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.

Bill to replace ordinance on private school fee structure Aug 07 2018

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.

NHAI invites bids for second tranche of highway projects under TOT Aug 07 2018

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.

Private landowners, MHADA to join hands for housing scheme Aug 07 2018

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.

FinMin to notify import duty hike on textile products on Tuesday Aug 06 2018

The government is likely to hike import duty on about 300 textile products tomorrow with a view to boost domestic manufacturing.

'Govt trying to start 5 river inter-linking projects in FY19' Aug 06 2018

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.

Vehicle scrap policy to see another round of consultations with stakeholders: Gadkari Aug 06 2018

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.

Govt extends e-visa facility for citizens of 165 countries Aug 06 2018

The government has extended e-visa facility for citizens of 165 countries at 25 airports and five seaports, the Lok Sabha was informed.

No GST refunds for foreigners as of now: Finance Ministry Aug 06 2018

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.