In October 2009, the Maldives Cabinet met underwater to highlight the threat from global warming to low-lying countries in the Indian Ocean.
The government is set to approve the biggest ever highway development plan to develop and expand approximately 83,000 km of roads at an investment of Rs 6.9 lakh crore by 2022 on Tuesday.
The government has decided to rename Gujarat’s Kandla port as Deendayal port. The ex-post facto approval was given by the Union Cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday.
Cabinet approves construction of doubling of railway line with electrification between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli
Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli is an important trunk route serving Southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The section is heavily passenger oriented which also serve the goods traffic from nearby ports.
Considering the increase in future demand in the southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Centre on Wednesday approved a Rs 1000 crore project for doubling the railway line capacity between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli.
The MoU, signed on 30th May, 2017 at Spain, will help in strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries with the exchange of expertise and networking of information.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of the recent Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Spain on India-Spain Cooperation in renewable energy.
The Modi government’s decision to ramp up generation of nuclear power with indigenous reactors takes India back full circle.
The government on Wednesday approved the coal supply policy from Coal India Ltd to power plants, sources said.
The Cabinet has approved a policy that mandates state oil firms to prefer vendors meeting the local content targets in a move aimed at pushing ‘Make in India’ in the hydrocarbon sector.
In a bid to promote manufacturing in India, the cabinet on Wednesday approved the domestic purchase preference policy for state-run oil firms that will allow domestic service or product providers to offer a higher bid and still be eligible for the contract.
The Cabinet earlier this week cleared what is perhaps the biggest reform for the Indian Railways when it approved the creation of an independent regulator Railway Development Authority (RDA) that will among other things determine tariffs.