Make in India program Current Affairs, GK & News

Make in India completes 8 years

The Indian Government’s Make India initiative has completed eight years. Key facts The government’s flagship initiative has helped 27 sectors to make significant progress, including manufacturing and services sectors. It has doubled the annual foreign direct investment to 83 billion USD. With this, India is expected to attract 100 billion USD in FDI this fiscal. ..

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India & Russia to hold 2+2 dialogue

External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar recently held productive talks with the Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov. Both sides reviewed the progress on broad-ranging cooperation between both the nations on nuclear, space, energy and defence sectors. Highlights Both leaders discussed global and regional issues such as Afghanistan, Iran and Syria. According to S. Jaishankar, even though so ..

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Government levies 10% import duty on key smartphone components

The Central Bureau of Excise and Customs (CBEC) under Finance Ministry has imposed a 10% duty on imports of key smartphone components such as populated printed circuit boards (PCBs), camera modules and connectors. At present there is zero import duty imposed on the three components. Significance This move will make imports of components expensive while ..

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