Chemical industry Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI revamps PCPIR Policy

On June 25, 2020, the chemicals and Fertilizers Advisory Forum meeting was held. The meeting was chaired by the Union Minster of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri Sadananda Gowda. Highlights This was the second meeting attended by the members of the forum. The forum members during the meet discussed possible ways to realize Atma Nirbhar Bharat ..

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PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of City Gas Distribution Projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone of City Gas Distribution (CGD) Projects of Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in 65 Geographical Areas (GAs) in 129 districts under 9th CGD bidding round. He also launched 10th CGD Bidding Round in 50 GAs spread over 124 districts in 14 states. Natural gas is superior ..

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10th Biennial International Exhibition & Conference “India Chem 2018” held in Mumbai

The 10th Biennial International Exhibition & Conference “India Chem 2018” was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra from October 4-6. The conference was jointly organised by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). India Chem 2018 will showcase Government policy for sustained growth in the sector that will ..

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Bureau of Indian Standards grants first license for Liquid Chlorine on all India basis

Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has granted First Licence to Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd for Liquid Chlorine on all India basis as per Indian Standard (IS) 646:1986. This is the First Licence granted on All India basis. The licence has been made operative with effect from April 2018 for a period of one year. ..

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Disposal of Bhopal toxic waste approved

The government sanctioned removal of about 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste in Bhopal. The sanction was given subsequent to commendations from a Group of Ministers (GoM) on the Bhopal Gas tragedy chaired by Home Minister P C Chidambaram.  As per the proposal, the Central Govt will pay Rs 25 crore towards the ..

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