The airline currently has 205 Boeing 737 MAX and 50 Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on order.
According to Indian Bureau of Mines, Tata Steel’s 406-hectare Chromite mine at Sukinda in Odisha, Essel Mining’s 456 hectare mine at Keonjhar district in Odisha and Vedanta Limited’s four iron ore mines in Goa are going to expire on March 31, 2020.
While presenting the Union Budget for 2018-19, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had said that the facility of fixed term employment will be extended to all sectors.
The GST suffers due to ambiguities and loopholes that came to light only after its implementation.
Various govt initiatives, aimed at fishing out yellow metal lying idle with households, have failed to achieve the desired results. The 22 tonnes mobilised under SGB scheme in last 3 years translates to just about 1% of India's physical demand in that period.
The state-funded Manav Vikas Mission, launched in 2006 to push the Human Development Index (HDI) higher in rural and tribal regions, such as Nandurbar, is suffering from prolonged delay in payments to women beneficiaries.
The measure to raise spectrum holding limit will only benefit the firms undergoing consolidation, while benefits from increasing deferred spectrum payment period will go away after initial years, say experts.
One does hope that the legal system will address its own deficiencies and we wont see another display of public anguish from those who are tasked with dispensing justice in a timely manner.
According to DIPP, which measures investment proposals by aggregating the Industrial Entrepreneurs Memorandums, funds which actually went till the commercial production stage between 1992 and 2017 were less than one-eighth of the proposals filed.
On February 28, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said that the India's GDP grew at the fastest pace in five quarters at 7.2 per cent during October-December on the back of sharp pick-up in the services sector and a rebound in agriculture and manufacturing.
The committee will also focus on how Fintech can be leveraged to enhance financial inclusion of micro, small and medium enterprises, the ministry said.
Banks, especially public sector banks, require a systemic overhaul related to ownership, management, and regulation. PSBs’ gross NPAs have risen from 4.6% in March 2015 to 9.6% in March 2017.
India’s API imports from top five countries stood at Rs 18,372 crore in 2016-17 with China accounting for 66 per cent, according to the government data.
At a recent meeting, NPPA suggested that govt abandon the ‘archaic practice’ of reviewing its decisions despite pharma players seeking greater intervention.
The legality of cannabis use in India has been a subject matter of debate from the British rule to as recent as 2017. But India is finally warming up to R&D in this area.
The govt’s continued policy interventions across various sectors go against its initial promise of “Minimum Government, Maximum Governance”.
Various changes have been introduced in the execution of the government's skilling programme to generate more jobs, but to no avail. An average of just over one out of six people trained under the scheme have found a job.
The service was launched by Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment on January 7, 2015.
The Budget announcement to hike duty on two broad categories of goods is one among several such increases introduced in the last two years to protect domestic manufacturing, according to the government, but experts say the move is also aimed at shoring up revenues
In the latest data, only 5-6 items contributed 70-80% of growth in IIP, WPI & CPI showed divergent trend and trade deficit widened to 3-year high.