Final decision on revising GDP base year to be taken within 2-3 months: Chief Statistician
Pravin Srivastava's statement came a day after the Congress criticised the BJP-led central govt's plan to revise the base year from the current 2011-12 to 2017-18 for calculating the GDP growth. Experts will discuss and a decision is expected in the next 2-3 months. He had asked if it was only to make Modi 2.0 government look good on GDP growth rates.
Centre to consider suggestions on disinvestment, winding up NIF
The commission noted that there is considerable merit in the union government...
Kids' innovations should be encouraged by IITs: Pranab
Gandhinagar, Dec 22 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said there was immense wealth of ideas and innovation in children and it should be encouraged by institutes like the IITs and...
State Bank of India plans recast of stressed power assets
SBI has called all power plant lenders in Mumbai on Wednesday for discussing the proposal that has a direct bearing on loans adding up to Rs 1.77 lakh cr.
NIF's innovation award for schoolchildren named after A P J Abdul Kalam
National Innovation Foundation said its prestigious IGNITE awards will be named after the former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who passed away on July 27.
REC set to register ARC for stressed power assets
Power companies like NTPC and Tata Power might be asked to operate and maintain the projects on a contractual basis
Government authorises NIF to buy shares of PSUs
The NIF will also be used to recapitalise PSU banks and public sector insurance companies, an official release said.
Government to take up NIF rejig plan
The government is expected to take up a proposal to alter the nature of the National Investment Fund.
Sushma Swaraj calls upon Maithripala Sirisena, discusses bilateral cooperation
Swaraj yesterday met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and her Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan.
Not only earnings, market is also driven by optimism: A Balasubramanian, Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC
I see more positive news flows keeping the overall sentiment alive, says Balasubramanian.
Sri Lanka welcomes Sushma Swaraj to take part in Indian Ocean Conference
"We will be very pleased to have the presence of the Indian foreign minister," Sri Lankan foreign Minister Thilak Marapona said.
No plans to change NIF guidelines: Finmin
Ruling out any plans to restructure the National Investment Fund (NIF), the government today said the proceeds from disinvestment of the NHPC and Oil India Limited (OIL) will be credited to the NIF.
Britannia in tie-up talks with NIF for biscuits, health drinks
After Future Group tied up with NIF, Britannia Industries has expressed interest in NIF’s patented herbal food products.
NIF won’t be scrapped, hints FM
Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee, when questioned by newspersons about reports suggesting that the NIF was likely to be dismantled, expressed his ignorance.
Future Gr, NIF tie up to commercialise indigenous innovations
India's largest retail house Future Group today announced a tie-up with National Innovation Foundation (NIF) to commercialise grass-root ideas by creating products to be sold at its outlets.
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