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Major Port Authorities Bill 2020 Introduced in The Loksabha

Major Port Authorities Bill 2020 was introduced in the Loksabha by the minister of state for shipping (I/C) Shri Mansukh MANDAVIYA. The Billseeks to provide for regulation, operation and planning of Major Ports in India and to vest the administration, control and management of such ports upon the Boards of Major Port Authorities and for matters connected therewith or incidental ...

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Parliament Passes The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020

Parliament passed The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020 for amendments in Mines & Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act 1957 and The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015. Rajya Sabha passed the bill today while Lok Sabha already passed this bill on 6th March, 2020. The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2020, will open a new era in Indian coal & mining ...

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Subsidy to Artisans under Solar Charkha Mission

The scheme Mission Solar Charkha is enterprise driven scheme and envisages setting up of ‘Solar Charkha Clusters’ which will have 200 to 2042 beneficiaries (Spinners, Weavers, Stitchers and other skilled artisans).  Each spinner will be given two charkhas of 10 spindles each. As part of the scheme no subsidy is given, however subsidy to the tune of Rs.9.60 crore is ...

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Public Enterprises Survey 2018-19 Tabled in Parliament

Total Paid up Capital in all CPSES as on 31.3.2019 Stood at Rs. 2,75,697 Crore Registering a Growth of 8.55% Financial Investment in all CPSES Stood at rs.16,40,628 Crore Recording a Growth of 14.65% The Public Enterprises Survey -2018-19 was tabled in both the Houses of Parliament today. The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public ...

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Rising Demand of Oil

As per World Energy Outlook 2019 published by International Energy Agency, India’s oil demand in total primary energy is projected to increase from 233 Million tonne of oil equivalent (Mtoe) in 2018 to 305 Mtoe in 2025, whereas China’s oil demand is projected to increase from 593 Mtoe in 2018 to 672 Mtoe in 2025. Government has taken several steps ...

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Coal stocks at power plants increase by 77% to 34.25 MT: Pralhad Joshi

Coal stocks at power plants peaked to 34.25 million tonnes on January 26, equivalent to 19 days’ consumption, and up by 77% as against 19.36 million tonnes, equivalent to 12 days’ consumption at the same time last year. “Thrust has been also given to augment coal supplies to non-power sector by holding regular auction for coal linkages where the consumers ...

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73.47 Lakh  Candidates Trained Under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)

Under the Skill India Mission, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is implementing a flagship scheme called the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 2016-20 with an objective to provide skilling to one crore youth under Short Term Training (STT) courses and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) across the country in a four years period i.e. 2016-2020. Under PMKVY (2016-20), ...

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977 Steel Plants in the country

The total number of steel plants in the country is 977.  In the public sector, work is currently going on in NMDC Steel Plant in Nagarnar, Chhattisgarh which is a Greenfield steel plant. Steel is a deregulated sector where market forces and commercial considerations decide construction of new steel plants. The import of steel has increased marginally in the last ...

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Trade with BRICS Nations

The percentage share of Intra BRICS trade to its global trade is 10.61% (2017). The details of intra BRICS trade is at Annex-I Table 1.  The country-wise details of India’s trade with BRICS nations for the last five years including current year is at Annex –I Table 2. The percentage share of India’s intra BRICS trade to its global trade ...

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Government mops up Rs. 203221 crore revenue from Coal India Limited since FY 2013-14: Shri Pralhad Joshi

The Government has collected Rs. 203221.12 crore in revenue from Coal India Limited (CIL) in the last six years beginning from financial year 2013-14 up to the last fiscal 2018-19, Union Coal Minister Shri Pralhad Joshi informed the Parliament . Of the total revenue received, the maximum of Rs. 44826.43 crore was mopped up in 2018-19. In 2017-18, the revenue ...

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