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Govt approves Rs 6,268 crore export subsidy for sugar

The subsidy would be directly credited into farmers’ account on behalf of mills against cane price dues and subsequent balance, if any, would be credited to mill’s account.

Aug 29, 2019, 11:03 AM IST

Cabinet approves nutrient based subsidy rates for P&K Fertilizers for FY20

The approved rates for NBS effective from the date of notification will be Rs 18.90 per kg for Nitrogen, Rs 15.21 per kg for Phosphorus, Rs 11.12 per kg for Potash and Rs 3.56 per kg for Sulphur.

Jul 31, 2019, 18:19 PM IST

Cabinet approves hike in MSP for all Kharif Crops for 2019-20 season

For the kharif crops of 2019-20, government has increased the MSP of paddy by 3.7 percent or Rs 65 to Rs 1,815 per quintal.

Jul 03, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Cabinet clears third railway line between Bengal and Odisha

Tthe project would cost Rs 1,866.31 crore and would be completed by 2023-24.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:02 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

Morning Breaking: Cabinet approves merger of Vijaya Bank, Dena Bank & Bank Of Baroda

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the merger of state-run Vijaya Bank, Bank of Baroda and Dena Bank. This marks the first-ever three-way merger in the country's banking sector.

Jan 03, 2019, 08:36 AM IST

Govt hikes copra MSP by up to Rs 2,170 per quintal for 2018-19

The approval is based on recommendations of the government's price advisory body Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP).

Dec 28, 2018, 16:35 PM IST

Cabinet approves expansion of beneficiaries list under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

It may be recalled that PMUY was launched in May 2016.

Dec 18, 2018, 18:02 PM IST

Cabinet approves 100% strategic disinvestment of government equity in DCIL

Presently the government holds 73.44 holds shares in DCIL.

Nov 09, 2018, 10:34 AM IST

Cabinet approves new Railway line between Bahraich-Khalilabad in UP

The total length of the new Broad Gauge line will be 240.26 kilometers.

Oct 24, 2018, 15:27 PM IST

MSP for all kharif crops of 2018-19 season increased: Here is the complete list

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs at its meeting approved the MSP of 14 Kharif (summer-sown) crops.

Jul 04, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

Government hikes paddy MSP by Rs 200 per quintal

To woo distressed farmers ahead of 2019 general polls, the government has also accepted the MSP of the other 13 kharif crops, sources said.

Jul 04, 2018, 12:59 PM IST

Key Cabinet decisions taken on May 16

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took several key decisions.

May 16, 2018, 16:55 PM 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

Govt clears opening coal mining to pvt firms

While coal mines were till now auctioned for captive power generation, they will now be sold in an e-auction to private domestic and global miners.

Feb 20, 2018, 14:49 PM IST

Air India's projected net loss for 2017-18 less than 2016-17

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said in a written reply that the projected net loss of Air India in the budget estimates for 2017-18 (provisional) stood at Rs 3,579 crore as against Rs 3,643 crore (provisional) for the year 2016-17.

Jan 02, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

Cabinet allows export of all varieties of pulses

Opening of export of all types of pulses will help the farmer to dispose off their products at remunerative prices and also encourage them to expand the area of sowing.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

HMT swings into black, logs Rs 59 lakh profit in Q2

The Bengaluru-based manufacturing firm's total income from operations increased to Rs 6.21 crore during the second quarter from Rs 4.59 crore in the same period last year.

Nov 15, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

Govt wants Air India disinvestment to be completed 'fast'

As part of efforts to revive the debt-laden Air India, which has been in the red for long, the government is working on the contours of its strategic disinvestment.

Nov 14, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

Govt to dispose of 5 lakh tonnes of pulses buffer stock by March

Last week, the cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) gave approval for distributing a part of the pulses buffer stock to central schemes like Midday Meal and other state-run agencies besides state governments.

Nov 13, 2017, 18:45 PM IST