Category Archives: Trade

Ministry of Steel | Status on Per Capita Steel Consumption in the Country

Setting up of Steel Plant in YSR Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh

PIB News Update: Union Minister for Steel Shri Dharmendra  Pradhan has informed that Government has brought National Steel Policy (NSP), 2017 which envisages steel per capita steel consumption to increase upto 160 kg. by 2030-31. In this direction, efforts have been made to promote steel usage by inserting new GFR rules 136(i)(iii) to consider life cycle… Read More

Cabinet approval for Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Cabinet approval for Aircraft (AmeCabinet approval for Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2019dment) Bill, 2019

PIB News Update: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to introduce the Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for carrying out the amendments to the Aircraft Act, 1934 (XXII of 1934).  The Bill will now be introduced in the Parliament.

The Bill enhances the maximum limit of fine from the existing Rs. 10 lakhs to… Read More

Update on Fisheries Development and Welfare Activities

Vessel Monitoring Systems (VMS)

PIB News Update: Minister of State for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi  has informed that Union Government has sanctioned and released an amount of Rs.684.98 crores for fisheries in Tamil Nadu State during 2014-15 to 2019-20. The Government has issued an advisory on 26th February 2019 to all coastal States and Union … Read More

Ministry of Steel | Cabinet approval for pact between India & Japan in Steel Sector

Steel Ministry

PIB News Update: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between Government of India and Government of Japan to constitute the ‘India-Japan Steel Dialogue’ to strengthen cooperation in steel sector.


The ‘India-Japan Steel Dialogue’ envisages enhancement… Read More

Ministry of Railways | Status on Strengthening of Railway Bridges

Railway Bridges

PIB News Update: Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal  has informed that As on 01.04.2019, there are 1,50,746 Railway Bridges on Indian Railways’ network. There is a well-established system of inspection of railway bridges in Indian Railways. All the bridges are inspected twice a year, one before the onset of monsoon and one… Read More

Ministry of Power | Cabinet approval for MoU between India & Japan Coal Energy Centre

bihar electricity

PIB News Update: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Central Electricity Authority, India and Japan Coal Energy Centre, on Japan-India cooperation for Efficiency and Environmental Improvement for Sustainable, Stable and Low-Carbon supply of… Read More

AYUSH | Symposium on “Scope of Science of Ayurveda in Global Health”

Symposium on “Scope of Science of Ayurveda in Global Health”

PIB News Update: The Ambassadors/High Commissioners and Diplomats from various Missions at New Delhi of 61 countries attended the Symposium on Scope of Science of Ayurveda in Global Health being organised by Ministry of AYUSH in coordination with Ministry of External Affairs today at New Delhi. The Minister of External Affairs Dr.Subramanyam Jaishankar… Read More

Dept of Space | PSLV successfully launches RISAT-2BR1 & 9 commercial satellites in its 50th flight

PSLV successfully launches RISAT-2BR1

PIB News Update: India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its fiftieth flight (PSLV-C48), successfully launched RISAT-2BR1 along with nine commercial satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota, .

PSLV-C48 lifted-off at 1525 Hrs (IST) from the First Launch Pad. After 16 minutes and 23 seconds, RISAT-2BR1 was successfully… Read More

Department of Space | Commercialising R&D of ISRO through NewSpace India Ltd

New Space India Limited (NSIL)

PIB News Update: Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh  has informed that A new company by name, “NewSpace India Limited (NSIL)”, has been incorporated on 06th March 2019, as a wholly owned Government of … Read More

BIMSTEC International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming Systems in New Delhi

International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming Systems” for BIMSTEC

PIB News Update:The three day ‘International Seminar on Climate Smart Farming Systems’ for BIMSTEC countries organized by the Department of Agricultural Research & Education, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmer’s Welfare and Indian Council of Agricultural Research began today in New Delhi. Participants from all the Seven BIMSTEC Countries viz.… Read More

WIPO Report | India’s ranking in PCT Filing is 13th during the year 2018

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

PIB News Update: Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal has informed that  As per information available with Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM), a total of 5,852 requests seeking permission for filing applications outside India were received during 2018-19. Out of this, 3,522 requests were from Information Technology… Read More