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Union Commerce Ministry approves Revenue Insurance Scheme for Plantation Crops  

The Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry has launched pilot Revenue Insurance Scheme for Plantation Crops (RISPC) for protecting the growers from the risks such as pest attacks, yield loss and income decline caused by fall in prices. It was announced by Union Minister of State (MoS) Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman in a written ..

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India's IIP remains negative, declines 0.5% in March 2014

As per the Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base year 2004-05 for the month of March 2014 released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), the industrial production remained negative for the second consecutive month, shrinking 0.5% in March 2014 due to poor performance in manufacturing, especially capital goods.               Output as ..

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Jawaid Akhtar is the Chairperson of International Coffee Council

Jawaid Akhtar, the Chairman of Coffee Board of India, has been elected as the Chairperson of the International Coffee Council. What is International Coffee Organization (ICO) Some key points about ICO: Established in 1963 in London. Initiated in collaboration with the United Nations (UN) to enhance cooperation between nations that consume, distribute and produce coffee. It has 39 ..

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Lucknow zardozi gets GI (Geographical Indication) registration

The Geographical Indication Registry (GIR) has accorded the Geographical Indication (GI) registration to the Lucknow Zardozi – the world renowned textile embroidery. The Zardozi products manufactured in areas in Lucknow and surrounding districts have now become a BRAND and will carry a registered logo to confirm their authenticity. Zardozi Zardozi or Zar-douzi work is a type of embroidery in Iran, India ..

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"Lucknow Zardozi" gets GI (Geographical Indication) registration

The Geographical Indication Registry (GIR) has accorded the Geographical Indication (GI) registration to the Lucknow Zardozi – the world renowned textile embroidery. Registered under the brand of ‘Lucknow Zardozi’, the registration has been secured by Kalatmak Handicrafts Self Help Group Foundation, Lucknow. The Zardozi products manufactured in areas in Lucknow and six surrounding districts of ..

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