Export Policy for MSMEs

E-Commerce is widely considered a medium to reduce costs related to penetration and sustainability of exporters in international markets. Indian MSMEs stand to benefit from the enhanced visibility provided by e-commerce platforms. […]

Foreign Relations

5th BIMSTEC Summit

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today participated in the 5th BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) Summit hosted in virtual mode by Sri Lanka, the current chair of BIMSTEC. […]


Innovations In Startups

Startups and the entire innovation ecosystem are the engines of growth for any country. Recognizing this aspect, the Government launched the Startup India initiative on 16th January 2016 with an aim to build a stronger ecosystem for nurturing India’s startup culture that would further drive our economic growth, support entrepreneurship, and enable large-scale employment opportunities. […]


Steps to Increase Domestic Production of Ammonium Nitrate

Presently, Coal India Limited (CIL) has Regular Running Contracts with 12 domestic private explosive manufacturers for Bulk explosives; 06 domestic private explosive manufacturers for Large Dia explosives, and 04 domestic private explosive manufacturers for Permitted explosives. […]

Foreign Relations

India is the destination for UAE businesses: Piyush Goyal

‘Trust’ describes the India-UAE relationship; We were the brothers working for each other during COVID; ‘Come to experience India – the land of opportunities’; A shared vision leads to the establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in the UAE […]


PLI scheme for Bulk Drugs

In total 239 applications have been received for the 36 products spread across the 4 Target Segments for the PLI schemes for Bulk Drugs from all over the country in two rounds of applications. […]

Agriculture & Commodities

Measures to Promote Crop Diversification

The Department of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (DA&FW) is implementing the Crop Diversification Programme (CDP), a sub-scheme of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in the Original Green Revolution States viz; Haryana, Punjab & Western Uttar Pradesh since 2013-14 to divert the area of water-intensive paddy crop to alternative crops like pulses, oilseeds, coarse cereals, nutri cereals, cotton etc. […]


Export of Heavy Electrical Equipment has increased

As per the inputs provided by Manufacturers Association, the export of products pertaining to Heavy Electrical Industries i.e. Turbine, Generators and rotating machines, Transformers, Switch Gears and control gears, etc. has increased in last three years. […]

Foreign Relations

5th India – Bahrain Foreign Office Consultations held

Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, Secretary (CPV&OIA), Ministry of External Affairs, GOI, and H.E. Dr. Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa Undersecretary (Political Affairs), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Bahrain co-chaired the 5th round of Foreign Office Consultations (FOC) between India and Kingdom of Bahrain in New Delhi today. […]


Recent Initiatives of Mines Ministry to Check Illegal Mining

Section 23C of Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act (MMDR Act) 1957, empowers the State Governments to frame rules to prevent illegal mining, transportation, and storage of minerals and for the purposes connected therewith. Hence, control of illegal mining comes under the legislative and administrative purview of the State Governments. […]


Animal disease-free zones to increase meat exports

APEDA organizes National Business Meet on promoting exports of value-added meat products; Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had launched the National Animal Disease Control Programme in 2019 with an allocation of Rs 12,652 crore to control and eradicate the FMD and Brucellosis amongst the livestock in the country […]


Quarterly Report on Public Debt Management for the quarter ended December 2021

Since Apr-June (Q1) 2010-11, Public Debt Management Cell (PDMC) (earlier Middle Office), Budget Division, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance has been bringing out a quarterly report on debt management on a regular basis. The current report pertains to the quarter October – December 2021 (Q3 FY22). […]


Promote Khadi textiles and modernize the Khadi Industry

With a view to promote Khadi textiles and modernize the Khadi Industry, Ministry of MSME, through Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has over the years taken various initiatives through various Technological Institutions of national repute and already disseminated those developed technologies in the past, as a regular activity. […]


Khadi Rolls Out Major Employment Spree in Rajasthan

In a major boost to the self-employment spree in Rajasthan, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on Saturday distributed 200 electric potter wheels to potters, 240 waste wood toolkits to Carpenters, and 10 dona paper plate making machines to 450 local artisans in Jodhpur. […]