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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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15.56 Crore Loans amounting to Rs. 7,23,000 crore disbursed under Mudra Yojana

Under MUDRA Yojana, 15.56 crore loans have been disbursed amounting to Rs. 7,23,000 crore. While presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today, the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal said that India is amongst the most youthful nations in the world. Through Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, over 1 crore youth are being ...

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PM dedicates to the nation Integrated Refinery Expansion Complex and Mounded Storage Vessel at LPG Bottling Plant in Kochi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited  Kochi , Kerala today and dedicated to the nation and also laid foundation stone for various projects in the state. Among the projects dedicated to the nation include Integrated Refinery Expansion Project Complex (IREP) at Kochi. IREP will be a modern expansion complex and transform Kochi refinery into the largest PSU Refinery in India with ...

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National Bamboo Mission 

 The restructured National Bamboo Mission (NBM) was approved in April, 2018 for implementation till the end of 14th Finance Commission i.e. 2019-20. The scheme aims to  inter-alia supplement farm income of farmers with focus on the development of complete value chain of bamboo sector linking growers with industry. The scheme is being implemented in non-forest Government land, farmers field in States ...

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NALCO Celebrates 39th Foundation Day 

In a historic step that is bound to leave a lasting impact on the cultural and sporting landscape, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) today launched a slew of initiatives to promote cultural organisations and sporting talents in Odisha, to mark the 39thFoundation Day Celebrations. Padma Shri Manoj Das was bestowed with NALCO Lifetime Achievement Award while Shri NiranjanRath, Secretary, LokSevakMandal ...

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International Civil Aviation Organization Predicts 100 % Increase in Global Air Travel by 2030

With hundreds of millions of people joining the global middle-class, the demand for air travel is witnessing an unforeseen upsurge.  The International Civil Aviation Organization has predicted a 100 percent increase in global air travel by the year 2030, creating a need for extensive efforts to bring the entire aviation ecosystem to pace. To ride this strong tailwind of growth ...

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Anti-Dumping Duty on Chinese Goods 

Directorate General of Trade Remedies (DGTR), erstwhile DGAD, had conducted investigations on subsidies on Chinese goods and imposed countervailing/anti-subsidy duty on the following products imported from China as per the provisions under Customs Tariff Act 1975 and the Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment, and Collection of Countervailing Duty on Subsidized Articles and for Determination of Injury) Rules, 1995: S.No. Product(s) Date ...

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Procurement of Goods and Services from MSMEs by PSEs 

Annual procurement of goods & services from Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) by the Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) during 2017-18 stands at Rs. 24226.51 crore in which the share of procurement from MSEs owned by SC/ST Entrepreneur is Rs. 442.52 crore. The details of annual procurement by the CPSEs during the last four years, as per information provided ...

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Reduction of Sales, Production and Job Opportunities in Khadi Sector 

Sales, production and job opportunities in Khadi sector are showing an increasing trend since the last three years: (Rs. in crore and Employment in lakh persons) Sl.No. Particulars 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 I. PRODUCTION A Khadi (incl.Polyvastra) 1158.44 1520.83 1626.66 B Village Industries 33331.78 41110.26 46454.75 Total-I 34490.22 42631.09 48081.41 II. SALES A Khadi (incl.Polyvastra) 1663.98 2146.60 2510.21 B Village Industries ...

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