India Can Be $5 Trillion Economy In Next 7-8 Years: Suresh Prabhu.

Union Commerce and Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu Saturday said India has the potential to be a $5 trillion economy in the next 7-8 years. Addressing a seminar on exports at Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit here, Prabhu said his department had prepared a road map to make this possible by focusing on manufacturing,service sector and […]

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UAE-India trade to cross $100 billion by 2020: Minister.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, and Dr Ahmed Al Banna, UAE Ambassador to India, on Saturday. They explored prospects for further cooperation between the UAE and India, building on the strong existing ties between the two countries.

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‘Make In India’ a good strategy, says Czech Republic PM Andrej Babis.

At the Magnificent Millets Festival and Dialogue, organised by NGO Kheti Virasat Mission, some 50 organic farmers from the region exhibited their produce for sale at the staff club and community centre, Panjab University, Sector 25, here. While Umendra Dutt, executive director of the NGO, waxed eloquent on the benefits of growing millets, organic farming, […]

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Jaggery toffees steal the show.

At the Magnificent Millets Festival and Dialogue, organised by NGO Kheti Virasat Mission, some 50 organic farmers from the region exhibited their produce for sale at the staff club and community centre, Panjab University, Sector 25, here. While Umendra Dutt, executive director of the NGO, waxed eloquent on the benefits of growing millets, organic farming, […]

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Working group suggests measures to achieve $5 tn economy by 2025

A working group of the Commerce and Industry Ministry Wednesday came out with a blueprint suggesting a host of long and short-term measures to increase the size of India’s economy to USD 5 trillion by 2025. According to its report, agriculture and manufacturing sectors can contribute USD 1 trillion each, while the contribution from the […]

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India’s soymeal sales to Iran surge to offset rupees-for-oil imbalance

India’s soymeal sales to Iran are set to spike as the oil producer uses the rupees it receives for its crude exports to cover its animal feed demand amid U.S. sanctions that have crimped the country’s ability to import necessities. Iran has agreed to sell crude oil to India, the world’s third-largest oil consumer, in […]

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The pulse of Indian agriculture

Government policies for the pulses sector have helped overcome multiple challenges. Effective implementation of an integrated module can solve most farm problems Agricultural transformation is high on everybody’s agenda today. Various stakeholders, including experts, policy-makers and political executives, have expressed their views on how to move forward with agricultural policies so that our farmers can […]

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Now, onion farmers can apply for government grant till January 25

The office of the deputy district registrar, Nashik, has extended the deadline to receive applications from onion farmers for getting the government grant by 10 days till January 25. The state government has announced a grant of Rs 200 per quintal to onion growers who have sold their produce between November 1 and December 15. […]

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Riding on agriculture, manufacturing sectors, India to grow at 7.2% in 2018-19: CSO

A robust performance of the agriculture and manufacturing sectors will drive India’s economic growth at 7.2 per cent in 2018-19, the Central Statistics Office said on Monday. This is higher than the 6.7 per cent growth witnessed in the previous fiscal, which slumped due to twin effects of demonetisation and introduction of Goods and Services […]

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India, Japan reiterate cooperation in Indo-Pacific

ndia and Japan on Monday reiterated that they would continue to work for peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region during a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono here. Stating that the two leaders exchanged views on regional and global issues of common interest, the External Affairs Ministry […]

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