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Central Government to launch plastic currency notes

December 9, 2016

Central Government will soon launch plastic currency notes in place of paper notes to deal with counterfeiting. The bank notes will be made of plastic or polymer substrate for which the process of procurement has been initiated. It was in February 2014 that the government had informed the Parliament...

Central government waives off import duty on wheat

December 8, 2016

The Central government completely scrapped import duty on wheat just a few months after it lowered it to 10%. The decision was taken as there was no relaxation seen in the retail market. The duty has been waived off for an unlimited time frame as no end date has...

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