Modi has reviewed the progress of household electrification under 'Saubhagya' scheme, focusing on last mile connectivity and distribution of power in urban and rural areas, a PMO statement said.
The Uttar Pradesh government will table a bill in the upcoming monsoon session of the state legislature to replace the UP Self-Financed Schools (Fixation of Fee) Ordinance, 2018, which regulates the fee structure in private schools.
Enthused by over-subscription of the maiden bundle of 9 highway projects under toll-operate-transfer (TOT), NHAI has invited bids for second tranche of highway projects comprising eight stretches.
The Maha govt cleared a proposal to rope in private landowners to collaborate with state-run housing agency MHADA to implement the PMAY in urban areas.
The government is likely to hike import duty on about 300 textile products tomorrow with a view to boost domestic manufacturing.
The govt is trying to start work on five river inter-linking projects in the current fiscal and secure financial assistance from the World Bank and the ADB for the Rs 2 lakh crore project, Gadkari said.
The proposed policy for scrapping 20-year old commercial vehicles will go for another round of consultations with stakeholders as per the PMO directions, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said.
The government has extended e-visa facility for citizens of 165 countries at 25 airports and five seaports, the Lok Sabha was informed.
Foreigners coming to India may not get GST refunds on goods purchased and carried back by them as the government has not invoked relevant provisions of IGST Act yet, FinMin has said.