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Gujarat and Rajasthan Emerge as Top Investment Destinations in India

According to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), Gujarat has surpassed all other Indian states in attracting new investments from both domestic and foreign corporations. Fresh investments worth Rs 3.98 trillion were announced for Gujarat during the financial year (FY) 2022, representing a 273 percent increase over the FY 2021 figure of ..

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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is one of India’s Central Armed Police Forces. About CISF CISF was set up under an act of the Parliament of India in 1969 to provide security cover to certain sensitive public sector undertakings (PSU’s). It was made an armed force of India by another Act of Parliament passed in 1983. CISF functions under ..

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Home Ministry issues SOPs for movement of stranded migrant labourers

On April 19, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs issued Standard of Operating Procedure for movement of stranded migrant labourers. Highlights The workers employed in construction, agriculture, industries and other sectors have been moved from their work places and have been housed in shelter camps and relief shelters. These centres are being run by the ..

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Short Note : Renewable Energy

The simple laws of economics threaten to doom the world’s remaining coal power plants. The culprit- renewables. What is happening? The rapid and sustained fall in the price of wind and solar costs has put the majority of the world’s coal fleet could be phased out for renewable energy. This will also save customers money ..

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Short Note : Index of Industrial Production (May,2019)

The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 2011-12 for the month of May 2019 stands at 133.6, which is 3.1 % higher as compared to the level in the month of May 2018. The cumulative growth for the period April-May 2019 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at ..

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Update – Performance of Eight Core Industries (May, 2019)

In a report released by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, the Eight Core Industries Index (ICI) of the Indian Economy has registered a significant improvement of 5.1% in May 2019. However, this is lesser than April 2019 in which a significant revision of coal, cement, crude oil, steel, and electricity production improved its growth ..

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