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Punjab farmers to get money directly in accounts, Centre rejects state’s plea to route through arhtiyas

Farmers in Punjab will get direct payment in their bank accounts against the procurement of wheat from this season. The centre has rejected state’s demand to continue with the existing system of payment of minimum support price routed through arhtiyas. A delegation of ministers from Punjab met union food minister Piyush Goyal, who turned down […]

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Indian Railways to Operate 4 Shatabdi, 1 Duronto train from April 10: Check routes, schedule and train list

New Delhi: Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has confirmed that Indian Railways will start operating four Shatabdi trains and one Duronto special train from April 10 for the convenience of the passengers. Piyush Goyal in a tweet has said, dedicated in the service of passengers, 4 Shatabdi Special, and a Duronto Special Train are being started […]

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एयर कंडीशनर और एलईडी लाइट्स के लिए केन्द्रीय कैबिनेट ने दी PLI योजना को मंजूरी

केन्द्रीय कैबिनेट ने बुधवार को दो उत्पादन आधारित प्रोत्साहन (Production Linked Incentive) के लिए 6 हजार 238 करोड़ रुपये को मंजूरी दे दी. कैबिनेट ब्रीफिंग के दौरान केन्द्रीय मंत्री प्रकाश जावड़ेकर ने कहा- मंत्रिमंडल ने 6,238 करोड़ रुपये के व्यय से एयर कंडीशनर, एलईडी लाइट के लिये उत्पादन आधारित प्रोत्साहन (पीएलआई) योजना लागू किए जाने […]

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India’s first AC railway terminal in Bengaluru to be inaugurated ‘soon’ by PM Modi

Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal, situated in Bengaluru’s Baiyappanahalli is set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Railway Board Suneet Sharma confirmed after an inspection held at soon-to-be India’s first centralised air-conditioned railway terminal. “We have planned for the inauguration and are waiting for a date from […]

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Special Trains Introduced To Meet Additional Demands, Says Piyush Goyal

Operational cost of the railway since March 2020 to February 2021 is Rs 1,34,361 crore: Piyush Goyal New Delhi: Stating that during the COVID-19 pandemic, some special trains on special charges have been introduced to meet the additional demands over different sectors, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal informed Parliament on Wednesday. He was answering a query […]

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Big steps taken by Indian Railways to curb illegal e-Ticketing: Here is all you need to know

New Delhi: In order to curb e-ticketing malpractices, a number of preventive and punitive measures have been taken by Indian Railways.  Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha has cited the measures taken by Indian Railways to […]

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Piyush Goyal proposes uniform rate card for testing facilities for industry, TUFS like scheme for MSMEs

Commerce and industry ministry on Wednesday asked the Bureau of Indian Standards, the Quality Council of India and private sector to create a schedule of testing and certification charges for industry, similar to the rate card in Ayushman Bharat. He also said the railways will be the first large organisation to dovetail all their standards […]

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Piyush Goyal actively pursuing Airbus to begin manufacturing aeroplanes in India

New Delhi: Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday (February 27) said he is “actively pursuing” Airbus to begin manufacturing aeroplanes in India.  Addressing the CEOs session at the country’s first Toy Fair 2021, the Commerce and Industry Minister said: “We are looking at world domination in the toy sector and anything short of that would […]

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Centre ready to resume talks but farmer unions should first respond to government proposal: Tomar

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday reiterated that the government is ready to resume talks with protesting farmers but first the unions should respond to its offer to put the three contentious farm laws on hold for one-and-a-half years and set up a joint committee to find solutions. The government and unions have […]

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