Companies Government News

Govt To Sell 92.44 Lakh Shares of Coal India To Employees Via OFS

The central government will sell 92.44 lakh shares of Coal India, representing 0.15 per cent of the total equity share of the company, to its eligible employees via Offer For Sale route, the state-owned company informed stock exchanges on Monday. The Coal India shares will be offered at Rs 226.10, the stock exchange filing showed. […]

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Food Government News

Govt Eases Import Duties On Edible Oils To Curb Inflation

The import tax on refined soybean oil has decreased from 17.5 per cent to 12.5 per cent, while the import tax on refined sunflower oil has decreased by a comparable percentage. The decision to decrease charges is completely at odds with the market sentiment, which was anticipating a duty increase given the recent collapse in […]

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Government Logistics News States

UP Govt To Expand Transport Services, Increase Income

The Uttar Pradesh government led by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is trying to expand the transport services as well as to increase the income of the transport department, an official statement said on Wednesday. In this sequence, against the target of Rs 12,672 crore set for the financial year 2023-2024, the department achieved Rs 1656.51 […]

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Food Government News

New Govt Initiatives To Boost Food Security In India

The Indian government is going big on the agriculture sector with its recent announcement of bringing a policy for the world’s biggest foodgrain storage scheme under the cooperative societies sector. On the other hand, it has announced the formation of 1,100 new Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) in the cooperative sector. The development is one of […]

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Government News

Govt Cuts Crude Oil Windfall Tax To Zero

The central government has cut the windfall tax on petroleum crude to nil per tonne from Rs 4,100. As per a government notification, this will be effective from Tuesday. Meanwhile, the government left the windfall tax on petrol, diesel and aviation turbine fuel at zero. The taxes are revised on a fortnightly basis according to […]

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Companies Food News

Govt Exempts Duty On Import Of Crude Soyabean Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil

The government has exempted customs duty and agricultural infrastructure and development cess levied on crude soyabean oil and crude sunflower seed oil, subject to the conditions of tariff rate quota authorisation (TRQ). The nil customs rate will be applicable from May 11 till June 30. The notification from the finance ministry released on Wednesday said […]

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Government News Retail

Indian Govt To Boost Retail Sector With National Trade Policy And Insurance Scheme

The Indian government is planning to announce a national retail trade policy and an accident insurance scheme for GST-registered domestic traders, according to news agency PTI. The policy is expected to provide better infrastructure and increased access to credit for traders, with provisions to ensure easy and affordable credit, digitisation of retail trade, modern infrastructural […]

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Food/Entertainment News

Govt Directs Agencies To Procure Onion From Farmers As Its Prices Crash

The government has directed its procurement agencies to immediately intervene in the market for the purchase of Kharif red onion and for simultaneous dispatch and sale to the consumption centres in the wake of reports of their falling prices in the mandis. It directed the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited (NAFED) and […]

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E-commerce & Marketplaces News

Govt Asks Companies To Make It Essential To Declare Presents & Multi-piece Products On Outside Packaging

The Centre has directed enterprises to include all necessary notifications, including MRP, on the outer pack of commodities that comprise more than one pack, including gift and multi-piece packs. According to the Consumer Affairs Ministry, it will be needed for all retail commodity packaging having more than one pack, including gift and multi-piece packs. According […]

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CCPA Issues Notices To Amazon, Flipkart And Snapdeal For Selling Toys Without BIS Quality Mark

The consumer protection regulator CCPA has issued notices to e-commerce platforms Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal for allegedly selling toys without a BIS quality mark, as per PTI. The government announced on Wednesday that 18,600 toys had been seized in the last month from major retail stores across the country, including Hamleys and Archies, at airports […]

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