Govt takes steps to make pensioners life easier

The Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare (DoPPW) has set up a Pension Adalat for on-the-spot resolution of pensioners grievances. Chronic cases are pulled out of the Centralized Pension Grievance Redressal & Monitoring Mechanism (CPENGRAM) system. These grievances are short-listed in advance for taking up in the Adalat. “This model has been evolved for speedy.

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Existing foreign trade policy likely to be extended

The existing Foreign Trade Policy, which is scheduled to lapse this month-end, may be extended by six months as the government has not been able to wrap up consultations for a new policy due to the on-going lockdown aimed at checking the spread of Covid-19. Commerce & Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is likely to make.

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Shipping Ministry protocol for vessels to hurt cement industry importers

No sooner did the Union shipping ministry lay down the protocol for vessels, calling on Indian ports to combat COVID-19, importers, especially in the cement industry, are already staring at a cost escalation on account of the quarantine. “India imports limestone (used to make cement) in large quantities from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and Oman,.

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Foreign trade policy with long-term goal of self-reliance in works

Strengthening India’s domestic manufacturing, making India self-reliant in many products and a separate chapter on e-commerce could be highlights of the upcoming foreign trade policy (FTP). These issues were discussed in a meeting that commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal had on Monday with industry chambers and exporters of around 10 sectors ahead of the.

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Commerce Ministry holds meeting of stakeholders on new foreign trade policy

The Commerce and Industry Ministry on Monday held deliberations with stakeholders on issues related to the forthcoming foreign trade policy (FTP) for 2020-25, an official said. The meeting was attended by representatives of CII and exporters from various sectors. The official said that presentations were given to Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on sectors such as.

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Commerce ministry calls meeting of stakeholders on Mar 16 on new foreign trade policy

The commerce and industry ministry has called a meeting of all stakeholders on March 16 to discuss issues related to the forthcoming foreign trade policy (FTP) for 2020-25, an official said. The meeting will be attended by industry chambers and exporters from various sectors such as textiles, chemicals, agriculture, capital goods, electronics, engineering, pharmaceuticals, leather,.

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