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Empowering Women Entrepreneurship through MSME  Schemes 

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is empowering women entrepreneurs through its different schemes.  1.38 lakh projects have been set up by the women entrepreneurs under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) Scheme since inception and upto 23.01.2019.  The projectsset up by women entrepreneurs are about 30% of total projects set up under PMEGP.  Minister of State (Independent Charge) for MSME, ...

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Export of Grapes 

The details of the quantum and value of grapes and its products exported from the country during the last three years and the current year are as under: Quantity in MT, Value in USD Million   2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 (April-November) Product Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value Grapes, Fresh 132647.60 203.16 198471.30 268.29 188221.18 294.59 40581.92 52.35 ...

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12th Regional Standards Conclave held in Odisha 

 The BIS Act 2016 lays down the framework for Standards development and delivery in India. The products, process, the service, delivered in the country, should be of high quality and meet the expectation of both consumers and producers. This was stated by Director General, BIS, Ms. Surina Rajan, while addressing the inaugural session of 12th Regional Standards Conclave in Odisha ...

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Production and Export of Mangoes 

The details of India’s exports of mangoes during the last three years and the current year are as under: Quantity (in MT); Value (in Million USD)   ITCHS   COMMODITY DESCRIPTION 2015-16 2106-17 2017-18 2018-19 (UPTO Nov-18)* Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value 08045020 MANGOES FRESH 36779.26 50.10 52761.00 66.46 49671.32 59.45 43063.70 53.80 08045030 MANGOES SLICED DRIED ...

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Commerce & Industry Minister Releases Compendium of Cement Industry

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu released the compendium on “The Cement Industry – India 2018” in New Delhi today. The compendium has been prepared by National Council for Cement and Building Materials (NCCBM), in association with cement section of Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). It contains key information about technology ...

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Industry-Academia Roundtable a big draw in INCAL 2019  

  The Industry-Academia Roundtable in the ongoing 3-day International Conference on Aluminium (INCAL) in Bhubaneswar has provided an engaging platform to deliberate on the yawning gap that exists between the skill-set requirements of the industries and what are being provided by the institutions to the youth.       ‘’We thought it appropriate to bring the industry captains and top academicians under one ...

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12th Regional Standards Conclave Odisha :MSMEs Need to Maintain Standards to compete globally

 “MSMEs need to maintain Standards and should not suffer due to issues relating to conformity assessment and standards compliance, if they have to compete globally, said Mr. Prafulla Samal, Minister of SSPED, Women &Child Development, and MSME Government of Odisha while addressing the 12th Regional Standards Conclave, that took place on the 4th day of the trade fair. It was ...

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Global Aluminium Conference ‘INCAL 2019’ inaugurated in Bhubaneswar  

  The much-awaited mega aluminium conference – International Conference on Aluminium (INCAL 2019) was kicked off today. Shri Anil Mukim, IAS, Secretary to Govt of India graced the opening day ceremony as the Chief Guest, in the presence of a galaxy of business leaders and delegates from across the globe and different parts of India descending in Bhubaneswar. The 3-day Exhibition ...

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MSME Ministry allocated Rs.7011 Crore in Budget 2019-20    

Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal presented the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today. The Government has taken several measures to strengthen the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs).  Highlights of the Union Budget 2018 for the Ministry of MSME are as under: An all-time high allocation of Rs.7011.29 crore has been made in the ...

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Government allocates Rs.64,587 Crore for Railways in 2019-20 

In the Interim Budget 2019-20, the Railways has been allocated Rs.64,587 crore.  The Railways’ overall capital expenditure programme is of Rs.1,58,658 crore.  This was stated by the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal, while presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today.      Shri Piyush Goyal said  – “Indian Railways has experienced the ...

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