Nitin Gadkari promises ‘concrete decision’ for timely payments to MSME

Speaking at a convention of ‘Laghu Udyog Bharti’, an RSS-linked outfit which works in MSME sector, he also promised to rid the national capital of pollution in five years. Delayed payments is a major headache for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Union MSME minister Nitin Gadkari said on Saturday, adding that he was trying to … Read more

Govt softens stance on time frame for transition to electric vehicles

The change in stance follows a strong opposition by automakers of the proposed government plan to ban two-wheelers (below 150cc) and three-wheelers by 2023 and 2025, respectively The government seems to have softened its stance on the time frame for transition to electric vehicles (EVs). The Ministry of Heavy Industries, the Ministry of Road Transport … Read more

India readies plan for $4 billion Tesla-scale battery storage plants

India will need 6 gigawatt-scale plants of 10GWh each by 2025 and 12 by 2030 Apart from EVs, such battery storages will cater to the consumer electronics industry and electricity grids, given the intermittent nature of electricity from clean energy sources New Delhi: India is putting the final shape on a plan to build at … Read more

Cogoport Adds Refrigerated Shipping Services In Major Development For India’s Burgeoning Reefer Industry

Sogoport – India’s leading digital freight logistics business – has announced a major boost for shippers with the launch of refrigerated (reefer) cargo services to and from destinations across the globe. Customers requiring cold storage shipping can now compare rates and book reefer containers through a host of partner shipping lines on the Cogoport e-freight … Read more

MSME units should take benefits of Govt schemes: Shri. Nitin Gadkari

To implement the schemes of Ministry of MSME on large scale in Vidarbha the Union minister Road Transport and MSME Nitin Gadkari recently called P M Parlewar Director MSME-DI Nagpur to take the stock of implementation of various schemes. The Minister was informed about the various development schemes being implemented by MSME-DI Nagpur and the … Read more

देशात तारापूर सर्वाधिक प्रदूषणकारी; राष्ट्रीय हरित लवादाकडून यादी प्रसिद्ध

हरित लवादाने अनेक प्रदूषण करणाऱ्या उद्योगांना त्यांचे उत्पादन बंद करण्याचे वेळोवेळी आदेश दिले आहेत. देशामध्ये प्रदूषण करणाऱ्या औद्योगिक वसाहतीमध्ये (क्लस्टर) तारापूर अग्रक्रमावर असून राज्यातील इतर औद्योगिक परिसरांची पर्यावरण रक्षणाची कामगिरी तुलनात्मक समाधानकारक आहे. राष्ट्रीय हरित लवादाने प्रदूषण करणाऱ्या १०० प्रमुख औद्योगिक शहरांची यादी प्रसिद्ध केली असून त्यामध्ये राज्यातील चंद्रपूर, औरंगाबाद, डोंबिवली, नाशिक, नवी मुंबई, चेंबूर … Read more

India’s spatial development challenge needs attention

Will India’s growth remain concentrated in mega-cities or will it shift to secondary cities and small towns? For India, a faster pace of spatial development is vital to enable the country to take full advantage of its demographic dividend afforded by its young population. With 12 million people joining the country’s labour force every year, … Read more

MSME Ministry: SFURTI regenerating traditional coir, bamboo, and cane industries through cluster approach

MSME Minister Nitin Gadkari told the Lok Sabha yesterday how the Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) is making traditional industries more productive and competitive. Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), told the Lok Sabha in a written reply yesterday that the ministry is implementing Scheme of … Read more

Budget 2019: 80 business incubators, 20 technology incubators to be set up in 2019-20

In 2019-20, under Government’s flagship rural entrepreneurship focused ASPIRE Scheme ( A Scheme for Promotion of Innovation, Rural Industries and Entrepreneurship), 80 livelihood business incubators and 20 technology business incubators will be set up to produce 75,000 skilled entrepreneurs in agro-rural industries, announced the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget 2019 in … Read more

Budget 2019: Five key income-tax related announcements FM made

While the income tax slab rates were kept unchanged, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced a number of new income tax proposals while presenting Budget 2019. “My tax proposals will aim to stimulate growth, incentivise affordable housing, and encourage start-ups by releasing entrepreneurial spirits. It will also be geared towards promoting digital economy. I … Read more