RBI Governor’s proposal to relax Branch Authorisation Policy

RBI/2013-14/274 DBOD.No.BAPD.BC.54 /22.01.001/2013-14 September 19, 2013 All Domestic Scheduled Commercial Banks (excluding RRBs) Madam / Dear Sir Section 23 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949  Relaxations in Branch Authorisation Policy Please refer to Governor™s Statement on taking office on September 04, 2013  (extract enclosed - Annex 1) regarding the proposal to completely free bank branching for… Read More

Tags: BankCommercial bankNorth Eastern StatesRaghuram RajanrbiReserve Bank of IndiaRun batted inSikkim

746.07 Lakh Tons Storage Capacity Available for Implementation of Food Security Bill

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Prof. K.V. Thomas said in Rajya Sabha today that the annual requirement of foodgrains for implementation of the proposed National Food Security Act, is estimated at 614.3 lakh tons while the storage capacity available with the Food Corporation of India as on 30.06.2013 was 391.79 lakh tons.Besides… Read More

Tags: Food Corporation of IndiaFood securityGovernmentKV ThomasPublic Distribution SystemRajya SabhaSchemeSikkim

Modified Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion) NOTIFICATION No. 10/1/2012-DBA-I(Part) Modified Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme 1. Introduction 1 .1   Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme (IIUS) was launched in 2003 as a Central Sector Scheme to enhance competitiveness of industry br providing quality infrastructure through public private partnership in selected functional clusters. Central assistance upto 75% of the project cost… Read More

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GoI extends period of JNNURM for 2 more years

The Government (Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India) has extended the period of JNNURM for 2 more years for completion of ongoing projects/ reforms . It  has further approved sanctioning of new projects upto 31.03.2014 as a transitional phase. JnNURM  completed  its normal tenure of 7 years on  31st  March, 2012. This information was given by the Minister of Urban Development, Mr Kamal Nath in a written reply to… Read More

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CCEA approves proposal for national network of labs for managing epidemics and natural calamities

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved the proposal of the Department of Health Research under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for the setting up of 10 regional labs, 30 State level labs and 120 medical college level labs under the scheme for establishing a network of laboratories for managing epidemics… Read More

Tags: Biosafety levelCabinet Committee on Economic AffairsHealth MinistryIndiaJammu and KashmirNational Climatic Data CenterNCDCNew DelhiSikkim

Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan – revision of certain norms

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Human Resource Development for the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA). This will facilitate the States / UTs to execute the civil works for construction of new schools as well as expanding capacity in existing schools. The details are as follows: (i)… Read More

Tags: Five-year plans of the People's Republic of ChinaInformation and Communication TechnologyMinistry of Human Resource DevelopmentRMSASarva Shiksha AbhiyanSecondary schoolSikkimVocational Education

Adoption of Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010

Health is a State subject and it is primarily the responsibility of the State Governments to regulate and monitor hospitals in the States. No such information regarding illegally operation of hospitals is maintained centrally. However, Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010 has been enacted for registration and regulation of the Clinical Establishments and for… Read More

Tags: BiharClinical EstablishmentsHimachal PradeshJharkhandMizoramRajasthanSikkimUttar Pradesh

Sikkim Annual Plan for 2013-2014 Finalized

Sikkim Plan for 2013-14 Finalized The Annual Plan for the year 2013-14 for the state of Sikkim was finalised here today at a meeting between Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Mr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Chief Minister of Sikkim, Sh. Pawan Chamling. The plan size has been agreed at Rs.2060 crore. Deputy Chairman drew attention of… Read More

Tags: AhluwaliaChief MinisterIndiaMontek Singh AhluwaliaPawan Kumar ChamlingPlanning CommissionSikkimState Government

Subsidies and other Incentives to Industries in NER and J&K and Special Category States

Incentives provided to existing and new industrial units in North-Eastern Region including Sikkim and the Special Category State of Jammu & Kashmir include the Capital Investment Subsidy, Central Interest Subsidy, Comprehensive Insurance Subsidy, Excise duty exemption and Income Tax exemption. For the Special Category States of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand incentives of Capital Investment Subsidy, Excise duty… Read More

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