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High Level Meeting to Revive Manufacturing Sector

A meeting of the High Level Committee on Manufacturing (HLCM) was convened on 9th July, 2013 to discuss the strategy for boosting competitiveness and output in two sectors- textiles and steel- and for formulating a long term approach in three strategic industries-civilian aircraft manufacture, electric and hybrid vehicles and advanced materials and composites. Deliberations took… Read More

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Impact of FDI in Indian Civil Aviation

Government has put in place an investor friendly Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy, under which FDI, up to 100%, is permitted, on the automatic route, in most sectors/activities.  FDI policy is reviewed on an ongoing basis, with a view to making it more investor friendly. Significant changes in the FDI policy regime have been made in the… Read More

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PM™s initiatives to accelerate Infrastructure Investments

1.      Steering committee for Infra Projects estimated at Rs. 1 Lakh crore The first meeting of the Steering Group to accelerate infrastructure investment will be held on Friday 19th July, 2013 and chaired by the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. Secretaries in the departments/ Ministries of Finance, Planning Commission, Economic Affairs, Road, Transport… Read More

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Cabinet approves setting up of National Aviation University in India

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the proposal for setting up of a National Aviation University (NAU) in the name of Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University at the District of Rae Bareli in the State of U.P. as a Central University. The Cabinet also approved the proposal to introduce the Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation… Read More

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External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) for Civil Aviation Sector

RBI/2012-13/545 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 116 June 25, 2013 To, All Authorized Dealer Category - I Banks Madam / Sir External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) for Civil Aviation Sector Attention of Authorized Dealer Category-I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to the A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 113 dated April 24, 2012 on the captioned subject. 2. In… Read More

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Civil Aviation Minister Takes Action Against Erring Officers

The Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Ajit Singh has taken a decision to award minor penalty of censure to four officers of DGCA namely Shri James George, Assistant Director (Airworthiness), Shri V.P. Massey, Director (Airworthiness), Shri R.K. Yadav, Assistant Director (Airworthiness) and Shri Rajiv Gaur, Assistant Director (AE) for non-intimation of employment of their dependents… Read More

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Air India to Implement Dholakia Committee Recommendations in a Time Bound Manner

The Minister for Civil Aviation Shri Ajit Singh,  while addressing media persons at a press conference here,  has said that the Government has accepted the recommendations of Prof. Dholakia Committee Report on Cost Cutting in Air India and sent to Air India for immediate implementation.  The Committee has made total 47 recommendations.  Air India expects a saving of about 500 crores in next 6 months by implementing some of… Read More

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Government Envisages Investment of US $ 12.1 Billion in the Airport Sector

Civil Aviation Minister, Shri Ajit Singh, while launching the India Aviation 2014 today in New Delhi, said that rapidly expanding air transport network and opening up of the infrastructure to private sector participation have fuelled the growth of air traffic in India.  He further said that the Government has envisaged an investment of US $ 12.1 billion in the… Read More

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Airlines to charge fees for unbundled services

Civil Aviation Ministry Permits Scheduled Airlines to Charge Fees for Certain Unbundled Services Separately The Minister for Civil Aviation ,Shri Ajit Singh, has decided to permit scheduled airlines to unbundle certain services and to charge fees for these services separately. This is based on the recommendations of the Nathan Economic Consultants in their report on… Read More

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CLR Snippets :: Committee on Cost Cutting Measures Recommends Strong Accountability

Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri K. C. Venugopal informed Rajya Sabha today that in accordance with Turn Around Plan (TAP) approved by Government for Air India, some flights, which were not meeting the fuel cost /cash cost of operations, have been withdrawn by the airline. However, commencement and withdrawal of flights by any… Read More

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CLR Snippets :: Air India to Emerge Ebitda Positive

Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri K. C. Venugopal informed Rajya Sabha today that Government has approved the Turn Around Plan (TAP) and Financial Restructuring Plan (FRP) of Air India under which there would be equity investment in Air India spread over 10 years. The equity would be brought in by Government against achievement… Read More

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Government Approves High Level Air Space Policy Body

Government Approves High Level Air Space Policy Body Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri K. C. Venugopal informed Rajya Sabha today that the concept of Flexible Use of Airspace (FUA) for sharing of airspace between civil and military users has been agreed in principle. The Government has accorded approval for constituting a High Level… Read More

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Government Prepares White Paper on New Civil Aviation Policy

Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri K. C. Venugopal informed Rajya Sabha today that a long term Civil Aviation Policy was needed to have a sustainable, orderly growth of the aviation sector. Accordingly, a consultation paper was prepared and placed on the website of the Ministry inviting comments of stakeholders. Based on the comments… Read More

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