Category Archives: Trade

Cabinet approval for Model MoU with foreign countries for unilateral/bilateral recognition of Certificates of Competency of seafarers

MoUs among India, Tunisia and Papua New Guinea Electoral Commission for elections for cooperation in the field of electoral management and administration

PIB News Update: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the Model Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for unilateral/bilateral recognition of Certificates, pursuant to Regulation  1/10 of International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) for Seafarers,… Read More

Inauguration of India’s 1st Global Mega Science Exhibition “Vigyan Samagam” in Delhi

India’s first global Mega Science Exhibition “Vigyan Samagam

PIB News Update: The Union Minister of State (I/C) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that three-tier teams should be set up for scientific research involving older and younger generations, so that continuity can be maintained in research work.… Read More

MoD | Defence Acquisition Council approves several procurement proposals to boost ‘Make in India’

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PIB News Update: The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singhin its first meeting of 2020 met today to consider a number of new and ongoing proposals for procuring critically needed platforms and equipment for the Armed Forces.

To promote indigenisation, the DAC accorded approval for procurement of equipment worth… Read More

Ministry of Commerce | Startup India Tableau in Republic Day 2020

Startup India Tableau in Republic Day 2020

PIB News Update: Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry will showcase a tableau on Startup India in this year’s Republic Day Parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. The tableau on the theme Startups: Reach for the Sky will showcase stages of the lifecycle of a startup and the all-round support provided … Read More

Ministry of Commerce | Central Government notifies National Startup Advisory Council

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PIB News Update: The Central Government has notified the structure of the National Startup Advisory Council to advise the Government on measures needed to build a strong ecosystem for nurturing innovation and startups in the country to drive sustainable economic growth and generate large scale employment opportunities. The individual names will be notified… Read More

World Economic Forum 2020 | Mansukh Mandaviya participates in Round-table of UNAIDS

Mansukh Mandaviya participates in Round-table of UNAIDS

PIB News Update: The Union Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya today participated in the High-level roundtable of UNAIDS (The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS) on the theme Access for all: Leveraging Innovations, Investments and Partnerships for Health at World Economic Forum at Davos… Read More

Cabinet approval for MoU between India & Brazil for cooperation in the oil and natural gas sector

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PIB News Update:The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Republic of India and Federative Republic of Brazil on cooperation in the field of oil and natural gas.

The MoU will enhance cooperation between the two sides in oil and natural gas sector.… Read More

CCEA | Cabinet approval for closure of Hindustan Fluorocarbons Limited (HFL), a CPSE under Dept of Chemicals & Petrochemicals

Hindustan Fluorocarbons Limited (HFL)

PIB News Update:The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval as under:

(i)     Shutting down the operations of the plant/unit of Hindustan Fluorocarbons Limited (HFL) and closure of the company.

(ii)   Separating the employees rendered surplus through VRS/VSS, after payment of all their… Read More

APEDA | Organizes awareness camp for Potato Exports in Agra

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PIB News Update: For the development of clusters Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) is organizing meetings in the notified clusters under the Agri Export Policy announced by the Government of India. Till date meetings have been organized in 25 Product Clusters. In the last 10 days 11 meetings have been organized… Read More

Cabinet approval for MoU between India & Brazil on Cooperation in Geology and Mineral Resources

Geology and Mineral Resources

PIB News Update: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for the Memorandum of Understanding to be signed between Geological Survey of India (GSI), Ministry of Mines of the Republic of India and Geological Survey of Brazil – CPRM, Ministry of Mines and Energy of the Federative Republic of Brazil on “Cooperati… Read More

Ministry of Commerce | Launch of Paperless Licensing for Petroleum Service Stations

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PIB News Update: The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched paperless licensing process through Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) for petroleum service stations (retail outlets storing and dispensing petrol/diesel for motor conveyances) under the Petroleum… Read More