Food Processing Industries is implementing a Mega Food Park Scheme in the country since 2008. Financial assistance uptoRs. 50.00 Crore is provided for setting up Mega Food Parks… Read More

IITTM, Ministry of Tourism to start an MBA (Tourism) program in partnership


The Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (IITTM, Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India) will now be offering a full fledged MBA in Tourism in partnership with Indira Gandhi National Tribal University(IGNTU) , Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. AnMoUto this effect has been signed between IITTM andIGNTU, Amarkantak (M.P.). The Director of IITTM, … Read More

Clarification from Agriculture Ministry in Relation to Rights of Fishermen and Fishing Ban


Ministry of Agriculture issued a clarification regarding the rights of fishermen and fishing ban. The clarification is as follows:  1. Imposition of Fishing ban within 12 nautical miles is the subject of the State Governments, which is imposed in the interests of the livelihood of fishermen. The Fishing ban of different periods have been imposed by the coastal… Read More

Dr. Jitendra Singh announces Rs 325 cr projects in Guwahati

jitendra Singh

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh announced Rs 325 crore worth projects for Northeast, out of which Rs 200 crore will be meant for projects in the State of Assam and Rs. 125 crore for “Organic… Read More


Arun Jaitley

The Government has decided to constitute following Inter Ministerial committee to hold threadbare discussions with representatives of Central Trade Unions on 10 point charter of demands and other issues being raised by them and for recommending measures to address those issues:-

1.Shri Arun Jaitley, Finance Minister

2.Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Minister… Read More

NBCC adds one more feather in the cap with IB Building


Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Govt. of India, recently inaugurated National Intelligence Academy (NIA) Building, Dwarka, New Delhi, executed by NBCC at a cost of Rs.75 Crore for Intelligence Bureau. Hon’ble Prime Minister was accompanied by Shri Rajnath Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of Home; Kiren Rijiju, Hon’ble Union Minister… Read More

Overseas Indian Affairs and External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj Chairs Fourth Meeting

sushma swaraj

The Overseas Indian Affairs and External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj chaired the Fourth Meeting of the Board of Trustees India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI) in Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan New Delhi .  The Secretary, Overseas Indian Affairs, Shri Sunil Soni was also be present in the meeting. The Board of Trustees of India Development… Read More

Civil Services Examination and Indian Forest Service Examination – 2015 Common Preliminary Examination


The Union Public Service Commission will hold the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2015 on August 23, 2015. This Preliminary Examination will be common for the candidates applying for Civil Services Examination and Indian Forest Service Examination, and will act as a screening mechanism for selection of candidates for the Civil Services (Main)… Read More