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Company Law Committee-2019 submits its report to Finance Minister

The Company Law Committee was constituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in September, 2019, inter alia, to further decriminalise the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 based on their gravity and to take other concomitant measures to provide further Ease of Living for corporates in the country. The report of the Committee was presented today to the Union Minister ...

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Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey confers the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 to  Enterprises and Ecosystem builders

Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey conferred the National Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 to Enterprises and Ecosystem builders here today. The fourth edition of the award ceremony was organized today to mark the completion of 5 years of setting up of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in 2014. The awards aim to recognize and honour ...

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Steel Scrap Recycling Policy issued

Ministry of Steel has issued the Steel Scrap Recycling Policy. The policy aims to achieve the following objectives – ·  To promote circular economy in the steel sector. ·  To promote a formal and scientific collection, dismantling and processing activities for end of life products that are sources of recyclable (ferrous, non- ferrous and other non-metallic) scraps which will lead ...

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Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises Minister inaugurates new testing facilities at ICAT

Union Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises (HIPE), Arvind Sawant, inaugurated new testing facilities at International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT) today. A technology appreciation drive was also organized to bring out the technical advantages of hybrid electric vehicles as compared to conventional fuel vehicles. Speaking on the occasion, Arvind Sawant said that India should focus on the local ...

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Shri Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates the first ever ‘BIMSTEC Ports’ Conclave’ in Vishakhapatnam

The first ever BIMSTEC Conclave of Ports, being held at Vishakhapatnam on 7-8 November, 2019 was inaugurated by Minister of State for Shipping(I/C), Shri Mansukh Mandaviya today.The conclave aims at providing a platform to strengthen maritime interaction, port-led connectivity initiatives and sharing best practices among member countries. Providing Connectivity is one of the key priorities among BIMSTEC countries. While inaugurating ...

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Women Scientists’ & Entrepreneurs’ Conclave inspires young talents to science

The Women Scientists’ & Entrepreneurs Conclave, which was inaugurated as a part of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 in Kolkata today,highlighted the importance of networking to enhance the representation of women in science and research. Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Professor Ashutosh Sharma in his keynote address mentioned different modes of networking and how women in the science ...

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Coal Minister announces 300% increase in  Ex-Gratia  for fatal Coal Mine Accidents

The Minister of Coal and Mines, Shri Pralhad Joshi announced 300 per cent hike in ex-gratia amount from Rs 5 lakhs to Rs 15 lakhs, for fatal coal mines accidents. Addressing the coal miners today at Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in Odisha, he said that this welfare measure will cover over 3.5 lakh families of miners working under Coal India ...

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PM Modi inaugurates Global Investors’ Meet at Dharamshala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Rising Himachal, the Global Investors Meet 2019 at Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. Prime Minister congratulated the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh for organizing this event. Addressing the gathering, Prime Minister said, he is happy to welcome all the Wealth Creators to this meet. He said earlier states were offering various discounts to attract investment ...

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Build brand India for services sector: Piyush Goyal

Services sector to contribute USD 3 trillion to Indian Economy Commerce & Industry Minister launches curtain raiser of GES 2019 Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Piyush Goyal, said that brand India will be developed in order to promote the 12 champion services sectors. He further said that the Commerce and Industry Ministry will support different sectors in ...

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Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship launches Skills Build platform in Collaboration with IBM

Directorate General of Training (DGT), under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), today announced the launch of SkillsBuild platform in collaboration with IBM. As part of the programme, a two-year advanced diploma in IT, networking and cloud computing, co-created and designed by IBM, will be offered at the Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) & National Skill Training ...

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