Bhartiya Mahila Bank

Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) as part of its initial expansion plan has requested the Finance Secretaries of 17 State Governments, inter-alia, to consider allotting space for setting up of branches of the bank in State Government buildings or State Corporation buildings at a token lease of Rs.1. BMB has received response only from two States… Read More

Tags: Bharatiya Mahila BankBMBGovernmentIndira GandhiJharkhandManmohan SinghOdishaSonia Gandhi

GoI clairfies Land Acquisition Bill Not Against Industrialisation

Union Minister for Rural Development Shri Jairam Ramesh said that the new Land Acquisition Bill is not against industrialisation and urbanisation as there is no bar on purchase of private land. He said the new Act renamed as the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013 will come… Read More

Tags: Cabinet of IndiaChhattisgarhGovernment-owned corporationJairam RameshJharkhandLand Acquisition Act 1894OdishaRehabilitation

Special Tourist Police Stations

In order to ensure safety and security of tourists, including foreign tourists, Ministry of Tourism has advised all the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations to deploy Tourist Police in the States/Union Territories. ˜Public Order™ and ˜Police™ are State subjects as per the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India. As such, the prevention of crime, including… Read More

Tags: Andhra PradeshHimachal PradeshIndiaMadhya PradeshMinistry of TourismOdishaRajasthanUttar Pradesh

Fertiliser Corporation of India is Out of BIFR

Fertiliser Minister Says the Move will help Revival of Talcher Unit Shri Srikant Kumar Jena, Minister of State (I/C) for Chemicals & Fertilizersand Statistics & Programme Implementation has stated that the long standing demand of the people of Odisha for revival of closed Talcher unit of Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL) shall be fulfilled,… Read More

Tags: Andhra PradeshBIFRFCILFertilizer Corporation of India LimitedLSTKOdishaRamagundamRashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers

Govt initiative for development of coal-based Ultra Mega Power Projects

The Government of India had launched an initiative for the development of coal-based Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs) each with a capacity of 4,000 MW. Sixteen UMPPs have been identified in various parts of the Country. Out of these, two UMPPs are identified for being located in Tamil Nadu. So far, four UMPPs have been awarded… Read More

Tags: Andhra PradeshDelhi High CourtKrishnapatnamOdishaReliance PowerTamil NaduUltra Mega Power Plants (India)UMPP

Ministry Statement on CCEA approval regarding revival of five closed units of FCIL

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Statistics & Programme Implementation, Shri Srikant Kumar Jena said that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs yesterday cleared the recommendations of Empowered Committee of Secretaries for revival of five units of Fertilizer Corporation of India Ltd. (FCIL) at Sindri, Talcher, Ramagundam, Gorakhpur &… Read More

Tags: ChhattisgarhFCILGovernment of IndiaMinister of StateOdishaRamagundamTalcherWest Bengal

CLR Snippets :: Environmental Clearance to Mines in Odisha

The proposals for environmental clearance are considered and processed in line with the provisions under the Environment Impact Assessment notification, 2006 issued under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986. The Ministry of Environment and Forests has granted environmental clearance to several mining projects of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), viz., Gua Iron Ore mine of… Read More

Tags: Environment MinistryForestsIndiaJharkhandMinistry of Environment and Forests (India)New DelhiOdishaRajya Sabha

BRGF (Backward Regions Grant Fund) Approved by Cabinet Committee

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval to: (i) continue the special plan for Bihar in the remaining four years 2013-14 to 2016-17 of the Twelfth Five Year Plan with a total allocation of Rs.12,000 crore for the entire Twelfth Five Year Plan period, (ii) continue the special plan for the KBK… Read More

Tags: BiharBundelkhandFive-year plans of the People's Republic of ChinaMadhya PradeshOdishaTwelfth Five Year PlanUttar PradeshWest Bengal

DBTS (Direct Benefits Transfer System) scope to be expanded

PM to review expansion of scope of DBTS (Direct Benefits Transfer System) The Prime Minister is holding a meeting of the National Committee on DBT to review the rollout of the Direct Benefits Transfer (DBTS) system so far and the approaches and strategies being adopted for expansion into new districts and schemes. The Direct Benefits… Read More

Tags: DBTDBTSDirect Benefit TransferDirect Benefit Transfer SystemFinancial servicesIndiaOdishaUnique Identification Authority of IndiaUttarakhandWest Bengal

ADB to grant loan for improving Rural Roads in Some Indian States

ADB & GoI sign Loan Agreement for Improvement of Rural Roads ADB and the Government of India Sign A $ 252 Million Loan to Continue improving Rural Roads in the States of Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed here a $252… Read More

Tags: ADBAsian Development BankAssamChhattisgarhGovernment of IndiaIndiaMadhya PradeshMinistry of Rural DevelopmentOdishaWest Bengal

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