Ministry of commerce & industries 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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India to set strict restrictions on non-essential imports from China

Ministry of Commerce and industry has announced that 371 items from China will get strict restriction from March 2020. The move aims at curbing imports of non-essential items such as plastic goods, toys, furniture, sports. Highlights The rules are to be framed by the Ministry in coordination with BIS (Bureau of Indian Standards). Though the ..

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Kandhamal Haldi earns Geographical indication (GI) tag

Kandhamal Haldi a variety of turmeric indigenous to southern Odisha earns Geographical indication (GI) tag. Kandamal Haldi Kandhamal in Odisha’s southern hinterland is famous for its turmeric cultivation, a spice that enjoys its pride of place in an array of cuisines. Kandhamal Haldi has more oleoresin and volatile oil contents compared to other turmeric varieties. Kandhamal ..

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