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Cabinet approves Rs 2,790 crore interest subvention on loans to sugar mills

This is in addition to Rs 1,332 crore already approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in June 2018.

Mar 07, 2019, 13:42 PM IST

Cabinet approves capacity expansion of Numaligarh Refinery; govt to infuse Rs 6,000 cr in Exim Bank

The project is to be completed within a period of 48 months after the approval and receipt of statutory clearances.

Jan 16, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

CCEA approves setting up of residential schools for tribals

An additional 20 per cent cost would be provided towards construction cost in North East, hilly areas and areas affected by Left Wing Extremism.

Dec 17, 2018, 23:43 PM IST

Sweet deal? Government set to bring Rs 7000 crore package to woo sugercane farmers

Last month, the government had announced a Rs 1,500 crore production-linked subsidy for sugarcane farmers to help millers pay cane payments.

Jun 05, 2018, 06:29 AM IST

Boost for Indian Railways: Cabinet approves electrification, doubling and new tracks

Check out the list of electrification, doubling and new Rail lines projects.

Feb 20, 2018, 15:14 PM IST

Government approves MoU for BRICS agriculture platform

The ex-post facto approval to the same MoU was given by the CCEA in a meeting held on Wednesday, the release said.

Aug 02, 2017, 21:10 PM IST

HPCL stake sale: Govt seeks bids for bankers, legal firms

Kicking off the process for sale of HPCL stake to ONGC, the government has invited bids for appointing merchant bankers and legal consultants for the Rs 28,000-crore deal.

Jul 30, 2017, 12:19 PM IST

Air India plans to raise Rs 80 crore through sale of properties

Government-run Air India plans to raise around Rs 80 crore through sale of its seven properties, including some land parcels, as a part of its asset monetisation plan.

May 22, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

CCEA clears coal linkage policy for power sector

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the new coal linkage policy -- Shakti -- for the power sector.
 

May 17, 2017, 18:08 PM IST

CCEA gives nod to new coal linkage policy

The new coal linkage policy for power plants will help producers ensure fuel supplies in an organised manner.

May 17, 2017, 13:42 PM IST

Govt okays strategic divestment of Bharat Pumps and Compressors

Government has accorded "in-principle" approval for strategic disinvestment of Allahabad-based Bharat Pumps and Compressors Limited.

Sep 29, 2016, 10:05 AM IST

Cabinet panel clears redevelopment of Goa port berths

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved redevelopment of two major berths and other barge berths at the Mormugao port in Goa on the public-private partnership (PPP) basis.

Aug 31, 2016, 20:36 PM IST

Govt gives green signal to nine rail infrastructure projects worth Rs 24,000 cr

The CCEA chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi have given green signal the massive line expansion programme that involves track construction of a total length of 1937.38 km at an estimated cost of Rs 24,374.86 crore.

Aug 24, 2016, 21:09 PM IST

Govt approves mines to PSUs to sell coal to small industries

In a move aimed at enhancing energy security, the government Wednesday cleared allotment of coal blocks to PSUs for the sale of the fossil fuel mainly to medium, small and cottage industries and a policy for developing Underground Coal Gasification in coal and lignite areas.

Dec 16, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

Govt to import 10,000 tonnes of pulses to check prices

The government Friday decided to import 10,000 tonnes of pulses for buffer stock and extend zero import duty on chickpeas and masoor till September 2016 as part of its steps to boost local supply and check prices.

Dec 11, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

'Lenders may reject NHAI fund to revive Rs 450 billion road projects'

 Government intervention of one time funding to revive languishing highway projects will be beneficial for about 50 projects worth Rs 450 billion but lenders may be hesitant for such assistance, India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) said today.

Oct 20, 2015, 16:32 PM IST

CCEA approves Rs 7K-crore loan from banks to clear urea subsidy

The loan together with government interest thereon has been repaid from budget estimate for 2015-16 within the sanctioned budget under the vote on account.

Oct 14, 2015, 15:57 PM IST

Govt to give one time funds to complete languishing highways

The NH projects where construction has been 50 percent completed till November 2014 will be eligible for this one time financial assistance.

Oct 14, 2015, 14:41 PM IST

Developers allowed to divest 100% equity in road projects

The government Wednesday allowed developers to divest 100 percent equity in projects two years after the completion of such schemes, a move that can unlock investments worth about Rs 4,500 crore in the sector.

Aug 26, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

CCEA approves proposal for strengthening drug regulatory system

To facilitate domestic manufacture of quality medical products, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Wednesday approved a proposal for strengthening and upgrading the drug regulatory system both at the Central and state level.

Aug 13, 2015, 00:03 AM IST