Category Archives: Trade

Inter State trading on e-NAM platform gaining momentum


Inter State trade of agricultural produce in wholesale mandis through National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) platform is gathering pace with the latest transaction taking place at Madhya Pradesh Mandsaur e-NAM mandi, which sold coriander to Ramganj mandi of Rajasthan. Similarly, inter state transaction is taking place at Maharashtra’s Akola e-NAM mandi,… Read More

MoU signed between GeM and CCI | Ministry of Commerce & Industry

GeM and CCI Sign MoU

Government e Marketplace (GeM) and Competition Commission of India (CCI) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on 6th February 2019 to enable a fair and competitive environment in the e-Marketplace.  Chairman CCI, A.K. Gupta, CEO GeM, S. Radha Chauhan, Members of CCI, U.C. Nahta and Sangeeta Verma were present on the occasion along with officers … Read More

Ministry of Finance introduces New GSTN Return Filing System


Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla, Minister of State for Finance  has informed that GSTN will focus, amongst others, on the development of new return filing, further improving the user interface, and Business Intelligence and Analytics. Improvement in User Interface on the basis of feedback is a continuous process. Few important initiatives/improvements made… Read More

Mega Silk Event to be held today in New Delhi

Mega Silk Event

Ministry of Textiles, in association with Central Silk Board, is organizing an event, Surging Silk – Accomplishment and way forward, in New Delhi on 9th February 2019. Union Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj will be the chief guest and the event will be presided over by Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani.

The event is being organized… Read More

Singapore Tourism Board | Igniting passion for art with St+art at India Singapore Weekender, New Delhi

TanZiXi - Plastic Ocean

The Singapore Tourism Board collaborates for the second time with St+art India Foundation to showcase Singapore talents for Singapore Weekender in Delhi.

 The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) continues to bring the Passion Made Possible[1] brand to life in India, this time, with a series of engaging activities at the Singapore Weekender in DelhiRead More

Ministry of Shipping | Sea Plane services to start soon


Under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) UDAN version 3.0 of Ministry of Civil Aviation, the routes connecting the following six water aerodrome sites have been awarded to start seaplane and helicopter services:-

  1. Guwahati River Front
  2. Nagarjuna Sagar
  3. Sabarmati River Front
  4. Shatrunjay Dam
  5. Statue of Unity (Sardar Sarovar Dam)
  6. Umrangso Reservoir

So far… Read More

Feasibility study on Inland Waterways done by IWAI | Ministry of Shipping


Minister of State for Shipping Shri Pon Radhakrishnan gave this information to promote Inland Water Transport in the country, 111 – including 5 existing and 106 new- National Waterways (NWs) spread over 24 states have been declared under the National Waterways Act, 2016. Feasibility studies have been undertaken by the Inland Waterways Authority … Read More

Public Procurement Policy in CPSE | Mandatory 20% procurement from MSE

Public Procurement Policy in CPSE

Minister of State for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Babul Supriyo has informed that As per DPE MoU guidelines, negative mark is given to MoU evaluated CPSEs for non-compliance of Public Procurement Policy for Micro and Small Enterprises issued by Ministry of MSME. The number of MoU evaluated CPSEs which have not complied with the Public … Read More

CCEA approval for Prasar Bharti – Broadcasting Infrastructure & Network Development Scheme

CCEA approval for Prasar Bharti

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi gave its approval to the Proposal of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting regarding PrasarBharati’s “Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development” scheme at a cost of Rs.1054.52 crore for 3 years from 2017-18 to 2019-20.… Read More

Amendment to Cinematograph Act, 1952 | Tackling Film Piracy and Copyright Infringement

Tackling Film Piracy

The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for introducing the Cinematograph Amendment Bill, 2019 to amend to the Cinematograph Act, 1952. The Bill aims to tackle Films piracy by including the penal provisions for unauthorized camcording and duplication of films.


In order to tackle the menace of film… Read More

Income-Tax Ombudsman & Indirect Tax Ombudsman to be abolished

 Income Tax Department

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for Abolition of Institution of Income-Tax Ombudsman and Indirect Tax Ombudsman.

The approval comes in the wake of alternative complaint redressal mechanisms chosen by public and the institution of Ombudsman could not prove to be more effective than regular existing … Read More