Cabinet approves Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme: A Reforms based and Results linked Scheme”

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approved a Reforms-based and Results-linked, Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme.  The Scheme seeks to improve the operational efficiencies and financial sustainability of all DISCOMs/ Power Departments excluding Private Sector DISCOMs by providing conditional financial assistance to DISCOMs for strengthening of supply infrastructure. The assistanceContinue reading “Cabinet approves Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme: A Reforms based and Results linked Scheme””

Mass Emission Standards for E 12 and E 15 Fuels notified

Ministry of Road Transport & Highways Press release dated 29th June 2021 The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued a draft notification dated 28th June 2021,    notifying mass emission standards for E 12( blend of 12% ethanol in gasoline) & E 15 fuels , thereby facilitating their use as automotive fuels. Comments haveContinue reading “Mass Emission Standards for E 12 and E 15 Fuels notified”

Online licensing for use of Spectrum to conduct Experiments, Demonstrations, etc. now a reality

Ministry of Communication Press release dated 29 June 2021 Online licensing for use of Spectrum to conduct Experiments, Demonstrations, etc. now a reality Department of Telecommunications expands Saral Sanchar Portal Applications will be online, no physical interface necessary Time bound processing: Deemed approval in certain cases In an important initiative to encourage spectrum based applicationsContinue reading “Online licensing for use of Spectrum to conduct Experiments, Demonstrations, etc. now a reality”

IFSCA constitutes a committee for development of avenues for Ship Financing and Leasing in IFSC

International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) has constituted a committee to examine global best practices in ship financing and leasing, identify opportunities and devise a roadmap to enable such activities from GIFT IFSC. This committee will be chaired by Ms. Vandana Aggarwal, former Senior Economic Advisor, Government of India. The committee includes representatives from theContinue reading “IFSCA constitutes a committee for development of avenues for Ship Financing and Leasing in IFSC”

Shri Piyush Goyal chairs the review meeting on Single window system for industrial clearances and approvals

Ministry of Commerce & Industry issued Press release today 22 June 2021. Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Railways and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Piyush Goyal today said that we will soon have the soft launch of the first phase of the National Single window system. The digital platform will allow investorsContinue reading “Shri Piyush Goyal chairs the review meeting on Single window system for industrial clearances and approvals”

Proposed Amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-commerce) Rules, 2020

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution issued Press release today 21st June 2021, says that Proposed Amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-commerce) Rules, 2020 Government has received several complaints against widespread cheating and unfair trade practices being observed in e-commerce ecosystem Conventional e-commerce flash sales are not banned. Only specific flash sales orContinue reading “Proposed Amendments to the Consumer Protection (E-commerce) Rules, 2020”

Amendment in Food security (Assistance to State Government Rules) 2015

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution issued Press release today 21st June 2021 Department of Food & Public Distribution notifies amendment in Food security (Assistance to State Government Rules) 2015 ePoS linkage with electronic weighing machines encouraged Move to improve transparency and curb the leakages at ration shops at the time of weighingContinue reading “Amendment in Food security (Assistance to State Government Rules) 2015”