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Policy Watch

Biofuels policy: Cabinet advances ethanol blending target to 2025-26

The Union Cabinet has given its nod to advancing the target of achieving ethanol blending of 20 percent in petrol by five years to 2025-26

Urbanization must for India’s quantum economic growth: Amitabh Kant

The real growth in India can only happen through urbanization which is a must for quantum economic jump and poverty reduction in the country

Privatisation: Govt identifies 60 PSUs in non-strategic sectors

The government has identified around 60 PSUs in non-strategic sectors for privatisation or closure in line with its new public sector enterprises (PSE) policy

Power crisis: CERC proposes ‘deterrent charges’ for power plants with low coal stock

The CERC has proposed “deterrent charges” in the form of a reduction in power tariffs for plants that do not maintain adequate coal stock

India prohibits wheat exports with immediate effect

India has banned wheat exports with immediate effect as part of measures to control rising domestic prices, according to an official notification

SEBI mulling framework to encourage more ETFs in debt segment: Barua

SEBI is planning to come out with a framework to encourage more exchange-traded funds in debt securities to increase retail investors' interest in the market

India initiates anti-dumping probe against optical fibre imports from China, Indonesia, Korea

India has initiated an anti-dumping probe against imports of a certain type of optical fibre from China, Indonesia & South Korea

Govt panel urges Centre to pursue blue hydrogen production from coal aggressively

Synopsis: An expert committee formed by the government has urged the Centre to pursue the production of blue Hydrogen from coal aggressively, a policy document released on Friday showed

Cabinet approves opening of Indian Mission in Lithuania

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accorded approval to the opening of a new Indian Mission in Lithuania in 2022

India’s first portable solar rooftop system inaugurated in Gujarat

The installation of 10 PV portable solar rooftop system in the temple complex has been supported by the German development agency, GIZ

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