APEDA organizes orientation programme for start-ups for boosting agricultural products exports from Rajasthan

In a bid to give fillip to the start-up ecosystem for promotion of agricultural products exports, APEDA in association with Agriculture University, Jodhpur, Rajasthan organized a programme where more than 430 farmers, students, traders and other stakeholders had participated. The orientation programme for start-ups in agri-export, was aimed at creating awareness among farmers and agricultureContinue reading “APEDA organizes orientation programme for start-ups for boosting agricultural products exports from Rajasthan”

52,391 entities recognized as startups.

Ministry of Commerce & Industry Press Release dated 28 July 2021 52,391 entities recognized as startups. More than 5.7 lakh jobs have been reported by such start ups. As per Industry estimates, there are 53 unicorns currently in India, with a tentative valuation of Rs. 1.4 lakh crore. Indian startup ecosystem is widely recognized asContinue reading “52,391 entities recognized as startups.”

Norms fixed for implementation of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) in country to enable state-specific reforms

Norms fixed for implementation of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) in country to enable state-specific reforms 20 States allowed additional borrowing of Rs 39,521 crore during 2020-21 for implementation of EoDB reform The Union Government has fixed norms for implementation of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) in the country to enable state-specific reforms. This wasContinue reading “Norms fixed for implementation of Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) in country to enable state-specific reforms”

In 2020-21, India exported fruits and vegetables valued at Rs 11,019 crore compared to Rs 10,114 crore worth of exports in 2019-20

In a big boost to AgriBusiness, First consignment of vegetables exported to UAE from Uttarakhand In 2020-21, India exported fruits and vegetables valued at Rs 11,019 crore compared to Rs 10,114 crore worth of exports in 2019-20 In a major boost to agricultural produce exports from Uttarakhand, first consignment of vegetables including curry leaf, okra,Continue reading “In 2020-21, India exported fruits and vegetables valued at Rs 11,019 crore compared to Rs 10,114 crore worth of exports in 2019-20”

Kandla becomes first Green SEZ

Achieves CII’s IGBC ( Indian Green Building Council) Green Cities Platinum Rating IGBC Green Platinum rating awarded to Kandla SEZ Government of India working towards ensuring environmentally sustainable development Kandla SEZ (KASEZ) was awarded IGBC Platinum Rating today. KASEZ is the First Green SEZ to achieve the IGBC Green Cities Platinum Rating for Existing Cities.Continue reading “Kandla becomes first Green SEZ”

Government takes various initiatives to boost Industrial Manufacturing

Government takes various initiatives to boost Industrial Manufacturing. Takes steps to uplift the Startups and promote ‘vocal for local’ campaign and e-Commerce Government of India has taken several steps to improve the quality standards of products manufactured under the AatmaNirbhar Bharat Campaign. These inter alia include :     Quality Control Orders (QCOs): Since the announcement of AatmaNirbharContinue reading “Government takes various initiatives to boost Industrial Manufacturing”

‘Startup India’ a symbol of “National Participation & National Consciousness

“There is a new energy in our startups space. In just first 6 months of 2021, India has seen 15 more unicorns” – Shri Piyush Goyal “Indian startups are more than commercial success stories and they are key to India’s transformation” – Shri Goyal ‘Startup India’ a symbol of “National Participation & National Consciousness” –Continue reading “‘Startup India’ a symbol of “National Participation & National Consciousness”

One District One Focus Product Scheme

The One District One Focus Product (ODOFP) programme cover products of agriculture and allied sectors for 728 districts of the country. The Government has decided to converge resources from ongoing centrally sponsored schemes such as Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), National Food Security Mission (NFSM), Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), Paramparagat Krishi VikasContinue reading “One District One Focus Product Scheme”

National Project on Organic Farming

Under Capital investment Subsidy Scheme (CISS) of National Project on Organic Farming (NPOF), 100% assistance is provided to State Government / Government agencies for setting up of mechanized fruit/vegetable market Agro waste compost production unit  up to a maximum limit of Rs.190.00 lakh /unit (for 3000 Total Per Annum (TPA) capacity).  Similarly, for individuals/ privateContinue reading “National Project on Organic Farming”

Stand Up India Scheme extended up to the year 2025

Key Highlights: Stand Up India Scheme was launched by the Prime Minister on 05th April, 2016 and extended up to the year 2025. Stand Up India Scheme facilitates loans to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and women borrowers.  A total of 1,16,266 loans amounting to Rs. 26204.49 crore extended under the Scheme since inception. Margin Money requirementsContinue reading “Stand Up India Scheme extended up to the year 2025”