The infrastructure ministries have been asked by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to draw up reports detailing the number and nature of jobs that budgetary allocations will generate in their sectors, officials said.
Less than a month after the PMO expressed its displeasure over the non-compliance of ‘Make In India’ policy by certain departments, the Railways has made mentioning percentage of ‘local content’ mandatory for bidders to qualify for the procurement process.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has stepped in to ensure all government departments stick to official policy on procurement of locally produced steel for key infra projects.
Mired in red tape, Mumbai’s multi-crore rail projects could finally get moving again after the intervention of none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has sought an update on the struggling Mumbai Urban Transport Project (MUTP)-phase 2, and has asked for it to be expedited.
With the Sri Lankan cricket team’s dramatic protest against playing conditions highlighting the mounting embarrassment over Delhi’s pollution, a PMO-headed panel met on Monday and reviewed the need for more accurate real-time monitoring of air quality and measures to control stubble burning.
Borrowing from the Gujarat model, the Prime Minister’s Office wants that all Central public sector enterprises (CPSEs), including Maharatnas, park their surplus funds with a government-owned non-banking financial company (NBFC) from whom they would borrow to finance their investment projects.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first phase of the Metro Rail Hyderabad either on November 27 or 28.Modi is coming to city to participate in the global summit in the city.
When it recently made a request to the Gujarat government to take 51 per cent equity in its beleaguered Mundra ultra mega power plant, Tata Power marked the letter to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has agreed not to go ahead with the divestment of MSTC’s arm Ferro Scrap Nigam Ltd (FSNL) as the entity has no tangible assets barring machinery, a top official said.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has given stiff targets to Indian Railways to augment the freight business of the carrier, including redirecting 20 million tonne (MT) of additional cargo from road to rail by the end of financial year 2017-18.