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MCA Investor Awareness Programmes during the Current FY Cross the 800 Mark

During the Current Financial Year, a total of 801 Investor Awareness Programmes have been organized by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs in various parts of the country (till the end of October) through its 3 Professional Institutes: Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and the Institute of… Read More

Tags: Companies ActCorporate Affairs MinistryIndiaInstitute of Chartered Accountants of IndiaInstitute of Company Secretaries of IndiaInstitute of Cost Accountants of IndiaOctoberRural area

RBI Clarification on Finance for Housing Schemes enhancement of limits

RBI/2013-14/236 UBD CO BPD (PCB) Cir. No.13/09.22.010/2013-14 September 10, 2013 The Chief Executive Officer All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks Dear Sir / Madam, Finance for Housing Schemes Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks Loans for repairs / additions / alterations enhancement of limits Please refer to our circular UBD BPD PCB No.31/09.09.01/2002-03 dated December 30, 2002 on… Read More

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RRBs – Frontloading of branches in unbanked rural areas

RBI/2013-14/175 RPCD.CO.RRB.BC.No.18/03.05.33/2013-14 August 7, 2013 The Chairman All Regional Rural Banks Dear Sir, Frontloading of branches in unbanked rural areas Please refer to paragraph 96 of Monetary Policy Statement 2013-14 (extract enclosed) on the above subject. As stated therein, branch expansion in rural areas is essential to address the existing asymmetries in achieving financial inclusion.… Read More

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Key Indicators of Employment and Unemployment in India, 2011-12

The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the key indicators of Employment and Unemployment in India,  from the data collected in its 68thround survey conducted during the period July 2011 -June 2012. The NSS surveys on employment and unemployment are conducted quinquennially starting from 27th round (October 1972 - September 1973) and the… Read More

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Key Indicators of Household Consumer Expenditure in India, 2011-12

The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the key indicators of household consumer expenditure in India, generated from the data collected during July 2011June 2012 in its 68th round survey. NSS surveys on consumer expenditure are conducted quinquennially starting from 27thround (October 1972 September 1973) and the last quinquennial survey was conducted in NSS… Read More

Tags: Andaman and Nicobar IslandsConsumer Expenditure SurveyIndiaMinistry of Statistics & Programme ImplementationMPCENagalandNational Sample Survey OrganisationNSSORural area

RBI Notification – Branch Authorisation Policy- Front Loading of branches in unbanked rural centres

RBI/2012-13/511 DBOD.NO.BAPD.BC. 97/22.01.001/2012-13 May 28, 2013 Jyeshtha 7, 1934 (Saka) All Domestic Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs) Madam/Dear Sir, Branch Authorisation Policy- Front Loading of branches in unbanked rural centres Please refer to paragraph 96 of Monetary Policy Statement 2013-14 (extract enclosed) on the above subject. As stated therein, branch expansion in rural areas is… Read More

Tags: Direct Benefit TransferElectronic Benefit TransferFinancial inclusionGovernment of IndiaIndiaMonetary policyRural areaUnbanked

MGNREGA has led to higher wage rates in the rural areas

Women and unskilled labourers are the main beneficiaries of the higher wage rates of MGNREGA, which has been revised recently to protect workers against inflation. With effect from April 01, 2013, a maximum wage of Rs 214 has been fixed for Haryana and a minimum of Rs 135 for North Eastern States. Moreover, there is… Read More

Tags: Direct Benefit TransferHaryanaJean DrèzeMahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee ActMGNREGAMinistry of Rural DevelopmentParis School of EconomicsRural area

Survey for Socio-Economic Field

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Statistics and Programme Implementation Shri Srikant Kumar Jena has said that National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has devoted its 70th Round of National Sample Surveys to the subject of Land & Livestock Holdings, Debt & Investment and Situation Assessment of… Read More

Tags: AgricultureLok SabhaMinister of StateMinistry of Statistics & Programme ImplementationNational Sample Survey OrganisationRural areaShri JenaShri Srikant Kumar Jena

Ministry of Statistics and Programme Statement on Consumer Price Index

Shri Srikant Kumar Jena, Minister of State (Independent charge), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation announced the release of the monthly provisional Consumer Price Index (CPI) on Base 2010=100 along with annual inflation rates for March 2013, compiled by the Central Statistics Office. Final CPI numbers for the month of February 2013 have also been… Read More

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Amendments in Unified Access Service Licence Agreements for Rolling Out BWA and 3G Services

The Roll out obligations mentioned in the amendments of Unified Access Service (UAS)/Cellular Mobile Telephone Service licence Agreement(s) to use 3G/ BWA spectrum for provision of telecom access services inter-alia provides that: (i) Roll out obligation for 3G spectrum: The Licensee shall ensure compliance of the following network roll-out obligations for 3G Spectrum for respective… Read More

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