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Setting up of Rail Tariff Authority

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Setting up of Rail Tariff Authority   The Union Cabinet today gave its approval forsetting up of a Rail Tariff Authority, as an advisory body, through a Government Resolution, pending amendment of the Railway Act, 1989. The setting up of such an authority will institutionalize a regulatory mechanism at arms length for pricing... Full Document

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Setting up of electric locomotive factory at Madhepura and Diesel locomotive factory at Marhowra, Bihar

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Setting up of electric locomotive factory at Madhepura and Diesel locomotive factory at Marhowra, Bihar   The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for setting up of an electric locomotive factory at Madhepura, Bihar and a diesel locomotive factory at Marhowra, Bihar at an estimated cost of Rs. 1293.57 crore and Rs.... Full Document

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Setting up of Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor and formation of Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor Development Corporation

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Setting up of Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor and formation of Amritsar Kolkata Industrial Corridor Development Corporation   The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for setting up the Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC) and formation of the AKIC Development Corporation (AKICDC).   The AKIC is proposed to be developed in a band of 150-200 kms on... Full Document

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Inclusion of Jains as a minority community under Section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Act, 1992

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Inclusion of Jains as a minority community under Section 2(c) of the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Act, 1992   The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for inclusion of Jains as a minority under Section 2 (c ) of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 and the Attorney General through... Full Document

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Approval for development of trunk infrastructure for integrated industrial township at Vikram Udyogpuri, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Approval for development of trunk infrastructure for integrated industrial township at Vikram Udyogpuri, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the development of trunk infrastructure for the integrated industrial township at Vikram Udyogpuri near Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) in... Full Document

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Approval for development of trunk infrastructure for integrated industrial township at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor project

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Approval for development of trunk infrastructure for integrated industrial township at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh in the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor project   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the formation of a Joint Venture Company (JVC), with equity contribution of 50 percent each from the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor... Full Document

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Financial Support to Nalanda University

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Financial Support to Nalanda University   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved a proposal to provide financial support of Rs. 2727.10 crore to Nalanda University over a period of 12 years from 2010-11 to 2021-22.   The salient features of the financial support are:-   i)             Rs. 1749.65 crore will be spent towards capital... Full Document

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Approval for formation of a Special Purpose Vehicle for implementation and operation of Model Solar Power Project at Neemrana, Rajasthan

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Approval for formation of a Special Purpose Vehicle for implementation and operation of Model Solar Power Project at Neemrana, Rajasthan   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the formation of a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for implementation and operation of the Model Solar Power Project at Neemrana, Rajasthan as a... Full Document

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Utilisation of Japanese Assistance under Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through Special Terms For Economic Partnership (STEP) of Japanese Official Development Assistance loans for the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor project

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Utilisation of Japanese Assistance under Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through Special Terms For Economic Partnership (STEP) of Japanese Official Development Assistance loans for the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor project   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the utilisation of Japanese assistance under the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) through... Full Document

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Proposal of M/s. Federal Bank Limited for increase in foreign equity

No: -----, Dated: Jan 20, 2014

Proposal of M/s. Federal Bank Limited for increase in foreign equity   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of M/s. Federal Bank Limited for increase in foreign investment to 74 percent subject to the aggregate Foreign Institutional Investors’ (FIIs) shareholding not exceeding 49 percent of the paid up... Full Document

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Extension of Special Package of Industrial Incentive for the States of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

No: -----, Dated: Jan 15, 2014

Extension of Special Package of Industrial Incentive for the States of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today gave its approval for extension of the Special Package of Industrial Incentive for the States of Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand from 7th January, 2013 to 31st March, 2017.... Full Document

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Procurement quota to M/s. Indian Telephone Industries Ltd. on procurements made by BSNL and MTNL

No: -----, Dated: Jan 15, 2014

Procurement quota to M/s. Indian Telephone Industries Ltd. on procurements made by BSNL and MTNL   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the following proposal of the Department of Telecommunications regarding continuation of reservation quota for M/s Indian Telephone Industries  Limited (M/s. ITI Ltd.).   This will enable ITI to survive in... Full Document

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Development of four laning with paved shoulders of Jharpokharia-Baripada-Baleshwar section of NH-5 in Odisha under NHDP Phase IV

No: -----, Dated: Jan 15, 2014

Development of four laning with paved shoulders of Jharpokharia-Baripada-Baleshwar section of NH-5 in Odisha under NHDP Phase IV   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for four laning with paved shoulders of Jharpokharia-Baripada-Baleshwar section of NH-5 in Odisha under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase IV on... Full Document

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Conversion of leasehold land (residential and composite zones only) at Gandhidham leased out by Kandla Port Trust and Sindhu Resettlement Corporation Limited from leasehold to freehold

No: -----, Dated: Jan 09, 2014

Conversion of leasehold land (residential and composite zones only) at Gandhidham leased out by Kandla Port Trust and Sindhu Resettlement Corporation Limited from leasehold to freehold   The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for the proposal of conversion of leasehold land to freehold land for 366 acres of leasehold residential part... Full Document

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Policy Guidelines for Television Rating Agencies in India

No: -----, Dated: Jan 09, 2014

Policy Guidelines for Television Rating Agencies in India   The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for bringing out a comprehensive regulatory framework in the form of guidelines for Television Rating Agencies in India. These guidelines cover detailed procedures for registration of rating agencies, eligibility... Full Document

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Financial support to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited on surrender of Broadband Wireless Access spectrum with refund of upfront charges

No: -----, Dated: Jan 09, 2014

Financial support to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited on surrender of Broadband Wireless Access spectrum with refund of upfront charges   The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for financial support to Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) on surrender of Broadband Wireless... Full Document

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Introduction of National Youth Policy-2014

No: -----, Dated: Jan 09, 2014

Introduction of National Youth Policy-2014   The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for introduction of the National Youth Policy-2014 (NYP-2014), replacing NYP-2003 currently in force.   The vision of NYP-2014 is to empower youth to achieve their full potential, and through them enable India to find its rightful place in the community of... Full Document

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Revision of import duty on refined edible oils of vegetable origin

No: -----, Dated: Jan 09, 2014

Revision of import duty on refined edible oils of vegetable origin   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal for increasing the import duty on refined edible oils of vegetable origin from the existing level of 7.5 percent to 10 percent.   The approval has been given in order to maintain... Full Document

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Up-gradation of existing State Government/Central Government medical colleges to increase MBBS seats

No: -----, Dated: Jan 09, 2014

Up-gradation of existing State Government/Central Government medical colleges to increase MBBS seats   The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare relating to the centrally sponsored scheme for up-gradation of existing State Government/Central Government medical colleges to increase the Bachelor of Medicine... Full Document

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Implementation of Yarn Supply Scheme (YSS) during 12th Plan

No: -----, Dated: Jan 09, 2014

Implementation of Yarn Supply Scheme (YSS) during 12th Plan    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the continuation of the Mill Gate Price Scheme (MGPS) along with 10 percent subsidy component with modifications.   The scheme is now renamed as the Yarn Supply Scheme (YSS). The plan outlay for YSS during the 12th Plan... Full Document

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