As banks work overtime to resolve dud loans worth over Rs 8 trillion, Union minister Nitin Gadkari today claimed proactive steps taken by the government in the road sector have helped save Rs 3 trillion of loans from slipping into bad assets.
The NDA government is likely to announce the launch of Ujjwala Plus, which is meant to increase the coverage of its scheme for free LPG connection to the poor on the upcoming Independence Day.
The Centre is fully for bringing petroleum products under GST scheduled for implementing from July 1, and the GST Council will require to take a decision on taxing these as per the new indirect tax regime, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that the NDA government has restored the credibility of the Indian economy.
In the past three years since the NDA government took charge, the ministry of railways has committed and initiated various projects to enhance passenger amenities and augment freight.
The government is eyeing close to Rs 30,000-crore investment for expansion of LPG production and distribution network in next three years as it widens cooking gas coverage by giving out a record number of connections
The Railway Ministry has stepped up capital expenditure under the NDA government, said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
Contrary to the state government’s claim that the central assistance to Odisha dipped during the NDA government, Union minister Piyush Goyal on Friday
Dharmendra Pradhan leads Roadshows to Singapore and London to meet global investors community for 67 discovered oil and gas fields
Pradhan's presence at the road shows indicates the seriousness of the NDA government to interact at the highest level with investors community for its Discovered Small oil and gas Fields. Both London and Singapore are the key financial centres for global oil and gas community, to publicize and attract investments.
In a bid to showcase 67 of India’s discovered oil and gas fields before the global investors community at Singapore and London, Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan will be part of the roadshows to be held in these two countries from 9-14 September, 2016. Under this bid round, 67 Discovered Small Fields (DSF) are being offered for international bidding. These fields are spread over 9 sedimentary basins and will be offered in 46 contract areas. These fields are projected to yield 625 million barrels of oil and oil equivalent gas and spread over 1,500 sq kms in onland, shallow water and deep water
Some state governments like Uttar Pradesh are suddenly seen trying to raise questions and puncture holes in the Centre’s attempt to route electricity to each and every village of India.
Raising questions is a must, especially in a party system like the one that runs in our country. The checks and balances are maintained through this constant cross questioning, which are also an attempt to keep the opposition at their toes with the intention of a country’s development. However, as these doubts are surfacing just months ahead of the state assembly elections, the motives are also well understood.