Day: February 18, 2021

Ro-pax services will drastically reduce distances: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launched ‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ and laid the foundation stone of two bridges in Assam. Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari; Union Minister for Law & Justice, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad; MoS (I/C) for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Mansukh Mandaviya and Chief Minister […]

Odisha government to spend Rs 200 crore to revamp Kalinga Studio

BHUBANESWAR:The Odisha government has decided to invest Rs 200 crore to renovate Kalinga Studio here to boost the Odisa film industry and create employment opportunities in the sector, an official said on Thursday. During a meeting held on Wednesday, Chief Secretary S C Mohapatra directed the authorities to develop the facility as a film hub […]

L&T bags contract to build two units of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project

NEW DELHI: The construction arm of L&T has secured a significant order in the Nuclear sector from Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) for its Heavy Civil Infrastructure business in India to construct the Main Plant Civil Works of the Kudankulam 5&6 units (KKNPP 5&6 – 2X1000 MWe). The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is […]

Modi government clears 20 food processing projects worth Rs 363.4 crore

NEW DELHI: India’s Food Processing Industries Ministry on Wednesday said it has cleared 20 projects worth Rs 363.4 crore under two central government schemes. The Narendra Modi government will provide a grant-in-aid of Rs 102.91 crore for these projects, which together are expected to generate nearly 12,000 jobs and benefit 42,800 farmers, it said in […]

Financial powers delegated below vice-chief level for capital procurement in armed forces

NEW DELHI: India’s Union Cabinet approved enhanced delegation of Financial Powers under Capital Procurement to levels below Vice-Chief of Armed Forces. As per the approval, under Other Capital Procurement Procedure (OCPP) of Defence Acquisition Procedure-2020, financial powers up to Rs.100 crore has been delegated to General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C), Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Air Officer […]

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