Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) Current Affairs, GK & News

PAN Number to be Unique Identifier for Business to Access NSWS Clearance

Union Minister of Commerce Piyush Goyal recently announced the Central Government is mulling allowing businesses to use their permanent account number (PAN) as a unique identifier for accessing the national single window system (NSWS) to receive different clearances and approvals from central and state governments. What is NSWS? The national single window system (NSWS) is ..

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States’ Start-up Ranking 2021

The department for promotion of industry and internal trade (DPIIT) released third edition of “States’ Start-up Ranking 2021”, on July 4, 2022. Which states are best performers? In terms of developing ‘start-up ecosystem for entrepreneurs’, Gujarat and Karnataka emerged as the Best Performers among states including NCT of Delhi. Meghalaya was ranked first among UTs ..

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LogiXtics: DPIIT Launches Hackathon for Logistics

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) launched the Unified Logistics Interface Platform’s (ULIP) Hackathon called ‘LogiXtics’ for crowdsourcing more ideas for the benefit of logistics industry. About Unified Logistics Interface Platform’s (ULIP) Hackathon ULIP is designed for enhancing efficiency and reducing logistics cost across India. This objective will be reduced by creating ..

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DPIIT starts project on Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC)

Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has launched a project on Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC). Aim of ONDC project Project on Open Network for Digital Commerce was launched with the aim of promoting open networks developed on open-sourced methodology. Open network will be developed using open specifications & open network ..

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Wholesale Price Index, WPI of April 2021

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade recently released Wholesale Price in India for the month of April 2021. The WPI for the month of April 2021 stood at 128.1. The base year in calculating WPI is fixed as 2011-12. WPI of April 2021 The annual rate of inflation for the month of ..

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India-Netherlands Strategic Partnership in Water Sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a virtual summit with his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte. The leaders agreed to diversify the ties in trade and economy between the countries. They also agreed to expand their relations in smart cities, agriculture, science and technology, healthcare, and space. A fast-tracking mechanism is to be set up between ..

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