Calling for greater engagement between academia and industries, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday asked universities to become breeding ground for technological advancements and said success of initiatives like 'Make in India' hinges on manufacturing quality products.
Taking a leaf from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to 'Make in India', Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Monday urged top industrialists to 'Make in Maharashtra' to boost industrial development and employment in the state.
A day after the Supreme Court asked the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga, the Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to upload on its website the criteria for classification of industries.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has set up a mechanism under its environmental surveillance squad programme to carry out surprise inspections and assessment of pollution levels of industrial units, the Lok Sabha was informed today.
With a view to expedite and aid mutation and conversion of land for industrial purposes, the Bengal government will be setting up a Unique Clearance Centre (UCC) in several districts, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Saturday.
To boost the home grown industries, the Jammu and Kashmir government today ordered all the state departments, including public sector units, to give preference to local industries for purchase of material.
Faced with an alarming number of
mine attacks by Naxals, security agencies have launched a
probe to find out whether explosives meant for industries are
being smuggled to the extremists in Maoist-hit states.
The Left Front on Wednesday tried to
strike a cautious balance between industrialisation and
agriculture in its manifesto for the Assembly elections in
West Bengal while admitting lapses on the part of some leaders