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Agri Export Zones 

The concept of Agri Export Zone (AEZ) was introduced in 2001, through EXIM Policy 1997-2001, to take a comprehensive look at a particular produce/product located in a contiguous area for the purpose of developing and sourcing the raw materials, their processing/packaging, leading to final exports. The concept hinged primarily on convergence of existing Central and State Government schemes to take ...

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Develop Adequate Infrastructural and Service Facilities to Expedite Industrialization

Make in India’ programme which was started about four years back by the India government, has motivated some of the states in the country to start industrialization programme in their respective states. In this regard, very promptly the government of Odisha organized the First ‘Make in Odisha’ Conclave in Novermner 2016 and the Second one in November 2018 both at ...

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TEAM ODISHA: MARCHING AHEAD FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

  Odisha is backed by a stable Government, Proactive leadership and host of team activities to make a conducive business climate. It has always endeavored to provide a hassle-free business environment to investors. To ensure this environment, a number of reforms have been carried out in Odisha. Dr. Sukanta Mishra, a reputed Management Consultant, has made the SWOT analysis of ...

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Declaration of State Roads as NHs 

The Minister of State for Road Transport and Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that the details of State Roads/ Highways declared as new NHs in the country during last three years and the current year are as follows- (Length in km)   Sr. No. State ...

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Civil Aviation Ministry to prepare a holistic ‘Vision – 2035’ document 

          Shri Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Civil Aviation today reviewed the growth of airport infrastructure in India and called for preparation of a holistic “Vision – 2035” document. The vision document is expected to address issues such as congestion at airports, runways and airspace; development of unserved and under-served airports; ways and means to boost the air connectivity to small ...

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2,45,348 Beneficiaries Assisted for Setting up Individual & Group Micro Enterprises so far: Hardeep Puri 

Shri Hardeep Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs has informed that till December 2017 a total of 2,45,348 beneficiaries have been assisted under DAY-NULM for setting up individual/ group micro enterprises.  He was chairing the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) here today.  Shri Durga Shankar ...

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Investment on Highways 

The Cabinet has accorded approval to the investment proposal for the umbrella highway sector programme Bharatmala Pariyojana (BMP) Phase I on 24.10.2017 for development/upgradation of 34,800 km of National Highways (NHs) with an outlay of Rs.5,35,000 crore for over a five year period i.e. from 2017-18 to 2021-22. In addition, 48,877 kms of projects under other ongoing schemes like NH(O), ...

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NHAI heading towards a quantum jump in award of projects –has invited bids for 10,460 km till January in FY 2017-18 

The National Highways Authority of India has invited bids for a length of 10,460 km, costing nearly Rs.1,75,000 crore till January, 2018, and is all set to achieve a quantum jump in the award of road projects in the year 2017-18. Further bids in another 1,000km will be invited within the next 15 days. The average length of road projects ...

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Inland Waterways Authority of India signs project agreement with the World Bank for Jal Marg Vikas Project on Ganga World Bank enters into US $ 375 million loan agreement with DEA

Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) signed a project agreement with the World Bank today, even as the latter entered into a US $ 375 million loan agreement with the Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP).The signing of the Agreement  follows the approval of  the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, for the implementation ...

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Infrastructure Allocation enhanced To Rs.5.97 Lakh Crore: Transport Sector Gets An All Time High Allocation

The Government has enhanced allocation for the Infrastructure Sector in the Union Budget 2018-19, recognizing its role as the growth driver of the economy. The budgetary and extra budgetary expenditure for the Sector has been increased from Rs.4.94 lakh crore in 2017-18 to Rs.5.97 lakh crore in 2018-19. An all time high allocation of Rs 1,34,572 crore has been made ...

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