While India remains one of the most attractive markets when it comes to renewable energy, the industry needs a better regulatory environment and clarity on policies, industry players argued at the CII partnership summit in Mumbai on Sunday.
CII on Monday said that it expects India’s economy to grow at 7.3-7.7 per cent in 2018-19
Globalisation is going through a phase where countries were “revisiting and re-evaluating” their role in it, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Monday.
A special task force constituted by government-run think tank NITI Aayog has proposed the removal of all permit requirements for electric vehicles.
Industry association CII has asked the government for inclusion of oil and natural gas in the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime at the earliest.
At the pre-budget Consultation meet with the Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley, CII President Ms. Shobana Kamineni presented the industry body’s recommendations for the Budget.
Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu will hold a meeting with industry bodies on September 26 to discuss issues pertaining to industrial growth and the interventions required to resolve them, a government official said.
Railway minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said that the ministry along with Konkan Railway is keen on identifying a solution to prevent pollution while transporting coal from Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to steel plants in the Bellary-Hospet region of Karnataka.
Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today said the Railways need to diversify its freight basket over a period of time and that private-public partnership (PPP) initiatives are the best to accommodate smaller quantities of cargo.
Metro Railway is in talks with banks for the introduction of ATM cards that would also work as smart cards, allowing people to take rides without purchasing tickets.